Sakrebailu Elephant Camp

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Highlights

Rating
Rated 3.5 / 5 - based on 100 reviews
Attractions : Elephant Camp
Season : January to December
Weather : Summer (22 to 36°C), Winter (16 to 25°C)

Details

Sakrebailu elephant camp is a rehabilitation / training camp for elephants from all parts of Karnataka. The camp is maitained by the forest department of Karnataka. The camp is located on the banks of the river Tunga. The elephants are trained by experience mahouts. A visit to this place is chargeable.

Sakrebailu Elephant camp tourist attractions

Elephant and human interaction

Sakrebailu is one of the few places where human and elephant interaction can get close. Visitors are allowed to be close to these tuskers under the supervision of the forest personnel. Visitors can watch the elephants have a great time in the water early in the morning by 8:30 am. This place hold a special place for kids as they can watch the big creatures upclose.

There are firm rules regarding the conduct of visitors to this camp. They are not allowed to intimidate the animals in any manner. Visitors cannot feed food to the elephants.

Elephant ride

Visitors can enjoy a ride on the back of the elephants. It is fun and a must thing to do.

Sakrebailu Elephant Camp timings

The camp is open on all days of the week between 8:30 am to 11:00 am.

Things to do in Sakrebailu Elephant camp

  • Enjoy the visit to the camp and have a close view of the elephants.
  • Watch the elephants have fun in the River Tunga. Visitors can participate in bathing the elephants if one is lucky!
  • Take the elephant ride for an amazing experience.

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Travel Guide

How to reach Sakrebailu Elephant Camp

Nearest Bus Station

Shimoga is the nearest bus station.

Nearest Railway Station

Shimoga is the nearest railway station.

Nearest Airport

Mangalore is the nearest airport.

How to reach Sakrebailu Elephant Camp from Bangalore

Bus

There are state KSRTC and private buses which run from Bengaluru to Shimoga on a daily basis. It is approximately an 8 to 9 hour journey. From Shimoga, Sakrebailu us just 13 km.

Train

Bangalore to Sakrebailu Elephant camp trains

There are direct trains from Bengaluru to Shimoga. Given below are the schedules of the trains available.

SBC SMET EXP (Train number 16201) - This train is available on all the days of the week. Departure time is  3:30 pm from Bengaluru. Approximate travel time is 5 hours.

TALGUPPA EXP (Train number 16227) - This train is available on all days of the week. Departure time is 11:00 pm from Bengaluru. Approximate travel time is 5 hours 30 minutes.

Car / Taxi

From Bengaluru, connect to Tumkur road and then to National Highway 4. Continue on this road to connect to National Highway 48 which is Bangalore Shimoga road/ Channarayana-Arisikere road. Continue on National Highway 206. Drive to National Highway 13 in Gajanuru State forest to reach Sakrebailu. This route goes through Kunigal, Yediyur, Channarayanapatna, Arsikere, Tarikere, Bhadravathi, Shimoga to reach Sakrebailu elephant camp.

How to reach Sakrebailu Elephant Camp from Mysore

Bus

There are state run KSRTC buses and private buses which run from Mysore to Shimoga.

Train

Mysore to Sakrebailu trains

There are direct trains from Mysore to Shimoga. Given below are the schedule details.

TALGUPPA EXP (Train number 07301) - This train is available on all the days of the week. Departure time is 10:30 pm from Mysore . Approximate travel time is 6 hours.

Car / Taxi

Mysore to Sakrebailu elephant camp distance is 275 km via National Highway 206. From Mysore, connect to Bilikere. Take State Highway 57, State Highway 8, Channarayapatna-Arisikere road and National Highway 206 to National Highway 13 in Gajanuru State Forest to reach Sakrebailu.

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