Deva Raya Wildlife Sanctuary in Bellary District of Karnataka is a private sanctuary maintained by the Association for the Preservation of the Environment based in Hyderabad. The sanctuary is named after kings of the Vijayanagar Empire. An eco-tourism area due to its unique terrain, flora and fauna is near to Hampi.
Sanctuary protects leopards, bears, hyenas, wolves, pythons, deer, peacocks, monkeys like langur and rhesus, crocodiles, anteaters, porcupines, wild bear and variety of plants and other animals.
How to get there
By Air: Bellary has its own airport in Toranagallu-40 km, from where regular flights to Bangalore are available.
By Rail: You can access to any place in Karnataka from the Bellary Railway Station.
By Road: Bellary is linked with the rest of the state by a vast network of well-connected roads.It is on NH-63 (Ankola Gooty)
Best time to visit
The best time to visit Bellary is between the months of October and March.