Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Half-Day Chengdu Panda Breeding Center Tour with Optional Baby Panda Holding. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
Everything was truly amazing, from my tour guide Andie (she's awesome; request her if you can, and tip her well, she's a wealth of knowledge and really sweet, with a very good command of English) to Sam, who ensured I got the airport on time after the tour. It seems pricey up front, but if you are a fan of pandas, this will be something you remember for the rest of your life. Can't recommend this highly enough.
Booked from the UK before we left, this visit was added to a different two week tour with another provider and it worked perfectly. The guide, a Panda Research Centre employee, met us at our hotel 10 minutes early, we picked up the only other couple on our tour and arrived at the Panda Research Centre ahead of the crowds. Our guide was enthusiastic, very informative and well worth the price for the trip. We had ample time to visit all the available viewing sites and he even arranged for us to meet up with our "parent" tour group who were on a locally arranged visit. It wasn't till we compared notes afterwards that we discovered what good value the Viator visit was! And, of course, the Pandas were captivating - busy eating and playing happily. We would recommend this visit to anyone lucky enough to be in Chengdu during a China holiday, but do go early - Pandas are morning creatures!
Seeing the Pandas was a once in a lifetime day. Our guide, Andy, was very informative and helped us have a great day.
Kevin was my tour guide and arrived right on time speaking wonderful English!! Making a last minute booking I did not know if it went through and it did thanks to Viator as this was to be a one time adventure. The tour was so informative and easily laid out and timing perfect. He was a great help with getting me in for the picture and on the end gave us a suggestion for the evening. Again with a pick up on time went to the opera and he arranged perfect front seats for one of the best entertainment shows Ever! We were thrilled with Kevin and the tour, money very well spent.
They picked us up from our hotel right to the park.....this is a plus since we are English speaking and catching a cab is difficult. They reserve was beautiful in a very busy city.
The tour was fantastic. Our guide, Kevin, was brilliant! Great with our kids (ages 7 and 10). Provided loads of great information and was a lovely guy. The pandas were amazing. While the cost of the baby panda holding is very high - it was amazing. A once in a lifetime experience. Would highly recommend this tour.
An awesome experience! The English-speaking tour guide and driver were superb! Holding a baby panda gives you such a wonderful feeling that cannot be described! Well worth the extra donation! Definitely don't hesitate booking a tour through Viator!!
I could not ask for anything else. I was picked up on time by my guide and driver. They were very nice people, I had an amazing time. It was pricy but since it was a dream of mine, it was worth it every penny.
Wow! Loved the tour and our picture with the panda! Had a terrific tour guide :) Lunch and the town we went to on the way back was great as well.
I made a mistake of booking at the wrong date, a day later, I got mixed up with the dates. I didn't even realized I booked the wrong date just when I was waiting for pick up and I called them to ask why they weren't there that I realized I booked it a day after. I was so nervous but with no questions asked, they immediately had someone picked us up and the tour guide was there already too. Very accommodating. I was there for one day only so I couldn't afford to miss the tour. Thanks to people of Viator my one day vacation in Chengdu was a success! Everything was perfect. The tour guide Ms. GREEN was so nice and knowledgeable. The trip was absolutely perfect. I don't think there's any other tour company comparable to the greatness of Viator tours. Highly recommended.
Wonderful tour guide, comfortable cars, safe drivers. Probably the best escorted tour I've been on. The guide was knowledgeable, helpful, went out of her way to make sure I didn't miss anything, but also gave me time to myself and quiet time in the car to relax during a longer drive. Excellent.