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Curious Much? These 8 Caves will Evoke a Sense of Mystery in You!

Curious Much? These 8 Caves will Evoke a Sense of Mystery in You! Wikimedia Commons

Undeciphered symbols, traces of ancient civilizations and a treasure chest of natural wonders, caves are full of mysteries that hold keys to our distant past. Read on as HolidayIQ reviewers reveal fascinating details on these 8 caves that will make you want to visit them right away!  

1. Visakhapatnam

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Naresh Sirigineedi says, “Borra caves are naturally formed caves in Andhra Pradesh Visiting the caves is worth a visit. It is awesome visiting the place during months of November to Feb.Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer V.s. Malik adds, “ These caves are said to be the oldest and longest natural caves ...It was my first experience to see these world famous caves located at Araku Valley. Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Sankar Narayanan adds, “Awesome gift of nature. Rocks formed into caves of Stalagmites and Stalactites. Next to Batu caves in Malaysia, we have this in Visakhapatnam in India. These caves can be reached by train from Vizag. Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation gives a package tour to this place by train and Luxury bus. The caves are the wonders of the nature and gift to mankind. It takes more than four to five hours to visit this caves.Read Full Review

2. Wayanad

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HolidayIQ Reviewer JOJI JOSEPH shares, “Went back to the stone age with a bit of reluctance. I visited Edakkal caves but the visit was worth; the Government is showing interest to protect the area with historical importance and may have connection to the Indus Valley Civilization.Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Akhil Thykkoottathil says, “It is a beautiful and historic place in Wayanad. There are lots of ancient carvings inside the caves. The place is well maintained and plastic is prohibited. The parking area is far and we have to walk 1 to 2 km to reach the caves. Old people are not advised to visit the caves because steep climbs ” Read Full Review

3. Ajanta & Ellora

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HolidayIQ Reviewer divya xyz shares, “Way more than just caves... these two places offer an absolutely amazing account of buddhist and jain culture. destination and sight seeing are akin. art and ornamentation, are but of course praiseworthy, the arrangements too. provision for water, drainage, beds have even pillows carved out on them. there are some popular caves but its best if u can see all,Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Jaydeep Banerjee shares, “A breath-taking spot with panoramic viewsRead Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Amandeep Gupta says, “Stunning place to see the Indian architectural beauty These cave are worth to visit. ...Further the whole place is divided into many caves where different Indian religion god and goddess are crafted on the rocks like Jain caves, Shiva caves etc. And all these caves are numbered accordingly” Read Full Review

4. Lonavala

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Prashant Karkera adds, “Architecture marvel Bhaja caves is a new marvel. While we were trekking towards Lohagad we came across Bhaja caves with other trekkers. Looking at the architecture we found it interesting. We spent around 40 minutes just to explore it and take pictures.Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Raghu Nath Banerjee shares, “A serene getaway Title: Quiet, a trifle difficult to approach, serene,scenic, an ideal getaway if you have some time on your hands and want to unwind, with a lot to offer for trekking and sight seeing. Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Jagdish Raval says, “These are nice caves more than 2000 years old. Bhaja is an important Buddhist centre consisting of 22 excavations and located on a hill near Village Bhaja in Lonavala, so same are called Bhaja caves. But you have to climb about more than 300 steps which are of almost of 1 feet each and you have to climb for almost 1 hour which is tiring. But a nice place of our great architecture heir ship.Read Full Review

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5. Elephanta Caves

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HolidayIQ Reviewer VIRINDER VAID adds, “Visit to the World heritage Elephanta caves The Elephanta caves are on an island just 10kms in the sea off Gateway of India, Mumbai.Read Full Review

6. Port Blair

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Arnav Mathur adds, “A natural wonder A visit to the Baratang Islands is a must do at any cost primarily because of the journey ( passing through Jarawa Reserve Forest and destination ( Limestone caves ). The journey is partly by road, and partly by boat. ...A motorboat takes you from Baratang Jetty to the limestone caves through Mangrove Creeks which is a different experience all together. The motorboat drops you at a jetty from where the caves are a km or 2 trek through the village. The limestone caves are a natural beauty and best time to visit is in the morning hours.Read Full Review

7. Dehradun

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HolidayIQ Reviewer neha srivastava says, “A half hour's drive from the main city, the 'Robbers' (or is it Rover's? No one knows) caves are a good getaway on a hot summer day. Still not commercialised, the crowd is less, and as you go deeper into the caves, it gets better. Filtering light from the top and cold water underneath, one can wade and squeeze through to a rather clear opening with lots of good clean water...” Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Saurav Sinha Choudhury says, “Firstly the scenic backdrop is exquisite. The sound of water flowing through adds to the charm. The cave is something which most people wouldn't have experienced before. The caves drip water droplets and the Shivling is strategically placed under this natural water. Hence the name "Tapkeshwar Mahadev" came into exit.Read Full Review

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