Animal lovers, adventure seekers, professionals and families are welcome to join us and make a difference by volunteering with animals. Come and meet new people, be part of a meaningful work project and learn about the fascinating culture of Pandas.
In Chengdu, Sichuan the hometown of the giant pandas, volunteers provide support to the survival of the Giant Panda species, China’s national treasure. Based in the Sichuan province, which is said to be the birthplace of Chinese Taoism, volunteers can spend one week or two at a natural reserve which is focused on habitat restoration, rehabilitation and veterinary care for captive and wild pandas. The basecamp includes a panda hospital, medical lab, panda kitchen, educational center, staff housing and 40 enclosures. The camp is spread over 130 acres complete with a vast bamboo forest and scenic green surroundings. The six areas of focus include rescue/quarantine areas, disease control/prevention and research, rehabilitation/training area.
- Observing behavior for research and analysis
- Year round program, you choose any date
- From 1 to 3 weeks option
- Safe, friendly and customized for 1 volunteer up to large groups
- Always under the supervision of our local staff
Day One: Airport pick up and overnight in Chengdu. Health/Safety briefing with staff
Day Two: Chengdu city tour (Jinsha Museum), transportation to panda center. Welcome dinner
Day Three: Orientation with staff: project work explained, tasks assigned
Day Four: Full day with the pandas
Day Five: Full day with the pandas
Day Six: Full day with the pandas
Day 7-14 or 21: Transfer back to Chengdu Airport.