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Address: Kukkal, Kodaikanal, India

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This is a beautiful hike for nature lovers.

A beautiful, but long hike with mostly down and therefore mostly up on the way back! Only for experienced hikers. Beautiful forest with great views. Never go in the monsoon as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
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Kodaikanal, India
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trek path a little steep but worth an effort since the views are stunningly beautiful. A perfect trail for a weekend trek

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Kodaikanal, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A beautiful, but long hike with mostly down and therefore mostly up on the way back! Only for experienced hikers. Beautiful forest with great views. Never go in the monsoon as this forest is full of leeches! Not for people with fear of height! Not allowed to enter this area without Forest Office permission!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

It was the nice place for the trekkers to walk through down to this place. You have go to poombarai and then travel down to this place. Nice experience. There was beautiful pine trees on the way which is very scenic. My son enjoyed a lot while travelling to the place.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

the place is in round walk area,while walking there you get to see mountains closely its good place to spend half or one hour

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

The Kukkal Caves is an archaeological site which is near to Kodaikanal. Acient tribes named Paliyan was stayed in Kukkal caves..We spent lot of time here our kids enjoyed a lot and played here. Next time we would like visit again.

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Thank AjithNinan
Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

You need to travel till Pombarai and then walk down to this place. There are beaultiful plantations and pine forests on the way. There is a rest house also in the kukkal forest and caves are near to it. the valley view from here is great. But we aware of the leeches..

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

The ancient caves were once the earliest settlement of Paliyan tribals are now the camping site of the trekkers.

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New Delhi, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Could actually never find this place! 1 point/ star is just because I couldn't visit this place. So make sure that you take proper directions from a local person or take a guide with you.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Kukkal caves, is a caves where acient tribes have stayed. IT is proved by the old hand paintings on the walls of the cave , which still exists. It is not well maintained.

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

We saw few pictures over the internet for kukkal caves, however as per MAP Applications did tried reaching there but couldn't, after passing a beautiful way till kukkal village, we got to know by a local that the caves are been closed due to rain there has been a lot of insects inside the area which is considered by the... More 

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