Chinese giant panda is rare species well-known all over the world.Their existence and future do not only attract national concern but also international people's desire to do something for this endangered species.The Panda Keeper Program provides people who are interested in animal conservation research an opportunity to learn more about giant pandas. The international internship is practiced at Dujiangyan Panda Base. During the experience, you will work with our skilled keepers and researchers to learn about giant pandas and biodiversity conservation, giant panda breeding, research, feeding management and behavior,and will also learn more about Chinese culture and customs.


D 1Panda Keeper Experience at Dujiangyan Panda Base

  • The driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel/hostel at 7:30Am everyday, then drive to Dujiangyan Base of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda.

  • Honorable Keeper: Clean up bamboos, pick up droppings, wash the enclosures, observe and understand the panda's status and living conditions,etc.  It lasts about 2 hours.

  • Science quest: Explore the panda rescue exhibition hall to know aobut stories related with panda rescues. It lasts about 30 minutes.

  • Love Feeding: Personally deliver to the pandas, their delicious 'Cake' and fruits, understand panda's feeding habits. 30 minutes.

  • Panda cinema: Watch a documentary that shows scientific facts about pandas. To understand how humans portcet them, and how we may live in harmony with them. 45 minutes.

  • Panda nutritionist: Prepare food for the pandas and also experience the fun of making the 'Panda's Cake'. 45 mnutes.

  • Panda Class: Inviting our experienced panda experts to share their scientific knowledge with us. 45 minutes

  • Certificate: Get your panda keeper certificate issued after the activities in the panda park.

  • Drive back to Chengdu at about 4:00Pm.

Traffic: Car
Accommodation: Not involved
  • Panda Keeper Experienced

    Panda Keeper Experienced

  • Visit panda

    Visit panda


Dates 1 Person 2 Persons 3-6 Persons 7-9 Persons Single Supplyment
Dec.-Mar. 180 95 70 45 /
Apr.-Nov. 190 100 80 50 /


  • Transfers between Chengdu and Dujiangyan Panda base.

  • English speaking guide.

  • Entrance tickets to Dujiangyan Panda base. 

  • Panda keeper Lunch at the panda base.

  • Panda keeper certificate.


  • Panda Keeper experience cost, RMB900/person.

  • Hotels in Chengdu or Dujiangyan.


  • The tour is only available for people aging from 12 to 65.

  • Participants should be healthy, no infectious diseases. Being a volunteer, you should apply a Health Examination Form one week ahead, it can be any valid medical certificate with doctors' signature or hospital seals issued either in your country or in China. If you need help in applying the Health Examination Form, please feel free to let us know.

  • No jewelry wearing, no perfume spraying when you do the volunteer jobs. Pandas are very smell sensitive, volunteers should avoid using perfume or other odorous articles like mosquito repellent liquid, nail polish, skin care products, makeups, etc. on the working day to be a volunteer.

  • Pre-work Training and Registration:
    Volunteers need to register first at Panda Base office for the Certificate, then, the pre-work training for volunteers will be held before 09:00 a.m, by which volunteers learn more about the program. Volunteers will miss parts of the activity because of late arrival,therefore, you are suggested to get there before 08:30 a.m.

  • Pre-booking & Temporary Cancellation:
    Panda voluntter job is extremely popular program in China,  volunteers are required to reserve the program as early as possilbe, especially during peak seasons (April to October). Any temporary cancellation,  changes in voluntert numbers is required to inform us 2 weeks ahead.

  • For pandas have keen sense of smell, volunteers should avoid using perfume or other odorous articles like mosquito repellent liquid, nail polish, skin care products, makeups, etc. on the volunteer work day. 

  • Volunteers will be served lunches as panda keepers,  if you are allergic to any food please specify to our staff.

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