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Wildlife SOS

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Wildlife SOS Agra Bear Rescue Facility is home to nearly 200 sloth bears that were rescued from the brutal practice of bear dancing. The kalandar gypsies that depended on exploiting these bears were established in alternative livelihoods by Wildlife...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I found out about the Agra Bear Rescue Facility and Elephant Conservation and Care Centre by chance, but so glad I did. It was a great experience and was wonderful to see the terrific work this organization is doing in India. Not only do you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent the afternoon at both the sloth bear and elephant sanctuary. Our guides, Rishik and Vijay were both dedicated, informed and helpful guides. I really wanted our kids be exposed to animal life in India but wanted to avoid supporting any exploitation of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I (kids aged 6 and 3) spent an amazing half day with Wildlife SOS outside Agra. Easy and quick to organise, Rishik answered our queries clearly via email and we were booked in for Bears and Elephant guided tours at short notice....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JATOLondon
Wildlife_SOS1999, Guest Relations Manager at Wildlife SOS, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted you enjoyed meeting the bears and the elephants that we have helped save from abuse and cruelty. Thank you for your kind words and your support. We hope you can consider volunteering with us for a longer duration in the future. When...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are animals lover, than this place is better than others. We saw many rescued bears, elephants and other animals. Lovely to see.More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Wildlife_SOS1999, Guest Relations Manager at Wildlife SOS, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words about our efforts to protect bears and elephants. Your recommendation to other travelers to visit Wildlife SOS and support our association is appreciated. This helps us spread the word of compassion and help support the care of the bears...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a little way to drive out to the Elephant Sanctuary and as pulled into the location you could see multiple elephants roaming the property on their walks. We were greeted by the friendly staff and watched a short film on the hardships these...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Wildlife_SOS1999, Guest Relations Manager at Wildlife SOS, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Alex, Thank you hugely for your very kind words. It is only with support from people like you that we can care for the elephants that need our help. We appreciate your recommendation about Wildlife SOS. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please visit the bear care center and support the great work of this place ;-) I had a guided tour to the place, everything was well explained. I was also able to stay in the guest house.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Wildlife_SOS1999, Guest Relations Manager at Wildlife SOS, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Hedwig, Thank you hugely for your very kind words. It is only with support from people like you that we can care for the bears that need our help. We appreciate your recommendation about Wildlife SOS. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is much better than the Taj any day. It's tranquil and rewarding to see the bears in a much better place.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Wildlife_SOS1999, Guest Relations Manager at Wildlife SOS, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you hugely for your very kind words. It is only with support from people like you that we can care for the bears that need our help. We appreciate your recommendation about Wildlife SOS. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. We hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

SOS wildlife are doing amazing work at rescuing, looking after and protecting the elephants in their care. It was wonderful to meet the elephants and learn more about their stories. My only criticism would be that it wasn’t clear what you would be doing in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Traveler826448, Guest Relations Manager at Wildlife SOS, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and your support to help us care for the elephants. We appreciate your suggestion for providing more details in the slots available and shall work on this. Thank you for spreading the word about Wildlife SOS. We hope to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without a doubt, visiting the elephants at Wildlife SOS was the highlight of my recent trip to India. The centre is located in the middle of nowhere (about 1-1.5 hours from Agra) off the road down a dirt track. When you arrive it is safely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Traveler826448, Guest Relations Manager at Wildlife SOS, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you hugely for your very kind words. It is only with support from people like you that we can care for the elephants that need our help. We appreciate your recommendation about WSOS. We hope you can come and volunteer with us for a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Elephant Rescue Centre - which is about 10km from the bear rescue centre. A not-for-profit organization rescuing and rehabilitating elephants - very impressive work and we were lucky to see elephants returning from their afternoon walk and help with feeding - a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JudyO4
Traveler826448, Guest Relations Manager at Wildlife SOS, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted you enjoyed meeting the elephants that we have helped save from abuse and cruelty. Thank you for your kind words and your support. We hope you can consider volunteering with us for a longer duration in the future. When you have a...More

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NICKYTRIP
December 11, 2018|
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Response from Mohit A | Reviewed this property |
I can only suggest u to check wildlife sos website. Obtain contact details and ask them
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November 9, 2018|
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Response from Debbie H | Reviewed this property |
Hi I hope you got your visit sorted. To confirm yes they have a volunteer house where you stay, eat etc and they transport you to the sanctuary each day. Always best to book via the website in advance to ensure they have... More
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Contact Wildlife SOS and talk to them
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Further to my earlier post https:/… I’ve now got what I believe is a perfect 30-day backpacking itinerary for me. I chose not to visit the Taj Mahal but know most people would want to include it, so that’s easily done by cutting a night at, say, Varanasi or Jaipur. I want to say a huge thanks to everyone on TA who helped me with my plans, especially sardar2017 whose independent advice and tips as a fellow traveller has been invaluable. I’ll be staying in cities, towns, villages, the desert...More
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Richard B
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Agra cantt station to widlife Sos, Agra driver (4 Replies)
Hi, I am arriving at Arga Cantt station at 9.50am and was hoping to go to visit Wildlife SOS in Agra. The time slot for the visit is 11am - 1pm, I would be happy to go straight from the station. Do you think I could make it there by 11am? Thanks
March 17, 2018|
Response fromt1nkud|
35km or so to the elephant center near Mathura. Likely time an hour and a bit - you will probably be a shade late.
boeingbob
Buxted, United Kingdom
Things to do in Agra (9 Replies)
Planning a trip to Delhi and Agra in late September. At the moment I have decided to spend 4 days in Agra with an itinerary to include one day at both the Red Fort and Taj and another day visiting the Wildlife SOS bear and elephant sanctuary. Can anyone suggest other things to do for the other two days?
June 19, 2017|
Response fromAdrian B|
Fatepur sikri and skip day 4