4 Days In-depth Bifengxia Panda Volunteer with Chengdu Charm

Enjoying More Time with Adorable Pandas

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Bravo! Bifengxia Panda Base in Ya’an city has specially designed the 3-day panda volunteer program for panda lovers worldwide. Now it’s your turn to join in this 4 days tour to get close to pandas and make your dream of taking care of them personally come true. Moreover, you will have extra chance to appreciate the must-see highlights in downtown Chengdu.

This 4 Days Bifengxia Volunteer Program Tour has to be reserved at least 1 month in advance, and requires a minimum group size over 15 people.

Highlights of this tour:

    • Experience the 3-day long panda volunteer program to watch panda closely and take care of the chubby bears: cleaning enclosures, feeding, making cakes, watching documentary, planting bamboos, conducting research, learning more knowledge about pandas, etc. Protect the endangered pandas with your own hands.
    • Have great fun by visiting the not-missing sites: Wenshu Temple, Renming Park and Jinli Ancient Street in Chengdu to savor its cultural and historical features.

Basic Trip Information

Price:
from Request
  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Chengdu / Bifengxia Panda Base / Chengdu
Travel Length:
4 days & 3 nights
Tour Code:
CD-BPV-04
Group Size:
You, your family, friends of groups
Experience:
ArchitectureCultureEcologicalPhotographReligious
Departure:
Any day you want

Your tour - at a glance

Day 1 Chengdu Tour & Pre-work Training of Panda Volunteer

Your local guide and driver will pick you up in Chengdu to visit the famous Wenshu Temple, Renmin Park and Jinli Ancient Street. Then drive to Bifengxia Panda Base to get the pre-work training about the panda volunteer.

Day 2 Bifengxia Panda Volunteer Program

Help clean panda’s enclosures, feed pandas, learn to make panda cakes, watch panda documentary, etc.

Day 3 Bifengxia Panda Volunteer Program

Do researches about giant pandas, clean panda’s enclosures, feed pandas, learn to make panda cakes, watch panda documentary, etc.

Day 4 Bifengxia Panda Volunteer Program & Back to Chengdu

Plant bamboos at the base, clean panda’s enclosures, feed pandas, learn to make panda cakes, watch panda documentary, get certificate and souvenirs. Go back to Chengdu.

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Chengdu Tour - Bifengxia Panda Base ( L )

In this morning, your local travel guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Chengdu, and then escort you to a hidden spiritual Buddhist temple in hustling downtown Chengdu, Wenshu Temple, where you will marvel at the exquisite Buddhist architecture, soak in the reverent atmosphere, and wander on the temple’s peaceful paths.

Chengdu is famous throughout China for its relaxing and leisurely pace and lifestyle, which will be demonstrated by a visit to the City’s Renmin Park. Sit down, order a pot of Chinese tea, have a casual chat with your friends and watch locals indulging themselves in different kinds of folk entertainment - napping, playing mahjong, disco dancing, and giving neck massages! Next will be an impressive visit to the famous Jinli Old Street. Time will steal away as you quietly walk on the lively streets full of delicious local snacks, delicate artifacts, interesting folk shows, and other activities.

After that, you will be driven for about half an hour to Bifengxia Panda Base to join in the pre-work training about your panda volunteer program. You will know how to do the daily work of the staff at the base, get the volunteer’s suit, gloves, passing card, and go through some relative procedures to get well preparation.

Stay overnight in Ya’an.

  • Wenshu Temple Wenshu Temple
  • Renmin Park in Chengdu Renmin Park in Chengdu
  • Volunteer Service Center Volunteer Service Center at Bifengxia Panda Base
  • Jinli Old Street Jinli Old Street

Day 2 Bifengxia Panda Volunteer ( B, L )

On this day, you will be transferred from your hotel to Bifengxia Panda Base, where you can see giant panda living happily in their real homeland city of Ya’an. Take your rare opportunity to start your meaningful first day of the 3 days giant panda volunteer activity and help protect them by your own contribution.

09:00-11:30 Panda Cleaner

Clean the enclosures of pandas, take out left-over bamboos, clean panda’s drops, and complete the task list.

11:30-12:00 Feed Panda

Feed panda with their favorite food like panda cakes, bamboo shoots and fruits personally.

12:00-13:30 Lunch & Panda Documentary

Gather at the volunteer service center and enjoy your lunch together with staff in the dining hall. Then take a break or watch the science documentary about giant pandas.

