Chengdu Panda Tours

Post Date: Jul 01st, 2016

As a national treasure of China and the living fossil, giant panda is always capturing the heart and minds of almost all people with its charmingly naïve face and act. If you can’t help laughing to yourself when looking at the video of giant panda? Are you always dreaming to zero distance contact with cute pandas? Do you want to volunteer to spend a whole day together with panda bears in reality? All of which is possible here.

Seeing Giant Panda in Chengdu

The best place to see giant panda is absolutely their homeland, Chengdu. Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding and Research Base is the worldwide famous research and protection institution to breed and observe giant panda. There are over 80 giant pandas, baby pandas and other rare animals living here. You can close observe the panda’s daily life, get to know their habits and learn more about this endangered species there. In addition, the optimal time to see panda is the time when they come out to play and eat.

A Giant Panda Volunteer Day in Dujiangyan

It is the chance of lifetime to really meet giant panda for most people. Can I hold a panda and take a picture? This may be the biggest wish of all panda fans. In order to protect the giant pandas from canine distemper infection, all Giant Panda Bases had stopped all the panda interconnect activities since January, 2015. However, Dujiangyan Panda Base has reopened the panda volunteer program as well as the program to take photos with a panda since March, 2015.

If you want to get close to the pandas and do something for them, you can visit the Dujiangyan Panda Base which is 90-minute's drive from Chengdu to join the Panda Keeper Program and take photo with pandas which are only available there at present. You will have the opportunity to stay one to three days with the pandas here. During the Panda Keeper Program, you can watch and experience the life of panda in all directions personally. You will help to take care of giant pandas under the guidance of the professional staff here. What you will do may include cleaning the enclosure, cleaning and cutting bamboo, making panda cakes, feeding the pandas, watching a panda movie and attending a panda lecture. At the end of the program you will be awarded a panda keeper certificate. In consideration of the popularity, you’d better book it as early as possible to guarantee the availability of the program.

Hand Painting Giant Panda By Yourself

After spending so valuable time with pandas, you must have been regretful to leave these adorable panda bears. It is a good choice to buy some souvenirs on giant panda, but here is a better and more meaningful thing to mark this memorable panda tour. How about hand painting a giant panda on a T-shirt by yourself?


We will invite a professional artist to teach you how to draw a cute panda in a blank T-shirt. After the course, you can keep your own made panda T-shirt and wear it home.

Start Your Chengdu Panda Tour

Lead to China have prepared several popular Chengdu Panda Tours for you.

If you are planning a family tour to see giant panda and experience the Panda Keeper Program, please see our 12 Days Kungfu & Panda China Family tour for inspiration.

If no satisfactory itinerary, You could also contact our expertise to tailor-make your own Chengdu panda tours .

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