Elephant Camp Sanctuary, Guruvayur

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#4 of 21 in Parks in Thrissur District
Take your family on an elephant viewing expedition at Elephant Camp Sanctuary, a rescue and rehabilitation site. You can observe bathing sessions and catch sight of other animals under the fantastic care of the sanctuary's caring staff. Volunteering opportunities are also available. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Guruvayur fast, fun, and easy.
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  • We enjoyed walking round this unusual place. The elephants are spaced well apart and are being - I doubt it. We enjoyed watching the keepers washing one elephant that was obviously enjoying it! cared ...  more »
  • These elephants are nothing more than money makers for this site, they are not treated well, tethered for long periods, no natural freedom, abused when not “performing” to the wishes of organisers. Ev...  more »
  • Elephants in chains is the opposite of what you would expect in a country that has a tradition of respecting and revering its elephants. Cameras aren't allowed, presumably so that you can't broadcast ...  more »

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A hugely popular place of Hindu pilgrimage, Guruvayur possesses a large number and variety of accommodations. All located within easy reach of the main temple, they form a ring around the place of worship that goes out as far as the railway station to the east. With larger, newer hotels on the outer limits, and older, more characterful guesthouses closer to the temple, you can find something to satisfy a number of different tastes and styles.
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