Beijing-Chengdu-shanghai China Panda Volunteer 9 Days Tour
Day 1: Beijing Arrival
Upon your arrival, you will be met by the local guide and driver at the Beijing International Airport. Be driven to the downtown Beijing and check in the four stars hotel. Free explore Beijing in the rest time.
Day 2: Beijing
After breakfast, we will drive you to the famous Badaling Great Wall. After hiking the Great Wall, you will visit Beijing Olympic Venue: China National Stadium (Bird's Nest) and China National Aquatics Center (Water Cubic).Scenery Spots: Great Wall of China, Bird's Nest Stadium, Water Cubic Aquatics Center.
Day 3: Beijing
In the morning, our guide will pick you up at the hotel; visit the Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City. After lunch, you will visit the Temple of Heaven.Scenery Spots: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
Day 4: Beijing-Chengdu-Ya'an
Free in the morning until be driven to the airport for Chengdu. You will be met by your English-speaking guide at the Chengdu Airport and be driven to the Bifengxia Panda Base which is 150 kilometers from Chengdu. After check in to the Bifengxia Xiaoxitian Hostel, you will walk to Panda Base for registering for your volunteering work.
Day 5: Bifengxia Panda Base
Volunteering work starts. You will receive training on how to care for pandas and the guidelines for working with them.Following a short training,volunteer service might include:
Assistant to the panda keepers:
Cleaning panda areas and enclosures
Preparing food for the pandas such as carrots, apples, panda bread and their nutritional biscuits
Carrying lots of bamboo
Sometimes you might be able to help collect behavioral data
You will also have time to watch and photograph the pandas
Interpreter in the panda garden:
Introduce the giant panda research, such as breeding and hand-rearing.
Introduce the giant panda research cooperation with the USA, Japan, Austria, Thailand etc
Introduce all the giant pandas, their different habit, behavior etc.
Tell stories of the giant panda for the visiting Chinese and international tourists.
Day 6: Ya'an-Chengdu
Your English speaking guide and diver will meet you at 9:00 am at the lobby of your hotel in Bifengxia Panda Base. We will arrange you visit Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Jinli Ancient Street. Check in your hotel in Chengdu.Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is a non-profit research and breeding facility for giant pandas and other rare animals. It is located in Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China. Chengdu Panda Base was founded in 1987. It started with 6 giant pandas that were rescued from the wild. By 2011, it had 154 panda births, and the captive panda population has grown to 113. Its stated goal is to "be a world-class research facility, conservation education center, and international educational tourism destination."Jinli Ancient Street: Being one of the oldest commercial streets in China, Jinli Ancient Street is not only a wonderful reminder China's past, but also a great place for people to fully appreciate Sichuan's customs, and folk arts. Visitors can try the indigenous foods and snacks, while shopping for the showcased handicrafts that Sichuan Province is famous for: paper-cutting, clay figurines, and Shu embroidery.
Day 7: Chengdu-Shanghai
Free in the morning until be driven to the airport fly to shanghai. Be met by local guide in Shanghai. Visit the Bund and Nanjing Road.Scenery Spots: The Bund, Nanjing Road.
Day 8: Shanghai
Today we will arrange you visit Yuyuan Garden and Yuyuan Market, Shanghai Old City, City God Temple, Shanghai Urban Planning Exihibition Center.Scenery Spots: Yuyuan Garden,Shanghai Old City, Urban Planning Exihibition Center
Day 9: Shanghai Departure
Free shopping in Shanghai on your own until be driven to the airport for home,end the tour.