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Wildlife Safari
Coracle Ride
Bird Watching
Nature Walk
Elephant Rides (Subject to availability)


Kushalnagar - 4Km
Mysore - 100Km
Bangalore - 240Km
Madikere - 30Km






  • Dress for comfort. Do avoid bright colours and stick to muted shades of green, black, grey and brown. The more you meld with the background, the better.
  • Wear comfortbale walking shoes.
  • Avoid smoking - anything can start a forest fire.
  • You'll be spending a lot of time outdoors. Don't forget your hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, torch, etc.
  • Avoid plastics. We're really trying to cut down on plastics.

Nearby tourist spots

Golden Temple, Kushalnagar
Abbey Falls


Day One

12:30 Noon

Check in at the Dubare Elephant Camp and drink in the scenery around you.

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

First things first. Lunch and refreshments at the Gol Ghar to bring you back to yourself after that long drive.

04:00 PM

Prepare for the adventure ahead with a refreshing cup of tea/ coffee.?

04:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Wildlife spotting time with a jeep Safari into Dubare Forest with a trained naturalist

07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

A wildlife film show at the Gol Ghar is another opportunity to learn about wildlife

08:00 PM - 09:30 PM

Dinner and campfire at the Gol Ghar

Day Two

06:00 AM

Wake up to birdsong and greet the morning with a smile and a cup of tea/coffee.

06:30 AM - 08:00 AM

Take a coracle (circular and indigenously made boat) ride on the Cauvery River; nature puts up a splendid show in these parts.?

08:00 AM - 08:30 AM

Treat yourself to a hearty breakfast at the Gol Ghar

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Spending time with the elephants. At the Dubare Elephant Camp, a visitor not only spends time by simply watching elephants but of course, learning more about them. A trained naturalist is at hand to explain the various aspects of the elephant history, ecology and biology. The visitor can also participate in various activities like washing and scrubbing.

11:00 AM

If you must leave, we look forward to your next visit to discover the yet unexplored secrets of these forests.


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"Thank you! we had an excellent day trip at bannergatta. all your staff and officials are extremely professional, helpful and courteous. Keep up the good work! your efforts in wildlife conservation are truly commandable and praiseworthy! We will surely come again to stay overnight."

Rahul Dravid, Bangalore read more