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Theppakadu Elephant Camp

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Stayed at a Forest rest house called Aanaikatti inside forest. Great place for nature lovers, rest... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
via mobile
Must for any elephant lover

If you love elephants and you want to just to and admire them this is the place, they also feed at... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
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Mudumalai, Nilgiri, India
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Thepakkadu Elephant Camp that is run by the Tamil Nadu Forest department is a must visit on a trip to Masinagudi. Great place for everyonr from children to elderly. Even though there is a very particulary and brief time for visit, it is worth it....More

1  Thank akankshaa106
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to this place on our visit to Masinagudi. The elephants looked very vulnerable and weak. They were very inactive and looked sad. I Don’t recommend a visit.

1  Thank SudhakarReddy
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The camp, run by the TN forest department, is pretty good and is well kept. I visited this with my family and was rewarded with 5-6 elephants being fed and taken care by their mahouts. I was told that one of the elephant, was actually...More

3  Thank Karthik I
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

In this park you can ride on elephant. There is a minimum charge to ride those elephants. This park is actually a part of the forest.

1  Thank Ditun_P
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed at a Forest rest house called Aanaikatti inside forest. Great place for nature lovers, rest house is adjoining a small small tribal hamlet. It's a 100 year old rest house used by brits for tiger hunting etc. Have stayed here a few times and...More

1  Thank pumashan
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you love elephants and you want to just to and admire them this is the place, they also feed at the camp and there are timings for it. Lovely place to just go and relax and feel different.

4  Thank leeprad
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We went recently to see elephants and to our shock we were informed that elephant safari and interaction with elephants is closed for the past two months.They have no idea when it will be opened again. There was no information in the website. Only safari...More

2  Thank Prem S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Dont visit in mansoon. Try to get there in the morning as soon as possible. Plan other places in that route.

Thank Iju17
Reviewed 8 October 2016

we wanted to cover ooty and surroundings so planned 6 days trip with first day halt at masinagudi. reached in less than 6 hours (i dont drive too fast) with breakfast halt. google maps is quite accurate to reach. the elephant camp is at a...More

3  Thank Manish-blr
Reviewed 26 August 2016

* Main attraction is the feeding of Elephants which starts at 6pm * This trip was part of Resort package. * Parking outside on the road side * Entry is not free Read my full review by visiting my website, link is available in my...More

1  Thank LifeThoughtsCam
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24 October 2017|
Response from pumashan | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are good private resort operators in the Mudumalai/ Bandipur belt as Jungle Lodges and Retreats. Government rest houses are available too, but difficult as the system cannot be done online, you have to visit the... More
Gomes F
29 September 2016|
Response from sMahendrakumar | Reviewed this property |
There will be elephants wandering all over the place. There is a bus ride into the jungle and elephant ride which is only in the morning and evening.. On the way u could spot many freely wandering elephants.. Have fun..