10 Things You Need To Know About Doing Dujiangyan Panda Volunteer From ChengDu
|Time Frame||2016 DuJiangYan Panda Volunteer Program|
|8:30AM-09:00PM||Register and finish the payment,.take a photo for certifacate|
|09:00PM-10:00AM||clean the enclosure;collect the poopoo;and dump into trash bucket
wash the panda house and mop the floor;
smash the bamboo.
|11:00AM-11:30AM||Feeding the panda|
|12:00AM-13:00PM||Free Time;You could visit around or have a rest at office|
|13:00AM-14:00PM||Watch panda film in the office|
|14:15AM-14:30PM||Feeding the panda|
|14:30PM-14:45PM||Making panda cake|
|14:45PM-15:00PM||Present the certificate;end up!|
being a panda volunteer is an amazing experience,(clean the encloseure,collect the panda poopoo,feed the panda face to face,make the panda cake…) Participant will learn much more about panda from insider’s perspective.
When you apply the panda volunteer, keep the following things in mind,you will have a better understanding about this once of your life opportunity
1)How to apply panda volunteer
Just contact us via email:email@example.com ,we will first check the availability then help you to reserve the spot of panda volunteer work.Since there are limited quota,WestChinaGo Travel highly recommend you to plan your panda volunteer trip in advance, especially during busy season(May-October).
2)Age limit of being panda volunteer
The participant’s age should be between 12-65 years old,including 12-year-old&65-year-old
3)What kind of material need to prepare to be panda volunteer
In order to prevent panda from infectious disease,applicant need to prepare the health certificate，WestChinago Travel will provide the health certificate form and guide you to fill out the form.
4)How much dose the panda volunteer cost
The cost of panda volunteer is 700rmb/person.（≈115 usd）charged by dujiangyan panda base （not by westchinago travel）, which is officially standard rate,and no extra fee, Due to the remote location,the credit card service in Dujiangyan Panda Base is not stable,WestChinaGo Travel recommend participant to prepare cash to pay the panda volunteer on site.
5)Where to do panda volunteer
Now Dujiangyan Panda Base is the only place offers panda volunteer program.It locates 60 KM(1.5h driving distance)out of Chengdu,in a pretty remote area near Mt.Qingcheng.
6)How to get to Dujiangyan Panda Base?
- To work as panda volunteer,need to arrive in Dujiangyan Panda Base before 9am.It locates in remote area about 1.5h driving distance out of Chengdu.
- There is no direct public bus opeates from Chengdu to Dujiangyan Panda Base.Panda volunteer work starts at 9am,
- in order to be on time,rent a car is the most efficient way to maximize the flexibility of your unique panda day.
- WestChinaGo offers private transportation service including English speaking driver,the price will be 700rmb/5-seat car.
- Our English speaking driver will not only drive you there,but also will play the role of tour guide to arrange the panda volunteer work and show you around,most important,
- he will help you to take many pictures while you do panda volunteer work,at the end of the tour,drive you back to Chengdu.
7) What to expect to be panda volunteer
To be panda volunteer,You will learn much more about panda from insider’s perspective and gain hand-on experience.You will have a chance to clean the cage and panda poopoo,prepare bamboo,feed the panda face to face with your own hand,make yummy panda cake ,in the end,will recieve the panda volunteer certificate.For the detail schedule,please kindly click the link:dujiangyan panda tour
8) Can participants take picture with panda while doing the panda volunteer work?
Yes.”picture-taking with panda”program starts at 10:30am,meanwhile,for panda volunteer,there is a resting period from 10am to 11am,participant can make use of the resting time to join” the picture-taking with panda” program
P.S:The cost of picture-taking with panda is 1800rmb/person,（≈300 usd）need to reserve in advance as well.
9) Do I need a guide?
If you travel with WestChinaGo,our English speaking driver will be very helpful.In addition,during the panda volunteer work,the English speaking staff in Dujiangyan Panda Base will be on site to enhance the communication between volunteer workers and keepers.Base on cost saving,it’s not very necessary to hire a guide.
10) Things to know before you go
- a.Panda is adorable,however,animal is animal,please follow the instruction of the staff when work as panda volunteer.
- b.The shedule of panda volunteer may sbuject to change according to the actual situation
- c.Taking picture with panda is totally depend on the availability of panda,if there were any unexpected change,WestChinaGo travel will inform you at least 1 day in advance.
To be panda volunteer should be on every panda lovers’ bucket list as it offers unique hand-on experience with Chinese national treasure-Panda,the wonderful memory will last forever.If you are planning a panda volunteer trip,please do not hesitate to contact WestChinaGo Travel,it’s our great honor to help you to make your big panda day happen.