The giant panda is beloved by people from all over the world. It is a symbol of world biodiversity conservation, peace and friendship. The giant panda is also nature's gift to the province of Sichuan. It is a special and highly valued resouce in Sichuan.All local and foreign visitors enjoy the beauty of giant pandas. They are also deeply concerned with the current status and future of giant pandas.
Giant pandas at the Chengdu Research Base live in large naturalistic habitats, which help the visitor to understand how these animals live in the wild . It is an excellent recreational area and a highlight of any visit to Chengdu.
The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is located in the northern suburb of Chengdu on Futou Hill. It is 10 km from downtown Chengdu, and can be reached by the Panda Road.
Many types of bamboo, trees, and flowers thrive at the Research Base.Several species of birds also make their home there. The human-made structures have been designed to blend well with the natural scenery. Endangered species such as giant pandas, red pandas, and black-necked cranes reproduce well at the Research Base. Also located at the Research Base is the Giant Panda Museum which provides interesting educational information about a variety of species native to China. Eighty five percent of the habitat for endangered species native to China. Eighty five percent of the wild panda population resides in Sichuan. Wild giant pandas can be found in the Chengdu governed areas of Chongzhou, Dujiangyan, Dayi, Pengzhou, and Qionglai.
Admission Fee: RMB 30
Opening Hours: 07:30 to 18:00
Recommended Time for a Visit: About 2 hours
Panda tour recommended
---Half day tour to Panda Breeding and Researching Center in Chengdu
Includes: Round-way transportation , Entrance ticket
Departure time: Daily tour 7:00am--11:30am
---Renting a car or minibus to visit Wolong Panda Center
Includes: Round-way transportation
Excludes: Entrance ticket , driver tips ,food.
Note: In above two tours ,you will have a chance to take photos by holding the pandas.