Kodanad elephant training centreBack

Located on the southern banks of Periyar River close to Perumbavoor town, the Kodanadu elephant training centre is the largest in Kerala. The Kodanand training centre now acts as an elephant sanctuary for the local born elephants as the government has put ban on capturing wild elephants. The training centre is one 0f the best place to see the elephants up close and study them. Travelers can also visit other elephant sanctuaries such as Muthanga of Wayandu District, Konni of Pathanamthitta district and Punnathur Kotta in Thrissur, is a great treat for the elephant lovers.  Please check the entry fees and timings before you travel.



Range office                 :0484 228 1833

Divisional forest officer :0484 264 9052


Opening times:

The sanctuary is closed on Monday 

Tuesday      8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Wednesday 8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Thursday     8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Friday          8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Sunday        8:00 AM-6:00 PM








  • Air
  • Road
  • Rail

How to Reach: Air

Cochin international airport 18.7 km.

How to Reach: Road

Perumbavoor town 10.6 km.

How to Reach: Rail

Angamali Railway Station 20.7 km.

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