relish the wilderness An eco friendly campsite in Sharavathi Valley
If you are planning to stay near Jog falls, Laughing Elephants is a well-planned campsite to  Experience the serene aura, a complete detox in an amazing environment. Unlike Staying in a homestay or hotel in Sharavati Valley, Staying in  Laughing Elephants Campsite gives you a more soul filling experience with nature. Located just 10Km from Jog Falls, on the banks of Sharavathi River backwater “Laughing Elephants” is not just another Home Stay near jog falls, but a perfect getaway, tailor-made for a family or a team outing, situated in between deep woods in one of the “World Heritage Centre” Western ghats, and the fringes of reserved forest, The mountains on the other side, the backwaters of river Sharavati welcomes you with all grace and poise. This Scenic beauty is also considered to be one of the top 8, Biodiversity hotspots in the World.



Camp amidst these silent wonders, wake up tho the sounds of chirping birds, tread a new path explore the flora and fauna, listen to the laughter of water as it splashes, meditate, learn the importance of wetlands eco-conservation and the importance of elephants, savor the malenadu hospitality.


A World Away from the hustle-bustle and chaos, savor the beauty of nature and its silence. Get swept away by the sheer bliss of this exotic campsite, and if you still find the time, pay a visit to the world-famous “Jog Falls and Linganamakki Dam” which are in the near vicinity.


“Laughing Elephants” is just not a campsite, It’s an experience of biodiversity. A rare combination of fun with responsibility through experience. Designed to give you the experience of pure camping, while you don’t miss on basic comfort, it connects you back to mother nature.
  • 5 star review  One of the best places I have ever been to. The place is so simple and nature friendly. The food was amazing. There were lot of places to hike nearby.

    thumb Anjana Gururaj

    5 star review  Beautiful place for nature lovers. Nice place for swimming and spend leisure time

    thumb Sajana D

    5 star review  Quite and serene place at the bank of river. Good tent arrangement and peaceful environment.

    thumb Vineeta Singh
  • 5 star review  A beautiful campsite! Stayed here for a couple of nights and loved the place. I have been to many campsites but this by far has been the best so far. Set... read more

    thumb arjun bhat

    5 star review  Super cool, Nice river backwaters of Sharavathi, good support staff, clean restroom, good food ... No noise ... good place to relax ... Rewind ...nearby Jog falls

    thumb Mohan Ramaratnam

    5 star review  The facility is located quite deep inside and away from hustle bustle. Very close to nature... Amidst forest with a river view and 2min walk from the river bank. The... read more

    thumb Manoj Patil
  • 5 star review  Very Fascinating campsite and fun place to be located on the sharavathy valley in the backwaters of western Ghats.swim for hours and perform mediation sessions among on the blissful nature... read more

    thumb VeluMJ

    5 star review  So far the best and proper camping experience. This is not just a campsite for trekkers but also a learning hub for people who want to explore more of... read more

    thumb Vaibhav TS

    5 star review  Oh what a beautiful location! Its close to perfect for what the stay is meant to be : Calm, serene and basic. The staff is very polite and Kiran has... read more

    thumb Nishanth N (NishN)
  • 5 star review  We were group of eight and had a fantastic night stay at this campsite...Recommend everyone (& with your family) to experience this atleast once!

    thumb Vijaya Kumar

    5 star review  Fabulous experience staying at the camp. This place is for people looking to reset from the urban life and experience wilderness in a wholistic way. Kiran, Shobha and their... read more

    thumb Shamanth Kengeri

    5 star review  One of best Eco friendly campsites to true sense of word. Nestled amidst the Forest ranges along River Sharavathi. Paradise for bird watchers... we were lucky to spot couple of... read more

    thumb Kaliappan Kasiviswanathan
  • 5 star review  Visited this place with family and my 4 year old daughter. One of the best camping experiences we had. Food served was mouth watering. Property is maintained... read more

    thumb seema madbhavi

    5 star review  Amazing Offbeat experience in the middle of nowhere ! Crazy view a serene location and amazing people running it makes it a perfect combination for every traveller ! Kiran was... read more

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Kolchagar, Sharavathi Valley, Churi Katte – Jog Falls Road Sagar, Shimoga District, Karnataka, India FOR BOOKINGS CALL 63628 99217 / 98450 67548 or write to kiran@laughingelephants.com  

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