These caves have been formed by natural rock splits. The ancient carvings & symbols carved on the rocks can still be noticed. These are also considered as one among the world’s famous carvings. There is also a belief that this place has been proved the earliest centers of human habitation. Hence, these might give you an idea about life & civilization.
If you are coming from Bangalore via mysore:
**Bangalore > Mysore > Gundalpet > Sultan Bathery > Kalpetta > Meppadi **
(This road is in very good condition. Both Karnataka roads as well as Kerala)
You can find accommodation in kalpetta. From there you can easily commute to Edakkal Caves.