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Volunteer China Pandas

  • 11Day(s)
  • Trip Code: STPEKPAN

This gem of a voluntour will see you getting up close and personal with very cute and very endangered pandas in Dujiangyan. You'll also have time to tick off some of China's most iconic attractions including the phenomenal Terracotta Warriors and Great Wall. Limber up for the ultimate Kung Fu lesson from Shaolin monks and then zen out at Buddhist hotspot, Dharma Caves. Finish up in Beijing for a tour of the Olympic Stadium and reee-lax!

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Day 1: Chengdu to Dujiangyan

Transfer from your Chengdu hostel to Dujiangyan Panda Research Centre. Meet with a representative from the park for an orientation.

Day 2 - 4: Dujiangyan

For the next few mornings, you'll be feeding the pandas and cleaning their enclosures. Come the afternoon, help the rangers with whatever needs doing.

Day 5: Dujiangyan to Chengdu

Wave goodbye to the pandas and collect your certificate from the reserve in recognition for your efforts. After lunch, meet the rest of your group and return to Chengdu.

Day 6: Xi'an

Arrive in Xi'an, meet your guide and take your pick from optional activities including a bike ride atop the Ming Dynasty city walls. Then, explore the city's Muslim quarter, Great Mosque and Silk Road market.

Day 7: Xi'an

Take the morning to marvel at the world-famous Terracotta Warriors. Then, in the afternoon there's the option of volunteering at a soup kitchen for the homeless or at a care home for the disabled.

Day 8 - 9: Dengfeng

Learn Kung Fu with esteemed Shaolin Masters in the Shaolin Temple area. Enjoy a whistlestop Mandarin lesson and hike to Dharma Cave, a spiritual spot for Buddhist pilgrims with knock-out views.

Day 10 - 11: Beijing

Arrive in Beijing and head to the Great Wall for a hike towards your campsite for the evening. Start your final day with a stunning sunrise, then return to Beijing for a visit to the Olympic Stadium, plus a mind-bending acrobatics performance, marking the close of your trip.

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  • TRIP NAME: VOLUNTEER CHINA PANDAS
  • DURATION: 11 DAYS
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  • TRIP CODE: STPEKPAN
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You will visit

  • China

Is this for me?

  • Trip Style: Volunteer
  • Physical Demands: You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.

What's included?

  • Shared accommodation
  • Breakfasts at Panda Centre
  • Airport pick up
  • Project transfers