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    Jungle Bird Homestay

    Kumbalakkudyil House, Njayappilli Post | Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary via Kothamangalam, Thattekad 686681, India
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    28/01/2018 29/01/2018
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    Traveller (157)
    Room & Suite (17)
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    • Excellent77%
    • Very good20%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “his mother” (45 reviews)
    “whole family” (11 reviews)
    “malabar trogon” (27 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Paid Wifi
    Room Service
    Rooftop Bar
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    1 - 5 of 181 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were on a very busy trip, trying to cram as much of India as possible into just 6 days! So we arrived quite late at 9pm. Gireesh and his family were waiting to give us a very friendly welcome and let us know that...More

    Thank maxtape
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The room was a modest homestay fitting to the surrounds of the bird reserve. The family were extremely friendly and presented us with delicious meals. Both mother and son are extremely knowledgeable of the birds and enthusiastic during the trips.I was twice taken out, spontaneously,...More

    Thank Mig12non
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I've completed a handful of international bird tours and this is one of my favorites that I continue to think about. So much so, that I am writing a review that I should have completed three years ago when we visited in March 2015. The...More

    Thank MatsumotoAkira
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed there in September with family and 2 teenagers. Sudha and her 1000 volt smile guided us around the jungle. Gireesh managed to spot frogmouth male and female during the night. We were not bird watcher experts but the place is so quiet and so...More

    Thank dublinner
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Stayed at Jungle Bird Homestay 7 Dec to 9 Dec 2017, clean rooms with good balcony view of lake. Girish & his mother Sudah are good bird guides, trails were good bird habitat at forest. We sighted about 55 birds including Sri Lankan Frogmouth, Malabar...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Price range
    • USD 43 - USD 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • India >
    • Kerala >
    • Ernakulam District >
    • Thattekad
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    Traveller (157)
    Room & Suite (17)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (129)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Bathroom (1)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Agnes K
    20 September 2017|
    Response from Hope S | Reviewed this property |
    I can’t remember. You’ll have to ask this question to the proprietor.
    29 May 2017|
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    Response from vanisle_al | Reviewed this property |
    You do pay extra for going out with Girish or his mother. The amount depends on if a vehicle has to be used or you just walk from the home. The price is very reasonable.
    22 May 2017|
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    Response from Genedtotravel | Reviewed this property |
    It is nearby. It is 5 mins walk.
    Room Tips
    "Peaceful , rooms with a/c, cozy & comfortable"
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    "The room with the large balcony with view"
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    "Top Floor rooms have good views of periyar"
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    "all rooms have views of trees it is a peacful place in general"
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