On the way to
Thekaddy, after around 13 to 14 KM from Munnar you will spot a Board opposite
to a cave entrance right on the NH and the board reads a very interesting story
about the Rock cave, also known as Malayil Kallan Guha where Malayil is said to
the one who leaves on the mountain or rock, Kallan is a thief and Guha
means a cave in Malayalam; which together tells the story of the thief
who lived in the cave and robbed people taking a journey on this road, in
It is just opposite to the Lockhart Gap which provides some
breathtaking vistas of the entire town, soaked in fumes of clouds and
mist. This is one of the tourist places in Munnar which is a
good spot to stop your car and take a short break.
Location: Munnar: Madurai National Highway,
Mattupatty, Munnar 685613, India
Best Time to Visit: Daytime
Price: Entry is free.
Average time required to
visit the place: 1 hour.
from KSRTC Depot Munnar: It is situated around 14 KM from the KSRTC Depot