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Volunteer at Dujiangyan Panda Base with Panda Feeding Including Buffet Lunch

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  • Volunteer at the Dujiangyan Panda Base for the day
  • Make panda food, clean the enclosures, and help feed the pandas
  • Book ahead to ensure a place: spots are limited to 30 volunteers per day
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Volunteer at Dujiangyan Panda Base with Panda Feeding Including Buffet Lunch
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Overview

The Dujiangyan Panda Base and Center for Disease Control is one of China’s top panda rehabilitation programs—and only 30 volunteer spots are available each day. Book ahead to secure your volunteer position, where you’ll help feed and care for up to 40 giant pandas supervised by the center’s staff. The day includes a Chinese buffet lunch and round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel.

What to Expect

The day begins with pickup from your Chengdu hotel for the journey to Dujiangyan Panda Base and Center for Disease Control. On arrival, greet the staff, change into your volunteer clothes, and learn about the center’s history and mission: to rescue wild pandas and help control disease.

Around 40 giant pandas live on the base. Spend the day preparing panda food, cleaning the pandas' enclosures, and feeding them snacks, while you learn about their biology and social habits, as well as what more you can do to help preserve this endangered species. On your break, enjoy a traditional Sichuan buffet lunch and try the panda tea. Once the day’s work is finished, you’ll be dropped back to your original departure point.

Reviews (34)
1 - 5 of 25 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic Day!

What a great day. This was the highlight of our trip to China. My husband, 13 year old twin boys, and I had a wonderful day at the panda base with our guide Andy. Alvin was great about communicating with us prior to our trip....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sally D
AlvinLiu2004, Owner at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sally, Thank you for the wonderful review. I will pass it to Andy. It will make his day. The panda you volunteered called Fu Bao. A very energetic boy born in Vienna Zoo. He is a superstar in Dujiangyan Panda Base. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile
Great experience

Our guide for this was Alex and he was great. He picked us up from our hotel on time in a nice car and brought us snacks in case we didn'tlike the sichuan lunch. The panda base itself was awesome. Feeding the pandas was the...More

1  Thank Colleen D
AlvinLiu2004, Owner at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Colleen, Thank you for the recommendation. Alex is a responsible guide that always has the snacks and water prepared for the tour. The panda photo has been suspended in China. I’m sorry for the confusion of the volunteering fee. The fee 700 RMB is...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Volunteering at Dujiangyan Panda Base, Chengdu: highly recommended

We had a great day and thoroughly enjoyed it. Heather was an excellent guide: extremely personable and happy to answer any questions. Highly recommended.More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Helen R
AlvinLiu2004, Owner at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Hi Helen, Thank you for the recommendation. We thrive to provide the quality service. Heather is an excellent guide that has been working for many years. I will pass the review to her. Thank you for joining the tour. I look forward to hearing you...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile
Amazing and Memorable Experience

Amazing and Memorable Experience! My husband and I had a memorable time with Alvin. He is the Panda guru and we highly recommend him. He has a lot of knowledge and has a deep love and understanding of Pandas. Spending the day at Dujiangyan in...More

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AlvinLiu2004, Owner at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Aloha Judith, Thank you for such a wonderful review. You are so kind. I really enjoy the conversation since the first email. I keep all the pictures of bird’s-eye view of Hawaii. Those stunning pictures were taken by an excellent pilot :-) Thank you for...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile
A one of a kind experience

The best thing we've experienced in China. Certainly recommend to those who want to visit this country. Our guide, Andy, was skillful and knowledgeable. Thanks to My Panda Tour for offering this great opportunity.More

1  Thank leraleraw
AlvinLiu2004, Owner at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Dear traveler, Thank you for the great review! Andy was really happy to read it. We thrive to provide the best panda tour. I’m really happy you enjoy it. Thank you for the visit. I look forward to hearing from you in the future. Warmly,...More

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Candace B
24 December 2018|
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Response from AlvinLiu2004 | Property representative |
Hi Candace, the panda photo/holding program has been suspended. It's not available in China. I'm sorry about the news.
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ualstay
10 December 2018|
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Response from AlvinLiu2004 | Property representative |
Thank you for the inquiry. Yes, we have available on December 20. You can find the website in the listing. Also I just sent a private message.
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Jimmyongsg
5 December 2018|
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Response from AlvinLiu2004 | Property representative |
Hi Jimmy, you can still have the pictures taken during the panda volunteering/ feeding session/other activities. The tour guide will help you to take a lot of photos :-) Many thanks!
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