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Gavi Forest, Thekkady

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Enjoy pristine nature at Gavi Forest, a hotbed of eco-tourism in India. Blanketed by tea plantation, the area offers great trekking opportunities and outdoor camping in specially built tents. Observe amazing wildlife and go on a night safari to see the endangered Nilgiri ibex, the state animal of Tamil Nadu, and lion-tailed macaque or herds of gaurs and elephants. Stay at top tree huts and take a boat ride at Gavi and Kochupampa lakes or visit a cardamom factory and walk through spice gardens. Watch spider flowers or lady shoe flowers and see some of the 250 species of birds here. To visit Gavi Forest on your trip to Thekkady, use our Thekkady attractions site.
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  • Entry into Gavi starts at Angamoozhy check post, from where you have to enter before 11 am. The drive through the forest is an exhilarating experience that lasts for around 5-6 hours, all the way to.....  more
    Entry into Gavi starts at Angamoozhy check post, from where you have to enter before 11 am. The drive through the forest is an exhilarating experience that lasts for around 5-6 hours, all the way to.....  more »
  • We had the trip to Gavi during a very rainy day of Spetember. The roads are fine and you can take even a small car without fear of hitting the underbody. You need to get an online pass and show it... 
    We had the trip to Gavi during a very rainy day of Spetember. The roads are fine and you can take even a small car without fear of hitting the underbody. You need to get an online pass and show it...  more »

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