Carmelagiri Elephant Park


Photo Credit: Flickr

Distance (From Munnar KSRTC Bus Station): 7 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Place Location: On The Way To Mattupatty Dam

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 7 km from Munnar Bus Station, Carmelagiri Elephant Park is a private park located at Carmelagiri in Munnar, Kerala. Situated on the way to Mattupatty Dam, it is one of the interesting places to visit in Munnar.

Located in Kannan Devan Hills, Carmelagiri Elephant Park woos visitors with their enthralling elephant safaris through the zig-zag hilly paths between Munnar Tea Gardens. The park gives trippers various riding times which ranges from 15 minutes to 1 hour and even a full day safari. A maximum of three persons can travel at a time on an elephant and there are around eight elephants in total. While in the park, one gets to know in person on the daily routines, special exercise walks, bathing rituals, training procedures and specific diets of elephants.

One can also feed the elephants and talk to the mahouts about their behavior and learn about their moods. The elephants are trained and well cared for by the mahouts, who help educate tourists about the majestic creatures.

Timings: 9 AM - 5 PM

Entry: Rs. 400 for Elephant Safari & Rs. 250 for Photography