At about 8AM you will be picked up from your hotel by
your English speaking guide and driver. We will then
drive to Chengdu's premier attraction, the
Giant Panda Breeding
Research Base. The base is located on Futoushan
Mountain in the northern suburbs of the city. The Giant
Panda Museum is located at the base, and it is the
world’s only museum that focuses entirely on the
critically endangered giant panda. The
collection includes displays of panda habitat
and of pictures of pandas, and there are many scientific
displays that give visitors a comprehensive education on
their characteristics, habitat and distribution in the
wild, and China’s conservation and breeding efforts.
The Giant Panda Museum houses the captivating giant panda specimens,
fossils and dissected pandas. Specimens of panda food is
displayed, and the museum also houses many large
true-to-life exhibits of giant pandas in their natural
environment in ancient times and in their present
endangered wild habitats in Qin Ling, Liangshan
Mountain, Xiang Ling, Min Shan and Qiulai Mountain.
These true-to-life exhibits cover an area of about 300
square meters. The museum educates visitors on their
evolutionary history, their ancient and present
distribution in the wild, and their current situation as
an endangered species, as well as on the present purpose
and focus of scientific research. You will see that the
Chinese government is making a concerted effort both to
protect this endangered animal and its habitat and to
promote public awareness and appreciation of this animal
that is beloved by people all over the world.
After a few hours exploring the base you will be driven
back to your hotel in Chengdu, ending your tour.
Included in tour price:
1. Hotel pick-up & drop-off service,
2. English-speaking tour guide.
3. Air-conditioned tour van or bus.
4. Entrance tickets to the attractions as listed in the
Not included in tour price:
1. All additional expenses not listed as included in the
2. Tips/gratuities to the guide and driver for a