Gavi is one of the major eco-tourism centres in Kerala, which has been listed as one of the must see place in India by World Acclaimed Tourism major , Alistair International. It is a part of the Periyar Tiger Reserve. This place is a perfect blend of nature’s marvels with various other attractions that has not been explored too much and has still retained its beauty . The journey to Gavi is itself an exciting and rejuvenating experience . Way to Gavi is mainly known for its wildlife. During the journey you will be attracted by the sight of Gavi, endangered species of Nilgiri Tahr , Lion tailed macaque, Wild Gaur and Elephants. Sholai Forest and grass lands are the other major attractions throughout the way to Gavi. Presence of Gopher tree , the tree which is identified as Gopher (also known as Nirampalli) is an important thing. Gopher wood is a term used once in the Bible. Bird watchers must not miss the chance to visit Gavi as they can spot a lot of rare avian species at this place. With more than 260 species of birds including the great pied hornbill, Woodpecker and king fisher,Gavi is a heaven for birds. This is a perfect place for nature explorers that offers a chance to get acquainted with the unique flora of the Western Ghats . In short a splendid spot to be visited at least once for all those who love the nature.