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Aranya Nivas Idukki

Located on the placid Periyar Lake in Idukki, Aranya Niwas, also known as Sylvan Abode, is built in the colonial style and is situated on the bank of Lake Periyar. It is an ideal place where people can spend their holidays amidst Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. It is an authentic jungle lodge opened by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. The Ayurvedic facilities in Aranya Niwas, Idukki are something that attracts tourists from all over India and world. The scenic beauty of this place adds charm to the hotel and tourists staying in the Aranya Niwas will get an opportunity to stay in style and comfort. It is located close to the Kottayam Railway Station and just 4 kilometers away from Aranya Niwas. 


Languages :Malayalam
Best Season :Throughout the year
Weather : Summer 22 to 40°C, Winter 20 to 32°C

How to Reach

By Bus :The KSRTC buses ply between Thekkady and other nearby cities in Kerala. One can even board the frequent buses from Kochi, Kottayam and Trivandrum to reach Thekkady.

By Train :Kottayam is the nearest railway station to Thekkady. It is located at a distance of 114 kilometers from Thekkady. The railhead is connected to Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore. 

By Air :The nearest airport to Thekkady is Madurai. It is located at a distance of 136 kilometers away from Madurai. Nedumbassery Airport is the nearest international airport in Kochi.  It is well-connected to all major cities in India with some international cities. 


The guests staying in the Aranya Nivas in Idukki can rejuvenate and revitalize their body with the Ayurvedic Facilities at Aranya Nivas's Ayurvedic center. Guests here can take full advantage of the opportunity of getting the Ayurvedic facilities in Aranya Nivas, Idukki. An Ayurvedic treatment rejuvenates the body, mind and soul, alike.

The Ayurvedic Facilities in Aranya Niwas is well equipped to provide the best Ayurvedic facilities to the tourists. The Ayurvedic facilities at Aranya Niwas comprise of staffs that are well qualified. Ayurvedic Facilities in Aranya Niwas offer refreshing and comforting therapies for treating any kind of ailment. Expert and special advice can be taken from the in-house Ayurvedic physician. The Ayurvedic treatments provided are a combination of massages, oil baths, steam baths and diet. The tourists can choose from the wide range of Ayurvedic treatment and therapies that is offered as the Ayurvedic facilities at Aranya Nivas, Idukki. Tourists can also opt for therapy packages by choice and preference. 

Room Types

The Aranya Nivas Idukki has 30 well furnished rooms including Deluxe, Premium and Suite, which have been tastefully designed to allow its guests to enjoy all the worldly comforts. The spacious rooms of the hotel allow one to enjoy breathtaking views during the stay. The delightfully furnished rooms are appointed with all modern day facilities. Each room feature facilities like Private Jacuzzi, Semi-private black pool, Private lounging space and dining by the pool, 32" Plasma TV, wireless internet access, fridge, Tea coffee and Fresh Fruit Platte.


The Aranya Nivas in Kerala features a multi-cuisine restaurant that offers its guests with an array of food varieties. 


  • Ayurveda therapies
  • Swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beer Parlour
  • Handicrafts emporium
  • Travel assistance
  • Car hire
  • Laundry
  • Doctor-on-call
  • Currency exchange