Fodor's Expert Review Giant Panda Breeding Research Base

Chengdu Zoo/Aquarium

The Giant Panda Breeding Research Base is worth the 45-minute drive (from the center of Chengdu) to walk the peaceful bamboo groves, snap pictures of the lolling pandas, and catch a glimpse of the tiny baby pandas that are born with startling regularity. Crews of scientists help pandas breed and care for the young in a safe, controlled environment. Visit early in the morning, when the pandas are most active. To get here, book a driver through your hotel for Y300 to Y400 round-trip. A taxi will cost about Y80 each way depending how well you bargain.

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26 Jiefang Rd.
Chengdu, Sichuan  China


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Rate Includes: Y58

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