Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Indhrivanam offers eco-friendly accommodation in Thekkady.

Some rooms have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. You will find a kettle in the room.

You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property.The property offers a garden and coffee plantation on the premises.

The homestay also offers car hire.

Your stay will include:
Free WiFi Balcony Terrace

Indhrivanam has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 9 Dec 2016.

Property highlights

Breakfast info

Vegan, Asian

Free parking available on-site


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Hosted by Morten, Ashna, Sarah


Morten, Ashna, Sarah
Indhrivanam consists of two buildings made of handchipped stone: a house (for us) and a cottage/cabin (for you). The property relies on rainwater harvesting, and we have the world's most beautiful dry toilets! The size of our property is 1.6 acres. It is unique in the sense that is has almost continuous tree cover of a few hundred old rosewood, almond, mango, jackfruit and orange trees. Under the canopy we grow coffee (Arabica, Robusta and Liberica), but our priority is to create a space where fauna and flora will prosper. On the property, we have identified around 40 different bird species, and mammals like slender loris, wild boar, porcupine and mouse deer. Our guest cottage is in its own private and quiet part of the property (1 acre) where no one else has access. The main building, where we stay, is located 50 metres from the cottage. Meals and laundry facilities are available in the main building.
We are Sarah (British), Morten (Danish) and our Indian dog, Ashna. There is 1 permanent employee at Indhrivanam. We only have guests when we are also on the property, and as we spend 11 months of the year here, Indhrivanam is almost always open. Our approach to running our micro B&B is that we spend the time required to make our guests feel comfortable, i.e. we are happy to give you a guided local walk or take you to one of the special restaurants, where we sometimes eat, but where tourists never go. But we are also happy to just advise, and let you get on with the various activities that are on offer in the area.
Indrivanam is located in the Thekkady area, which is a main tourist destination in Kerala, mainly due to Periyar Tiger Reserve. Thekkady is actually a forest to which Kumily Town is attached. We are on the outskirts of a village 8 kilometres from Kumily. For us, this location is ideal because it is far enough away to be able to avoid the busy town and the consequences of tourism, but close enough for us and our guests to easily get to places of interest. There are a number of recommended activities in the Thekkady area. For instance the Nature Walk and Border Hiking in Periyar Tiger Reserve, local walking with or without a guide (we have created maps), cooking class with a local cook/artist (vegetarian South Indian cuisine) or a local family (vegetarian or non-vegetarian Kerala cuisine), a half-day trip to Tamil Nadu which combines walking, temple visit, farmland tour and Tamil food, and, maybe, a spice garden visit, an ayurvedic massage or a martial art performance.
Languages spoken: Danish,German,English,Norwegian,Swedish
Property surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Periyar National Park
    9.2 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Periyar Tiger Reserve
    5.6 miles
  • Lake Periyar Lake
    8.1 miles
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Facilities of Indhrivanam
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
General
  • Adult only
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Electric blankets
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Hiking Off-site
View
  • Garden view
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
Safety & security
  • 24-hour security
Languages spoken
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • Norwegian
  • Swedish
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Check-in

From 13:00 hours

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

No cots or extra beds are available.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that all stays include breakfast (continental with homemade bread, nut butters, fruit etc). Other meals are available at a charge. The food is vegetarian/vegan.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Indhrivanam

  • The prices at Indhrivanam may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Indhrivanam is from 13:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Indhrivanam offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Walking tours

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Indhrivanam by:

    • Taxi 3h

  • Indhrivanam is 2.6 miles from the centre of Thekkady.