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Chengdu Panda Breeding Center and Historic Private Day Tour (Dufu's Thatched Cottage, Wuhou Temple)

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  • Visit Chengdu’s famous Giant Panda Breeding Center at Mt. Futou, just 10 kilometers north of the city center
  • Spend your morning watching extremely cute giant pandas in their natural habitat
  • Explore historical sites Dufu's Thatched Cottage and Wuhou Temple with a friendly English speaking guide
  • Do as the locals do and travel across Chengdu via public transportation

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What to expect

Complete your visit to China with a trip to the country’s premier giant panda sanctuary! A friendly, English-speaking guide will meet you at your hotel early morning and bring you the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. The base is located just 10 kilometers from the city center at Futou Mountain. It is fully equipped for giant panda breeding, with a baby panda house, several enclosures for adult pandas and cubs, health stations, a giant panda museum, and a laboratory. The base aims to create a simulation of the panda's wildlife environment so they can be eventually released to further the preservation of this endangered species. After spending your morning surrounded by these cute creatures, you’ll return to downtown Chengdu for lunch before heading over to Dufu's Thatched Cottage, a memorial museum for one of China's greatest poets. The tour’s last stop is Wuhou Temple, which is dedicated to Zhuge Liang, a famous statesman, ideologist and strategist during the Three Kingdoms Period.

Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Chengdu Panda Base covers an area of 165 acres and takes about 3 hours to explore fully
Dufu's Thatched Cottage
Dufu's Thatched Cottage is both a park and a museum that echoes solemnity, simplicity, elegance, and grace
Wuhou Temple
The current Wuhou Temple was rebuilt in 1672 and is surrounded by old cypresses and classical red walls

Things to note

Insider Tips:

  • Most food and snacks in Chengdu are very spicy so eat with caution
  • Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is quite expansive. You can opt to hire a sightseeing vehicle inside the base for about CNY10 per person


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