Dujiangyan Panda Base
Dujiangyan Panda Base is located in Mount Qingcheng town, Dujiangyan city. It was built with the support of Hong Kong government. And it is the first research base where the wild giant panda is the only rescue object of study in China. This base is built according to the standard of three star green building design award and is close to Giant Panda Habitat World Heritage Area. The natural environment and climate are suitable for Giant Panda’s living. A various of bamboos are also available here to meet pandas’ diet demand.
Dujiangyan Panda Base Transportation
Dujiangyan Panda base is about 60 km away from Chengdu downtown. It takes about 1 hours by car from Chengdu to there. Visitors also can choose to take high-speed rail from Chengdu to Dujiangyan which only takes half an hour.
Volunteering at Dujiangyan Panda Base
Dujiangyan Panda Base is a research base mainly for the rescue and disease prevention and control of giant pandas. Therefore, volunteer service is needed in this base. Visitors can apply for Panda Volunteer Program and then they can spend more time with pandas, taking care of them with the help of the professional keepers. By this chance, volunteers can clean the pandas’ enclosure, sweep out their excrement, make their nutritious food under the instruction of the professional keepers and feed pandas. Besides, volunteers can also choose by themselves to enjoy the Panda Holding Program which will charge extra money and the money will be donated to panda protection fund. After doing these jobs, you will watch a documentary movie about pandas, which will tell you more information about pandas. At the end of this volunteer program, volunteers will get the Panda Volunteer Certificate issued by the Panda Conservation and Research Center.
Dujiangyan Panda Base is the only panda base that provides the opportunity for visitors to have close interaction with pandas, such as holding pandas, taking photos with pandas. Visitors need to pay extra money for such experience which will be donated to panda protection funds.
Dujiangyan Panda Base Entrance Fee
Full ticket: 60 RMB
Dujiangyan Panda Base Accommodation
Visitors can choose to live in either Dujiangyan downtown or Chengdu downtown. The accommodation in both places is very convenient and different price ranges of hotels are available, such as 100-200 RMB per room; 200-300 RMB per room; 300-600RMB per room and above 600RMB per room.