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Address: Edakkal, Kalpetta, India
Phone Number: 98470 30110
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Historical Heritage well preserved

I must admit, Kerala Tourism has left no stone un-turned when it comes to providing the best tourist experience to Edakkal Caves. Reaching the Edakkal Cave is exhausting, but if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I must admit, Kerala Tourism has left no stone un-turned when it comes to providing the best tourist experience to Edakkal Caves. Reaching the Edakkal Cave is exhausting, but if you are interested in human evolution, history or ancient alien theory it will turn to be an awesome experience. HOW TO REACH: Google Maps is accurate and leads you till... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This ia great place to visit. However, you need to have lot of energy and muscle power to take this literally uphill task. The journey is very tedious with steep steps and elevation. However, what you get to see is worth the effort spent. People with knee joint pain, aged people, heart patients must avoid this. People going with small... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

its a nice trek for beginners.. you would enjoy the way up.. once you reach, there are some 5000BC old markings on the cave.. the view from top is also good..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Really Steep tiring climb. not for the old and one's that are carrying their kids. We had to abandon the climb halfway thru as we had to rush for another appointment. Will leave you exhausted.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

A bit of a climb to get to the caves. But all of it is on well paved paths or steps. Well maintained for an Indian set up; there are less plastic bottles and other throwaways on the way. View from the top is pretty. Could do with some historical annotations and explanations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The caves are amazing, my only suggestion would be to visit these caves on a weekday when the city junta isnt here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

it was a wonderful experience trekking the hill, the weather was awesome with heavy rain which made our trip more exciting and adventurous

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It's ok. Need to walk a lot . Nothing much to see. Not a wow factor. But good trek. Just keep walking walking walking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Good trekking experience to reach the caves & come down. Heard lot of this site a pre-historic but didnt find any thing in the caves as heard & wrote about. Old people should avoid this location . Sad part is after reaching the location there is no sinage or guide to take throu. Avoid carryng any heavy bags..go with water... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

You have to walk around 1.5kms to reach the cave...steep road and need lot of energy to go and come back.

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