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Edakkal Caves

Edakkal Caves are located in the town of Edakkal, which is 25km away from Kalpetta in the Wayanad district of Kerala. Nestled amidst the Western Ghat ranges, Edakkal Caves comprises of two natural caves situated at an elevation of 1,200m above the sea level. It was discovered by Fred Fawcett, a Malabar State Police Officer. Edakkal Caves, called Edakkal Guha by locals, is located near the ancient trade route that connects the mountains of Mysore to the Malabar Coast. There are ancient inscriptions on the walls of Edakkal Caves Wayanad which are believed to be present since 6000 BCE. These stone age carvings are among the major tourist attractions of Kerala. Edakkal Caves also gain attention because they are not in the form of typical caves but appear more like a cleft and rock shelter. The visiting time to Edakkal Caves is from 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM.