Best Time :
Any Time of the year.
Safari in India
Elephant is associated with man since time immemorial. In the past,
crucial role in the making and breaking of the history. Elephants were used
by the Kings as a means of transportation and also to fight battles.
Elephants are a common sight on our roads and temples and as a source of
power still find use in forestry operations. Forests of India are well known
for their elephant populations, where elephants roam freely with other
animals like tiger, leopard , gaur,
, monkeys and deer.
They are an ideal option to explore some inaccessible places in the jungles.
Elephant safari helps the visitor to travel through such difficult terrains
where even jeeps can't venture.
Elephant safari is the best and safest way to explore the remotest and
densest areas of the forests. If you are more keen in combing denser areas
of the forests and search for some fierce creatures, then Elephant Ride is
the best option. Riding an elephant takes you back to the royal era, when
only the Kings use to ride on these majestic creatures. Elephhant Safaris
are equipped with a howdah, a large seat on which they and the visitors sit,
and with an umbrella over the riders head. The elephant moves slowly and
steadily, that's why this type of safari is ideal in and around the wild
regions, where riding the elephant can give you an easy access for viewing
the unknown wildlife. More of all an elephant safari tour in the tropical
wildlife sanctuaries of India gets you up, close and personal with these
During your ride, you can watch the wild elephants taking bath in the water
bodies. If you are interested in photography, then you can easily take
pictures of the wilds while riding and as a souvenir of the fantastic
journey into the wilds.
Elephant Safari Destinations In India
Some place where Elephant Safaris are common are the forest areas of Uttar
Pradesh and Kerala. Elephant Safari is also popular in the jungles of Assam
in the northeast India.
Elephant Safaris in the Himalayan Regions
In the North and the North East India elephant safari is the best option to
search the wilds in the wildlife sanctuaries and national parks
particularly the ones that are located in the Himalayan region. Elephant is
immensely versatile in negotiating the difficult Himalayan terrain that even
a jeep can not traverse. Some of places in the Himalayan forest regions
where you can go for an Elephant Ride are the national parks such as Corbett
in Uttaranchal and Kaziranga in Assam.
Elephant Safari In Periyar Widlife Sanctuary
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
is the best elephant hub, any animal lover would love to find out. Elephant
safari is a memorable experience in the Periyar. Periyar is, clearly, the
safest elephant sanctuary in India, possibly in the world. Elephant, Wild
Pig, Sambar and Guar are the four most popular animals with Periyar's
visitors. The smaller ones, however, are as interesting.
Some Other places where you can go for Elephant Safari in
Amber Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Essentials & Things to Carry
There are certain essentials you should carry along with yourself for
elephant safari trip. The weather conditions can vary a lot, especially in a
desert or tropical climate you require a good backup of plenty of portable
water to avoid dehydration as well as sun screen, goggles, and a first aid
The clothes that you are going to wear should also provide your skin
breathing space, because of the hot climate you are tend to sweat. Some kind
of head protection is essential too.