13:30-14:00 Feed Panda

Feed panda with their favorite food like panda cakes, bamboo shoots and fruits personally.

14:00-15:30 Panda Nutritionist

Know about the recipe of panda cakes and prepare cakes for the giant panda with the help of the staff.

Your local guide and driver will escort you back to your hotel. Have a good sleep!

  • Bifengxia Volunteers Making Panda Cakes Bifengxia Volunteers Making Cakes for Giant Pandas
  • Volunteer in Bifengxia Panda Base Volunteer Cleaning Panda Enclosure in Bifengxia Panda Base

Day 3 Bifengxia Panda Volunteer ( B , L )

Good morning! After breakfast, you will visit the Bifengxia Panda Base again to continue your honorable panda volunteer program. Let’s start!

09:00-12:00 Scientific Research Assistant

Do some research about giant pandas and their poo poo to know more about their physical facts and feel the hardship of doing the research of wild population of pandas.

12:00-13:30 Lunch & Panda Documentary

Gather at the volunteer service center and enjoy your lunch together with staff in the dining hall. Then take a break or watch the science documentary about giant pandas.

13:30-14:00 Feed Panda

Feed panda with their favorite food like panda cakes, bamboo shoots and fruits personally.

14:00-15:00 Break Time

Share thoughts and summarize the relative task list of giant pandas.

15:00-15:30 Feed Panda

Feed panda with their favorite food like panda cakes, bamboo shoots and fruits personally. End Today’s Work.

Your local guide and driver will escort you back to your hotel. Have a good sleep!

  • Feed Panda Personally at Bifengxia Feed Panda Personally at Bifengxia
  • Volunteer Taking Out Old Bamboos Volunteer Taking Out Old Bamboos at Bifengxia Panda Base

Day 4 Bifengxia Panda Volunteer - Back to Chengdu ( B , L )

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Bifengxia Panda Base to enjoy the last day of your panda volunteer activity. Seize the last chance to closely watch giant pandas!

09:00-12:00 Panda Scientific Lecture

Observe the behaviors of giant pandas at the base and preliminarily learn the method of behavioral study.

12:00-13:30 Lunch & Panda Documentary

Gather at the volunteer service center and enjoy your lunch together with staff in the dining hall. Then take a break or watch the science documentary about giant pandas.

13:30-14:00 Feed Panda

Feed panda with their favorite food like panda cakes, bamboo shoots and fruits personally.

14:00-15:00 Break Time

Share thoughts and summarize the relative task list of giant pandas.

15:00-15:30 Feed Panda

Feed panda with their favorite food like panda cakes, bamboo shoots and fruits personally.

15:30-16:00 Summing-up & Certificate

Hand in the task list, and return your working suit, gloves, and card to the staff. Receive the panda volunteer’s certificate and souvenirs and have a group photo at the base to keep this good moment. Program ends!

Your local guide and driver will drive you back to Chengdu. Tour Ends!

  • Volunteers at Bifengxia Panda Base Volunteers at Bifengxia Panda Base
  • Bifengxia Volunteers Taking Group Photos Bifengxia Volunteers Taking Group Photos

Trip Notes:

1. The above arrangements will be adjusted according to the specific situations.

2. Requirements:

(a) Health Examination Form: Being a volunteer, you should apply it a week in advance with your Application Form and Health Examination Form (valid medical certificate and signature which could apply it in your country or in China). Interested people could feel free to contact our travel consultant for more information or let them register for you.
(b) Age & Number Limitations: The center can accept up to 40 volunteers at one time (only 20 volunteers once in July and August) and the age should be between 12 and 65. (Children under 12 are not able to experience the panda feeding items.)
(c) Avoid Using Strong Smell: For pandas have keen sense of smell, volunteers should avoid using perfume or other odorous articles like mosquito repellent liquid, nail polish, skin care products, makeups, etc. on the volunteer work day.
(d) Healthy Bodies: To well protect giant pandas, volunteers are required to be healthy, and people who are suffering from illness, like a cold, fever, influenza, and other infectious diseases are not suitable to have body contact with the giant pandas.
(e) Force Majeure: The panda volunteer program is to be delayed or inaccessible if there is Force Majeure like earthquakes, epidemic... Also, your program may be influenced by the inevitable requirement and control.

3. If you have got more questions and ideas, please feel free to contact our professional travel consultants.

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