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.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - may . december
access_time Timing:
6:00 - 18:00 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 3 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: Free
info Tips: Do taste the molasses. Combine the visit with Thoovanam Waterfalls (around 10 Kms), Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary (17 Km), Lakkam Falls (1.5 km)
Located 40 Kms from Munnar, Marayoor is a rain shadow village lying in the eastern side of the Western Ghats and is bordered by the neighbouring state Tamil Nadu.
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.

Location

Marayoor Idukki Kerala India 685620
City center: Munnar
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport

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