Bifengxia Panda Base
Bifengxia Panda Base is about
19 km from Ya'an City and 150 kilometers from
Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province.
Extending to about 60 square kilometers, the base
has been long famous for the forest coverage,
waterfalls, river and breathtaking landscapes.
It is the first scenic spot integrating natural
scenic spot and eco-zoo in China, including leisure,
vacation, sightseeing, and entertainment.
In Bifengxia, an ecological wild animal
zoo was built in 1999. For the safety and development
of the captive panda bears, the Chinese government
has invested RMB 27.6 million yuan to build a
panda base there- the Ya'an Bifengxia Base of
China Conservation and Research Center for the
Giant Panda which includes panda research center,
bamboo forest, panda hospital, panda kindergarten,
panda mating and breeding center, panda demonstration
center, rear service center etc.
Bifengxia Panda Base was opened to
the public in 2003. It is located in the altitude
of from 1100m to 1800m and known as the branch
of the China Giant Panda Research and Conservation
Centre in Wolong. The base now has 68 pandas sharing
their life in luxurious villas with accompaniments
of air-conditioners, toilets, independent water
supply systems and sport areas. The pandas will
be returned to nature after they have been given
relevant training in simulated wild environments.
1. With expressway and high grade
road all the way, Bifengxia Panda Base is 19 km
to Ya'an downtown and 150 km to Chengdu. Chengdu
Xinnanmen Tourist Bus Station has regular bus
reach to scenic spot for 2 hours bus driving on
the Chengya Expressway.
2. Ticket: Wildlife World: 100 yuan/p;
Bifengxia scenic spot: 80 yuan/p (include Giant
Panda Base and traditional local show of Mosuo
3. Local Specialities: Wild Tuber
of Elevated Gastrodia, Hui douba, the Rhizome
of Chinese Gold-thread, scented tea of Mimeng,
Yinyang Wild Tuber of Elevated Gastrodia, Hui
douba, the the Rhizome of Chinese Gold-thread,
scented tea of Mimeng, Yinyang lian, jequirity
bean and deer penis.
4. Ya'an is a sub-tropical monsoon
climate and pleasant weather, no cold winter,
nor summer heat, with the average annual temperature
of 15 centigrade degree, Known as the Rain City,
Ya'an rains a lot. It is advisable to travel except
for in the rainy season.
5. The Bifengxia Panda Base
offers the panda volunteers very interesting tour
programs from 2 days to more than 30 days. They
are allowed to work with the scientists and feed
the pandas, clean the pandas' houses and record