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Up Close with Gentle Giants in Sichuan Province, Western China

In Adventure & Discovery, Holiday Reviews - Asia, Holiday Reviews - China by The H4C Team

Paying for the privilege of shovelling animal dung might seem like an odd holiday option, but when the dung in question belongs to a Giant Panda, it’s worth shelling out for.

Go one better than merely visiting Sichuan’s pandas by volunteering to look after them for a while. The grey, outsized uniforms and aroma of panda poop might not seem romantic, but the fairy tale mists of the evergreen Bifengxia Ravine and the chance to observe the pandas’ habits guarantee a bonding experience you’ll cherish. Related articles:China Short BreaksHong Kong Interlude