Guruvayur is one of the popular municipal towns of Southern India that is located at the Thrissur District of the famous state Kerala. Most people also write the name of this place as Guruvayoor or as Gurupavanapuri. Although, the entire town is particularly known for its iconic Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple, several tourists also visit this small town to witness various other popular tourist attractions. Tourists can visit the Elephant Camp that is popularly known as elephant sanctuary. This sanctuary is situated over the Punnathur Kotta region that is about 3 km distance away from the prime Guruvayur Temple. Every year almost thousands of people prefer To Book Bus Tickets to Guruvayur to travel this place. It is easier to tour this small municipal town by bus.
The Elephant Camp is visited by several people travelling from far-off places to Guruvayur. This sanctuary is one of the most unique places in the entire world. People also know this place as one of the largest elephant sanctuaries of India. The entire camp spans over at an area of about 10-acre. It is said that this particular land was once owed buy the Kings of Punnathur that use to be the abode to around 60 elephants. Later in the year 1975, this entire property was purchased by the temple authorities. Furthermore, the elephants were also moved to the present location with a pomp procession. Several animal lovers wander this place to witness the astonishing elephants at this place. Through various available online bus ticket booking portals, tourist choose To Book Bus Tickets to Guruvayur.
This popular Elephant Camp is also famous as a training centre for elephants. At this camp, several elephants are trained to partake in major processions as well as the daily rituals done is the Guruvayur Temple. It is fascinating to see the trained elephants caring the auspicious idols of Guruvayur in the most popular procession of this city known as ‘Shiveli’. This unique camp is explored by thousands of people every year. People choose To Book Bus Tickets to Guruvayur so as to visit this place and enjoy watching the training procedures of the elephants as well as being an Elephant rider or ‘Mahavata’.