Aranya Nivas KTDC Resort in Thekkady Online Booking and Tariff Details

KTDC Aranya Nivas Restaurant Exterior

About KTDC Aranya Nivas:

KTDC Aranya Nivas is a jungle resort in Thekkady, Idukki district of Kerala. Aranya Nivas is situated inside the famous Periyar Tiger Reserve and it is close to the Periyar Lake Boating.

Thekkady is an ideal destination for wildlife tourism in Kerala and there are many ecotourism programs conducted by Periyar Tiger Reserve. You will be able to see elephants, bison, sambar deer, barking deer, wild boar and a variety of birds here. If you are lucky, you may see a tiger, leopard, bear, wild dog, etc during the forest trekking in Periyar Tiger Reserve.

KTDC Aranya Nivas Tariff:

Room Type1st Oct. 2019 to 19th Dec 2019 &

11th Jan. 2020 to 29th Feb 2020

  20th Dec. 19 to 10th Jan 20201st March 2020 to 30th Sept 2020
A/c Suite720072007450745056005600

Additional Details:

  • KTDC Hotel Aranya Nivasa is situated inside Periyar National Park. The entry to Periyar Sanctuary will be closed by 5.00 pm. Hence guests are requested to enter the sanctuary before 5.00 pm.
  • Entry into the resort is possible only between 6.00 am. and 6.00 pm.
  • Guests of Aranya Nivas are advised to reserve the seats for Periar Lake boating in advance.
  • Guests are requested to reach Aranya Nivas before 1.30 pm to board the last Periyar Lake boat trip for wildlife watching closely.

KTDC Aranya Nivas Contact Number & Details

  • Name: Aranya Nivas (KTDC)
  • Address: Thekkady, Idukki – 685536, Kerala, India
  • District: Idukki
  • State: Kerala
  • Contact No: +91-4869-222023, 321930, 222779, 222283, +91-4868-250111
  • Fax: +91-4869-222282
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Nearest Bus Station: Kumily
  • Nearest Railway Station: Kottayam (KTYM)
  • Nearest Airport: Madurai(IXM) and Cochin (COK)

Thekkady Travel Guide:

KTDC Aranya Nivas Thekkady Reviews & Rating:

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  • Stay at KTDC Periyar House Thekkady.


  • GST
  • Meals (More details are provided in the FAQ/Quick Info section)

Quick Info

Additional Details on the Tariff - Meals & Extra

Breakfast- Rs. 500 + GST
Dinner- Rs. 600 + GST

X-mas Eve Supplement : Rs. 650 + GST
New Year Eve Supplement: Rs. 850 + GST
Charges for Floral arrangement in the room: Rs.1000 + GST
Charges for Cake in the room: Rs.850+ GST

Additional Details on the Tariff - Extra Persons & Children's

The Room tariff component will be 20% of the room tariff on the Double Occupancy basis on Extra Persons.
Persons of age between 6 to 12 years will be regarded as a child. The child rate will be 10% of the room tariff on Double Occupancy basis on room rent.
Persons above 12 years of age will be regarded as an adult and will be charged on the full tariff

How to book Aranya Nivas Thekkady online?

There is online booking facility for KTDC Hotel Aranya Nivas in Thekkady. You can check How to Book KTDC Hotels Online for more details.

Thekkady Aranya Nivas fare and itinerary details

The KTDC Thekkady contact number and tariff details of Aranya Nivas is displayed above. Please check it for the latest tariff information.

How to book KTDC Hotels offline?

Tourist needs to call the central reservation center at Trivandrum or the reception of the respective Hotels for booking KTDC Hotels offline.

How to reach Hotel Aranya Nivas resort in Thekkady:

How to reach Thekkady by train:
The nearest railway station is Theni, 64 km away from the main quaint town of Kumily. This is well connected with a rich railway network to most of the major cities in India like Kodaikanal, Palani, Chennai, Banglore etc.

Nearest Railway Station: Kottayam – 114 kms from Thekkady

How to reach Thekkady by road

Kumily is well connected to other major cities of Kerala and Tamil Nadu like Kochi, Kottayam, Theni, Madurai. Kumily is the the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. There are regular buses to and from Kumily to different parts of Kerala as well as Tamil Nadu.

Alternatively, you can also drive to Thekkady, Kumily from nearby cities like Alapuzha, Kottayam, and Kochi

Nearest Bus Station: Kumily – 4 kms from Thekkady

How to reach Thekkady by flight:
Kochi Airport and Madurai Airport are the nearest Airports to Thekkady. And Kochi Airport seems to more convenient for travellers as its close to other tourist destinations like Alapuzha, Kochi and Thrissur.

The local and international carriers including Indigo, Spicejet, Vistara have direct as well as connected flights available from Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata

Nearest Airport: Kochi – 100 km from Thekkady and Madurai – 140km from Thekkady

Local transport in Thekkady, Kumily:
Jeeps and Auto are more popular taxis in Kumily. They offer tourist circuit routes and also arrange jeep safari through the forest for a nominal cost. Taxis and Autos are the best way to travel through the town.

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Trip Facts

  • Idukki, Kerala
  • Kumily
  • Kumily Bus Station
  • Kottayam (KTYM)
  • Madurai (IXM) & Cochin (COK)
  • 686502
  • Kumily Police Station
  • Govt. Hospital, Kumily


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