Edakkal Caves, Kalpetta

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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 is one of the interesting spot in Wayanad, Its Nothing Bur a kind of Trecking, All You Need is Energy and its about to take a walk in steep for some distance and to take about approx. 32...  more »
  • No proper directions at all at any place leading to the caves. A warning should at least be put up to guide people.  more »
  • This place is extremely over hyped. Strong cardio required to reach the top. Up there, one got a feeling of regret, the tough journey was not worth the outcome. Some carvings on the walls. Not as arti...  more »
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  • Good place but not recommended for patients and elderly people.. The place is well maintained but beware of the shops on the go and confirm the price before having any food they may be friendly to you but at last they will give you a terrific bill😅 If I am right I assume the entry fee is 30 for adults and you will have to pay extra for taking in professional camera.. It is very dangerous to visit the place during rainy days..
  • Good place for trekking lovers. Lot and Lot to walk and climb. Keep yourself hydrated. Have good quality shoes. Carry minimal baggage and comfortable clothes. Plastic bottles are allowed but must not be disposed here.
  • Breath taking experience. Managed to complete it 340 steps and steep climb of 1 km. Just understood.....where there is a will there is a way.....thanks to my kids for taking us there. Felt like good old college days. Must visit for all adventurous person.
  • If you are an adventure seeker and appreciate nature, it's a must visit place. Unique and thrilling to climb up the hill. A test to physical endurance. Not recommended for toddler and aged people. Take non plastic water bottle with you else you have to make a small deposit and take a refund which is a waste of time.
  • Beautiful place. Watch your steps and Please be extra careful when you take ur kids along with u. Rocks are sometimes slippery when it rains. NOT Recommend for old people , women carrying babies. Seen few young women who felt dizzy after climbing up. That was due to the altitude. Keep water bottle and Chocolates handy. Overall​ this is a best trekking place.
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