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Edakkal Hermitage

Kerala, Wayanad
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Hotel Description

Effortlessly binding history and traditional values, the Edakkal Hermitage combines spectacular vistas of nature and the timeless appeal of heritage of the nearby pre-historic Edakkal caves, with its warm ambience and vernacular architecture. It is in this amazing environ that one can be as captivated by the past as with the present. It is undoubtedly here that one can explore the essence of Edakkal to experience its magic. It is irrepressibly here that one can succumb to the lure of cave art and the art of caving in. It is a 30 acre Coffee & Pepper plantation with 7 (Seven) Cottages, 2 Standard Cottages (Kapova One & Two) & 5 Deluxe Cottages (Altamira, Lascaux, Chauvet, Edakkal & New Cottage). All the cottages are of different sizes  & shapes. They were built according to the available land terrain. It comprises of a small amphitheater, a Restaurant & also a small Natural Cave, where we host Candle Light Dinner for our guests.

Hotel Details

Hotel Type: Bungalow/Villa/Cottages
Star Rating: Economy
Address: Near Edakkal Cave, Wayanad, Kerala.

Getting There
By Air

Calicut International Airport 106 km.

By Rail

Kozhikode Railway Station 100 km.

By Road

It is located around 99 km (2 hour 54 mins driving time) from Kozhikode City.


Hotel Facilities
  • Travel Desk
  • Jain Food
  • Room Service
  • Coffee Shop
  • Veg & Non Veg Food
  • LCD Television
  • Air Conditioning
Recreational Facilities
  • Adventure Activities
Other Facilities
  • Lawns
  • Power Backup
  • Intercom
  • Games Room
  • Car Parking
  • Hot/Cold Water
Rooms
  • Edakkal : This cottage has been named after the Edakkal caves, Wayanad, that comprise of a unique form of pre - historic pictographic etchings. These arguably date back to 5000BC.

  • Altamira : Cottage Altamira has been named after the famous cave site in Spain that boasts of Paleolithic cave paintings, which date back to 30,000BC.

  • Lascaux : This cottage that commands an uninterrupted and majestic view of the valley, derives its name from the most famous pre- historic cave site in the world that houses paintings dating back to 15000BC.

  • Chauvet :Located right next to cottage Lascaux, sitting comfortably over a large rock is the cottage called Chauvet, which is another cave site of pre - historic repute in the south of France.

  • Kapova : Kapova is a two bed-roomed cottage separated from the rest of the resort and perched on the edge of a cliff. It is named after a pre- historic cave site of repute in Russia.

City Description

Introduction:

Wayanad is explicitly beautiful with mist clad mountains, intense forests and fertile green plantations. The forests of Wayanad are cosmic landmasses for animals to enjoy their natural dwelling. Snuggled amidst the Western Ghats Mountains, Wayanad is one of the exquisite hill stations of Kerala. It is a revenue state due to foreign exchange of cash crops such as vanilla, tea, coffee, pepper, cardamom and many other condiments. Wayanad shelters endangered species as it has an amazing range of flora and fauna. Wildlife aficionados and nature lovers will find Wayanad wildlife sanctuaries as the right place of visit. The place enjoys a pleasant climate the whole year.


Destination Facts:

Location: Kerala, In District Wayanad
Altitude: 2100 Meters
Temperature: (summer 20 to 36°C) & (winter 10 to 31°C)
Languages Spoken: Malayalam and English

Getting There:

Nearest Airports: Kozhikode is the nearest Airport
Main Railway Station: The nearest railway station is Kozhikode
Main Bus Station or Road: KSRTC buses are available to reach Varkala

Distance of a few Major Towns from Wayand:

Kozhikode - 90km, Kalpetta - 13km, Lakkidi - 28km, Mananthanvady - 15km, Kabini - 44km, Mudumalai - 90km.

Eating Around:

Chicken Biryani is some famous dishes found here.

Places of Tourist Interest:

Edakkal Caves - There are human and animal figures carvings on the rock walls depicting pre-historic period and civilized people. The caves can be approached by 1km trekking trail starting from Edakkal.


Banasura Sagar Dam - The dam extends to a wide area with crystal clear waters. Undisturbed and engulfed amidst the hills, Bansura Sagar Dam is an absolute beauty. It is an ideal place for picnic as it is surrounded by the bounty of nature and the low sound of the clear water gives a feeling of freshness.


Kuruva Dweep - Its serene silence and wide expanse of the evergreen forest leaves you astonishing. This island is isolated but an array of uncommon species of birds, herbs and orchids are the monarchs of Kuruva Island.

Getting Around the Destination:

KSRTC buses are available.

Additional Remarks

Best Time to Visit:

October to May is the best time to visit to visit this destination.

Festival:

Onam in August is a grand affair in Wayanad.

Shopping And Entertainment

The honey and spices produced in Wayanad. There are artifacts, antiques, Munnar tea, coffee and handicraft items that are equally popular. Interestingly, most of the crafts are made of metal, woods, coconut shells, ivory and canes. Garments and furniture can be bought at excellent prices.

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