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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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A Panda Volunteering Program with buffet lunch. Departure time 07:10
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A Panda Volunteering Program with buffet lunch. We will feed panda and clean their enclosures. Departure time 07:10
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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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thoroughly enjoyed it !! Even the Panda was happy to see us

This is an excellent day out. Clean the panda poop, wash the cage, break the bamboo, chat with the Panda's and walk around the enclosures. Eat with the staff and generally reflect on how much effort goes into the overall breeding program. This appears to...More

Thank PietroDallavia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Unforgettable experience

I was fortunate to get to do two tours with Alvin. We did the panda volunteering day which was incredible. Every part of the day was enjoyable from making panda-shaped panda food; to the therapeutic breaking of bamboo for the pandas. The obviously enjoyable experience...More

Thank sean f
AlvinLiu2004, Owner at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sean, Thank you for your amazing feedback. My Panda Tour has a fan’s page on facebook. Our fans often shared their knowledge and panda stories with us. And we will share these with our travelers. I will exercise with 20,000 steps for the future...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Amazing experience with an attentive guide

My wife and I volunteered at the Dujiangyan Panda base and this was an amazing experience. Please note that this is truly a volunteer activity. You will be assisting the keepers in cleaning the enclosures (including excrement) and preparing food. The weather was hot in...More

2  Thank raider781
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile
Best Guide in China!

My husband and I booked this tour and were not disappointed at all. We were lucky to see all pandas out and the “volunteering” was a nice experience too. Betty, our tour guide was the highlight of this tour! She made the whole tour an...More

1  Thank Tina11487
Reviewed 8 June 2018
Absolutely the best! Alvin goes above and beyond!

I can’t say enough good things about Alvin / My Panda Tour. My daughter and I had an amazing day with Alvin and his assistant, Doris, at the Dujiangyan Panda Base. Volunteering with the panda program there let us help care for the pandas and...More

1  Thank Dianne S
AlvinLiu2004, Owner at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Hi Dianne, Thank you for such a beautiful review. The story of Da La has been shared with many clients. They all want to try Big Spicy hot pot for the unique experience :-) I really enjoy sharing the stories of pandas and talk about...More

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Mark H
13 August 2018|
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Response from AlvinLiu2004 | Property representative |
Hi, The panda base required a health certificate for the programs. There is a form you need to fill in and get signed by your GP. I can send you the link in the email. We will help you to join the tour if you have a... More
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salval5
1 August 2018|
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Response from AlvinLiu2004 | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for the question. The panda base required a health certificate for the programs. We will help you to join the tour if you have difficulty providing it.
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ho_mable
18 July 2018|
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Response from AlvinLiu2004 | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for the question. Yes, we can.
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