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Dujiangyan Panda Volunteering Experience with Lunch

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    Stop At: Panda Valley, Baima Village Yutang Town, Dujiangyan China

    This tour includes the private transportation to/from Chengdu and informative English speaking guide who will show you around Dujiangyan panda base.
    Travelers can opt to participate panda volunteer program to work as panda keeper for a day, see pandas behind the stage.
    Dujiangyan Panda Volunteer & Feeding program
    • 7:10-8:30  
    -Hotel pick-up
    -Transfer to Dujiangyan Panda Base(Entrance fee is included)
    • 8:30-9:00  
    -Arrive Dujiangyan panda base at the opening time.
    -Check in panda volunteer before other tourists arrive.
    -Put on working outfit, sign the volunteer paper, get ready for work!
    • 9:00-10:00
    -Clean the indoor and outdoor enclosure
    -Smash the bamboo for panda
    -Shovel the panda pupu :)
    (Please follow the staff instruction during volunteer)
    • 10:30-11:30
    -Feed the panda face to face
    -Each participants will feed panda the carrot or panda cake , enjoy this special and intimate moment with the panda.
    -After panda feeding, free time on your own to explore the facility before lunch.
    (Dujiangyan panda base is much less touristy and crowded compare with Chengdu panda base.)
    • 11:30-12:30
    - Buffet lunch at the staff canteen (Lunch is included)
    -Vegetable,meat,soup, rice and fruit are available
    • 12:30-14:00
    -Watch the special edition of panda documentary to know more about pandas.
    -After the documentary,free time on your own before afternoon work.
    14:00-14:30
    -Clean the enclosure and refill the bamboo
    14:30-15:30
    -Feed the panda AGAIN:)
    -Make the panda cake which contains corn, egg,vitamine to ensure the health of panda
    -Receive the volunteer certificate and souvenirs from panda base
    -THANK YOU FOR THE HARD WORK &DONATION
    15:30-17:00
    -Say good bye to pandas, return Chengdu.
    -Drop off can be arranged either at the hotel or the attraction within the downtown area.
    Trip Note:
    1.There are limited quota for panda volunteer daily
    2.Donation of panda volunteer(700rmb/person) please pay cash upon arrival.


    Duration: 9 hours
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    All reviews west china volunteer experience once in a lifetime mr wu great experience picture taking booking process worth every penny service was excellent positive reviews arranged everything dream come true answered all my questions tour companies went smoothly black beans couple of days
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is an odd one to review, because there are two aspects: the Panda Volunteering at Dujiangyuan, and West China Go who helped arrange it. I’ll start with the latter and say this: if you are not Chinese and you’ve decided on the Dujiangyuan panda...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank sandkeeper
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This has been probably one of the best experiences of our lives! This Panda volunteer program is well organised and gives you the chance to learn a lot, to give your contribute to a great project and to spend an entire day among pandas. Westchinago...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank verasimog
    westchinago-travel, Owner at Westchinago, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Vera, Thank you so much for choosing our service and leaving such great review for us. You are just simply wonderful! As I mentioned in the previous correspondence ,our service is not the cheapest, but what we can ensure is travelers' satisfying experience. We...More

    Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

    We had a wonderful experience using West China Go for our panda experience! I had great communication with Lily throughout the process and she answered all my questions. They do have a gmail account but it would be easier to use their other email account...More

    1  Thank annamT3019WX
    Reviewed March 24, 2019

    Great experience, the contact Lily was quick to communicate and set everything up for my party. They sent a car to pick us up at the hotel and gave us the option to pay in USD. Everything went smoothly and I enjoyed my trip very...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank Dan N
    Reviewed March 11, 2019

    I took my mother who loves pandas to the Dujiangyan for Panda Volunteering. It was an amazing experience. We were able to look after the pandas, feed them bamboo and carrots, and have a delicious lunch with the staff. Our coordinator, Lily, helped arrange everything...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Zhenhao2541
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    Response from annamT3019WX | Reviewed this property |
    No, you can no longer hold or sit beside the pandas. The Chinese government outlawed it recently. That said, the volunteer day was wonderful and we got to spend time close to the pandas. The feeding time was the best! We got... More
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