China travel map - Chengdu Exploration with Panda Volunteer Work

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. 

Best for: Family with teenagers,Couples

Duration: 10 days & 9 nights

Destinations: Chengdu - Jiuzhaigou - Chengdu

Travel Type: Private tour - FlexibleFree to customize

• Panda volunteer work experience
• Amazing Jiuzhaigou landscapes
• Leshan Giant Buddha and Emei Mountain

Customize Your Tour:
☑  Travel Dates  ☑ Your Interests  ☑ Your Travel Style


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

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

Jiuzhaigou National Park

Drive for 3 hours from Chengdu to Wolong Panda Research Center. 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

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suite Your Preference

    In each place, we hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our China tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

  • Internal Transportation

    Based on your needs, we could make bookings of internal transportation, including domestic flights, inter-city trains, long-distance bus, etc.

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