Written by tribes

June 10, 2022



Wayanad is unique in that it is arranged in a raised pleasant bumpy level in the Western Ghats. The immense stretches of fog-covered mountains, green knolls of valleys, white water springs, blue water lakes, and wild backwoods express the astonishing normal excellence of Wayanad. Its beautiful picture withstanding, maybe what the guest discovers generally charming about this curious little slope station is its huge ancestral populace of around fifty-in number clans and their captivating way of life. Voyagers can remain at the treetop houses and mud hovels and appreciate the adventures of wilderness life. Wayanad, the green heaven is settled among the mountains of the Western Ghats, framing the line universe of the greener piece of Kerala. Spotless and flawless, charming and spellbinding, this land is loaded up with history and culture. Situated a ways off of 76 km. from the coastlines of Kozhikode, this verdant slope station is loaded with ranches, woods, and untamed life. Wayanad region remains on the southern tip of the Deccan level and its main brilliance is the grand Western Ghats with grandiose edges and tough territory blended with thick woodland, tangled wildernesses, and profound valleys. The spot additionally appreciates an essential area as the main places of interest of South India like Ooty, Mysore, Bangalore, Coorg, and Kannur are arranged around this region. Wayanad slopes are adjoining to Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu and Bandipur in Karnataka, hence framing an immense landmass for the untamed life to move about in their most normal abode. Wayanad appreciates a salubrious environment all through the year. The dim environs of Wayanad offer a wide scope of journeying openings, estate visits, and natural life tours. its door town is mainstream for its ranch homestays.

The dirt road trip in the woods

The journey from Mysore to Wayanad was extremely incredible because of the beauty of nature, blue skies, and the aroma of Nilgiris and drive into Bandipur forest and some good music with friends was just amazing. Dancing in the car, racing one another, and exploring nature were so good. Driving in the woods for so long catching up with few animals like deer, elephant, and lost in the woods and finding a way back was just thrilling. After a long drive from Mysore, finally reached Wayanad at night!!! Later on, we reached the homestay which was a long way from Wayanad the roads were muddy and dusty felt like we were going on a dirt track. After a long hilly drive in nowhere of Wayanad, we reached our caved homestay. Danced out around the bonfire for so many hours with friends and had an amazing dinner and went back to our rooms. Later on, we all came together sat for so many hours and played many games, and had a good time. And then on the next day got up early in the morning and saw the sunrise. Had an amazing Kerala cuisine breakfast as of Puttu and kadala curry, appam and veg stew, and pazham puri. After a great breakfast, we clicked some pictures and left the resort to visit the Edakallu caves. Again traveled towards Edakallu caves where the route was very uphill, muddy, and drenched in rain. The scenic beauty was so magnificent. Then we reached Edakallu caves and started to climb the caves with full spirit. It was a long journey towards the caves and clicked some pictures and came back and had lots of fun. Then had a wonderful bamboo biryani and some Kerala fish curry and red rice. Then came back to Mysore on the same route.     Edakallu caves       


The name ‘Edakkal’ literally means ‘a stone in between’. Here you can see a cave formed by a heavy boulder straddling a fissure in the rock. Edakkal Caves are two characteristic caverns at a far-off area at Edakkal, from Kalpetta in the Wayanad region of Kerala in India’s Western Ghats. They lie above ocean level on Ambukutty Mala, almost an antiquated shipping lane interfacing the high piles of Mysore to the ports of the Malabar coast. During his chasing excursion to Wayanad. He found the Edakkal rock-cover, arranged on the western side of Edakkalmala. Incredibly, he distinguished the spot as a territory of Neolithic individuals. Inside the caverns are pictorial compositions accepted to date to at any rate. The Stone Age carvings of Edakkal are uncommon and are the lone known models from South India. An excursion to Edakkal Caves resembles an excursion into our forgotten past. The carvings inside are very lovely. A trip up the glorious Ambukuthi Hills is needed to arrive at these caverns. The fragrance of espresso stays with you the whole way.

It is genuinely a strange encounter as we venture into the palms of history. You can locate carvings of human, creature figures, and items utilized by people, on the dividers of the caverns. These carvings give extraordinary proof for an exceptionally acculturated society who lived in the pre-noteworthy age. Edakkal caverns have drawn extraordinary consideration of archeologists and students of history worldwide. Edakkal is the solitary known spot in India with Stone Age carvings. You can see here carvings having a place with Neolithic and Mesolithic age. The human figures of these caverns have raised hair and some have covers. They all have archeological importance and are fascinating as well. Alongside these pictorial carvings, you can likewise watch Tamil and Brahmi Script in Edakkal caverns. Edakkal is said to have a few connections with Indus Valley Civilization as well. Around 400 signs were found as of late, which had shown its relationship with the old human advancement. The unmistakable among them was a man with a container cup’.

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