About GaviGavi, an eco-tourist spot introduces the visitors to a beguiling scenic beauty that is untouched by the unscrupulous reach of modern humankind. Gavi is home to very rare flora.
The only 2 Gopher trees that are believed to be in India, are present in the Gavi forest region. It is also home to Nageia Wallichinia, an endemic variety of the Gymnosperm family.It is domicile to endangered species like Nilgiri Tahr and Lion-tailed Macaque.
The visitors feel amazed and frightened at the hordes of Kerala’s own regal elephants sauntering in the region. Gaur, sambar deer, barking deer, Mouse deer, Wild dogs, tigers, and various species of snakes co-inhibit the region.More than 260 kinds of birds, which include Great pied hornbill, mynas, cuckoos, bulbuls, woodpeckers, kingfishers etc, are a feast to the eyes of the bird watchers.
Distance: 28 km from Kumily near Thekkady.
Entry Fees: Rs 25/- per Adult and Rs 50/- per vehicle. Cameras & Video cameras are charged Rs 25 & 100 resp.