Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu) in India

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The 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. There are around 88 tribal families living in Dubare, employed by the Forest Department to take care of the elephants

Dubare Elephant Camp in Coorg offers tented accommodation on the banks of river Cauvery.

The route from Bangalore is via Mysore, Kushalnagar, Gudde Hosur (4km from Kushalnagar on BM Road), then a left turn towards Siddapura. About 15 kilometer on the Siddapur Main Road visitors would find a JLR Dubare Camp board. A left turn at the board and a kilometer drive would reach you to the bank of River Cauvery. Cross the river by a boat and you would be at the Dubare Elephant Camp.

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Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu), Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), (available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=777). (archived at the Wayback machine)

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