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photos of pandas and Suzanne Braden, director of Pandas International
11 days Pandas International China Tour 2015

Kim’s World Travel
Deluxe Pandas International Tour
Escorted by a Pandas International board member
Oct 8 - Oct 18, 2015

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photo of a baby panda in a tree
photo of baby pandas
photo of a baby panda in a tree
photo of a baby panda
photo of pandas eating
Oct 08 - USA

Depart for Beijing- Lose a day crossing the International Dateline.

Oct 09 - Beijing

Arrival, meet and transfer to hotel. Rest of the evening to relax.

Oct 10 - Beijing

(B, L, D) This morning visit Tiananmen Square and The Forbidden City.  Tiananmen Square is the largest public square in the world.  It consists of the Great Hall of the People, Museum of Chinese History and Chinese Revolution, the Monument to the People’s Heroes, Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao, and the Forbidden City amongst others.  After today’s tours you will have an evening Beijing Duck dinner.

Oct 11 - Beijing

Beijing – (B, L) After breakfast begin your trip to the Great Wall at Mutianyu.  The Great Wall was a military defense project stretching 10,000 kilometers from the Yalu River bank in the East to the Jiayu Pass in the West.  It is considered one of the Wonders of the World.  After The Great Wall, you will continue to the Ming Tombs and Sacred Way.  Here lie the tombs of thirteen emperors of the Ming Dynasty.  We then continue onward to the Summer Palace, which is approximately 12 kilometers northwest of Beijing.  Originally built in 1750 and rebuilt in 1886, this was the summer home of the emperor. 

Oct 12 - Xian

Early Check out for your express train to Xian. Afternoon arrival in time to walk along the Ancient City Wall. Enjoy a dumpling dinner and Tang Dynasty Show (BD)

Oct 13 - Xian

Visit the Provincial Museum and the famous Terra Cotta Warriors Late Afternoon flight to Chengdu -overnight at Ya'an City (BL)

Oct 14 - Bifengxia

Morning visit to Bifengxia Reserve. You can choose to volunteer* (see note) for two days or to just walk around the reserve (BD)

Oct 15 - Bifengxia

Visit Bifengxia or volunteer with the Pandas. Overnight (BD)

*The Volunteer Program is currently suspended due to the Distemper Outbreak, which resulted in the death of four pandas at the Shaanxi Panda Center. We hope by October the program will be resumed, but we cannot gurantee you will be able to volunteer. You can still visit the reserve and see many pandas.

Oct 16 - Chengdu

Check out and Drive to Leshen-take a short boat trip to visit the Grand Buddha The World's Largest Stone carved Buddha Statue. Return to Chengdu with a visit to Huanglongxi. Evening Dinner. Overnight (BLD)

Oct 17 - Chengdu

Morning check out and drive to Dujiangyan Panda Base. Afternoon return To Chengdu airport Hotel overnight (BL)

Oct 18 - USA

Departure flight to USA or join optional tours. Please contact Kim for additional tours.

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