Daroji Bear Sanctuary is spread over 82.7 square km and is exclusively for the preservation of the giant sloth bear, which are now rare in earth. The Sanctuary comes under the governance of Kamalapura Wildlife subdivision of the Karnataka Forest Department. Approximately 120 sloth bears accompanied by various other wildlife species like jackals, leopards and wild boars are found here.
To watch the Bears one must be in the watch-tower on a hillock and sit quietly to look at the Bears descending from the opposite Karadikallu Gudda. This hillock has hundreds of caves where the Bears take shelter.
It is advisable to wear natural dark colored clothes. Avoid white and light colored garments. Arm yourself with binoculars and cameras.
The best time to visit the sanctuary is between August and April.