Gavi is an eco-tourist spot in Kerala which has widely become popular after 'Alistair International' the world acclaimed tourism major listed it among the leading eco-tourism centres and one of the must-see places in India.
From the town of Nenmara in Palakkad district, the cloud-caressed peaks of the majestic Nelliyampathy hill ranges are a sight to behold.
Vagamon, is also spelt Wagamon, an Indian hill station town primarily located in Peerumade Taluk of Idukki district, and also in Meenachil and Kanjirappally Taluk of Kottayam district in the state of Kerala, India. Still untouched by commercialisation, the sleepy town is surrounded by echoing valleys, mist shrouded rolling green meadows, pine forests, Shola forest, fogs, tea estates, waterfalls and overall greenery. The landscape is mostly hilly bald with green meadows. Vagamon is also home to a variety of flowers and orchids. Highlights of Vagamon Ecotourism are Trekking on the hillsides, Orchid vivarium,Tent camping, birding, butterfly watching, etc. The landscape is mostly hilly bald with green meadows. Vagamon is also home to a variety of flowers and orchids.
Wayanad (Vayal Nadu, land of swamps/paddy fields) with its assortment of hilly terrains of grassland and shola forests, deep gorges and wide valleys, sleepy towns, plantation and farms, farmers and farm workers, hamlets of indigenous tribes, busy trading places of agricultural produces, is also an area of wildlife and wilderness. Wayanad is at the junction of 3 hill ranges of Western Ghats, Eastern Ghats and Nilgiris. It is also the Tri- junction of the 3 States of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Kerala Forest Development Corporation started Kambamala Tea Project as part of a rehabilitation programme for Srilankan repatriates during early 1980s. At present the plantation, about 100 ha. Tea, provides employment to 126 workers including Srilankan repatriates and tribes round the year. Plantation industry, in general, needs support from other fields to survive effectively.