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Gavi Wildlife and Eco-Tourism, Pathanamthitta

By Gibyjoseph
Gavi Wildlife and Eco-Tourism, PathanamthittaGavi is the most eco friendly tourist place in Kerala which is located in the eastern part of Pathanamthitta district of this state. This wonderful place has been grabbing headlines in tourist circuits for all the good reasons and which is renowned for its natural beauty and the charm still are untouched by mass tourism trails. The lush green thick forests, sprawling grass lands and chattering waterfalls offers this place dramatic and mesmerizing beauty. A forty kilometer drive from Kumily near Thekkady along the beautiful roads across the sprawling tea plantations will get you to Gavi and truly this impresses every tourist hearts in adequate.
The Kerala Forest Development Corporation Ltd sponsors the Gavi ecotourism to promote tourism sustainable without spoiling the serenity of the tropical forests of Western Ghats. This scenic beautiful place is not only renowned for its pristine natural beauty but is also very famous among adventure enthusiasts and research students who come here to study and explore the rich flora and fauna of this place.
Gavi Eco tourism proffers the most outstanding experience in the most restricted areas along the outskirt of Periyar Tiger Reserve. This scenic place is also very famous for its Pambar Reservoir along with the reserve forests where the tourist can have a glimpse of animal like Nilgiri thar, lion tailed macaque in these tracts. The active involvement of tribals making this place one of its entire country also plays a major role in eco tourism project.
There are numerous exciting activities for the vacationers here such as boating, wildlife trails, trekking and bird watching in Gavi which also plays a major role in enticing tourist from all over the globe. The trekking trails of Pulmedu peak is one of the most enjoyed by the adventure enthusiasts offering a great view of the magical shrine of the hill top of Sabarimala. It is advised to trail on with the guided tour who can spot the herd of white elephants or who plan a challenging yet exciting hiking trip to Meenar and Valley to enjoy the panoramic view of the serene forest below.
Gavi Wildlife and Eco-Tourism, PathanamthittaExplore and enjoy a quiet night out camp where you can sink along the nature and its melody rhythm. The outdoor camping night safari is probably the biggest attractions as not all the place in this country offer such facility. Other than these visiting Paradise Cove at Ninnumulli is one of the major places for all the nature lovers, visiting cardamom factory is very worth, the aromatic spice gardens set amidst the forests is a splendid way to relax your tired body after day out sightseeing and other activities.  Tree houses which is build on top of the tree is a great place to rest and enjoy the most unique experience ever where you also can see fine natural spectacles.
Enchanting Gavi Lake and the numerous species of birds adds flavor and truly make your visit to Gavi the most remarkable one.
Cochin International Airport is located 190 Km from Gavi and Madurai Airport tamil Nadu is 140 Km from this place. Government and private busses run to Vandiperiyar from Kochi and Trivandrum from where Gavi is about 28 km drive. Kottyam adjacent to Ernakulam is the nearest railhead at distance of 114 km thus getting here for any tourist is easily accessible.

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