Best cave trails in India

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Explore the most popular cave trails in India with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of cave trails in India
Top trails (15)
#1 - Harishchandragad Trek and Kokankada
Junnar, Maharashtra, India
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Length: 14.6 mi • Est. 8 h 8 m
#2 - Rupin Pass
Purola, Uttarakhand, India
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Length: 36.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
#3 - Pandavleni Caves
Nashik, Maharashtra, India
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 1 h 8 m
#4 - Aajoba Fort
Shahapur, Maharashtra, India
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
Aajoba Fort: This is one of the most. scenic trail /trek in Sahyadri Range. The Base Village : Dehene Note: You can reach here by private car or bus. Trail is divided into two stop points. First stop point is till Valmik Aashram which takes around 1 hour 15 min walks from parking. At Valmik Ashram you can stay over night or you can fill your water bottles and continue towards Aajoba Hill. Second Stop - Aajoba Hill, you have to climb mountain through dense forest. To reach the cave it takes 1 and a half hours from Aashrma. On this trek, you can see Luv-Kush Cave, stone carved foot prints, Sita Mai Cradle and water cisterns. The cave is the final spot of this trail and from there you can see the wide Sahyadri Range.Show more
#5 - Gudibande
Gudibanda, Karnataka, India
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 45 m
#6 - Gangotri - Gaumukh (Source of River Ganges)
Gangotri National Park
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Length: 22.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
This trail takes you to Gaumukh (Source of Ganges ), the mythological source of the River Ganges, which is at the snout of the Gangotri glacier. Ganges or Ganga is a trans-boundary river of India and Bangladesh. The trail starts from Gangotri and passes through dense deodar forests before emerging into the wide unfrosted valley. It then carries on to a small isolated forest of pine at Chirbasa (altitude 3,585 m), literally the abode of pines, to reach Bhojwasa (altitude 3,795m), next day trail continuing along with the pilgrim grassy hillsides. Trail then curves, to unfold a breath-taking view of wildflowers studded meadows crowned by the Bhagirathi group of peaks Camp on a wide sandy beach at Gaumukh 4000mts, where the holy Ganga gushes out of the snout of the Gangotri glacier.Show more
#7 - Bheemana Kindi
Kanakapura, Karnataka, India
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 28 m
Also known as Bhimana Kindi.Show more
#8 - Panikhar to Kanital Glacier and Headwater of Chanab River
Marwah, Jammu and Kashmir, India
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Length: 37.3 mi • Est. Multi-day
This is an awe inspiring trek. It is not "safe". That would be true even without the turmoil in the region. Getting permission to do this trek may be difficult. contracting with locals to arrange all logistics can increase your awareness of potential risks.Show more
#9 - Narayanagiri
Ramanagara, Karnataka, India
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
#10 - Elephanta Cave Trail
Uran, Maharashtra, India
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 42 m
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