Zoo Keeping at Dujiangyan Panda BaseChengdu Tour

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Trip Summary

Family Vacation, Adventure, At a Glance, Nature

Have you always dreamed of having an up-close encounter with a cute and cuddly panda? At Dujiangyan Panda Base near Chengdu, you can! Upon arrival at Dujiangyan Panda Base you will receive training and watch a film to learn about the details of acting as a zookeeper. Your duties will include feeding your panda (fresh bamboo, apples, homemade biscuits, etc.), cleaning the panda enclosure, weighing the food they are given, and giving them ice blocks if the weather is hot.

Apart from all the hands-on experience, you can get involved in scientific research if you stay for two days or more. This can include reproductive science, veterinarian visits, and attending the nursery. These custom tour activities must be arranged in advance, so please work with one of our agents to see if they will be available during your visit.

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  • Dujiangyan Panda Base – get up close and personal with China's adorable "national treasures"
  • Prepare Food for the Giant Pandas – live the life of a panda keeper while you prepare fresh bamboo, apples, and homemade biscuits for the bears to eat
  • Feed the Giant Pandas – enjoy some one-on-one time with the pandas
  • Lunch – at the staff canteen
  • Prepare Food for the Giant Pandas
  • Feed the Giant Pandas

What's Included

  • One-on-one trip consulting and planning service from one of our experienced travel specialists
  • Domestic transportation as detailed on your itinerary
  • Private English-speaking guide (selected/trained by our Western staff)
  • Experienced Chinese-speaking driver and quality, air-conditioned vehicle (unlimited bottled water supplied in your vehicle)
  • Entry to all attractions on your itinerary – no hidden costs or commission-based shopping stops
  • Meals as specified on your itinerary (at quality local restaurants)
  • 24/7 support from your guide and travel specialist while you are on tour

What's Not Included

  • International flights to and from China
  • International travel insurance (you should purchase your own policy in your home country)
  • Accommodation – if you want us to book hotels for you, please let your agent know
  • Tips for your guide and driver
  • Other personal expenses (laundry, extra hotel services, etc.)


  • We offer our itineraries as suggestions only; all of our tours can be tailored to your schedule and interests. If there is anything you do or don't want to include, simply let your agent know
  • Prices vary according to your date of travel and any special requests you might have. Please ask for a free, bespoke quotation
  • Meals may change based on the time and location. You can also ask your guide to change your meals. We will try our best to help you enjoy a variety of Chinese food
  • For tour booking terms and conditions, please read our Terms of Service

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