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Explore The Yelagiri


Yelagiri formally Known as Vellore Yelagiri is a hill station in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu, India, situated off the Vaniyambadi-Tirupattur road.Located at an altitude of 1,110.6 metres above Mean Sea Level and spread across 30 km2, the Yelagiri village (also spelled Elagiri at times) is surrounded by orchards, rose-gardens, and green valleys.

Yelagiri or Elagiri is a small hill station located in between the towns of Vaniyambadi and Jolarpettai (Tamil Nadu, India). The hill station dates back to the British colonial days.

  • The Whole of Yelagiri was once the private property of the Yelagiri Zamindar Family.
  • The house of the Yelagiri Zamindars still exists in Reddiyur.
  • Fr. Francis Guezou of Don Bosco, worked for the uplift of hill tribals. He has been the main reason for the educational upliftment to the people of Yelagiri.

Places of Interest

  • Nature Park - A Park was established in the year 2008. It consists of an aquarium, rose garden, an artificial water fall, and a musical fountain.

  • Punganoor Lake Park - It is one of the most popular landmark in Yelagiri Hills . It is an artificial lake 25 feet deep with an adjoining park.

  • Jalagamparai Waterfalls - A short distance away, on the other side of the hill, is Jalagamparai falls,Situated at a distance of 14 km from Tirupattur. The murmuring Attaru river flows through the Yelagiri Hills, and plummets down to form a highly captivating waterfall.

  • Swami Malai Hills - Swami malai hills are the hills in the shape of cake with a strong base at the bottom and a high peak. Trekking is an attraction at Swami Malai hills- the 6 km trek is full of natural beauty. This trek leads one to a small peak from where the entire valley is visible.

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