China Panda Tours

Pandas have lived in China for over three million years. Many visitors to China would love to see them.

We provide private panda tours include join-in panda keeper program to allow you to get up close to cute cuddly pandas.

Panda Keeper Tour 2021/2022

Dujiangyan Panda Volunteer Program

1-Day Dujiangyan Panda Volunteer Program

Join in the volunteer program to get up close to pandas and take care of them.

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Wolong panda base

2-day Panda Keeper Program at Wolong Panda Base

Trekking wild pandas in its own habitat, special arrangement of panda base night tour and be a panda keeper for one day.

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bifengxia panda base

5-Day Chengdu and Bifengxia Panda Breeding Center Volunteer Experience

Enjoy 2-Day with adorable giant pandas in Bifengxia Alley and admire the special attractions in Chengdu.

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Visit Pandas Breeding Base and Enjoy the Nearby Beauty

See cute giant pandas and enjoy relaxing moments in Chengdu.

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Explore Chengdu culture and climb the largest statue of Buddha.

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Experience Sichuan culture and admire Sichuan's natural beauty.

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Top China Tours with Giant Panda

Chengdu Highlights with Best of China Tour

12-Day Chengdu Highlights with Best of China Tour

  • Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai
  • China Travel's popular panda tour is recommended by expats and panda fans

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China Holiday with Pandas

14-Day Lovely Holiday with Pandas

  • Bifeng Valley Panda Center where you will be working as the panda keeper
  • Enjoy a 3 days on a Yangtze River cruise.

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Other Places to See Pandas

The best places to see pandas are the panda bases in Chengdu, their hometown.

If, however, you do not have enough time to go to Chengdu, you can also see pandas at zoos in some of the cities below.

Let’s know your objectives by filling out one of the forms. One of our senior trip advisors will give you his or her suggestions.

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FAQ About Panda

1. Can I hug pandas?

All places have stopped activities involving direct contact with pandas, due to canine distemper infection, a disease affecting pandas.

2. When is the best time to see pandas?

The best time of day to visit pandas is before 10 am. Otherwise, it’s likely you’ll just see them sleeping. When they’re awake, they always sit upright to eat bamboo. Occasionally they also do some exercise, like climbing trees or rolling/walking around.

Giant pandas do not hibernate, so there is no best month for visiting; you can visit them all year round. Pandas give birth during August. If you visit the Giant Panda Breeding and Research Base between August and December you may see infant and baby pandas.

3. Interesting panda facts you may not know

  • New-born panda's weight: The average weight is 100g (0.2 pounds), about the weight of two hens’ eggs and only 1/900 of a mother panda’s weight.
  • You may not notice at first, but pandas have a 10 cm-long white tail.
  • In order to maximize time for food, pandas can pooh while eating bamboo. They can pooh as much as 28 kilos per day.
  • Pandas’ average lifespan is 25 years.
  • andas’ pregnancies are relatively short, only 3½–5½ months. They usually give birth during August.
  • After 2 years of age, pandas leave their mother and live independently.

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