Ya'an Bifengxia Base Panda volunteer and Shangli ancient town 2 days private tour SCNO-05
Giant pandas, the most precious animals in the world, live in China. Also more than 80% of giant pandas left in the world are living in and around Sichuan.There are the paradise of giant pandas and these make Sichuan the home to pandas in true sense.Now, the Ya'an panda base, here is the most place, about 60 pandas.
The tour itinerary:
Day 1:Chengdu - Ya'an
In the morning 7:30, your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Chengdu. We drive to the Ya'an, 150 kilometers away,need two hours.Go to Shangli ancient town,This is the southern silk road attractions,It has more than 1000 years history,Small bridges, flowing water, as if China Suzhou,,,.In the afternoon, we go to the Ya'an panda base.Ya'an Bifengxia Panda Breeding and Research Center, visit Giant Panda Museum, see the lovely tender pandas, take pictures with a panda in your arms by donating some money for panda base. overnight in Ya'an.
Day 2:Ya'an- Chengdu
After breakfast,we go to Bifengxia Panda Base, We become the panda volunteer.
8:30,Arrive at the Ya'an Panda Base and sign up with the assistance of your guide. Get a uniform, gloves, and a volunteer’s card. Your guide will introduce you to the professional panda keepers. The panda keepers can speak simple English but your guide will be there for you at all times, helping to translate and taking memorable photos of you with the lovable pandas.
9:00–10:00am,Clean the panda enclosures. Panda keepers need to supply fresh bamboo to these national treasures three times a day. The pandas usually eat only 30% of the bamboo, wasting 70% of it. You will need to sweep out the leftovers and replace it with fresh bamboo, as well as clean out the feces.
10:00am–11:00am,Take a break and tour around the panda base. There are about 10 pandas in the base and some of them were born abroad, including the most popular Tai Shan, who arrived from the U.S. in 2010. Have a relaxing walk in the well-paved base and listen to the legendary stories of these pandas. You will also have a chance to meet four naughty red pandas.
11:00–11:30,Feed a panda. Pandas are supplied with panda cakes, apples, and carrots four times a day. The panda keepers will show you how to feed a panda with your own hands at close proximity.
11:30–13:00,Have lunch and a rest. A simple Chinese lunch is included in the panda keepers’ canteen. Usually there are two meat dishes and one vegetable dish. Rice and porridge are also provided. It is highly recommended for you to prepare some snacks in case you do not like the food there. After lunch, you can walk around to continue exploring or have a rest in the volunteer office or the resting room, where benches are provided.
13:00–14:00,Watch a panda movie that lasts for about 40 minutes. You will see a special documentary about how the shy pandas mate, give birth, grow up, and are returned to the wild.
14:00–15:00,More cleaning and feeding. The bamboo you supplied in the morning will have become dry by the afternoon. Remove it and replace it with fresh bamboo. Then feed the pandas with some more panda cakes and apples.
15:00–15:30,Get a certificate. The volunteer work ends here and you will receive a certificate for this unforgettable day. Say goodbye to the pandas you.
15:30 - 18:30,Your guide and driver will escort you back to your hotel in Chengdu and you will arrive at hotel,the end tour.