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KTDC Aranya Nivas Thekkady

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
Kumily, Idukki, Thekkady, 685536, India
4.0 out of 5 rating 549 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at KTDC Aranya Nivas Thekkady in Thekkady, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Periyar National Park and Kadathanadan Kalari Centre. This hotel is 28.4 mi (45.7 km) from Sabarimala Temple and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Mangala Devi Temple.


Stay in one of 30 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Satellite television is provided for your entertainment. Bathrooms with showers are provided.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the hotel's restaurant, Aranya Nivas Restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Continental breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Periyar National Park
Mangala Devi Temple - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
Kadathanadan Kalari Centre - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Mudra Cultural Centre - 4.1 km / 2.6 mi
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - 6.7 km / 4.2 mi
Marian Retreat Center - 17.6 km / 10.9 mi
Parunthumpara Hill Lookout - 28.2 km / 17.5 mi
Suruli Falls - 28.9 km / 18 mi
Ayyapancoil Hanging Bridge - 31.7 km / 19.7 mi
Anchuruli Tunnel - 34.1 km / 21.2 mi
Ramakkalmedu Lookout - 45.1 km / 28 mi
Sabarimala Temple - 45.7 km / 28.4 mi
Kalvari Mount - 45.9 km / 28.5 mi
Kuchanur Suyambu Sri Saneeswara Bhagavan Temple - 46.7 km / 29 mi

The preferred airport for KTDC Aranya Nivas Thekkady is Cochin (COK-Cochin Intl.) - 166.5 km / 103.5 mi

Check-in time starts at 5pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Please note: To comply with local law, no alcohol will be served in this property on the first day of every month.
If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa. This property is located within the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Guests must arrive at Forest Entry Gate in Thekkady before 5 PM to access the property. Reserve gates are closed from 5:30 PM to 6:30 AM daily Due to this hotel's location inside of wildlife sanctuary, guests must check in before 5 PM. Arrivals after 5 PM are subject to approval of the Forest Department at guests' own risk. Boat tickets (surcharge) must be reserved on the day of arrival prior to 10:30 AM. Guests must arrive prior to 1:30 PM to board the last boat trip (subject to availability) for wildlife watching.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 803.00

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 803.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 1050.00

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: INR 1050.00

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: INR 560 for adults and INR 280 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Reception hall
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage