About the Activity:
Unravel the Edakkal caves in Wayanad, that are considered amongst the finest sources, showcasing the prehistoric etchings on rocks. It has roused the interest of several historians and archaeologists around the globe.
Meet at Kalpetta anytime between 10am to 3pm for the experience of 3 hours. Head to the caves that is located at nearly 1200m above the sea level and atop a mountain range known as Ambukutty Mala. You will be required to climb uphill. Behold the view as you reach the Edakkal caves. It is believed to have occurred naturally and is considered as the earliest instance of human settlement. The exact year of the formation of these caves can’t be figured out, but according to the inhabitants the caves are nearly 5000 years old.
Witness the carvings on the rock walls that depict the figures of the animal and humans and also the various instruments which were used by the humans during the ancient times. After some riveting moments, head back.