Kodanad elephant training centre is located on the banks of Periyar River in Kodanad – a small village. Kodanad is located in Malayattoor Forest Range. Elephant capturing have been started in Malayatoor Forest Range since 1895. Captured elephants are bringing to the training centre, impart training and kept in the centre till they are properly trained and later used for forestry work.
The centre has come under Kerala Forest Department, Govt of Kerala State, India.
It is always advisable to check whether the training centre presently have elephants before visit. Some time, after the training, the elephants are being sent to different part of the forest and centre may be waiting for new arrivals.
Visit the centre to see how training is imparted to elephants.
Enjoy a scenic beauty of elephant bath.
Visiting time: 0800 hours to 1700 hours
Elephant Care Centre
Ph: +91 484 2649052
Mobile: +91 9447979164