telegram sink Telegram Sink

Provided by: "Apache Software Foundation"

Support Level for this Kamelet is: "Stable"

Send a message to a Telegram chat by using your Telegram bot as sender.

To create a bot, use your Telegram app to contact the @botfather account.

This sink supports the following message types:

  • Standard text messages

  • PNG images (Content-Type must be set to image/png)

  • JPEG images (Content-Type must be set to image/jpeg)

This sink also supports the following message headers:

  • text / ce-text: when sending an image, the image caption

  • chat-id / ce-chatid: overrides the default chat where messages are sent to

Configuration Options

The following table summarizes the configuration options available for the telegram-sink Kamelet:

Property Name Description Type Default Example



Required The token to access your bot on Telegram. You you can obtain it from the Telegram @botfather.



Chat ID

The Chat ID to where you want to send messages by default.

Whilst the Chat ID is not a required Configuration Option it must be provided for every message; either as a Configuration Option or a chat-id / ce-chatid header.



At runtime, the telegram-sink Kamelet relies upon the presence of the following dependencies:

  • camel:core

  • camel:jackson

  • camel:kamelet

  • camel:telegram

Camel JBang usage


  • You’ve installed JBang.

  • You have executed the following command:

jbang app install camel@apache/camel

Supposing you have a file named route.yaml with this content:

- route:
      uri: "kamelet:timer-source"
        period: 10000
        message: 'test'
        - to:
            uri: "kamelet:telegram-sink"

You can now run it directly through the following command

camel run route.yaml