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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  • Only known place in India with Stone Age carvings. Edakkal Caves are two natural caves at a remote location at Edakkal. To reach the site, you have to walk 1.5km with around 350 steep steps. Itz not f...  more »
  • - This is one of best must visit places in Wayanad, especially if you are energetic and looking for active experiences. - First there is a lot of walking on steep roads and then you have to climb ~450...  more »
  • This attraction requires you to climb abt 400 steep stairs and about 2 kms of trek. So go only if you love caves and have time and energy for this. Must go for history lovers.  more »
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