A splendid spot to be visited at least once by nature lovers. Gavi is a widely popular eco-tourist spot and must figure in your list of the top 5 must-see places in India. Did you know, Gavi is listed among the leading eco-tourism centres by 'Alistair International', the world acclaimed tourism major. We know, the nature lover in you wants to soak in natural scenic beauty and rich wildlife, miles away from modernity. Look no further, Gavi stays preserved in its natural state for you. Endangered species including the Nilgiri Tahr and Lion-tailed macaque are often sighted in the outskirts of Gavi. Elephant lovers, take note, Asian elephants, the pride of Kerala is a very common sight at Gavi. Furthermore, if you’re an avid bird watcher, you’re at home in Gavi. Home to more than 260 species of birds including the great pied hornbill, woodpecker, and kingfishers, Gavi is the perfect locale for your date with your feathered pals.


Green Mansion, aptly named is a mansion in the lap of nature. It has 9 rooms ranging from 2 bed to 6 beds. From here, you can savour the spectacular view of the Gavi lake and the adjoining forests.
KFDC has developed the unique concept of Swiss cottage by pitching tents under proper shaded roofing. It is a safe haven with privacy among the woods. Quite a unique experience for campers.

Trekking is one the leisure

KFDC ecotourism has garnered in and implemented a volley of activitiesto make your vacation at Gavi an indispensable one. You can indulge in a trek through the woods, an adventurous jeep safari, a visit to the plantations, bird watching and also a stroll through the beautiful Gavi.


The Day Visit program at Gavi starts with a delicious breakfast followed by a fascinating visit to the lush green plantations. At noon, you are treated with a sumptuous vegetarian spread from which you can choose according to your gastronomical cravings. A row boat ride is another enticing item in the day program which treats your eyes and senses with a beautiful view of the majestic Sabarimala hills while you enjoy the air with the whiffs of cardamom.