Dujiangyan Giant Panda Base is located on the northwest, 70km away from Chengdu city, which needs about 1.5hr driving. It presents a wild natural environment for the pandas. There are about 40 Pandas in the base including many famous celebrities like Bao Bao who was born in Washington, DC. We will spend one day volunteering in Dujiangyan Panda Base. During the volunteering, we will make the Panda's cakes, clean the enclosures, and feed them the cakes.


  • Get the chance to hand-feed the panda;

  • Participate in daily activities in the Panda Base, such as: preparing food for the pandas; cleaning out enclosures; bserving panda behavior, etc.;

  • Gain the certificate of volunteer from the Panda Base;


Day 1Dujiangyan Panda Volunteer Experience

After picking you up in your hotel lobby at 07:00am, we will drive for about 1.5 hours to Dujiangyan Panda Base. It is located at the bottom of Mt. Qingcheng, northwest to Chengdu, which makes it the one with more scenery but fewer tourists compared to Chengdu Panda Base. Around 08:30am, we will arrive at Dujjiangyan Panda Base that functions to rescue the injured pandas and control diseases. After register the panda volunteer program and sign the contract, you will be guided by the center's staff to start your volunteering work such as make panda food, clean the enclosures, and feed the pandas snacks, etc; and a buffet lunch with the panda keeper is included.

Here below is the schedule you need work there:


Pick up and go to Dujiangyan Panda Base.


Complete registration procedure; put on the work suit and gloves, wear the volunteer pass card.


Start to clean the cages and enclosure, as well as cracking bamboos, carry out the leftovers, etc.


Walk around other panda enclosures to see the adorable black and white animals.


Feed the panda with bamboo or other food, like carrot, panda cake and apple.


Lunch break.


Watch a panda documentary to learn more about the scientific facts and the life of panda.


Clean cages and feed pandas again.


Make panda cakes and be issued the certificate of panda volunteer.


Drive back to downtown Chengdu.

Pls notice that this is a rough schedule for the day tour, it may be affected by the panda's conditions.

Meals: Lunch

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  • English-speaking tour guide service fee

  • Transfer service from the hotel to Dujiangyan Panda Base and return

  • Simple buffet lunch in the Panda Base

  • Panda volunteer work experience for the ordered clients

  • Driver and guide’s meals on this trip


  • Accommodations

  • Dinner

  • Gratuity to the guide and driver

  • Personal costs

Trip Notes

  • Tour must be booked one week in advance, once you decide this program, please send us the copies of all participants for booking. 

  • The age limit for Panda Volunteering Program is between 10-65 years old.

  • The quoted price is for a 9-10 hour tour per day.

  • Please bring your passports for the volunteer work on that day.

  • Please follow the instructions of the panda keeper when you do the volunteer work; No touching or teasing the panda.

  • 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.

  • Dressing Code: During the panda volunteer program, you are required to wear comfortable shoes, like sports shoes, that are suitable for the work. Try to avoid sandals, slippers, high-heels, and so on. Besides, wear trousers, avoid shorts and skirts, etc. (during the program, the panda base will provide working jumpsuits in spring and winter, and T-shirts in summer and autumn for you.)

  • 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 do the panda volunteer programs.

  • Children 10 years below suitable feed Panda need skip cleans.