Tiger, Tusker & Temple - by train
Take an extraordinary visit to tiger territory and look at several rogue elephants in the rehabilitation centre at the Tiger and Tusker tour. Get amazed by the intricate carvings and statues in Hindu temples created during the ancient times.
Tiger and Tusker Trip: (TRAVEL DAY – EVERY THURSDAY)
This is a visit to the Tyavarekoppa rehabilitation centre near Shimoga in Karnataka. Along with seeing many tigers, visit a rogue elephant rehabilitation centre at Sakrebyle Elephant Camp is great fun. Tiger and Tusker tour is followed by spectacular nightly celebrations in the Krishna Temple in Udupi.
The glorious history of the temple reveals that demon Ravana threw a piece of the Pranalinga of Gokarna’s Mahabelshwara at this spot. This pilgrim’s and tourist’s paradise alike is rich in Dravidian style sculpture, with the temple having intricate carvings and statues. In addition to the coconut and areca groves, the roaring sea in the west and east side towering hills this scenic spot also has the world’s tallest Neekakanta idol at 123 ft tall.
Agumbe is a hill station surrounded by rich biodiversity and one of the last surviving lowland rain forests. Agumbe and the adjacent region come alive with many waterfalls, of which Kunchikal Falls, Barkana Falls, Onake Abbi Falls and Jogigundi Falls are frequently visited by travellers. Sunset Point at Agumbe, a high gallery, offers a panoramic view of the scenic surrounding countryside and an Eagle’s view of the mesmerizing landscape. Built-in 1839 by the British, this viewpoint is just 122 yards from the popular Shimoga beach.
Tiger and tusker tour will let you have a lifetime experience to catch the wild in action.you’ll get to see the elephants and tigers engrossed in their daily chores and enjoying their lifestyle. During this tour, we will take you to different sanctuaries Elephant Training Centers where you can get an insight of the life of these wild animals, the way they intelligently do the tasks and certain other interesting activities too. You can even enjoy safaris during the tour. It is really fun to watch wild species doing interesting activities.