Elephant tourism plays an important role in Kerala tourism sector. We offer you exclusive Kerala tour package to elephant camps. Tourists in large nos arrive at Elephant camps fascinated by baby elephant’s various stages of development at the Care centre. Elephant Safari or elephant ride is an essential part of Kerala travel. Elephants are considered as State animal and make kerala festivals more colorful and attractive.
Elephants have been an integral part of Kerala and considered and revered as good omen. These gentle mammals have the privilege to carry the idols of gods in temples. This tour takes you to a large gathering of herds of elephants which are kept in their natural environment. It gives a chance to view the daily life of elephants and their mahouts; elephants being trained, worked and fed; elephant riding .
Kodanad elephant training centre which is 45 Kms from Cochin is a must to see place. A well known place for lovers of elephants and nature! This elephant rescue centre is situated on the banks of River Periyar. Malayatoor church and Kodanad are located on the opposite banks of the Periyar river.
Punnathoorkotta – The elephant camp of the Guruvayoor temple, has the maximum number of domesticated elephants in the State. The elephants offered to Lord Guruvayurappa by devotees ,well kept at Punnathoorkotta. One can see elephants being trained, fed and groomed and the traditional method of restorative treatment given to them. There are water tanks inside the fort for bathing the elephants.
Konni Elephant Camp – situated 2km away from Pathanamthitta dist, Kerala. There is elephant museum which has a display of elephant skeleton, various devices used by mahouts to control elephants and a lot more related to elephants.