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Tour Option 1 ---Participate  panda picture only

  • 7:00-8:40   Driver will hold your name sign to pick you up in hotel, drive to Dujiangyan panda base.
  • 8:40-9:00   Check in panda picture in office
  • 9:00-10:15 Explore panda base on your own(It only has 2 main roads, easy to navigate)
  • 10:15-10:30 Return the office where you check in panda picture,prepare panda picture 
  • 10:30-11:00 Panda picture session
  • You will have 15-20 seconds to sit next to a young  panda to have your once of life time  picture taken.For solo traveler, there will be staff on site to take picture.
  • 11:00-11:20 Receive donation certificate and souvenirs 
  • Return Chengdu whenever you finish the visit in Dujiangyan panda base.


Tour Option 2---Participate both panda picture and panda volunteer program

  • 7:00-8:40   Hotel pick-up, drive to Dujiangyan panda base.
  • 8:40-9:00   Check in upon arrival
  • 9:00-10:00 Start the panda volunteer work, you will prepare the bamboo, clean the cage, collect the panda pupu....
  • 10:00-10:30 Return the office ,prepare panda picture 
  • 10:30-11:00 Panda picture session
  • You will have 15-20 seconds to sit next to a young  panda to have your once of life time  picture taken.For solo traveler, there will be staff on site to take picture.
  • 11:00-11:30 Feed the panda face to face
  • 11:30-13:00Lunch break
  • You will have a buffet lunch in the staff canteen
  • 13:00-14:00 Watch panda documentary
  • 14:00-15:00 Refill the bamboo, clean the cage ,feed the panda
  • 15:00-15:20 Make your own panda cake for panda
  • 15:20-15:30 Receive donation certificate and souvenirs
  • 15:30-17:00 Enjoy your private comfortable ride back to your hotel in Chengdu

**Taking picture with panda(1800rmb/person),panda volunteer (700rmb/person) are NOT included in the price, local tour operator will help you make  reservation   and prepay the expense  in advance to lock the spot,your driver will represent local operator  to collect the expense at your travel date.

**Do you need a guide?
Driver will help you to check in upon arrival and for panda volunteer,there will be English speaking staff guide you throughout the volunteer program.

However,if you prefer a guide service, please  advise.

**You must advise tour operator as a special requirement at time of booking which option you choose, your tour operator will make reservation in advance due to the limited quota daily.

**The activity of Panda picture and panda volunteer may subject to change according to the actual situation

Locations visited
Panda Valley
Westchinago
Overview

The Dujiangyan Panda Base runs a panda hospital, lab, and monitoring enclosures in Sichuan Province just outside of Chengdu. With this flexible day trip, customize your Giant panda experience by choosing how you spend your day. Upon arrival at the base, take a self-guided tour of the facilities, or upgrade your experience by volunteering with a panda caretaker or posing with a young panda during a photo op.

Highlights
  • Avoid the hassle of Chines public transport with your own private driver

  • Option to volunteer at the base or get your picture taken with a young panda

  • Observe China’s iconic bears from close range

  • Convenient roundtrip transport from within Chendu’s Third Ring Road

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great !

This is a late comment. I was very happy to see WESTCHINAGO on the Internet. From the original contact to the last travel itinerary, Everything is very reassuring and satisfying Lily's reply is very fast and kindly It is highly recommended that people who want...More

Thank YAYIN K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
panda dream come true

We recently visited the Dujiangyan panda base after planning our China tour with a key stop in Chengdu. It was all my panda loving daughters could have hoped for. When I emailed Lily back in February, she responded immediately with a confirmed date for our...More

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed July 14, 2018
Amazing Day Organised by Lily Chen

At short notice I changed plans and went to Chengdu. I was determined to do the Panda experience. Lily arranged everything at short notice including all the paperwork. The driver was punctual, polite and efficient. It was an incredible day Thanks Lily you are amazing

Thank Eddie E
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile
Amazing panda experience

I have so much doubts should I take a volunteer tour or just go to the Chengdu base. And I would like to say that I LOVED my day in Dujiangyan as a volunteer. I definitely would like to do it again! The agent with...More

Thank Sasha S
Reviewed June 12, 2018
GREAT tour company - very professional and helpful - the tour is a once in a lifetime experience if you love pandas

My wife and I live in Hong Kong and recently were in Chengdu. I always wanted to experience one of the "up close and personal" visits with a panda and looked into the options for this. There are many tour companies (incl sold through Trip...More

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westchinago-travel, Owner at Westchinago, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Dear Eric, Can't thank you enough for such detail description. Warmly welcome you back to my lovely hometown at anytime! Sincerely Lily Chen

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Emily M
August 14, 2018|
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Response from westchinago-travel | Property representative |
Good Day Emily, 1)panda photo quota limit within 30 persons everyday. 2)panda volunteer is separated from panda photo, you can only choose panda photo. 3) 8/17, 8/18, or 8/19 is ok, Best Regard Lily Chen ChengDu... More
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speciala68
August 8, 2018|
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Response from westchinago-travel | Property representative |
Good Day, Thanks for your info. 1) feeding the panda is one program of Panda Volunteer.so you will attend panda volunteer. 2) it's allowed when feeding panda, the panda staff will help to take the photo for you. 3... More
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burnmyparka
July 2, 2018|
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Hi Sir, usually the back trip----arrive chengdu 12:30 --13:00 depends on the traffic smooth. I think no time to back to your hotel, then transfer to train station. from panda base directly to train station to catch 14:30... More
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