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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

You have a great opportunity to feed and bathe Chinese lovely Giant Panda in Chengdu. It's possible for you to clean pandas'enclosures and collect panda poop, however, it's one of the most unforgettable and exciting journeys in China.

Highlights

  • Get well known about cute Giant Panda in Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base
  • Experience a relax and cozy life in Chengdu
  • Visit historical attractions including Wu Hou Temple and Sanxindui Museum in Guanghan

Tour Itinerary

DAY
1
Chengdu Arrival
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Chengdu)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Chengdu Minyoun Royal Hotel 5-star hotel  |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu 4-star hotel  |  Holiday Inn Express Chengdu Wuhou 3-star hotel

Upon arrival at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, you will be received and transferred to your hotel.

DAY
2
Chengdu
  • Activities: Jinli Old Street, Wu Hou Temple, Wenshu Monastery, Jinsha Museum, Chengdu Shu Embroidery Co.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Chengdu Ba Guo Bu Yi Restaurant
  • Hotels: Chengdu Minyoun Royal Hotel 5-star hotel  |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu 4-star hotel  |  Holiday Inn Express Chengdu Wuhou 3-star hotel

After have a breakfast, we will to to Jinsha Museum to travel back to old Chengdu. This museum has a history of three thousand years. Important relics, including large-sized structure foundations, sacrifice-offering areas, regular residential sites, and graveyards have been revealed.

Continue our tour to visit Wenshu Monastery which a is large Zen Buddhist temple is a lively and attractive complex.

After have a lunch at local restaurant, we will visit Wu Hou Temple. This exquisite temple is named after the Marquis of Wu, Zhuge Liang (181-234). He was the exceptional military strategist immortalized in "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms." The many halls, rooms, statues, small museum, and famous Tang Dynasty (618-907) stele are all in impressively well-preserved condition, and the verdant gardens all around contribute to the overall atmosphere.

JinLi Street which flourished in the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) and Three Kingdoms Periods (220–280) and is today still a popular place for locals to meet and shop at the countless teahouses, restaurants, bars, theaters, artisanal shops, and snack stands. JinLi Street has been fully restored in traditional Sichuan style with respect to its rich heritage.

DAY
3
Chengdu
  • Activities: One-Day Panda Keeper Volunteer Program at Dujiangyan Panda Valley
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Chengdu Minyoun Royal Hotel 5-star hotel  |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu 4-star hotel  |  Holiday Inn Express Chengdu Wuhou 3-star hotel

We will takes about 90 minutes to Dujiangyan Panda Valley. Panda Keeper Volunteer Program will start at 08:30 and finishes at 17:00, with a 2-hour noon break. In the morning, you will help clean the closure, carrying and weighing bamboo, prepare panda cakes and feed the panda. There is a panda movie available at noon. In the afternoon, you will continue with volunteer work, and a panda lecture is provided if the number of volunteers reach over 10 on that day. At the end of the program, you will receive a volunteer certificate.

Good to Know:
Activies mentioned above may change in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Pandas have their own behavior and life style. Some of your keeper work may change as not to disturb their peaceful life. At present, no health check is needed.
Although there is no restriction to the age of volunteers, we are advice children under six years old do not join it.
Dujiangyan Panda Valley is only the place where visitor can join the volunteer program and the program to take photos holding a panda since March, 2015. Take pictures holding a panda (CNY 1,800 yuan) for about one minute is not included in the volunteer program.
Only 20 tourists are allowed to hold pandas per day. If you want to hold a panda, please tell your travel advisor or tour guide in advance because you must book it at least one week in advance. This program is subject to the availability of pandas on that day. Please take enough CNY cash, as payment by credit card is not accepted there.

DAY
4
Chengdu Departure
  • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Chengdu)
  • Meals: Breakfast

Hotel to airport transfer (Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport)



Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

$ USD
Apr.1- Nov.31 Superior Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /

* The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

* The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

What's Included & Excluded

Price Inclusion

  • Entrance fees.
  • Meals listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transfers.
  • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
  • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
  • Service Charge & Taxes.
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  • Luggage Transfers.

Price Exclusion

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.
Vanessa Zheng

Tailor-make a China tour based on your needs.

Key sites in the three major cities Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai are all included in this 8-day China tour. Plus, No hidden fees and No tourist traps at all!

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Tour Type : Private Tour

Best Season :Summer Autumn Winter

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