Welcome to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (hereafter Chengdu Panda Base) is a non-profit organization engaged in wildlife research, captive breeding, conservation education, and educational tourism.
 
Due to its research and commitment to animal health and welfare, 124 giant panda cubs have been born to Chengdu Panda Base in 85 litters, 88 survived and now we have 83. To assist other institutions holding giant pandas Chengdu Panda Base provides technical support and send our experts to assist with care, rearing, and breeding. So that all giant panda researchers can share their knowledge, Chengdu Panda Base hosts the Giant Panda Annual Technical Meeting, inviting researchers from all over the world to share information to improve captive management for the conservation of giant pandas.
 
The Chengdu Panda Base covers an area of 106 hectares. Red pandas, golden monkeys and other wild and/or endangered species live and breed here.
 
Souvenir Store—Home of the Giant Panda 
Its design fits in well with buildings surrounding the gate, which provides tourists not only a convenient passway but also a sufficient viewing area. 
     
The store is externally decorated with brown wood material with in a style perfectly befitting the scenery around the gate and the buildings in the Base, which well delivers the ecological concept of the Base. Inside, the store is designed with a rational layout. Shelves and articles are kept in order. Our store staff serve in a manner of hospitality and politeness are friendly and helpful, and speak both Chinese and English, which makes both domestic and foreign tourists feel comfortable at shopping.
     
Also, there are signs at conspicuous various places in the store to explain the services available for tourists. 
 
Shopping Zone Area in the Tourist Service Center 
On the left side in tourist service center, the shopping zone area is designed with an open style, moderate area and various functions. Wood shelves are functionally arranged in a compact and rational pattern, and filled with souvenirs with traditional Chinese characteristics on which are well sorted and easily visible to tourist’s eyes, presenting a space-saving and comfortable shopping environment.
 
Giant Panda Bookstore
The bookstore is located beside the Panda Storybook Cinema. It has a compact architectural style that well fits well with the layout of Panda Storybook Cinema. Inside, the layout of the bookstore is simple and clear, functional books are placed in order. The wooden appearance is in harmony with the scenery in the Base, presenting a primitive natural and ecological style.
 
Giant Panda Catering Facilities 
There are is a Chinese dining room, open teahouse and grocery and convenience stores. The Chinese dining room can accommodate 200 people at one time. Skilled chefs are employed serving. Traditional Sichuan food is the main supply, besides, as well as various food packages for other dining options for tourism and meetings, and banquets of different levels are also offered. The open teahouse can receive accommodate 100 people for one time. It is an ideal place for tourists to spend a relaxing afternoon.
 
Admission fee: RMB 58/person
 
Opening hours: 08:00-18:00
 
Transportation
1. Chengdu Xinnanmen Bus Station (Chengdu Tourism Distributing Center): Take the Tour Bus Special Line No.902 to go directly to the Panda Base;
 
2. Take the No.1, 45, 63, 69, 70, 71, 83, 82, 49 or 60 to Chengdu Qinglongchang Bus Station, then transfer to the No.107 or No.532 to get the Panda Base;
 
3. Visitors can take a taxi to get the Panda Base as well. It will cost approximately RMB 30.
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