Edakkal Caves, Kalpetta
Neolithic humans probably lived inside Edakkal Caves, which boasts ancient works of art. Although called caves, this geological formation actually represents a 9.1 m (30 ft) deep cleft or rift. Inside you will find pictorial writings, along with carvings of humans and animals dating back to around 6000 BCE. It may take a lot of walking to explore the entire area, so wear comfortable shoes and carry enough water. Using our international travel planner, Kalpetta attractions like Edakkal Caves can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Edakkal Caves Reviews
This place is a big single cave. You have to climb a good distance to reach here and there are steps made of bricks and metal. I will not recommend this to old people and people who have knee problem. more »
The place has archaeological value, but the long stair-hopping experience is not worthy of the hypes. more »
Clean. Green. Calm & Quiet. Cool. One has to climb the stairs to reach the caves. But not very difficult to climb. Slow & steady can easily do it. Guides available who give detailed information. Scenic views from the top. Entry ticket has to be purchased. You can keep your belongings in a cloak room near ticket counter.
If people like trekking it will suit because instead hoping for the exciting caves you have to walk a lot to reach the caves. Coming to caves there is only one cave surrounded by 4 rocks with large height. You won't get satisfied if you are going only to visit caves because that cave is not that much worth by trekking all that Mountain.But if have a company you can enjoy that trekking
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