||Salem, Tamil Nadu
||Yercaud Lake, Lady's Seat, The Grange, Bear's Cave, Killiyur Falls etc.
|Best Time To Visit
||February - June and September - November
Beat your hangover by visiting the popular hill station of Tamil Nadu, Yercaud. Yercaud derives the name from a Tamil word 'Yeri' meaning lake and 'Kaadu' meaning forest. The hill resort allures the holiday makers for its pristine natural beauty. The salubrious climate and refreshing coll breeze rejuvenates the visitor's mind and soul. Yercaud abounds in outstanding scenic charm, with lush green surroundings all over. The fragrance of orange and coffee plantation delights the nature lovers.
Major Attractions of Yercaud
A cluster of rocks are referred as Lady's seat. Situated at an altitude of 200 ft, Lady's seat provides a breath taking view of Salem
Enjoy memorable moments at Yercaud Lake, surrounded by blossoming gardens and trees. The serene and picturesque lake provides the facility of boating. Tourists who wants to paddle themselves can hire paddle boat or else they also have an options of boatman rowing for them.
The Grange is a great architectural delight. It is one of the oldest building in Yercaud, built in the year 1820 by the then District Collector of Salem, M D Cockburn.
The 300 ft high waterfall, Killiyur fall is an ideal place to enjoy picnic. The scenic locales makes it an ideal place to be included in your itinerary. Killiyur falls is in its full beauty after the monsoon season when there is surplus water.
Situated near the Norton Bungalow, Bear's Cave is one of the prime attractions of Yercaud. It is believed to be one of the six abodes of Lord Subramanya.
The Servarayan Temple
Perched atop the Servarayan hill, the Servarayan temple is a narrow and dark cave. The temple is dedicated to God Servarayan and Goddess Kaveri. During the month of May, local tribes celebrate their annual festival with great pomp and show.
Accommodation in Yercaud
Plethora of hotels and resorts are available in Yercaud, providing accommodation to the travelers. Enjoy comfortable stay at Green Fort Inn, Sterling Days Inn Resort, Hotel Shoba, The house of Peace, Silver Holidays Cottages and Hotel Shevaroys.
How to reach Yercaud
Trichy is the nearest airport, located 163 km away from Yercaud
Closest railhead from Yercaud is Salem Junction
Regular buses both government and private ply from Salem to Yercaud. Tourist can also taxi from Salem to reach Yercaud.