Gajanur is a small village located at a distance of 12 Km from Shimoga on Thirthahalli road. River Tunga flows through Gajanur village. This place is well known for the dam built across river Tunga.
Gajanur Dam is an ideal picnic spot for the people around.
Sakrebylu Elephant camp is located just 1 Km away from Gajanur Dam. The elephants are trained by the experts on the bank of River Tunga.