Chengdu is the homeland of pandas and the paradise for panda lovers. This full-day tour takes you to Chengdu famous panda-related spots like Panda Base, Panda Post and Panda Sculpture to have a wonderful Panda Experience.
What to Expect
Kicking off in the morning, a professional tour guide and private driver will pick you up from your hotel at 08:00 am. Firstly transfer to visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda, also known as Panda Base, home to nearly 50 giant pandas and red pandas. The environment here is exquisitely designed with luxurious stands of bamboo. You will catch pandas' feeding time at around 9:30 am, as they are most active at this time of day. There you will see lovely furry giant pandas of all ages eating and playing with each other. Then you can watch a 20-minute video to learn about giant panda research and breeding in a small theater.
Lunch will be at your own expense, you may ask the tour guide to get some advice and enjoy authentic Sichuan cuisine in a local restaurant. Then tour guide will escort you to Wide and Narrow Alleys, not far from where you will find the Panda Post. It is the only postal service in the world with the giant panda as its theme, where you can buy everything featuring the giant panda, from stamps, postcards, albums, envelopes to toys and souvenirs. You can have the postcards stamped with the panda logo in various forms and sent to your family, relatives and friends anywhere in the world by the theme post office, which also boasts its own post code of 610088.
Later, head to Chunxi Road to take photos with the largest Panda Sculpture created by preeminent artist Lawrence Argent, which will be a very interesting experience. At the end of the tour, the guide and driver will transfer you back to the hotel.
- Private air-conditioned car/van
- Licensed professional driver
- English-speaking tour guide
- Bottled water
- Entrance fee
- Fuel surcharge and tax
- Hotel pick-up and drop off