New born baby panda

New born baby panda

Existing in some form or another for at least 8 million years, Giant Panda is a living fossil which has been given the title Image Ambassador of WWF

Little panda playing in enclosure

Little panda playing in enclosure

Giant Panda is known as one of the most adorable animals in the world for its round face, large dark circles around its eyes, chubby body, typical pigeon-toed stride, as well as paws as sharp as a scalpel.

Panda is eating bamboo shoots

Panda is eating bamboo shoots

At present pandas have evolved to feed on bamboo, which now accounts for 99% of their food, while their pristine teeth and alimentary canal enable them to still be classified in Carnivora.

Best Panda Tours

China Panda Tour has provided services for lots of panda-lovers. Some of them spent a whole week to take care of the Giant Panda, some stood behind a tree for a full day only to grasp a nice photo of it, even there were persons happy to cry when holding a baby panda in their arms. In China, Chengdu is the most easily accessible main city to get to 4 panda bases: Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Dujiangyan Panda Park (70 km from Chengdu), Ya'an Bifengxia Panda Base (170 km from Chengdu) and Wolong China Panda Reserve  (130 km from Chengdu). Our Best Panda Tours include more than lovely pandas, but with China's picturesque landscapes, religion & culture.

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*Hot Panda Tour Packages

Feed pandas with your hand

Work for pandas as keepers

From: US$ 288p/p

Dujiangyan Panda Garden

Short-stay in Chengdu

Lovely pandas

From: US$ 56p/p

Chengdu Panda Base

Work for pandas as keepers

Feed pandas with your hand

From: US$ 298p/p

Ya'an Bifengxia Panda Base

Martial Art Culture

Giant Panda's hometown

From: US$ 1,186p/p


Work for pandas as keepers

Feed pandas with your hand

From: US$ 314p/p

Wolong Gengda Panda Nature Reserve

History & Culture

Giant Panda & Nature

From: US$ 1,595p/p


*Four Main Panda Bases in Sichuan


Chengdu Panda Base

Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding

Chengdu Panda Base was created on behalf of six sick and hungry giant pandas that were rescued in the 1980s. It has bred 172 fetuses and 261 giant pandas, and the number of existing giant pandas has hit 176 (as of Jan.25, 2017) due to technological innovation. These captive giant pandas are the largest artificial breeding population in the world, who are of exceptional genetic quality as well as positive individual and behavioral health conditions. 


Wolong China Panda Garden

Wolong Shenshuping Base of CCRCGP

Wolong China Giant Panda Garden, or Shenshuping Base, was rebuilt by China Giant Panda Research and Protection Center after the Wenchuan earthquake in 2008. It is located in Shenshuping -- yellow lawn area, Gengda Town, Wolong National Nnature Reserve, Sichuan Province, covering an area of about 150 hectares. Currently, there are more than 50 giant pandas in this base, including 19 baby pandas born in 2017.


Dujiangyan Panda Park

Dujiangyan Base of CCRCGP

It was built in 2011 with financial support from the Hong Kong SAR government and opened in March 2013. Located in Shiqiao village, Qingcheng Mountain Town, Dujiangyan, it is with excellent ecological environment that plenty of edible bamboo and pollution-free water source. It has six functional zones: rescue and quarantine; disease control and research; rehabilitation, training and feeding; reception and education; natural vegetation and service.


Ya'an Bifengxia Panda Base

Ya'an Bifengxia Base of CCRCGP

It is located in Bifengxia scenic area, Ya'an City where the air, water and other natural ecological conditions are very superior. The base owns scientific research center, giant panda hospital, breeding center, giant panda exhibition center and staff support center. Ya'an Bifengxia Panda Base is home to more than 300 wild giant pandas and 70 captive pandas that live happily there.

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About Panda Keeper Program

Now in Dujiangyan, Wolong and Ya'an panda bases there are Panda Keeper Experience Program for visitors to join in. If you are aged between 12-65, and are healthy/willing to do the keeper's work, you can try this interesting program. Panda bases provide 1-day to multi-day Panda Volunteer Work for panda lovers, and China Panda Tour has cooperation with all of them, offering you best panda tour with simplified procedures and considerate service.


Which panda base to go

If you only do sightseeing in Chengdu and want a leisure time there, Chengdu Panda Base is the best choice. If you want to visit Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Mt.Qingcheng, or Mt.Siguniang, you can choose Dujiangyan Panda Park or Wolong Panda Garden. If you travel to west Sichuan areas and will pass by Ya'an, you can choose Ya'an Bifengxia Panda Base. If you want to experience Panda Keeper Program, Dujiangyan/Wolong/Ya'an bases are depending on your choices, or contact us for advise.


Panda Keeper Reservation

All our Panda Tours are flexible in departure dates, travel length and time. China Panda Tour always provides services to visitors that coming to Chengdu only for a half-day with the panda. So we accept any possible schedule as we can, to meet your desire. However there are limited seats for the Panda Keeper Program each day, better to confirm with our travel consultant whether the program is available before you do the booking with us. 

Over the past 30 years, through a series of innovative scientific research, China's Panda Bases have tackled problems in key technologies including artificial feeding and management of captive giant pandas, breeding and cub feeding, disease control and population genetic management, breaking technological bottlenecks. There are four main panda based located in Sichuan, Giant Panda's hometown. They are Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding and Dujiangyan, Wolong, Ya'an bases of China Conservation & Research Center for the Giant Panda (CCRCGP). Among the bases, Chengdu Panda Base and Dujiangyan base are mainly for pandas' breeding, while Wolong base for wild release, Ya'an base for protection, overseas returnees and pension. As to travelers, Chengdu Panda Base is probably the easiest base to get to, and Dujiangyan base is the one most convenient for panda lovers to experience a panda keeper's work.


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