Daroji Bear Sanctuary

hampi, india

Outdoor Activities , Wildlife Safari , Wildlife Parks
Daroji Bear Sanctuary is home for sloth bears. You can watch giant sloth bears emerging from their caves. Other wildlife like like jackals, leopards and wild boars can also be seen here.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - february . november - december
access_time Timing:
6:00 - 18:00 : Sunday - Monday, Wednesday - Saturday
2:00 - 18:00 : Tuesday
hourglass_empty Duration: 3 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: Rs 50
Source: L. Shyamal
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.

Contact

local_phone +91 80 3017 8146
10:26 AM Local Time

Location

Seetharama Tanda Bellary Karnataka India 583215
City center: Hampi
Nearest airport: Hubballi Airport

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