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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  • We were dropped at the foothill by the driver suggesting a bit lengthy sojourn on foot.Initial ascend was not too demanding but every turn it got worse.Some divine inspiration drove us to the metallic...  more »
  • Not worth if this is in the end of your tour.you need to walk and climb a lot. This is more like trekking on the hills. Young people will like but elderly and slow walkers would be frustrated. Caves l...  more »
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