PK-01: 1 Day Panda Keeper
7:00: Hotel Pick Up
In the early morning, our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Chengdu around 07:00 am and drive 1.5 hours to Dujiangyan Panda Base to fulfill your once-in-lifetime panda volunteer work.
Arrive at Dujiangyan Panda Base around 08:30 am. Learn the safty announcement and sign the security agreement. Put on work clothes and gloves, wear volunteer pass card before go the work place. You will be led by experienced keepers and told matters needed attention.
9:00 - 10:00: Honorable Panda Keeper
Volunteers involve in panda volunteer work, including carrying out old bamboos, picking up droppings, cleaning up panda enclosures, carrying in fresh bamboos leaves and shoots, etc.
10:00-11:00: Wonderful Panda Tour
Take a visit to other panda enclosures, walk around the panda base for more giant pandas and red pandas. You may see them sitting on the grass, climbing trees, playing together and even fighting. Bring out your camera to take awesome photos and vedios about them.
11:00-11:30: Regardful Panda Feeding
Feed the giant pandas with panda cake or other food, like carrot, bamboo shoot and apple. Know their eating behaviros and diet and have very close interaction with the cute bears.
11:30-13:00: Lunch & Break Time
Have lunch with the staff and other volunteers in the restaurant and take a short break.
13:00-14:00: Watch Panda Documentary
Watch a panda documentary that shows the scientic facts about the endangered species, to understand how humans protect them and how we may live in harmony with them.
14:00-14:50: Panda Feeding
Clean the panda enclosure and feed the panda again.
14:50-15:30: Panda Nutritionist
Volunteers can personally prepare food for the pandas and also make the panda cake.
15:30-16:00: Finish Volunteer Work
After the full day's panda volunteer experience, you'll get the panda volunteer certificate and souvenirs. Before you leave, catch the last moment to say goodbye to the lovely creatures. Later, your guide and driver will escort you to your hotel in Chengdu.