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In 10 days, you will experience the most highlights on 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! This trip will absolutely fun.

Duration: 10 days & 9 nights

Destinations: Chengdu

Starting Point: Chengdu

Ending Point: Chengdu

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

Drive to visit 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

Panda Breeding Center

Transfer to take a morning flight (45 minutes) from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou. Then visit Huanglong National Park, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site, with beautiful mountains, lush woods, colorful flowers, and crystal clear waters. Overnight in Jiuzhaigou. 

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.

Meal: B, L, D

Jiuzhaigou National Park

Take a morning flight to Chengdu. Be met and transferred to Bifengxia Panda Reserve. At the base, over 80 pandas are trained in a simulated wild environment. In the afternoon, one panda specialist will give you an introduction of the reserve and the work you will do during your stay here. Overnight at the local guesthouse near the reserve.

Meal: B, L

Bifengxia Panda Reserve

After breakfast, you will put on the working uniform, and start the whole day work under the guidance of your master, like cleaning the cage, feed the pandas, and collect the panda downs and other jobs. During your spare time, you are free to take photos and observe the pandas.

Meal: B, L

Half day panda volunteer work, attend "Thank-you" lunch together with your masters. You will receive a certificate for being a volunteer here at Bifengxia Panda Reserve. Drive back to Chengdu.

Meal: B, L

Transfer to Leshan Buddha site, 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.

Meal: B, L, D

Leshan Buddha site

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 nearby and walk down to see the wild monkeys on the way. Drive back to Chengdu.

Meal: B, L

Transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination.

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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