Sakrebailu Elephant Camp

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The Sakrebailu Elephant Camp is a forest camp for captive elephants in Karnataka. Sakrebailu Elephant Camp houses a number of elephants and these elephants will be trained by experienced Mahouts. Elephants from the nearby forests arrives this place to take bath, have snacks and play in the Backwaters of River Tunga before they go back to the forest. The Sakrebailu 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. 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. Timing: Open from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM on all days of the week. Elephant Ride Fee: Adults – Rs.75.00. Best time to visit: Around 8.30 AM Situated at a distance of 14 km from Shimoga on the Shimoga-Thirthahalli Road .

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