Thattekkad Birds Song Homestay is a simple and lovely accommodation facility located about 200 m inside the main gate of Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary in Thattekkad. The homestay enjoys a calm setting since it is far away from any kind of traffic. The two guest rooms are on the first floor of the house and the hosts live downstairs. A variety of delightful birds can be seen in and around the pleasant locale.
The Thattekkad Birds Song Homestay has simple, clean and basic rooms. It is not ideal for travellers looking for luxury. But it offers a pleasant stay for guests wanting a nice bird watching experience. The Kerala food offered is quite good. The hosts are warm and friendly. Vinod has a lot of knowledge about birds and his knack of locating birds will surprise you. A walk through the sanctuary with him will be a memorable experience.
The Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary is undoubtedly a bird lover's paradise. This world famous sanctuary is home to several species of exotic colourful birds including the rare ones like Malabar grey hornbill, flame-throated Bulbul, grey headed bulbul, Ceylon frogmouth and many more. Located at just a two-minute walking distance from the main gate of this sanctuary is the Birds Song Homestay, a pleasant guest house that enjoys a calm and peaceful atmosphere.
The homestay has two spacious and comfortable guest rooms on the first floor that have a wide common veranda overlooking not just the forest but also the beautiful countryside. The veranda itself offers pleasant sights of many birds. Even some of the rare birds fly into the garden at the homestay. The hosts, Vinod and Sini, stay along with their parents on the ground floor of the house. Mr. Vinod is an experienced bird watcher who can guide guests through the sanctuary.