The mesmerising village of Gavi in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala is a leading place in the state for Eco tourism. It is located 28 km southwest of Vandiperiyar.A 40 kilometre drive from Kumily, the road leading to the picturesque Gavi is blanketed by enchanting tea plantations. Gavi is an Eco-tourist spot in Kerala which was widely popularised after 'Alistair International' the world acclaimed tourism major listed it among the leading eco-tourism centres and one of the must-see places in India. A must visit place for all nature lovers as Gavi is preserved in its natural scenic beauty untouched by the modernization.
Gavi is mainly known for its wildlife,tropical forests, the trail of grasslands, cascading waterfalls and cardamom plantations. The Endangered species such as Nilgiri Tahr and Lion-tailed macaque are often sighted in these regions. Elephants are another species that are abundantly seen in this region. If you belong to the category of bird watcher, Gavi is just the right place for you. With more than 260 species of birds including the great pied hornbill, woodpecker, and kingfishers, Gavi is the perfect heaven for birdwatchers. Gavi is a splendid spot to be visited once at least for all those who love nature.