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Private Day Tour: Panda Base and Museum of Sichuan Cuisine with Cooking Lesson

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    What to Expect
    Be ready for adventure at 7:30am, when your private guide meets you outside the entrance to your hotel. Board a private tour vehicle and head for the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, just 30 minutes' drive away. 

    Disembark and spend the next three hours exploring with your private guide. Learn about conservation and rehabilitation efforts for this endangered species. View pandas relaxing, playing, and munching on bamboo in their spacious enclosures. At the center's museum, see displays detailing the very first successful giant panda breeding efforts accomplished here. You'll also see veterinary exhibits, flocks of birds, golden monkeys, a koi pond, and red pandas. 

    Around 11 am, you'll get back in the tour vehicle and depart for the Museum of Sichuan Cuisine, roughly 90 minutes away. 

    Start out with a class led by a master chef, during which you'll learn how to make classics such as kung pao chicken and traditional dumplings. Sit down to taste the fruits of our labor, then enjoy a guided tour of the museum. Exhibits feature farming equipment and cooking tools used in the province for centuries, and you'll learn how the regional spicy chili bean paste is made. 

    Wind up your tour and head back to Chengdu for drop-off around 5:30pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your downtown Chengdu hotel lobby
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Bottled water
    • Hotel pickup and drop-of
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • All taxes, fuel, and surcharges
    Exclusions
    • All entrance fee and the cost of cooking lesson
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 16 November 2017

    We utilized Victor (one of the heads for the group) for transportation, touring and experiencing the Panda holding at Dujiangyan Panda Base. Victor is incredibly knowledgeable and with his connections is a godsend when things could have fallen through. I highly recommend him, especially if...More

    Date of experience: November 2017
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