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Daroji Bear Sanctuary

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Vidyaranya | Bellary District, Hampi 583276, India
+91 94495 97874
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Offbeat visit

We decided to visit Daroji only after reaching Hampi ard 1 pm. The visit started off well at 3pm... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pune, India
via mobile
Amazing experience

This attraction is open only from 2PM to 6PM. There is a tower to watch the bears as they come out... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bengaluru, India
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Vidyaranya | Bellary District, Hampi 583276, India
+91 94495 97874
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to visit Daroji only after reaching Hampi ard 1 pm. The visit started off well at 3pm - when we reached the watch tower. There was only one more tourist there and a mother bear with her two cubs was at the feeding...More

Thank alpanawatwe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attraction is open only from 2PM to 6PM. There is a tower to watch the bears as they come out on rocks. We were there by 4PM and thankfully not much of a crowd was there. By 5PM, it was packed and got so...More

Thank Anu99Raj
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We have just returned from the bear sanctuary where we sighted 11 bears including mothers and cubs. We got there at 2 pm and saw bears at 2.30 and again at 5.30. We also saw peacocks and wild pigs. It was superb viewing. Well worth...More

Thank Rose K
Reviewed 6 August 2017

this is difficult to find, except with google maps, 500 rs entry for cars + 25 per adult, you need your car to go down further 4 km to small parking, where you climb some stairs and reach a build platform to see bear eating...More

1  Thank Manish-blr
Reviewed 8 July 2017

There are 2 reasons the sanctuary is worth visiting. 1) Although you can see the bears only from a great distance, from the viewing point, it was a unique experience for me as I had never seen a bear before. That is reason enough. A...More

1  Thank thetuareg03
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Though I have been to the Daroji Bear sanctuary before. This trip was a memorable one for the sheer numbers of bears we witnessed. In all we saw 13 bears of which two were mothers carrying two cubs each on their backs. from 3 PM...More

1  Thank s0ugatag
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Forest reserve is at a distance of 25KM from Hampi or 21 KMs from Hospet. For casual visit one can directly go to the Sanctuary between 2PM to 6PM. Depending on the season one can see the bears after 4PM onwards. During summer Bears will...More

Thank HarishAsTraveler
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Daroji is around 25 kms from Hampi and it's definitely worth a visit while you are there. You are assured of a sloth bear 🐻 sighting since the forest guards ensure that they keep some snacks at some key places where the bears would come...More

Thank Kiran B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Stayed at Hampi Heritage & Wilderness Resort for 4 days and three nights. The package included a safari trip into Daroji reserve and I took the opportunity to get in some birding during the drive. Our driver, J Venkatesh was very knowledgeable about the history,...More

Thank mass462
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The Daroji Bear Sanctuary is quite a long way out of Hampi. According to what we were told, the bears are 'fed' (ie honey is laid out for them) at about 4.30pm each day, which is your best chance of seeing them. The sanctuary reminded...More

Thank Herschelian
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