Gavi is 14 km from Kumily, near Thekkady.Gavi is inside the ranni reserve forest.
Gavi’s evergreen forests are abundant with wildlife including the Tiger, elephants, Leopards, Bears, Indian Gaur, sambar, barking and mouse deers, Lion Tailed Macaque, Nilgiri Marten and more than 250 species of birds..
This is one of the most popular programmes in Thekkady. The jeep safari to Gavi, picturesque land, is the major off-the-track destination ideal for a wilderness retreat replete with trekking, birding, canoeing and facilities for boarding. This biological garden, with hills and valleys, tropical forests, sprawling grass lands, sholas, cascading waterfalls and cardamom plantation, is home for many endangered species like lion tailed macaque; nilgiri tahrs etc. and they can be sighted also
8.00-5.00 AM- Registration. Trekking through forest under trained Guide after break fast.Return by 12.30,have south Indian Vegetarian lunch and thereafter boating in Gavi Lake(row boat),visit cardamom plantations and curing house,Sabarimala view point..Return after evening tea by 4.30-5.00 PM
Minimum two people need to operate this programme, programme start from thekkady