On the Shevaroys range in the Eastern Ghats, Yercaud lies as a little hill station in Salem Region in Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Arranged at an elevation of 1515 meters (4970 ft) above ocean level, Yercaud Hill range is additionally called the Shevaroy Hills. Known as the "Jewel of the South"
the great Hill station, Yercaud area is ordinarily arid however temperature never climbs over 30c and dip underneath 13c and hence; the Hill station appreciates a mellow atmosphere throughout the year.
The Hill stations is home to numerous natural life similar to buffalo, deer, insect eating animal, bunnies, rabbits, foxes, mongoose, partridges, bulbuls, snakes, kites, sparrows, swallows, squirrels and heaven flycatchers. Sight-seeing places involve Lake; Lady's Seat, the National Orchidarium and Botanical garden, Kiliyur Falls, Arthur's Seat, Pagoda Point, Kaveri Peak
and the Shevaroyan temple
Resorts and Home stay in Yercaud
The famous tourist attraction, Yercaud is acclaimed for its Coffee and citrus fruits, especially oranges, bananas, pears and jack fruits. The woodlands of Yercaud are rich with teak, sandalwood, and silver oaks where the hill station is amazingly captivating and striking. Not only that, the hill station offers innumerable numbers of cost-effective Resorts and Home stay for the visitors.
Among the renowned home stays in Yercaud, the Last Shola, Grange Resort, Thiruvensun cottage, Baleymund Home stay, Ajith's Home stay, Windermere
Travelers can unwind in Regent Hill Side Resort, GRT Nature Trails Hotel, Grand Palace Hotel & Spa Yercaud, Rock Perch, the Lake Forest Hotel, Golden Nest Resorts, Clifton Inn, Grange Resort, TGI Star Holidays Yercaud, Classic Cottage, Wellington Hill Resort
and many more are available.
Places to visit in Yercaud
Big Lake, Yercaud
: Known as the man-made lake and Emerald Lake, the Yercaud Big Lake is standout amongst the most traveler attractive goals. The lake is edges by hills and natural shoals along with a beautifully maintained garden. One can likewise see a floating fountain in the lake. The lake has boating facilities. The lake likewise has an island park; The Anna Park and Japanese garden which are an amazing excursion spot in Yercaud. Then again; lies in the heart of the town in between the Yercaud Library and Sports Club and the Monfort School, Ornamental Lake is also famous and it's known as Small Lake.
: Situated on top of the flat-topped Shevaroys hills, the Shevaroy temple is dedicated to Lord Shevaroyan. The temple consists of a narrow and dark cave which is tightly packed and the idols of Lord Shevaroyan and Goddess Kaveri are placed inside it. Visited by the native tribal's the temple celebrates its annual festival in the premises of this temple during the month of May every year. On the other hand, Servarayan temple of Yercaud is overflowed with the God Lovers & Adventure Seekers, Sri Raja Rajeshwary temple, Sri Murugan temple, Arulmigo Salapparain Muniyappa and Murugan temple is also popular in Yercaud.
: The best places to discover the world of flora and fauna the Botanical Garden houses, the Orchidarium and the green house is home to a large number of green scientific species. It is one of the perfect spots to pick up knowledge about diverse types of plants. Yercaud is known for Kurinji flowers where the speciality of this flower is that the tree blooms once in twelve years. Situated about 2 Km from the lake, the National Orchidarium is India's third biggest ranking garden after the Orchidarium of Calcutta and Shillong. The Yercaud's Orchidarium is one of most flawlessly maintained natural enclosures where the garden is cherished by millions and millions of gardening enthusiasts. The garden is closed on weekends.
The Pagoda Point
: Found on the eastern piece of Yercaud Hill, Pagoda Point is otherwise called Pyramid Point. Named after the four heaps of stones that structure a pyramid shape where the point is accepted to be developed by the nearby tribes. The pagoda point has lovely vibe and the sublime lap of nature that enhance the spot significantly more. From this Point, one can observe the wonderful scenic view of a small town Salem and a tiny village called Kakambadi. The cliff, the nature, the sunrise and sunsets are mesmerizingly wonderful. The hypnotizing destination of Pagoda Point is worth visiting. It is encouraged to visit in the morning or nighttime as the weather is pleasant with an extremely peaceful ambiance.