Giant Panda Breeding Research Base

A once in a lifetime opportunity

No visit to Chengdu would be complete without a visit to the Panda Breeding Research Centre. With caves, rivers, lakes and bamboo forests, the landscape has been designed specifically to repliacte the panda's natural habitat and visitors can enjoy walking through the park and watching the pandas as they relax, play, eat and drink.

If you time your visit just right you may also be lucky enough to see the mother pandas nursing their cubs. In addition to providing a fantastic tourist attraction, the centre also carries out vital research and breeding programmes to ensure the long term conservation of this incredible species.

Top Tips from our Experts


Destination Specialist

"I would recommend arriving early in the morning to see the Panda's eating their breakfast and playing together as they get sleepy in the afternoon heat"