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Address: Vidyaranya | Bellary District, Hampi 583 2 76 , India

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a bit far from other places the timings are only in the evening went all the way only to come back not so happy as morning visits were not allowed vehicles are charged and there... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

I had heard a lot about this place, but was always skeptical due to the distance and also the amenities. The closet place to stay is Jungle Lodges Resort which is about 10-15 mins away from the Sanctuary. A different experience all together. They put us in this watch tower where you can sit and watch bears coming out to... More 

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Panaji, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

a bit far from other places the timings are only in the evening went all the way only to come back not so happy as morning visits were not allowed vehicles are charged and there is a entry fee too which is understandable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

In Indian state of Karnataka, Hampi is a renowned world heritage centre near Hospet, in Bellary district. There is a unique Sloth Bear sanctuary near Hampi at about 15km. Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary is probably the only such sanctuary in North Karnataka, which commenced from 1994 and it has established as suitable habitat for Indian Sloth Bears in these years.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

With three days long weekend ahead my wife and i planned well in advance and decided to visit Daroji Bear Sanctuary.After consulting couple of my friends we booked through Jungle Lodges webpage,booking was simple and easy.Online payment option is secure and received confirmation in a day's time. It's 5-6 hours drive from Bangalore,most part of the highway roads are really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

You might be disappointed when you see the entrance at first. Its located at a very lonely place and there is no hustle bustle at the gate. One can hardly see 1-2 people there. There are no government or private tour organizers there and hence, you need a vehicle of your own. Once you tread inside, you will reach a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

On one of the mornings in Hampi, we were fortunate to enjoy a bird watching hike around the beautiful Matanga Hills with a fantastic local naturalist/environmentalist/ornithologist/photographer gentleman named Mr. Samad Kottur - saw the rare yellow throated bulbuls and yellow bellied cuckoo in this hike. It was the photographs of Mr. Kottur (check web) around Daroji, bears, and his influential... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Faar away from Hampi, takes quite some time to reach there (which is ok. Not good if you are running sorry of time). We could hardly see any Bears though the view from the top is beautiful. Don't understand why they need to charge 500 bucks for your own Car. You can give this place a Skip.

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Hospet, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Daroji Bear Sanctuary is simply a vast rocky area with trees at some places. I first visited this place when I was in school and I can now say that this place has lacked maintenance since then and lost its glory. It feels like the place has been abondoned. The terrible part is, for this really vast area, also called... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I went to this place with the staff of the nearby Jungle Lodges Resort. They told us that there is a good chance to see bears in the evening although with wildlife there can be no guarantees. The staff brought along good quality binoculars and long-range spotting devices. We went to the site a little before sunset and had to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

i had been there inmonth of october.though have seen lot of reserves,this one is not upto the standards.we can take your own car inside the park.will have to trek a small hill from where u can get glimpse of bears.should have a good pairs of binoculars.not much of wildlife either.strictly avoidable.

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Address: Vidyaranya | Bellary District, Hampi 583 2 76, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Hampi

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