Edakkel Caves

Edakkel Caves

The name means "between two rocks". The new stone age pictorial writings on the walls of these natural caves at Edakkal tells the story of civilizations that existed in the regions in the pre-historic times. The Edakkel caves consist of 3 caves, and are located at a height of 1000 mts on Ambukuthi mala near Ambalavayal. The Edakkel cave is 12 km from Sulthan Bathery, and caves accessed by trekking trail from Edakkal.Etchings found on the walls of these caves have drawn the attention of archeologists and historians worldwide.Entry to the caves is permitted only upto 05:00 PM.