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Edakkal Caves

Edakkal, Kalpetta, India
+91 96000 17031
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“stone age” (44 reviews)
“steep climb” (62 reviews)
“rock carvings” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION
Edakkal, Kalpetta, India
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+91 96000 17031
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"stone age"
in 44 reviews
"steep climb"
in 62 reviews
"rock carvings"
in 18 reviews
"ticket counter"
in 67 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 25 reviews
"bamboo rice"
in 12 reviews
"nice place"
in 41 reviews
"carry water"
in 15 reviews
"long trek"
in 12 reviews
"must visit place"
in 35 reviews
"elderly people"
in 14 reviews
"avoid this place"
in 12 reviews
"trekking experience"
in 12 reviews
"km walk"
in 12 reviews
"small kids"
in 14 reviews
"nice experience"
in 13 reviews
"sulthan bathery"
in 12 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

The trek is not that long to reach the caves, but its rather steep. So be cautious of taking elderly people. It takes about 50-60 min to reach on slow pace. Avoid going after 10 a.m as it starts getting hotter. The inside of the...More

Thank Prasad3090
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Reviewed yesterday

You have to climb many steps to reach there. Keep away from monkeys and don't keep food items in hand. Good place for photography.

Thank shubhamag3
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have ever been to a cave before then this place is something you can definitely give a miss! This is hugely crowded and has narrow steps which is not at all safe. The cave is actually pretty small and there is not much...More

Thank hina a
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Takes about an 70-75 minutes to climb all the way to Edakkal Caves...there are around 340 steps to climb in the last phase is the climb...One can get FRESHLY made coffee powder on the way to the caves.

Thank Sunilkumar V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit place in Kalpetta. One has to do a lot of walking and climbing at this place to view the beauty of Edakkal caves; however, this effort will be definitely worth it. Carry minimum and only essential luggage and enjoy the walk, we...More

Thank Srinivasan J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the most beautiful place I have ever visited in my life. Thanks to Seasonz India holidays for arranging a wonderful trip to the Edakkal caves of Kerala. The place located in the Western Ghats area, Kalpetta of Kerala. It is the popular place...More

Thank muhammed r
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had hoped to see a large cave or rather series of caves after the steep climb, but were disappointed as it is only 1 small cave with carvings. nothing much to see around but the view from the top is quite good.

Thank vijayknagariya
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Nice place for those who loves trekking, wanted to see naturally formed cave and pictorial writings from 6000 BC ... It is long walk to reach there with steep climbs. The cave is located around 4000 feet above sea level..The view from the top is...More

Thank Kalkhi
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

this place is too good and steep should tre around 3 km at max then you get you see the cave , beware they are private parking over there which is far away from the cave entry and they fool you saying you cannot park...More

Thank jai k
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Steep climb uphill. Not recommended for senior citizens or people with ailments. You need to be fit to climb the steep steps. Nevertheless, it's worth the climb.

Thank Arul J
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shameerputhucode
6 June 2018|
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Response from Sharath80 | Reviewed this property |
better have ur own transport
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Manasa B
29 November 2017|
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Response from George V | Reviewed this property |
sure, you can. my 7yrs old daughter was most enthusiastic and fast in climbing the hills
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Sundar M
1 November 2017|
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Response from VijayKamat | Reviewed this property |
It is a bit of a hike so try to go when it is not too hot and also try to go early in the morning because as the sun comes up you will find it more difficult to climb.
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