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Explore The Yercaud


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.
  • 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.
  • The total extent of Yercaud Taluk is 382.67 km2, including reserve forest.
  • The entire county is administered as a township.

Places of Interest

  • Yercaud Lake - A pool surrounded by gardens and well-wooded trees.

  • Killiyur Falls - A 90-foot (27 m)-high waterfall.

  • Bear's Cave - Situated near the Norton's Bungalow, Bear's Cave is considered as one of the abodes of Lord Murugan.

  • Tipperary Colonial Bungalow - One of the finest buildings built by Charles Dickins (1787 – 1859, no relation), a former Troop Sargeant Major, where he and his family settled and expanded the Tipperary Estate plantation over a period of 150 years until after the 1950s and independence.

  • Trekking in Yercaud - Yercaud has developed into a major trekking destination in the region. Chennai Trekking Club and Yercaud Trekking Club, Prop. Mr.Rathish Solomon, AVR Complex, 5 Roads, Yercaud. Organizes treks in Yercaud.

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