Where to see Giant Pandas in China?
Where to see Giant Pandas in Sichuan?
You can see giant pandas in the Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Centre. Natural habitats have been created to provide the best possible environment for rearing and breeding the adorable creatures. It is the Chinese government’s main research base for endangered wildlife in China. There are over 100 giant pandas among the other rare, wild animals, like the red panda and the black and white necked crane, living on the site designed with 96% natural coverage.
You can be a day volunteer with the Panda Keeper Program inDujiangyan Panda Base, to get closer with the Giant Pandas, including feeding and learning about the important panda conservation work in China.
The centre accepts up to 30 volunteers aged between 12 to 65 daily. Application has to be done 2 weeks in advance with the Application Form and Health Examinations Form (valid medical certificate and signature).
A selection of tours for inspiration
China Group Tour Nature
Essential Plus Panda
This Essential Plus Panda tour visits the Giant Pandas in their natural habitat, Zhujiajiao and the must-see cities of Beijing, Xian and Shanghai.
China Group Tour Rail
Private: China Rail Discovery
There are now many bullet trains in operation in China, which provide an interesting way to see more of the countryside and scenery away from the big cities.
China Tailor Made Family
China Family Tour
Explore classic china with family-friendly hotels and activities including Shanghai Disneyland!
China Group Tour Cruise
Private: Cruise and Panda
For those with more time in China the Cruise and Panda tour means you can combine the golden route of Beijing, Xian and Shanghai with a Yangtze Cruise and Giant Panda visit.