Discovered by a British police officer.
Located at an altitude of 1,200 meters above sea level, the caves were discovered in 1890 by Fred Fawcett, a police official belonging to the erstwhile state of Malabar.
A huge boulder straddling a massive fissure.
The cave is formed by an enormous boulder straddling a massive fissure in a gigantic rock, creating a covered space that is 96 feet long, 22 feet wide and 30 feet high.
Fascinating primitive etchings in stone.
The cavernous interiors of the cave are replete with stone carvings belonging to the Neolithic era, and have drawn the serious attention of archeologists and historians worldwide.
A 50 km drive from Banasura.
The Edakkal caves, a two hour drive from Banasura Hill Resort, is your ideal hub for exploring the history of Wayanad.
Banasura Hill Resort: A nature lover’s paradise. At an altitude of 3200 feet in the mist-clad hills of Wayanad, Banasura is an ideal retreat for the traveler who looks for a more enriching experience than a mere vacation.
Set on a sprawling 35 acre farm in the middle of a lush tropical forest, with exotic flora and fauna, gushing mountain streams and magnificent waterfalls, Banasura is a nature resort beyond compare.
A resort like no other.