Gavi Eco Tourism

Gavi is an Eco-Tourism a project of the Kerala Forest Development Corporation located in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala. Gavi, located in Pathanamthitta district offers its visitors activities like trekking, wildlife watching, outdoor camping in specially built tents, and night safaris. Distance from Pathanamthitta To Gavi is 109 km 428 mtrs & Travel Time is 2 hour 5 mins By Road. Gavi is 14 km south west of Vandiperiyar, 28 km from Kumily, near Thekkady. Gavi is inside the Ranni reserve forest. Gavi is a part of Seethathode Panchayath in Ranni Taluk. Gavi is part of the Periyar Tiger Reserve, and the route can be covered by car from Vandiperiyar. The entrance fee is 25 rupees per person and 50 rupees per vehicle. Cameras are 25 rupees and video cameras are charged 100 rupees. Both day and night stays are available. Forest tent camping is available from November through March.[citation needed]. It has been said that most enjoyable route to Gavi is the way from Pathanamthitta. The rough journey to Gavi may better be made on a sturdy vehicle like a jeep. Entry passes must be obtained from the Forest Check Post en route at Vallakkadavu. Advance booking with the Kerala Forest Development Corporation Ltd. is highly appreciable wherein such formalities will be taken care of by the company itself.

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Kerala Forest Development Corporation Ltd (KFDC) operates various packages from day programs to stay over programs at Gavi.

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For Cost & Bookings, Contact

Kerala Forest Development Corporation Ltd (KFDC)
Aaranyakom, Karapuzha, Kottayam – 686003.
T: +91 481-2582640, 2581205
E: info[at]kfdcecotourism[dot]com
KFDC Ecotourism GAVI
Gavi Via Vandiperiyar
Mob: +91 99474 92399
Information Center
Holiday home building
Kulathupalam, Kumali, Idukki, Kerala
T: +91 4869 223270
E: gavi[at]kfdcecotourism[dot]com


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How to Reach:

By Air

Nearby airports are Cochin airport (COK) and Trivandrumnm (TRV) Airport.

By Train

133 Kms from Chengannur Railway Staion.

By Road

28 Kms from Vandiperiyar ( a town on NH- 212) 51 Kms from Thekkady. 109 km from Pathanamthitta District Head quarter KSRTC Bus is running an Ordinary bus service from Pathanamthitta To Kumaly Via the hilly forest tracts of Moozhiyar, Kochu-Pampa, Pachakkanam and Gavi.