10-day China Panda Tour

Tour code: ETC-B54
Destinations: Beijing > Chengdu > Ya'an > Chengdu > Shanghai
This Tour features interesting and enjoyable panda experience in Chengdu but also includes the famous sites in Beijing & Shanghai. The Mutianyu Great Wall, Forbidden City and thriving the Bund & Nanjing Road also worth a visit.
Detailed Itinerary
1Arrival in Beijing (No Meal)
Our guide will meet you at Beijing Airport after your arrival and transfer you to the hotel.
2Beijing (B, L, D)

Private escorted tour to the most famous and representative square - Tiananmen Square, that is the heart of Beijing and the world's largest city center square. Then go to the Forbidden City, which is officially known as the Imperial Palace Museum and has a long history over 500 years. After visiting it, we go to Temple of Heaven which is one of Beijing's most impressive sites in terms of architecture, color and significance and was used by Emperor to communicate directly with Heaven. At night, a delicious and special Peking duck dinner is included.

The solemn Forbidden City

3Beijing (B, L)

Private escorted tour by round-way cable car to Mutianyu Great Wall - the largest construction scale and best quality among all sections of Great Wall that connects with Jiankou in the west and Lianhuachi and Jinshanling in the east. After climbing the Great Wall, take a pedicab tour to Hutong (Beijing's traditional alleyways), an interesting place where you can see the local people's way of life. The name of a Hutong represents its origin, location or history. It is in these gray-tiled long lanes that families play, buy goods, gossip, and connect. 

Hutong rickshaw tour

4Beijing - Chengdu (B, L)

Visit the Panda House at Beijing Zoo. Transfer to fly to Chengdu. Be met and transferred to the hotel.

Giant Panda Center of Beijing Zoo

5Chengdu - Ya'an (B, L)

Drive (about 3 hrs) to the Bifengxia Panda Base in Ya'an City, where you will apply for the necessary permit and sign an agreement. Then you will get the special working uniform, gloves etc., and learn how to work as a panda volunteer. Overnight stay at a local guesthouse near the reserve.

Entrance of Bifengxia Giant Panda Base

6Ya'an - Chengdu (B, L)

Enjoy a happy full-day work in the panda base. In the afternoon, drive back to Chengdu.

Fresh Bamboos for the Pandas at Bifengxia Panda Base

7Chengdu - Shanghai (B, L)

Visit Jinsha Cultural Relics Museum - a large park complex covering 74 acres with big flat and spread-out modern-looking buildings that contains 3,000 years-old artifacts, which was claimed as the first important archaeological find in China at the beginning of 21 century. After a visit to Qingyang Daoist Temple, wander in Jinli Old Street, transfer to the airport and fly to Shanghai. Be met and transferred to the hotel.

Stone Bridge in Jinli Old Street

8Shanghai (B, L)

Visit the Yu Garden, the only fully restored classical Chinese garden which was inaugurated in the Ming dynasty and has a total area of 20,000 square meters that demonstrates perfectly the sophisticated art and create a world in miniature. Then proceed to other interesting attractions as Shanghai Urban Exhibition, Pudong area and Oriental Pearl Tower. After that, wander along the famous Bund to appreciate the modern and historical atmosphere there with the breeze blowing from Huangpu River. Then go shopping and take a glimpse of the bustling shopping center Nanjing Road. Optional Acrobatic Show at night.

The Bund by night

9Shanghai (B)
Free day for your own exploration.
10Shanghai Departure (B)

Transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination.

End of service.

Guide Price
As all of our holidays are tailor-made it isn’t possible to give an exact price on the web-site as the final cost is dependant on a number of factors. These include the number of people in your party, the season you travel, the standard of hotel (we offer a variety of standards from three-star to super-luxurious) and duration of your trip. Contact our sales people for the detailed price of this tour package.
Included Services
  • Private transfers airport/hotel/airport;
  • Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide;
  • Accommodations with daily breakfast;
  • Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner;
  • Domestic flights and trains listed;
  • Admission fees.
Non-included Services
  • Visa arrangement;
  • Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg);
  • Personal expense;
  • Any meals not specified as "B, L or D"
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers.
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