Hornbill Camp


Accomodation Budget: Economy
Class: 2 Star
Best Suited For
Travellers looking for adventure.
Accomodation Theme
Trekking Camps,

Quick Info

Hornbill Camp is a unique and pleasant property situated on the banks of the Periyar Lake in Kerala. The camp features well-built cottage tents surrounded by coconut palms and they offer an adventurous experience for travellers. Managed by people belonging to the local community, the Hornbill Camp is Kerala’s first attempt at luxury camping. A stay at the camp can help guests experience all the activities of Kerala like birding, kayaking or cycling through the villages.

Rankings & Ratings

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Editor's Rankings

#26 in 47 Accommodations in Cochin
#1 in 1 Tents & Trekking Camps in Cochin

" A semi-luxury camp with many fun activities."

TripAdvisor Ratings

Editor's Review

The Hornbill Camp offers a complete adventure experience in its nature-friendly environment. It has a fantastic location close to the river and forests. The tents are quite spacious and offer the basic comforts. A lot of enjoyable activities are arranged for the guests that create memories for a lifetime.


  • Amazing location near the river and forest.
  • Great kayaking and boating experience.
  • Spacious tents offering unique views.
  • Good Kerala food and activities. 


  • Beds may be a little small.
  • Some tents are too close to each other.
  • Not many options for food.
  • The approach road is not very good.


  • Non-Veg Restaurant
  • Safe Parking

Detailed Info

Located on the banks of the famous Periyar Lake in Kerala, the Hornbill Camp enjoys a wild and eco-friendly environment amidst beautiful coconut groves. It features luxury cottage tents constructed with local materials that complement the surrounding natural beauty and provide unique views of the river and the low-land forests of Thattekkad. Guests at the camp can experience great services from the staff members, all of whom belong to the local community.

Although the cottage tents in the camp have a rustic look, guests can expect to have a modern standard of stay. The spacious tents are equipped with all the necessary amenities. The camp is an adventure-based stay and hence, the staff arranges a lot of activities that help discover the forests, the river and the plantations around the place. Included in these activities are kayaking expeditions, plantation walks and bird watching. Authentic Kerala food is served in the dining area of the camp.

Hotel Rules

  1. Check-in Time 12:00 PM, Check-out Time 10:00 AM.

Special Notes

  • Special birding and cycling tours can be arranged for guests according to their preferences.
  • A special Munnar trek is also arranged on request.
  • Outbound Experiential Training & Developmental programmes for Corporate Executives are also available.

Activities Offered*

  • River Kayaking.
  • Bird sanctuary trip.
  • Paintball.
  • Cycling through villages, farms and mountain slopes.
  • Visit to the elephant research centre.
  • Village walks and plantation visits.

Rooms Types

Cottage Tent

The insect-proof tents in the property feature comfortable beds, a European style closet, shower and hot water facility. The tents have a private bathroom and a nice sit-out. They provide a view of the river and the coconut trees.

  • Geyser
  • Balcony

*Activities offered by the Accomodation may be limited in number or may change without prior notice depending on the season, demand and other factors. Please request for the details at the time of booking. Availing these activities may have aditional charges depending on the package you opt for.