Famous for: Caves, History and Culture, Forest, Nature
Marayoor is a trekking spot for adventure seekers. Marayoor is a rain shadow village famous for sandalwood forest, vast sugarcane farms, tea estates, waterfalls and most popular are the historical cave like houses.
When to visit:
january - may . december
6:00 - 18:00 Everyday
Do taste the molasses.
Combine the visit with Thoovanam Waterfalls (around 10 Kms), Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary (17 Km), Lakkam Falls (1.5 km)
This place is especially an excellent trekking spot for adventure seekers. The road from Rajamala to Marayoor is filled with lush green tea estates. On the Marayoor-Kerala-Indiaou drive by, there are occasional waterfalls.
This Place is also a historical site and houses the ‘muniyaras’ or the stone coffins with underground tunnels, which date back to the Neolithic period. These cave-like structures resting on vertical rocks are present everywhere - they are stone slabs resembling crudely-made boxes. There are paintings depicting the legendary wanderings of ‘Rama and Sita' and the 'Pandavas' inside the caves.