Gavi is a pristine and picturesque forest haven in Pathanamthitta. The place started being hailed as a “must-visit” on the release of the movie “Ordinary”. And when Alister International listed it among major eco-tourism centres and one of the must-visit places in India, it became famous amongst tourists, especially the Europeans.
This mesmerizing place is rich in flora and fauna, cascading waterfalls and plantations. On the outskirts of Gavi endangered species like the Nilgiri Tahr and Lion-tailed macaque can be sighted. It is also a heaven for birdwatchers with rare sights being spotted, like the great pied hornbill, woodpecker, kingfishers and more than 260 other species of birds .
Gavi offers its visitors a variety of activities like trekking, wildlife watching, night safaris, and outdoors camps.
This breathtaking eco-tourism spot is bound to cast its magical spell on every visitor and is definitely a place that should not be missed in Kerala.