Jungle Bird Homestay


Accomodation Budget: Economy
Class: 1.5 Star
Best Suited For
Bird lovers.
Accomodation Theme
Home Stays,

Quick Info

Jungle Bird Homestay is a simple yet pleasant house located near the famous Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary. It is the only guest homestay in Thattekad that is situated within the boundaries of the sanctuary and therefore, becomes an ideal place to stay for guests who've come to visit the sanctuary. Set in a complete wild environment made alive with songs of various delightful birds, the homestay offers comfortable budget rooms and traditional Kerala hospitality.

Rankings & Ratings

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Editor's Rankings

#34 in 47 Accommodations in Cochin
#7 in 17 Home Stays in Cochin

"A humble homestay offering an amazing bird watching experience."

TripAdvisor Ratings

Editor's Review

The Jungle Bird Homestay is a very simple house with basic but clean rooms. Its location is a plus point since it is within the sanctuary's boundaries. The hospitality you receive is quite amazing. The host is very knowledgeable about birds and when he turns into a guide, he becomes really enthusiastic. So you can expect a wonderful bird watching experience. You will see several delightful birds as you walk through the sanctuary.


  • Wonderful hospitality from the hosts.
  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide.
  • Varieties of lovely birds can be seen.
  • Nice rooms with balconies overlooking the lake.
  • Delicious food is served.


  • The rooms are very basic with only few facilities.
  • No luxury can be expected.
  • No TV or internet in the homestay.


  • Safe Parking

Detailed Info

The Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary, formerly known as Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, is famous for its natural habitat and lovely wildlife, especially the exquisite varieties of birds. Situated within the boundaries of this sanctuary is the Jungle Bird Homestay, a humble yet comfortable home. It offers budget ac and non-ac rooms that serve as accommodation for guests. It is the only homestay located within the sanctuary.

Along with the chirping of delightful birds and their pleasant sights, guests at the homestay can also enjoy receiving traditional Kerala hospitality from the loving host family. The hosts, Sudah and Gireesh, are great bird guides with plenty of knowledge about birds and they can take the guests to the beautiful and unseen places of the sanctuary. The Jungle Bird Homestay has a nice lake right next to it along with trees that helps makes the atmosphere even more relaxing.

Hotel Rules

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

Special Notes

  • Many of the native species of the Western Ghats can be found within a few kilometres from the homestay.
  • The homestay is the only accommodation facility located within the sanctuary's boundaries.
  • The morning bird watching session with the hosts is a wonderful experience.

Activities Offered*

  • Bird watching with guides.

Rooms Types

Standard Room

The rooms in the homestay are suitable for two persons. They have an attached bathroom, ceiling fan and other basic amenities.

  • 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.