Volunteer Experience | Environmental & Wildlife
China: Panda Care
Location: Chengdu, China
Duration: 1 week placement only
Start Dates: Project is on-going, and you can join at any time, depending upon availability. Placements start each Monday
Cost: €1,045 Euros for the week – see Costs tab for further details
Includes: all food, accommodation, airport pickup, orientation, in-country support and all project related activities
Does not Include: flights, travel insurance, visas and vaccinations
- Get very close to the amazing pandas, working with staff to help keep them fed, clean and happy
- Flexible placement, tailored according to your interests and abilities.
The panda is one of the most delightful and captivating of animals, and has long been a highly recognised symbol for wildlife conservation. Recently, the Giant Panda was downgraded from the status of endangered, but its future is still very vulnerable. Estimates place the total number of pandas in the world at only about 1600, most of these in Sichuan Province.
You’ll have plenty of time to photograph, and observe the pandas at the base, as you get to understand more about this rare and wonderful species.
Volunteers are needed to help safeguard the future of the Giant Panda in China.
During the first week we’ll introduce you to the other volunteers staying with us; you’ll be able to spend some time getting to know them, and our co-ordinators. You’ll go for a short tour around the local village, and see the beautiful scenery that surrounds it. In the winter months, you can pick the fruits from the trees in the local fields. In the afternoon, we’ll give you an introduction to the language, and teach you some key words and phrases.
Below is a schedule to give you an idea of what the first week will be like. It is only intended to be a rough guide; every schedule can be customised according to your choices.
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