Dubare elephant camp is a fascinating tourist spot in Karnataka. This is the right place to visit for those interested in seeing this gigantic mammal in natural habitat.

You can find about 14 outstanding cottages with amazing facilities. Lip-smacking cuisine is the secret of the camp’s success. You can get vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian food here. Tourist satisfaction is the camp’s top priority.

Various Activities Performed here

An array of exciting activities are organized here everyday. You might have heard about elephant grooming. This is a task, where elephants are bathed in a pool or river. Afterwards, there tusks and forehead are oiled. 

Elephant feeding

Elephant feeding is another major task and chefs prepare special kind of food for elephants.

People love elephant rides of about 10 to 15 minutes in Dubare reserve forest.

Coracle boat

Coracle boat is designed in circular shape with bamboo sticks. Tourist enjoy beautiful coracle ride in the river Cauvery. River Rafting is the most exhilarating activity, which is held in the months of July, August and September. Various naturalists are appointed at the camp, who explains about elephant’s ecology, history, conservation and so on.

Various species found here

Many extinct and endangered wildlife species are found here. Some of them are wild Asiatic elephants, sambhar, spotted deer, leopard, gregarious wild dogs, Indian bison, gaur, bear, and crocodiles, non-venomous snakes, birds like peacocks, partridges, kingfishers, wood pecker and many others.

Best time to visit the camp

You could visit the camp during monsoons. The place receives heavy rainfall and it is an amazing experience to visit the place in this weather. The best time to visit the camp could be from September to March.

You need to book the cottages in advance, if you are visiting the camp during peak season. Other details about the food stay and climate can be received by contacting the staff members at the camp.

Other facilities

Other facilities like jeep safari, wildlife film shows, dinner around cozy campfire and many others are available at the camp

How to reach the destination

There are various ways to reach the destination. You could find airports at Bangalore, Mangalore, Hubli, Belgaum, Hampi, Bellary and Mysore. Railway lines have brought all four corners of the country closer.

You can also travel by road conveniently. According to the experiences of different people, journey by road is the most comfortable mode of transport. 

You could hire a bus or a car depending on the size of your family. You can also book bus tickets online easily. You could pay them by check or credit card. Nowadays, purchasing bus tickets has become a simple and convenient task.

Other tourist attractions

You could find various temples, wildlife sanctuaries and many other tourist attractions here. Some of the districts like Madikeri, Agumbe and Kudremukh have various exciting places to visit.

Bandipur national park, Bannerghtta national park, Nagarhole national park are habitat for many birds, mammals, reptiles, and many species. You would be mesmerized seeing beautiful waterfalls namely Magod falls, Gokak falls, Unchalli falls, Abbey falls, Jog falls and many others. 

These waterfalls are a treat to the eyes. Murudeshwara, Gokarna and Karwar beach are crowded by visitors the whole day. You can find many resorts and hotels near the location.

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