The Wildernest

The Wildernest

Kumily | Thekkady | Kerala

The Wildernest is categorised as Mid-Segment Small Hotel (Rating)

(Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 November 2011)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 April 2004)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 April 2004)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 April 2004)

Wildernest Resort is an inbound centric hotel in Kumily town centre at Thekkady, Kerala offering large rooms.

Reasons to Visit
  • Hotel with large rooms and offbeat character in heart of Kumily, Thekkady
  • 10 spacious rooms categorised as Terraced rooms and Secret Gardens with modern spacious bathrooms and cable TV
  • Terraced rooms are spacious with open sit-outs and Secret Gardens has a little garden offering the desired privacy
  • Healthy breakfast like cereals, fresh breads, eggs, fruit platter, home made peanut butter and preserves, tea and coffee served
  • Recommended for inbound travellers and family travellers
Know It
  • Located in heart of Kumily, which is a base point for visiting Periyar wildlife sanctuary
About Thekkady

Thekkady (2500 ft asl) is a stopover on the South India Itinerary on Madurai - Kottayam route known for nature centric experiences connected with Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.  more

Things to do in Thekkady
  • Places to Visit

    Popular Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Periyar Boat Ride
    Special Interest Spice farm visit
  • Activity

    Elephant Junction (Elephant Experience), Bird Watching in Periyar (Bird Watching), Walking in Periyar (Walking), Bamboo Rafting in Periyar (Walking, Kayaking or Canoening or Bamboo Rafting), Gavi Ecotourism (Walking, Jeep Safaris, Kayaking or Canoening or Bamboo Rafting)
  • Excursion

    Idukki Dam (45 kms), Cheruthony Dam (47 kms), Calvary Mount (40 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station – Kottayam (107 kms), Kodai Road (123 kms), Alleppey (138 kms)
  • Nearest Airport - Madurai (140 kms), Cochin (Ernakulam) (180 kms), Trivandrum (200 kms)
  • Distance from Major Cities - Kottayam (107 kms), Madurai (140 kms), Kollam (160 kms), Cochin (Ernakulam) (180 kms), Trivandrum (200 kms), Trichur (213 kms), Trichy (241 kms), Coimbatore (280 kms), Calicut (300 kms), Mysore (451 kms), Bangalore (506 kms)

The Wildernest

Kumily | Thekkady | Kerala
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
Total Rooms8
Total Occupancy16


  • Parking
Food and Beverages
  • Indian Restaurant
  • Trekking
  • Village Walk
  • Bird Watching
  • Nature Walk

The Wildernest

Kumily | Thekkady | Kerala

Getting There

Air :
Madurai (140 kms), Cochin (Ernakulam) (180 kms), Trivandrum (200 kms)
Rail :
Kottayam (107 kms), Kodai Road (123 kms), Alleppey (138 kms)

The Wildernest is located in Kumily

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For
Kumily Situated right on Kottayam - Madurai highway and 5 kms from Periyar lake, Kumily area is home to a wide range of hotels and homestays. Holiday/Getaway

Overall Ratings


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 328 reviews
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Nice, clean, warm shower and monkeys
By miamaaritR on 11th Jan 2020

Wilderness was great! Spacious room with wide windows, easy to watch monkeys play right outside. Breakfast was included, it was croissanys, omelet, fruits, toast and juice. Oh, and great coffee for...

Best Value for Money
By Roshan1963 on 10th Jan 2020

Wildernest is gem of a place, very understated but with a simple elegance. There are no frills or flounces but what they do have, is clean, neat and aesthetically pleasing. We loved the tea, warm...

Nice ambiance, good hospitality
By sahelibhowmik on 30th Dec 2019

Good sized room with basic amenities. Very different ambiance as compared to other hotels, very good breakfast served in a homely atmosphere. The excellent banana jam served at breakfast deserves...

The Fine Print in Big Font


  • Check in: 1
  • Check in HR: 1:0:2
  • Check out HR: 12:0:2
  • Child From: 5
  • Child To: 12
  • Only Veg: False
  • Pet Friend: False
  • Resort: False
  • FDate: 0
  • TDate: 0

Hotel History

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