Pathanamthitta district in Kerala is known for its religious significance and cultural dominance. Pathanamthitta is otherwise called the “Pilgrim Capital of Kerala” as it houses the famous Sabarimala temple which is dedicated to Lord Ayappa.
Apart from pilgrimages, Pathanamthitta is also known for many eco-tourism destinations Gavi Ecotourism, Konni Ecotourism, and Adavi Ecotourism.
Gavi is a small forest village in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala. Gavi was been unknown since long time and was exposed to travelers with the Malayalam Movie names “Ordinary”.
The rich flora and fauna of Gavi make it one of the best places for forest trekking and jungle camping in Idukki and Pathanamthitta districts. Gavi is an important part of the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve and it can be can be accessed from either the Pathanamthitta side or the Idukki side.
Jungle Camping in Gavi
The rich flora and fauna of Gavi make it one of the best places for trekking and camping in Kerala. If you would like to do a jungle camping in Gavi, please be aware that only Kerala Forest Department Corporation is allowed to conduct Tourism activities in Gavi.
Kerala Forest Department Corporation or simply KFDC provide various tourism packages in Kerala and they conduct a wide variety of Eco-tourism activities including the Agasthyakoodam Trek and Meesapulimala Camping etc.. If you wish for a jungle camping in Gavi, please follow the below packages from KFDC.