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 are from Banglore had a 3N/4D tour to Waynad and Kabini by a/c coach. We were 14 pax ;all senior citizens.(18th nov to 21st nov 2019) We contacted The travel planners Trivandum as we had traveled e...  more »
  • Best for trekking. Very beautiful nature, surrounded by trees, coffee plants, rocks and water. Well maintained place. They have guiders who guides us and also there is a direction board which helps us...  more »
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