Wolong National Nature Reserve
Wolong National Nature Reserve,Panda Watching, trekking and tracing the wild giant panda.
Duration: 4 days
Activities: Panda Watching, trekking and tracing the wild giant panda
Route: Chengdu- Wolong Natural Reserve -Chengdu
Attractions: Wolong Nature Reserve panda watching and tracing.
Wolong National Nature Reserve (simplified Chinese: 卧龙自然保护区; traditional Chinese: 臥龍自然保護區; pinyin: Wòlóng Zìránbǎohùqū), also known as Wolong Special Administrative Region (simplified Chinese: 卧龙特别行政区; traditional Chinese: 臥龍特別行政區; pinyin: Wòlóng Tèbié Xíngzhèngqū), is a protected area located in Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province, People’s Republic of China. Established in 1963 with an initial size of about 20,000 hectares, the reserve was further expanded in 1975, covering an area of about 200,000 hectares in the Qionglai Mountains region. There are over 4,000 different species recorded in the reserve. According to China’s Third National Giant Panda Survey, Wolong National Nature Reserve houses about 150 wild individuals of highly endangered giant pandas. The reserve is also a home to many other endangered species including: snow leopards, red pandas, golden monkeys, white-lipped deer and many precious plants. Before the devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake Wolong got up to 200,000 visitors every year.Its area is superseded by the Wolong Special Administrative Region.
* All entrance fees as per in the itinerary
* All transportation in the itinerary by 7 seats Buick MPV or 17-22 seats mini bus.
* Service of English speaking tour guide during all transfers and sightseeing.
* Hotel accommodation based on twin sharing room with the Breakfast in the hotel.
* Chinese visa and Air tickets or train tickets.
Note: If you need our help to booking domestic air tickets or train tickets in China, please inform us in advance and send us your full name on your passport and passport number through email.
* All meals (lunch and dinner).
Note: Our guide can recommend and arrange restaurant for you. When driver and guide working for you. You should pay for their meals
* All optional programs. Such as variety show of “Face changing” and “Flame Spitting-Out” of Sichuan Opera; Tibetan Singing, Dancing and folk custom Show.
* Travel Insurance.
Note: You’d better buy travel insurance in your country before you come to China.
* Gratuities and Tips to driver and tour guide.
* Personal expenses: telephone, laundry, etc.
* Fees due to landslides, road blockade and flights delay.
Arrive in Chengdu, be met at the airport.,Transfer to hotel. As an option in the evening(200CNY extra), enjoy a wonderful variety show of “Face changing” and “Flame Spitting – Out” of Sichuan Opera. Overnight in Chengdu.
From downtown Chengdu, it takes about 4 hours to get to Wolong. Upon arrival in Wolong, check into the hotel. Afternoon visit to the Giant Panda Research Base, funded by WWF (World Wildlife Fund). This base is home to around 40 pandas living in captivity in order to carry out research into their breeding and living habits. Continue on to the Giant Panda Museum, which comprehensively and graphically displays information relating to pandas as well as the flora and fauna of this area. Overnight in Wolong hotel
Wolong Panda Valley, originally called Heroes or Hero Valley, locates in Wolong Nature Reserve, is this only place to trace or track wild pandas and carry out scientific surveys and observation in panda research, Wolong, Sichuan. The Valley is about 3.2 km and about 2050-2800m above sea level. Overnight in Wolong hotel
Drive back to Chengdu On the way, visit Dujiangyan Irrigation System , a UNESCO cultural heritage site, which has benefited the Chengdu Plain for around 2260 years. Overnight in Chengdu.