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Address: Edakkal, Kalpetta, India
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Good place to visit, prepared to walk and climb..

While coming from Calicut this place comes just before entering the Sultan Bathery town aprox 6km from NH212. It is a good place to visit for some history and some adventure in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
theFreezingSun
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Bengaluru, India

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place. A bit of a trek tho. Avoid going late or with kids. It was hot when we went. But once there, it was good.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While coming from Calicut this place comes just before entering the Sultan Bathery town aprox 6km from NH212. It is a good place to visit for some history and some adventure in terms of climb and walk. Actually there are two caves on top of each other where lower one contains painting and the upper one has inscriptions. The climb... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Edakkal caves on April 15 2017. There was no sign/warning that it is not suitable for aged people and travelling with kids.you need to walk 1.5 km approximately from parking lot to ticket counter and it is very energy consuming. The route from ticket counter to summit point (cave) is approximately 500 meters and is very steep, risky... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was awesome for me! Because, it was raining and we were just going up and up! Trek lovers can visit this place! At last there is a nature view! And you can get some healthy photoshoots! And nothing beyond this😁 Getting to this location is not at all a difficult! Just believe Google maps😉

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Panjim, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is way far off from the car parking about 1.5 km( last car parking - first from top)on a steep cliff, it was very painful to climb all the way. and above all when u reach the gate and ticket counter the actual cave walk starts.. it is another task to climb to get to the caves which... More 

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1 Thank Shantanushetye
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Edakkal Caves are two natural caves located about 40-45 minute drive from Sulthan Bathery. These are famous for its pictorial paintings / writings which are considered to be thousands of years old. These are not technically caves, but rather a cleft, rift or rock fissure caused by the a piece of rock splitting away from its main body. The way... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The route towards the cave is properly laid with asphalt. But the long walk through the asphalt laid path and the last part where more energy is required will make us exhaustive. There are many shops which sells curious and local produce on the way. The cave has inscriptions which are dated to BC era and there are people inside... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is long tedious task to climb to the top. Steps are available but very hard to climb. Not recommended for old people and ones have walking difficulties. Even if you reach the top, can't see anything in particular but a rock seated in between two other rocks. It is a great view from top and fun if you are... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This caves consist pictures of our ancestors. The cave is well maintained and other than caves you will get a beautiful scenery view of mountains surrounding the cave and the city nearby.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It took up almost 45 minutes to reach this place from our resort, which was situated in Meppadi. Eddukal caves has nothing spectacular to offer you in terms of view, however once you reach the top, you will feel some what accomplished by looking back at how far you have climbed up. Go to visit this place early in the... More 

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