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In 10 days panda tour of China, you will experience the most highlights and UNESCO-listed sites in and around Chengdu, admire the gorgeous Jiuzhaigou Valley, spectacular Leshan Giant Buddha, Shuzheng and Zezawa Valleys, Pearl Sands, Shuzheng Waterfall, Long Lake, feel the leisure pace of local Chengdu people then taste the spicy Chuan food… Not enough? Put on the working uniform and join 2-day Panda Volunteer Program at Wolong Panda Base! This trip will absolutely fun and your dream of panda will be fullfilled. 

Duration: 10 days & 9 nights

Destinations: Chengdu

Starting Point: Chengdu

Ending Point: Chengdu

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Arrive at Chengdu Shuangliu International  Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. If time permits, visit Jinli Old Street to see the local people's life and relax at laidbadk atmosphere.

>> There will be direct flights to Chengdu from most China cities and over 100 non-stop internaional flights from destinations like Chicago, Rome, Boston, Istanbul, Zurich, London, tel aviv, Cairo, etc.  Copenhagen, 

Enjoy the first day contacting with pandas. Drive to visit Chengdu Panda Breeding Center, founded in 1987, it is a non-profit research and breeding facility for giant pandas and other rare animals. After a visit to Wenshu Buddhist Temple, go to Jinsha Site Museum--Large park complex covering 74 acres with big flat and spread-out modern-looking buildings that contains 3,000 years-old artifacts, which was claimed as the first important archaeological find in China at the beginning of 21 century.

Meal: B, L

trip to Panda Breeding Center

Transfer to take a morning flight (45 minutes) from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou, known as one of the most beautiful places in China. Be guided to visit Huanglong National Park, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site, with beautiful mountains, lush woods, colorful flowers, and crystal clear waters. Overnight in Jiuzhaigou. 

>> Important notes: Due to the earthquake in 2017, Jiuzhaigou Valley is currently only available to group customers. Besides, the flights to Jiuzhaigou have been decreased. So the itinerary may be adjusted accordingly. 

Meal: B, L, D

Huanglong National Park

After breakfast, drive to the Jiuzhaigou National Park where you will board eco-friendly buses to visit the Park. Visit the Shuzheng and Zezawa Valleys, Pearl Sands and Shuzheng Waterfall, the Tibetan village of Shuzheng, and numerous picturesque lakes including Panda Lake, Long Lake, Rainbow Lake, Tiger Lake and Rhinoceros Lake. Take a night flight from Jiuzhaigou to Chendu. 

Meal: B, L, D

Jiuzhaigou National Park

Drive for 3 hours from Chengdu to Wolong Pana Base. If you want to watch pandas enjoying their natural habitat and getting know more about these adorable creature, then Wolong Panda Research Center is one of your best choices. It has been rebuilt and is now reopened to the public. It will be very interesting to get close to giant pandas daily life. Hike to Dengshenggou to explore the natural habita of giant pandas.  

Meal: B, L


Taking the volunteer program work, you will be a honoray panda keeper today and have to work hardly and happily together with professtional staff and panda scientists for a day. Your work includes cleaning pandas’ houses, making panda cakes, feeding pandas and so on. Under guidance from the experienced staff, you will also learn more knowledge about pandas, this rare and endangered creature on earth. 

Meal: B, L

Wolong Panda Research Center

Transfer to an earthquake Site in Chengdu, which is meaningful for a visit. Then visit the ancient and distinctive village - Taoping Qiang Village. It is one of the best ancient villages around Chegndu. You will see lots of well-reserved architectures in this old village and the reconstruction scenery after the earthquake. Then travel back to Chengdu.

Meal: B, L

Transfer to Leshan Giant Buddha, the largest stone-carved Buddha sculpture in the world. The Giant Buddha is about 71 meters high and 24 meters wide. The head is 14.7 meters long and 10 meters wide with total 1021 buns of hair on it, and his toenail can accommodate a seated person. Later, proceed to Mt. Emei, one of the four great Buddhist mountains in China and a UNESCO natural and cultural heritage. Stay overnight at the foot of Mt. Emei. 

Meal: B, L, D

Leshan Buddha site

Enjoy one day tour of Mount Emei.Take a cable car up to Wannian Temple -- one of the eight largest temples on this mountain and translated as "Long Life Temple" in English. See the scenic spots, temples and cultural sites nearby and walk down to see the wild monkeys on the way. Drive back to Chengdu.

Meal: B, L

Enjoy private transfer service from hotel to airport and fly to your next destination. End of your 10 days Chengdu tour with panda volunteer. 

Meal: B

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What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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