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Wildlife SOS

Agra Bear Rescue Facility | Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary (Keetham), Agra, India
+91 97 56 205080
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Ranked #3 of 78 Attractions in Agra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Agra Bear Rescue Facility is the worlds largest rescue rehab center for Asiatic Sloth Bear.A home to 240 rescued dancing bear .To ensure you don't... more » Owner description: Agra Bear Rescue Facility is the worlds largest rescue rehab center for Asiatic Sloth Bear.A home to 240 rescued dancing bear .To ensure you don't miss the opportunity to meet them ,book a personalized guided tour for same.The cost is INR 1500/- only (admission fees not inclusive)for a 1 hour tour. Our Elephant Haven is located at distance of 14 KM from bear sanctuary towards Mathura town ,it is a home 7 rescued elephants.Book your guided tour to meet this giant mammals and enjoy a unique experience .60 Min Tour Cost : INR 1500 (inclusive of admission fees). P.S : Guest will receive a donation receipt for amount paid . « less
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New Delhi
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

The tour of the Elephant Sanctuary, followed by the Bear Rescue facility was really great. The stories about the torture which some of the animals have been through, and how they are now being looked after to make them feel normal are really interesting. The close interaction with the elephants was one of the highlights of the trip. The bears... More

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Gurgaon, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I had the best time of my life by serving those beautiful animals. Lovely place, amazing people and hospitality. I can only recommend to all nature lovers. Please do visit. Thanks Manish Dhingra

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Yokohama, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I found out about this place just a few days before my trip. And I knew about Raju the crying elephant from a buzzfeed post so when I read in the review that the elephant sanctuary was closed I was a bit sad. But I still wanted to see their great work with the bears so I went anyways and... More

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Tottori, Japan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I misunderstood the email and didn't realize the tour would be cut short because the elephant sanctuary was closed. I could have spent the whole 4 hrs at the bear center it was so interesting! I had no idea about how the bears were treated. Wildlife SOS is doing truly amazing things. I didn't want to leave when it was... More

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Agra, India
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11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Its an amazing place. Its a well maintained place. other attractions nearby are the elephant rescue centre and lake for boating. If you are not used to of sweat n heat then do not plan your visit in monsoons. The biggest negative part was... we were charged rs. 1000 as fee to use our camera.

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Wildlife_SOS1999, Guest Relations Manager at Wildlife SOS, responded to this review

Dear Sir , Greetings from Wildlife SOS The Agra Bear Rescue Facility is located inside the Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary ,the forest department charges a separate fees for its admission.For International guest it is INR 500 for Indians it is INR 50 .Their is a separate fees for camera and vehicles also . The above charges charged to our guest... More

Naha, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It was great to see all the rescued bears doing so well. The organization does wonderful work for wildlife and really makes an effort towards their quality of life. Highly recommend!

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Tottori
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I misunderstood the email and didn't realize the tour would be cut short because the elephant sanctuary was closed. I could have spent the whole 4 hrs at the bear center it was so interesting! I had no idea about how the bears were treated. Wildlife SOS is doing truly amazing things. I didn't want to leave when it was... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Really nice place clean for the bears, not smell even if it was really hot, but go early morning or end of the afternoon becausse if too hot bears are not out

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Agra
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Excellent facility developed by the Wildlife SOS, with the help of Deptt. of Forest, U.P. Govt. They have successfully rehabilitated the Sloth Bears after rescuing them from the Kalandar tribesmen who were making them dance on streets for money thus were called "Dancing Bears' of Agra. The facility is very nicely developed & the Bears are well taken care off.You... More

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Oakville, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Go to the elephant rescue centre. You can feed elephants some bananas. The mahouts are patient. Please donate even a little money as this goes to feed for the elephants. Good work at the Bear Rescue Centre. Keep it up. Thank you for educating us.

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