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Yercaud

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Overview Lake Natural Beauty Religious Places Close By
How to get there:

By Airways:

The nearest airport is Bangalore which is 227 Kms away.
By Railways:
The nearest railway station is Salem, which takes about 3 hrs to reach from Bangalore. From Salem it takes an hour by road to reach here.
By Roadways:
NH7 connects Yercaud to Bangalore via Hosur and is a 4 hrs wonderful drive.
On the way to Yercaud

Often called “the poor man’s Ooty”, Yercaud is by far one of the cheapest hill stations in India. But the label ‘cheap’ would be quite insulting taking into consideration Yercauds natural beauty. Yercaud is known for its Coffee Plantations and Orange orchards.

yercaud lake
Overview

The lofty hills of extraordinary scenic beauty are endowed with a salubrious climate. Yercaud at an altitude of 1,500 meters (4,920 feet). The highest point in Yercaud Taluk is Shevaroy Temple which is situated at a height of 5326. Thus, Yercaud hill area is called "Shevaroyan Hills". Yercaud stands above the city of Salem in Tamil Nadu, and is considered as a Jewel of the South.

yercaud orangeplantation
Orange Orchard

Scenically, Yercaud is as enchanting and picturesque as the hill stations on the Eastern Ghats and trekking here can be one of the most pleasurable ways to spend the vacation.

Lake :   Yercaud lake

Natural Beauty :   Ladies and Gents Seats, The Grange, Bears Cave, Killiyur Falls

Religious :   The Servaroyan Temple Rajarajeswari Temple

Places Close By :   Salem (30 Kms) Namakkal (48 Kms) , Aragalur (74 Kms) , Kodumanal (40 Kms) , Bhavani (50 Kms) , Vedanthangal (85 Kms) , Mettur Dam (52 Kms) , Kolli Hills (100 Kms) , Tiruchengodu (45Kms)