-Spend the day with pandas as a Panda Keeper!
-Feed the Giant Panda twice a day!
-Learn more about China’s pandas up close and personal. Spend half a day getting to know the Middle Kingdom’s most cuddly denizen at the Wolong Gengda Panda Base while working together in the panda enclosures with the panda keepers as a volunteer.
Wolong Gengda Panda Base
6:30 a.m. Chengdu hotel/airport/train station pickup
You will be picked up from your hotel in Chengdu or airport or train station then taken to the panda base.
9:00 a.m. Arrive at Wolong Gengda Panda Base
Arrive at Gengda Panda Base in Gengda Town. Register as a Panda Base volunteer. Your experience will consist of working closely with the pandas and panda keepers in their enclosures. In the morning, your main jobs will be to clean the panda enclosures, prepare bamboo and feed the pandas.
12:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. More panda keeper activities
Clean the enclosure and feed the pandas again and make notes about their afternoon activities. Learn about the animal from the experts and get a certificate acknowledging your work as a panda volunteer.
Then back to the office to make panda cakes. Your cakes will be food of the pandas for the next day!
3:00 p.m. Depart for Chengdu
5:30 p.m. arrive your hotel