Elephant Camp is located near Madikeri (Karnataka,
India) in the Kodagu District of Karnataka. It is located on
the other side of the river and accessible by a small boat
Karnataka Forest Department has about 150 Elephants in various
camps and Dubare has been historically an important camp.The
Elephants for the famous Mysore Dassehra were trained at
Dubare elephant camp.
: This Camp has 10 Cottages with attached bath. As
this is a comparatively new camp there is no electricity here.
However, electricity is provided through electric generator in
the mornings and evenings.
: The moist deciduous forests of Dubare are home to many wild
animals and a plethora of birds. Sighting of wild Asiatic
Elephants are regular and so is spotting the sambhar and the
spotted deer. The Indian Bison or Gaur and bears are also seen
in these forests. Visitors also get to notice many crocodiles
in the waters of River Cauvery at Dubare. Birdlife in Dubare
is wonderful with peacocks, patridges, kingfishers and
woodpeckers topping the list.
: Dubare is approx a 240 kms driver from Bangalore. Head
towards Ramanagara which is 49 kms from Bangalore and then
towards Mysore passing Mandya. Take the Mysore bye-pass road
towards Hunsur and cross Hunsur bye-pass. After crossing
Hunsur which is 44 kms from Mysore, take the road towards
Kushalnagar. A 14 kms drive from Kushalnagar and you would
is an Ex-Bangalore
weekend getaway and is visited as a part of an Itinerary
that covers other destinations in Karnataka / Ooty and Wayanad.