||Adventure centre and Birding Camp Resort.
||G 340, Panampilly Nagar, Kochi, Kerala, India, Mobile:
+91-94470-31032, Tel: +91-484-2310324, 2092280
|Getting there :
||By Air: The nearest airport is Kochi International
Airport, which is 45 km away and can be reached after approx 1 hour
By Rail: Aluva is the nearest railhead (50 km), which has got good
connection with other railhead.
||Each of the 6 cottage tents of the camp are
spacious and are equipped with all modern facilities.
||STD and ISD call facility, luggage room, first aid,
doctor-on-call, car rental, and tour guide facility.
||Indian, Continental and Kerala traditional and contemporary
||With excellent tented accommodation, the holiday camp set amidst
the Thattekkad forest makes Eco lovers to enjoy the ultimate interaction
with nature. The naturalist of the camp help you spotting at least
hundred of species of birds among 270 species found in the bird
Hornbill Camp of Thattekkad lie close to the world famous Thattekkad
Bird Sanctuary, and is an ultimate adventure centre and birding camp. The
excellent accommodation of the holiday camp resort and heaps of opportunity
to enjoy diverse range of Eco activities- both together make the camp one of
the most flocked and sought after place to stay at Thattekkad.
The Hornbill Camp Resort is close to Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary of
Thattekkad. The holiday camp as well as Thattekkad is easily accessible from
all domestic and international locations, as Kochi, one of the most famous
city of Kerala, is merely 55 km from. Kochi has International airport (45
km), and has very well air link with all major domestic airports and many of
the international airports. Aluva is the nearest railhead (50 km), which has
got good connection with other railheads.
The tent accommodation of the holiday camp provide guests a unique
experience of stay and wildlife exploration. Each of the 6 cottage tents of
the camp are spacious and are equipped with all modern facilities. Furnished
extremely well, each of the cottages have toilet attached with them. As the
camp is set amidst the Thattekkad forest, there are no electricity. But
solar electricity in each of the cottages make guests feel no dearth of
lights, and even provide the spectacular setting between the natural
ambiance and its twilights.
The general facilities of the Hornbill Camp which guests of the camp are
free to avail include STD and ISD call facility, luggage room, first aid,
doctor-on-call, car rental, and tour guide facility. The kitchen of Hornbill
Camp serves foods ranging Indian, Continental and Kerala traditional and
Hornbill Camp Resort specially attracts serious birders, as the Thattekkad
Bird Sanctuary, lying close to the camp, has in its lap around 270 species
of birds to boast of. The birding tour organised by the camp let keen bird
watchers see birds like rare Mottled wood owl, Spot-bellied eagle owl, Sri
Lanka frogmouth, Rusty-tailed flycatcher, Grey-headed bulbul and the Nilgiri
Photographing these birds in their flocks and in different poses keep
wildlife lovers engaged, while a boat ride in the famous Periyar lake
flowing close to Hornbill Camp makes the birding joy go doubled up. The
ultimate interaction with nature is one thing that one can be sure of
relishing while being at Hornbill Camp.