Periyar Tourism Promotion Council (PTPC) is a non govermental,private organisation . involved in environmental,human resources & promoting Eco-Tourism activities. PTPC is leading practical conservation organisation.Since 2000 PTPC has fulfilled its mission to attract and manage a force of volunteers in practical conservation projects for the betterment of the kerala environment.
We are the promoters of Ecotourism.
Some of the breathtaking viewpoints at Gavi like the Valley View offer spectacular view of a deep ravine and the forest below. From Kochu Pampa, a point near Green Mansion eco-lodge
one can track the grazing Nilgiri Tahrs. The famous pilgrim destination, Sabarimala is a short trek from Gavi.
For those interested in observing the nocturnal wildlife, night safaris to Kullur, Gavi Pullumedu, Kochu Pampa, Pachakanam provide ample opportunities for wildlife viewing.
Gavi is mainly known for its wildlife. Endangered species including the Nilgiri Tahr and Lion-tailed macaque are often sighted at the outskirts of Gavi. Kerala’s very own treasure elephants can be sighted abundantly. If you are the bird watcher, Gavi is the place for you. With more than 260 species of birds including the great pied hornbill, woodpecker, and kingfishers, Gavi is a heaven for birdwatchers.
Activities@Gavi day Trip
Sabharimala view point
- Gavi gives an amazing view of the Sabarimala amongst the lush green surrounding. Sarbarimala, the Hindu pilgrimage centre visited by millions of devotees from all over India and across the world is located in the Western Ghat mountain ranges. It is the largest annual pilgrimage in world with an estimated 45–50 million devotees visiting every year.
Who on earth would not love to be in a garden. A beautiful garden is created near the pristine Gavi reservoir artistically decorated with plants and flowers. The gazebo at the garden gives the guest to sit and enjoy the evening. The idyllic surrounding is a refreshing haven to forget all stress in life.
- Restaurant located near the Gavi reservoir is only to be used by the day programme or guests who choose a stay over programme with Gavi. The restaurant serves only limited menu and serves all meals for the day. Savour the exotic cuisine of the local flavour, a taste that is sure to linger on.
How to reach
51 Kms from Thekkady
128 Kms from Kottayam Railway Staion
168 Kms from Eranakulam Railway Staion
180 Kms from Madurai, Tamilnadu Railway Staion
160 Kms from Nedumbassery Airport Ernakulam
199 Kms from Madurai Airport