Yercaud is connected to the city of Salem, Tamil Nadu through a Highway of 28 km. Coffee and citrus fruits, most notably oranges, are grown in abundance, as well as bananas, pears and jackfruit. Scenically, Yercaud is as enchanting and picturesque as the hill stations on the Eastern Ghats and trekking will be an experience.The total extent of Yercaud Taluk is 382.67 km2, including reserve forest. The entire county is administered as a township. Yercaud also has a village council.
Sight Seeing Places
Anna Park is a lovely garden located near the Yercaud lake and has slides that would certainly interest children.This park has a collection of the natural species of plants and trees seen around Shevaroy hills. Several flower shows are organized in the park during the month of May. Inside the Anna Park there is a Japanese park, in which plants are grown in Japanese style.
Lady's Seat, Gent's Seat and Children's Seat, located to the south-west of Shevaroy Hill, are the names given to a group of rocks located on the Yercaud Hills. These are present in the form of a seat, which overlooks the Salem town and ghat road. The Lady' Seat has derived its name from a set of rocks made naturally.It is believed that an English lady used to spend her evenings at this place watching the beautiful view from this rock.
Yercaud Lake Boat House
Yercaud Lake is one of the few natural lakes in the many hill stations that dot south India. Boating and having a picnic on her banks is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend the day when not trekking in these dense forest hills and shoals.One bank of this lake has a beautifully manicured flower garden while the other, the Yercaud Boathouse. This lake is perfect for families with children of different ages as it has several activities with which they can be occupied. You can do balloon shooting or experiment with roller balloons; enjoy boating on different kinds of boats; or, you can even rent cycles and have a blast.
Yercaud is a hill station in Salem District, in Tamil Nadu, India. It is located in the Shevaroys range of hills in the Eastern Ghats. It is situated at an altitude of 1515 metres (4970 ft) above sea level, and the highest point in Yercaud is the Servarayan temple, at 5,326 feet (1,623 m). The hill station is named owing to the abundance of forest near the lake, the name signifying Lake Forest.As a popular tourist destination, Yercaud is also called as Jewel of the South.Yercaud is connected to the city of Salem, Tamil Nadu through a Highway of 28 km. Coffee and citrus fruits, most notably oranges, are grown in abundance, as well as bananas, pears and jackfruit. Scenically.
how to reach
By Rail :
Salem is nearest railway station to Yercad connected to Bangalore ,Mysore,Hubli Inter Express cities from all parts of the country.
Distances From Mysore :
Banglore: 215 km
Mysore: 281 km
By Air :
Bangalore International Airport is the major airport nearby. Bangalore is about 215 km away from Bangalore and it is 3 hour drive from Bangalore. Bangalore is well connected to most of the major airports in India and abroad.