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Address: Edakkal, Kalpetta, India
Phone Number: 98470 30110
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This is a steep climb. But the view from the top is spectacular. Not for the faint hearted. But, it is worth the effort.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a steep climb. But the view from the top is spectacular. Not for the faint hearted. But, it is worth the effort.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you like caves, visit this place else there is nothing much. Also, you need to climb lots of footsteps, so not for old and those with joint pain. Avoid visiting it during after noon as it may get hot. Also, the cave is closed on a weekday, unsure of the day. Confirm that it's open, if you are traveling... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I loved the difficulty of reaching to the top. This was quite unexpected. Also liked the ancient inscriptions and carvings.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We first visited the cave in 2008 dec. then the climb to the cave was difficult. now they have added steps and iron walk ways to the caves and it is pretty easy to reach it. the climb above the caves has been closed/banned due to safety reasons, we had climed there also back in 2008.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Excellent place to visit at Wayanad. It gives a completely different feeling. It is something different from rest of the tourist places.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Actually for Edakkal Caves a small trek is required....but view is amazing from the top and its really worth visiting.... Not recommend if travelling with kids..

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

It needed a lot of walking up slopes, with monkeys and many kind of sellers around (fruit pieces,juices, ice creams, handmade goods etc.). When finally we reached the cave after the exhaustive walk,I didn't feel there was something great inside. Nothing to be amazed at least. If you are an endurance athlete, it's a good training site ;) Tip:take care... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

great place to test your physical endurance with a great climb. Be properly attired with the right kind of shoes,its good 5 km climb. You must definetly not miss the pencil drawing man,who is a genius. He draws portraits with pencil which are really realistic.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

These caves are known for stone age carvings.Inside the cave you will find ancient stone scripts, pictorial wall inscriptions of human and animal figures with peculiar headdresses, the swastik form, symbols and cave drawings of human figures, wheels, bows, knives, trees and so on.

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

These are the caves from medival times, Stone carving is very beautiful, There is timing when you can visit, If you are planning to visit make sure to reach on proper time 10 - 5

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Additional Information about Edakkal Caves

Address: Address: Edakkal, Kalpetta, India
Phone Number: 98470 30110
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Wayanad District  >  Kalpetta
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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