Yercaud Hill Station - Tamilnadu
Yercaud is a most popular hill station located in Salem District situated at 5000ft above the sea level, also Called as the Jewel of South India, Yercaud is a popular tourist attraction with its with its amazing nature. Yercaud is at a distance of 28 Kilometer from Salem (Tamilnadu). bananas, oranges, Coffee and citrus fruits grow in abundance and which is also called as Lake Forest. Servarayan temple which is located at the top of the hill with a height of 5300 ft from ground.
Botanical Gardern called Yercuad Orchidarioum is the best tourist attractions in and around Yercaud. The Kiliyur Falls, Yercaud Lake, Bears Cave, Lady Seat which is special for its panoramic view of all the plantations which can be enjoyed from here. Large amount of fruits and Flowers are cultivated in the Green House.
Things to Do
For the tourist who loves trekking and adventure, Yercaud will be the right place to enjoy the trip. You can travel into the Tipperary estate to enjoy the adventure beauty and the wonders of Yercaud hill station. Apart from these, a seven days festival is conducted every year which falls in the mid of May. Thousands of devotees worship the God Servarayan and Goddess Caveri during the festival time. Tourists also enjoy the boat race, flower shows and exhibitions and village fairs conducted for 7 days.
See it to believe it. Yes, Yercaud is a place where you can enjoy all the scenic beauty only if you pay a visit to the place.
How To Reach
Air : Salem is the airport nearest to Yercaud, which you can reach by covering around 40kms distance.
Train : Salem Junction is the nearest rail head to Yercaud which is at a distance of 40kms and you can hire taxis to reach the hill station.
Road : Salem is the city connected well with all important cities of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka and other nearby states with well laid infrastructure. You can reach Yercaud from Salem which is at a distance of 40kms.