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Birds Lagoon Village Resort

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Rating               :  3 Star

Category          : Std

Location          :  Backwater- Wildlife-Bird Sanctuary

Tariff Range    : INR  Rs.2900- 4500










BIRDS LAGOON VILLAGE RESORT………nestled in the scenic & magical location of Thattekad; Kerala is spread across 6 acres of virgin land sprawling with trees and natural flora & fauna. It is a combination of BACKWATER- WILDLIFE AND -BIRD SANCTUARY. Thattekad the location is the home to the richest bird habitat in the peninsular India. The one and only Sanctuary of its kind in Kerala which has about 253 species of birds, was architected by Dr Salim Ali, the famous ornithologist. 

The resort is spread out and built in Traditional Kerala style Birds Lagoon have fully furnished Cottages with an ethnic ambience and with modern facilities



We have spacious A/c and non A/c rooms and Cottage.  All rooms are mosquito proofed ,the rooms have TV, Fan, attached bathrooms, 24 hours hot and cold shower .


Conference Hall

  Multi Cuisine  Resturant 

 Swimming Pool





 Cave Discotheque                





Vegetable Garden


Underground Hall


Adventure Spots


Bamboo Rafting


 Bird Watching 




 Floating Dinner







According to ancient scripts, the moderate climate at Thattekkad is best for ayurveda. The concept of ‘borne to ayurveda’ can be simply said as “live according to nature and get gifted”. The whole place is designed and constructed with out harming the natural balance.

The “Ambalakulam’ ancient ponds associated with temples the “Adhivasikudil’ (the tribal hut) for massaging and oil therapy specially focused on ‘marma chikilsa’, the Country toddy independent balconies gives the place a village atmosphere. Besides these, there is an underground floor with special air circulation facility for parties and conferences. 



Room Category










Tax 15%

Plan on EP

250 Per Meal Per Pax

Extra bed-500 on CPAI


Birds Lagoon Village Resort is located in Kothamangalam. The resort is 50 kms away from Nedumbassery Airport in Cochin. The nearest railhead is Alwar Railway Station, which is 48 kms away. It also provides sightseeing packages to the tourists. 

By Road : 60 kms from Kochi. 65 kms from Munnar.

Nearest airport : Kochi 55 kms – 2 hrs

Nearest Railhead : Kochi-60 kms-2.5 hrs,Aluva-50 kms-2 hrs



Hike and sleep outdoors amid the deep evergreen sunshade of thattekkad.Trek will take you camping at elevations of over 2000 feet. The topography is hilly with frequent streams criss-crossing your way and the sight is beyond doubt amazing. You will also be trekking through the natural locale of the Asiatic elephants and the rare Birds
The experience will leave you absolutely in awe of the majesty of the tropical jungle and an experience of a life.

The view of blinking stars, moonlight nights and the flicker of campfires, the aroma of a hot kerala sadhya, the giggling sound of your children having fun are a few of the things that beckons family camping.
Have a transformation of landscape and get nearer to nature with our great variety of camping holidays from Penguin Tours. Camping in itself is always an adventure and camping under a star filled sky will make any worries you have seem a lifetime away. Kerala offers a mesmerizing view of high, mountain peaks and thick evergreen vegetation.
There are opportunities to take part in different escapade and vacation activities here. We have pooled camping and placate and shaped luxurious tents in the vast open hillsides. You can enjoy a camping holiday in the lap of nature in our camps and pick on short treks, nature walks, safaris and fishing in the adjacent locales.

Edamalayar Dam

Edamalayar is a forested area near Boothathankeetu at a distance of about 70kms from Kochi. It is an ideal place for boating, bird watching and trekking. The people from far and near throng to this picturesque spot to enjoy the nature’s benevolence.

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and Wildlife

Salim Ali Bird sanctuary commonly known as Thattekkadu bird sanctuary in the village of Kuttambuzha in Kothamangalam Taluk on the northern banks of the Periyar river is at a distance of 58kms from Kochi. Established in 1983, the sanctuary is Kerala’s first officially recognised bird sanctuary. Sprawling over an area of, the lush green sanctuary at an altitude of 35-523m above sea level, is home to 500 species of exotic birds including the rarest species like Crimson-Throated Barbet, Bee-eater, Sunbird, Shrike, Pariah Kite etc. It also has extensive plantations of teak, rosewood, mahogany etc. There is a demonstration plot for medicinal plants, Bird research centre, Interpretation center and a refuge for deers towards the entrance of the sanctuary. One can go through the sancturary and can also enjoy the boating through Periyar. The best time to visit the sanctuary is from September to June.

 Kodanadu (Elephant Training Camp)

Located 45 Kms north east of Kochi, it is one of the largest elephant training centres of South India. Set on the southern banks of the Periyar river, Kodanad is known for the Elephant Kraal; i.e the place where the newly captured elephants are kept till they are properly trained and disciplined. The elephant training center and the Malayattoor St. Thomas Parish Church or Thazathe Palli lies on the opposite banks of Periyar river.

The trained elephants are available for rides for the tourists. There is a small zoo sheltering wild animals which are unfit for survival in the forest. It is open from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm on all days except Mondays.

Ancient Lord Shiva Temple

Aluva Shiva temple located at a distance of 22 kms from Kochi, is on the banks of the Periyar river. The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Shiva- facing the east. The specialty of this temple is that the Shiva Linga (the symbolic idol of Lord Shiva) is not enclosed in a shrine but is installed on the sand banks. It is believed that the Shivlinga has risen out from the sand on the bank of the river. During the monsoon season, the whole region gets flooded and the idol gets submerged in water. At that time, worship is done in a small shrine on the upper banks of the river.

The famous Aluva Shivaratri celebration is held in the temple premises. It is the main festival of the temple carried out every year in the Malayalam month of Karkidakam (February-March) on the new moon day. It is more a ritual than a festival, during which one pay homage to their forefathers (pithrutharpanam). On this occasion known as ‘Karkidaka vavu bali’, thousands of devotees come to Aluva Manalpuram (river bank) from different parts of the state. They stay awake the whole night in prayer. A dip in the river at the ‘Brahmamuhurtha’ (3 am) after observing the rituals of Shivarathri is considered very sacred. A month long trade fair is also conducted along with the festival.












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