Gavi Forest Safari Thekkady
Gavi Forest Safari Thekkady
Gavi Forest Safari Thekkady
Gavi Forest Safari Thekkady
Gavi Forest Safari Thekkady

Gavi Forest Safari Thekkady

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Thekkady, Kerala

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What will you experience

Explore the Beautiful Gavi Forest

Get A Chance to Meet Wildlife

Certified Drive Cum Guide

Exciting 3KM Trek

Delicious Food & Flavours

About the Activity

Activity Location Gavi Forest
Pickup & Drop Location Hotel in Central Thekkady
Activity Timing 5:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Total Duration11 Hours Approx
Trek & Boat Duration3 to 4 Hours
Jeep Capacity 6 People Per Jeep
Distance Covered42 KM

About Gavi Forest, Kerala:

  • Gavi is a lovely village in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district, famous for the forest of the same name. Gavi is part of the Periyar Tiger Reserve and is home to a large variety of Birds and 35 different Mammals.
  • Gavi woodland also features 140 orchid species and 170 grass species. Over 150 kinds of butterflies are also found in the forest making it a perfect location to go and explore on a Forest Safari Ride.

About Gavi Forest Safari Thekkady: 

  • Embark on the Open Gavi Forest Jeep Safari early morning at 5:30 AM after receiving the warm greetings of our cordial staff who will pick you up from the designated hotel in Thekkady. 
  • This 42 KM Jeep Safari (20 KM - Outside Forest & 22 KM inside Forest) takes you through an exciting forest canopy and if you are lucky, you may even spot wild animals.
  • A Driver cum Guide will accompany you throughout the journey making your expedition more informative and joyful with his local guidance and knowledge.
  • Though witnessing wildlife completely depends on luck, you will experience a "Wow" moment by getting up close to the fauna and sitting comfortably on your jeeps.
  • We will begin with trekking in the trails that lie in and around Gavi for 3-4 hours which is a terrific experience and also once we reach Gavi Dam we will indulge in the Boating experience there. 
  • Then you will begin a 3 and a half Kilometres Trek which is full of Thrill and excitement. You need to be very cautious and silently pass through the trails without irritating the creatures there.
  • Then you can gobble up the delicious Lunch and if interested visit Cardamom Processing Unit and explore the procedures and processes that are followed there, we will move ahead with the centre's visit. 
  • When evening sets in, we will have tea or coffee. The programme will end at 04:00 PM. after which you can depart for your destinations with amazing memories of your Gavi Forest Safari.

Package Option

Forest Jeep Safari (For Couple)

11 Hours

9299 per person

11 Hours
  • 11 Hours Forest Trip
  • Pickup & Drop from Hotel Centrally Located in Thekkady
  • 42 KM Jeep Safari (20 - Inside Forest & 22 - Outside Forest)
  • 3 to 4 Hours of Trekking
  • Boating Charges at Gavi Dam
  • Cardamom Processing Unit Visit
  • Meals: (Breakfast & Lunch)
  • Spotting Wild Animals
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Local & Experienced Driver cum Guide
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Anything apart from Inclusions


  • The start time of the activity will be from 05:30 AM.
  • Children below 10 Years of age are not allowed.
  • If a group is of more than 2 People then separate 2500/- per Person will be increased according to the increase in the number of people.
  • One Jeep can Carry up to 6 People Only.

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Know before you book

Health and Fitness:

  • Anyone willing to have the Gavi Forest Safari experience and who is physically fit is welcome to participate in this adventure. Carry any prescribed medications, insect repellent, and first-aid supplies.

Clothing and Footwear:

  • It is recommended that you wear comfortable and loose-fitting clothing suitable for the weather conditions. Additionally, it is best to avoid bright colours and instead opt for neutral shades that blend in with the surroundings. Sturdy and comfortable shoes are also necessary for walking on uneven terrain. Further, girls/ladies are advised to keep their hair tied as it can be windy and dusty sometimes in the jungles. 

Valid ID Proof:

  • Always remember to carry a valid ID Proof (Government-Issued) such as an Aadhar Card, a Driver's License or any valid identity proof with you before the Gavi Forest Safari experience. 

Vehicle Parking:

  • Due to the limited number of vehicles allowed per day, it is essential to book everything in advance. 

Follow Rules:

  • It is important to abide by the rules and regulations of the park, as they are in place to protect the environment and wildlife.

Trained Guides:

  • To make your trip safer, you will be provided with an Expert and Trained Guide who has knowledge of the region and the wildlife species and will make your trip an experiential one.  

Wildlife Etiquette:

  • When embarking on the Gavi Forest Safari adventure, it is crucial to be mindful of certain things that must be avoided to ensure the safety of both the wildlife and the visitors. Here are some vital points to keep in mind: - Do not feed or touch the animals. - Avoid making excessive noise. - Refrain from smoking or using fire.

Bring Essentials:

  • Be well-prepared since you are in a jungle. Bring a water bottle with you to stay hydrated and enjoy the beauty of nature. 

Alcoholic Restrictions:

  • Consuming alcohol during a jungle safari can be a contentious issue and is strictly prohibited. Alcohol impairs judgement and coordination, which can disturb your fellow travellers' peace and the natural serenity of the jungle.

Weather Conditions:

  • Weather conditions may not be always in our favour. So, our trips are organized accordingly. Cooperate with the team if weather conditions are adverse as the Gavi Booking trips may get cancelled or rescheduled.

Things to Carry

  • Identification Documents
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Sun Protection
  • Water and Snacks
  • Binoculars
  • Camera

Frequently Asked Quetions

Where to Book Gavi Forest Jeep Safari?

Go to our website, then toggle to the package of Gavi Forest Jeep Safari. Click "Book Now," fill in the traveller information, including the number of people in your party, your travel date, and other data, and submit the payment. Upon confirmation of your reservation, you will be informed of the exact location of the activity as well as the pick-up time. 

*If you have any questions, please call our toll-free number "8533812266." Have a fantastic Open Jeep Safari experience!   

What are the Duration and Timings for this adventure?

You will be received from the hotel at 5:30 a.m after which we will set out on our Open Jeep Safari which will end at 4:00 p.m. So, it's a 10 to 11 hours exciting thrill.  

How Safe is it to go on a Gavi Forest Jeep Safari?

It is completely safe to be on this excursion on which you will have a great chance to spot the wild animals sitting comfortably on the jeep. You just need to be a little cautious and silent; do not irritate the animals and follow all instructions of the Guide properly. An Expert guide and a well-trained driver would lead you throughout the adventure. So, drop all your worries and anxieties.  

What shall I Carry for Gavi Open Jeep Safari?

You can carry some snacks on the adventure if you so desire as you will be provided with timely breakfast, tea or coffee, and lunch as a part of the Package. A 1-litre water bottle can also be carried for hydration needs. Sunscreen, lip balms, and moisturizers are also suggested. A first aid box should be carried. A camera is a must to capture beautiful memories.   

What is the cost of Gavi Forest safari?

Minimum Cost for Gavi Forest Safari is ₹8500 for 2 Person. Thereafter you can calculate 2500 for upto Six persons. hence the cost depends on the number of people opting for the Safari.

What is special in Gavi?

Apart from being a beautiful Forest, Gavi is also home to vast amount of animals. There are over 200 species of Birds and 35 types of mammals that have made Gavi their home.

Which safari is best in Thekkady?

Embark on a Full day Safari in Gavi as it provides not only the best experience but you also get to experience boating, trekking, visit museum and many more.