9. Kavala Caves:These caves are located in the heart of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. These are some of India’s finest limestone caves. To reach the caves and see the limestone formations, visitors need to climb down 400 steps to reach the cave entrance. To see the naturally formed shivlinga, one needs to crawl another 40 feet through winding and narrow tunnels. The forest department organizes a trek every morning.
The ancient Kavala Caves are a perfect spot for those who wish to revisit history and mythology. Located at a distance of 25km from Dandeli, these caves are situated deep within the thick forests. The caves are revered as the holy abode of Lord Shiva, and many people go to these caves to meditate as well as to pay their respects to the God of destruction. You need to trek some 1000 steps to reach the caves.
Kavla caves are located about 25 km from Dandeli. These limestone caves date back to prehistoric era and have an interesting formation of stalagmite. The caves are very narrow at points where one has to crawl. A good spot for explorers at heart.