Jungle Lodge Sakrebyle Elephant Camp Karnataka
Address : Balekodlu Rd, Sakrebyle, Karnataka 577201, India
The Sakrebyle Elephant Camp is a forest camp for captive elephants in Karnataka. Situated at a distance of 14 km from Shimoga on the Shimoga-Thirthahalli Road, it is considered to be the best camp for training elephants in the state. The camp is maintained by the Karnataka Forest Department.
The Sakrebyle Elephant Camp attracts wildlife enthusiasts and tourists alike. It is one of those ecotourism centres in Karnataka that offers general people an opportunity to look at the huge tuskers from close quarters.
Training of elephants at the Sakrebyle Elephant Camp, Shimoga
The camp houses elephants from all over Karnataka that need proper attention and training. The elephants may require training or attention due to a number of reasons like illness, behavioural issues, deficiency in nutrition, etc. Elephants that are uncontrollable are also brought in for training at this camp.
The camp has experienced mahouts who train and take care of the huge animals. Generally elephants of all ages are trained in the camp.
Main attraction of the Sakrebyle Elephant Camp, Shimoga
The camp is situated in the vicinity of River Tunga. The main attraction of the camp is the interaction session allowed between the visitors and the elephants. Such a session can last for up to 2 to 3 hours.
Visitors have to reach the camp early in the morning to be able to watch the elephants being bathed in the water of the Tunga River by the mahouts. They can also watch the big animals enjoying their drink and then proceeding towards their feeding area. The place holds special attraction for kids as they get to see the large creatures enjoying by themselves in the water. Elephant ride is also provided and is subject to availability. Sakrebyle Elephant Camp is a must visit travel destination.
In order to offer tourists an opportunity to explore, experience and appreciate the various wilderness spread across Karnataka, JLR in its newest offering is introducing Sakrebyle Elephant Camp,
Nestled in ‘Ashwini Vana’, an herbal garden located in Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary, Sakrebyle Elephant camp, about 12 km from Shimoga city, is a perfect destination for elephant enthusiasts. Here tourists can have close encounters with the captive elephants in the camp and also indulge in eco-activities like bird watching, trekking and herbal garden visit.
Herbal garden tour
Bangalore - 288Km
Shimoga - 12Km
Room Type :
- Chalet (Wooden cottage)
Cancellation Policy :
07 - 15 Days before check in or else cancellation charges applicable.
For Refund thru Credit Card 5% Bank charges Applicable + Cancellation charge applicable as per hotel policy.