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Hornbill Camp Thattekkad, Cochin





Welcome to The  Hornbill Camp! Prepare for the Ultimate Eco-Adventure and enjoy your stay as naturally as it gets! Let your stay  at this camp be one with nature as you discover the joys of birding in a lowland tropical forest.
With over 275 species in such a small area, most of them endemics, Thattekkad offers a rare view into the world of birding in Kerala. The Hornbill Camp has been specifically planned to make you get the most out of your short stay here.  This is the ideal place to sight the maximum number of birds in such a small  geographic area. The camp is so located, to perfectly blend in the jungle, so you can enjoy your own private jungle and the spectacular view of the river Periyar. Along its banks, birds  flock in their thousands and the cool ambience is the ultimate prize for the birder. This is the ideal place to be one with nature and observe nature in all its pristine glory as well as the birds in their magnificence. We recommend that you plan your trips during the months of October to May.
Among the specialties of this camp is the comfortable beds, en-suite attached European style closet, shower and running water. The food is  excellent, prepared with home-grown spices. It would indeed be the ultimate experience to watch the rain forest from your private verandah on the banks of  the gently flowing river Periyar !

Accommodation in Hornbill Camp – Thattekkad, Cochin

The  Hornbill Camp has well appointed Cottage Tents set amidst the forests of Thattekkad. The tents are spacious and are set up taking  into account a high level of luxury  & utility of modern living. En-suite toilet & insect proofing are some of the innovations of the tents at Hornbill camp.   Each  luxury cottage tent has its own private bathroom and an exclusive sit-out.
Among the specialties of this camp is the comfortable beds, en-suite attached European style closet, shower and running water. We also provide limited power supply available for lights and fans as well as charging facilities for laptops and mobiles (the camp is  on the fringe areas with limited mobile reception).
For all visitors to our camp, we arrange kayaking expeditions trips to discover the majesty of the thick  forests across the river, short walks in the plantations that surround the camp and village visits for those interested in the culture and lifestyles of the region. The food is  ethnic Keralan,  prepared with home-grown spices. It would indeed be the ultimate experience to watch the rain forest from your private verandah on the banks of  the gently flowing river Periyar !

Location

The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary (as Thattekkad is known now)  is 55 km North-east of Kochi. To arrive at Thattekkad, you have to take the  National Highway 49 which passes  through Kothamanagalam.
At Kothamanagalam,   turn off on towards Thattekkad, 15 Kms down this road.
The nearest railway station is Aluva at a distance of 50 km.
Kochi International Airport is  approximately 45 Kms away.

Contact Details : Hornbill Camp Thattekkad, Cochin

Telephone: +91 484 2092280, 4012700, 4012277
Fax: +91-484-2312627
E-Mail: mail@thehornbillcamp.com

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