Budget Hotels in Thekkady

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Stay in Thekkady

Stay in Thekkady sanctuary is adventurous as it is famous for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs.

The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice-scented plantations.

In the Periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great apportunities for treks and mountain walks.

Thekkady is a popular tourist attraction located about 250kms from Trivandrum, the capital of the southern state of Kerala, near to Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. It is around 150 kms away from major airports of Cochin and Coimbatore.

 Although almost every place in Thekkady is picturesque and worth a visit, tourist generally tend to be interested in places like The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, nearby plantation towns like Kumily,Murikkady,Pandikuzhi and Chellarkovil.

Tourists tend to flock to places like Vandiperiyar,  Vandanmedu,Pullumedu and Ramakalmedu which offer breathtaking views.

The major that keep you entertained are plantation tours, elephant rides, trekking and the serene boat journey on the Periyar Lake.

 Places to stay:

 Thekkady has hotels and lodges that cater to every type of customers. The hotels run by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) always maintain high standards and are most sought after in this region. But they are also facing stiff competition from many private operators recently. A few notable budget hotels are compiled in the list below:

1. Hotel Ambadi

            Address: Ambadi Junction, Thekkady 685536, India

            Contact: +914869 222 193

            E-mail: [email protected]

            Website: http://www.hotelambadi.com/


2. Aranya Nivas KTDC

            Address: Kumily, Thekkady 685 536, India

            Contact: +91486322023

            E-mail: [email protected]

            Website: http://www.aranyanivasthekkady.com/

3. Highrange Residency

            Address: Thekkady Junction, Thekkady 685509, India

            Contact: +91486224654

            E-mail: [email protected]

            Website: http://www.highrangeresidency.com/

4. Hotel Lake Queen

            Address: Thekkady Junction, Thekkady 685509, India

            Contact: +91486222084

            E-mail: [email protected]

            Website: http://www.lakequeen.com

5. Michael’s Inn

             Address: Thekkady Junction, Thekkady 685509, India

            Contact: +918281514307

            E-mail: [email protected]

            Website: http://www.michaelsinnthekkady.com

 6. Periyar House

             Address: Thekkady Junction, Thekkady 685509, India

            Contact: +91-4869-222026

            E-mail: [email protected]

            Website: http://www.periyarhousethekkady.com

7. Mount Sinai Hotel

             Address: Thekkady Junction, Thekkady 685509, India

            Contact: +919895 677024

            E-mail: [email protected]

            Website: http://www.mountsinai.co.in/


8. Green Lake Inn

             Address: Thekkady Bypass Road, Thekkady 685509, India

            Contact: +914869223380

            E-mail: [email protected]

            Website: http://www.greenlakeinn.in

 9. SN International Hotel

             Address: K.K.ROAD, Kumily, Thekkady, Kerala, 685509

            Contact: +914869224355

            E-mail: [email protected]

            Website: [email protected]


10. Hotel Sandra Palace

             Address: Opposite Lourde Church , Lake Road, Thekkady, Kerala 685509

            Contact: +914869224561

            E-mail: [email protected]

            Website: http://hotelsandrapalace.com

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