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Address: Edakkal, Kalpetta, India
Phone Number: 98470 30110
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Ancient sculpture drawings on the rock wall

Edakkal caves is situated 12 KMs from Sulthanbathery. The caves are located at an altitude of 1200 mt above sea level and the travellers should walk 1 km to reach the caves. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Edakkal caves is situated 12 KMs from Sulthanbathery. The caves are located at an altitude of 1200 mt above sea level and the travellers should walk 1 km to reach the caves. The trek up to the hill surrounded by coffee plantations makes your journey a memorable. The rock wall is spread with carvings depicting earlier human beings and animal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

As soon as we enter Wayanad, our first spot to visit is Eddakkal Caves. Although was a bit prepared for a little walk on a height & climbing stairs yet it came as a struggle to us to make it to the top. This attraction begins with a height and it is all about heights heights and heights. So ppl... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

It was a good experience. 1st a walk through the concrete surface in midsts of plantations till the ticket counter. after the ticket counter, comes the tougher part. The steps have been carved in whatever places possible for easier access and careful movement can reach the top easily. I had my shoes on but dad managed with normal slippers. It... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Dont expect something extraordinary. The 1 .5 km walk and then some 350 stairs will make your journey worth remembering. Pay something to the guard inside eddakal and he would explain very nicely. On the way down have fish spa @50. and thats amazing

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The climb was a terrific experience. My 7 year old and 2.5 yr old daughters loved it very much. The elder one wanted to climb again!! We visited the caves on Apr 4, 2015 in the afternoon. First is the 1 km uphill climb (road where our vehicles are not allowed) that is really steep. You have shops on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Visit to this cave is a must to see first hand what primitive humans living there did. It is located in Weynad, and has a very steep climb, then over 300 steps to get to the cave. Photography is allowed but due to poor lighting may not get a good picture. A booklet is available at the shops, which documents... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Efforts spent in climbing are worth the place. There are good views half way, and the cave itself is very different than usual.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Place in wayanad far away from hustle bustle of city.... But e Edakkal caves is for the bravehearts... it will need quite few calories to e burnt out to reach the place... no vehicles allowed around 2 kms from the site...so walk ..walk ..walk.. uphill.. but the place is filled with awe....though nothing exceptional...simply that its prehistoric,will make its importance...... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

From mananthavady its almost 30-40 kms to travel. You need to be more strong and enthu to visit this place since you need to walk almost more than 3-4 kms to get inside the edakkal caves by taking a steepy road and steps. You will enjoy the road side shopping and lime juice / masala butter milk served (ofcourse charged)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Tiring walk uphill. Go if you like hiking climbing mountains and stairs. Lots of monkeys on the way, do not arry food with you in hand , you may get attacked by some :))

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