Yercaud

Yercaud

Yercaud is a small hill-station located at an altitude of 1600m/5300ft. It is at a distance of 220km from Bangalore, and 15km from Salem. The place got its name due to the abundance of trees near a lake: Yeri – Lake, Kadu – Forest, which means Lake Forest. There is also a reserved forest next to the hill station, and several wild animals including deer, […]

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Yercaud Lake

Yercaud Lake

Yercaud Lake is located at the heart of Yercaud and is its primary attraction. The whole town of Yercaud is surrounded around this lake. The lake is surrounded by both commercial shops and restaurants, and natural and artificial green surroundings.   A boat house is located where a visitor could hire a pedal boat and boat across the lake. Boating on the peaceful and calm […]

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Ladies’ Seat

Ladies’ Seat

Ladies’ Seat in Yercaud is actually a rock formation that is in the shape of a seat. The place is now commercialized with iron fencing all round that it is tough to determine the shape of the rock itself. The fencing is to safeguard the visitors against any untoward incidents, as the rock is on the end of a 200 feet free fall into the […]

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Pagoda Point

Pagoda Point

Pagoda Point is another view point in Yercaud that provides panoramic view of the surrounding plains. This place offers spectacular sunset and sunrise views. The view from this point covers the Salem town and the nearby Kakambadi village. Visitors come to this place mainly during the sunset/sunrise time to take a glimpse of the amazing views during that time.   Kakambadi Village The 4 km route to […]

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Karadiyur View Point

Karadiyur View Point

Karadiyur View Point in another view point that is located at around 13 km from Yercaud. The view point offers excellent view the valley below and you can also see Mettur Dam at a distance. This is yet another location that provides beautiful sunset and sunrise views.     You can reach this view point by a vehicle. The last 500m to the view point […]

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Anna Park (Botanical Garden)

Anna Park (Botanical Garden)

Anna Park is another attraction in Yercaud, which is located just opposite Yercaud Lake. This park has collections of several natural species of plants, and shrubs around the Shevaroys Hills. Anna Park is a nice picnic spot which presents the pleasant ambiance to the visitors. The park also has a Japanese park which introduces to Japanese way of horticulture. Everything that is grown inside the […]

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Rose Garden and Silk Farm

Rose Garden and Silk Farm

Within walking distance from Ladies’ Seat, you can find a Rose Garden. This garden hosts several varieties of Roses. Different species of roses, varied sizes, numerous colors, aromatic delight, and mesmerizing view of the garden is a visual pleasure for all the visitors.               The garden also has silk farm which depicts the history of silk production in India. […]

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