Yercaud, heaven on Earth

Yercaud is located in Salem District, in Tamil Nadu, Southern India. It is a beautiful hill station in the Shevaroys range in the Eastern Ghats. It is 1515 meters elevated above sea level and is extended 382.67 km2, including reserve forest. Yercaud is famous for its panoramic views, Yercaud lake having blue splitting water, 32-Km Loop Road is a 32-kilometre stretch, which begins from the Yercaud Lake and surrounded by a lush green plantation of tea, coffee thick bamboo forests and several alluring flora and fauna all around, 2km from Yercaud is a silk farm where breeding the silkworms and production of silk takes place, varying colourful Rose garden in Yercaud makes the place heavenly.

Sites to visit in Yercaud

Kiliyur Falls

This is a mesmerizing waterfall in the Shervaroyan range in the Eastern Ghats, the overflowing of the water takes place from the Yercaud Lake fall 91 m into the Kiliyur Valley the Yercaud lake is located at the distance of 2.5 km from the falls.

Lady’s Seat

It is one of the things of your bucket list in Yercaud, it’s a large rock in the form seats on the South West of Shevaroy hills and an epic site for relaxation. It is close to the rose garden and 2 Kms from Yercaud Bus Station. It also has a watchtower equipped with a telescope to enjoy the beautiful view of Mettur Dam and Salem town.

The Bear’s cave

This cave is located in a private coffee estate near the Norton Bungalow, on the way to the Servaroyan temple was believed to be the house of bears and is 6 feet below the ground level.

Pagoda point

It is a beautiful viewpoint up above in the Yercaud hills which are high enough to see the 21-hairpin bends of Yercaud and feel the stunning view on nature. It has a temple of Lord Rama and is mysterious stones arranged in the 3D triangular form by the local people.

Tipperary Viewpoint

This is the extreme southern point in Yercaud and can be reached by Tipperary Road. It is famous for its caves and the rare rock which gives the place site for tourist attraction. Trekking is the adventurous sport of the site.

Emerald Lake

This lake in Yercaud is famous for its scenic beauty with all the mountains of Yercaud all around and the fascinating flora and fauna is enough to drive you crazy. The place is famous for a picnic spot, boating is also allowed here with reasonable charges.

Yercaud is famous for its eternal beauty, do visit the place and experience the heaven on the earth.

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