(4500 Ft Above Sea Level)

Tamil Nadu | India
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Yercaud is categorised as Plantations

Yercaud Lake
Rose Garden Yercaud (Photo Courtesy: Aruna)
Rainbow near Pagoda Point (Photo Courtesy: Saravanakumar Muthusamy)
Kiliyur Waterfalls (Photo Courtesy: Antkriz)
Views of Yercaud

Reasons to Visit
  • Yercaud is a plantation getaway at 4500 ft above sea level and 25 km uphill from Salem and an idyllic Hillside hamlet with plantations
  • Yercaud is characterized by pleasant weather all through the year and thus making it an all weather all season ex-Bangalore Getaway.
  • Yercaud has a lake front and wears an offbeat character and therefore is a well-visited getaway all through the year.
  • Guests to Yercaud do a bit of walking, trekking and visiting view points around enjoying good climate and green surroundings.
Access Information

Yercaud has 4 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)1

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List of Holidays for Yercaud


  • Yercaud Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Pondicherry - Yercaud Break (5 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Yercaud – A nature centric getaway

Stay Ideas

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Yercaud lake lies right in the centre of Yercaud and boating here is a popular tourist activity.
    Tourists can see the cultivation of mulberries, growing of silk worms, and methods of silk-spinning. The rose garden has a collection of different varieties of roses.
    Activity, Gardens
    Rose Garden, Farm Visit
    A view point that offers panaromic views of the plains below through the telescope.
    View Point
    Valley Views
    National Orchidarium in Yercaud is spread over 18 hectares and there are 3000 trees and 1800 shrubs grown in Orchidarium. The place is excellent for bird watching. Birds found here comprise partridges, snakes, bulbuls, kites, sparrows, swallows and paradise flycatchers etc.
    Activity, Gardens
    Bird Watching, Flower Garden
    A view point and popular visit option for tourists. It is also home to a large temple.
    View Point
    Valley Views
    The Grange is one of the oldest buildings in Yercaud, built in 1820s by the then District Collector who first introduced coffee from Arabia and apples and other fruits from South Africa here. It is believed to have been the summer resort of Robert Clive, general of the East India Company in the late 19th century.
    Heritage Site
    Colonial Heritage
    Situated atop Servaroyan hill, The temple is a narrow and dark cave having the God Servarayan (Lord Murugan) and the Goddess Kaveri inside. The temple is significant for locals and a popular option for tourists to visit.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
    A locally significant Devi temple, at Nagalur 7 km from yercaud town.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    A view point 12 kms from Yercaud.
    View Point
    Valley Views
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Kiliyur Falls is a waterfall formed due to overflow in the Yercaud Lake. The fall is a spectacular 300 ft situated at a distance of 2.5 km the yercaud lake with final 500 m needs to be trekked.
    Adventure, Natural Wonders
    Trekking, Waterfall
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Hogenakkal Falls is a waterfall in South India on the river Kaveri. It is sometimes referred to as the "Niagara of India" with its fame for medicinal baths and hide boat rides, it is a major site of tourist attraction and a day visit option ex-Bangalore (180 kms) and visited enroute Bangalore - Yercaud route.
    Natural Wonders

Destinations within reach from Yercaud

  • Salem ( 35 Km )

    Salem is gateway to idyllic hillside hamlet of Yercaud (35 km) and is part of Bangalore - Madurai more

  • Karur ( 122 Km )

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  • Trichy ( 177 Km )

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  • Yelagiri ( 180 Km )

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  • Dindigul ( 198 Km )

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  • Coonoor ( 222 Km )

    Coonoor is the tea plantation area located at an altitude of 5000+ ft asl, at 19 km to the south more

  • Kotagiri ( 225 Km )

    Kotagiri is a colonial era plantation area, at about 30 km.east of Ooty, 23 km. from Coonoor and more

  • Pollachi ( 225 Km )

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  • Karikal ( 266 Km )

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  • Theni ( 271 Km )

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  • Mysore ( 280 Km )

    Mysore is a heritage destination and well visited for the Mysore Palace and located most centrally more

  • Tumkur ( 295 Km )

    Tumkur is an industrial town on outskirts of Bangalore (70 kms) on NH-206 and often a stopover for more

  • Trichur ( 300 Km )

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  • Hospet ( 550 Km )

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  • Kovalam ( 551 Km )

    Kovalam is one of the few developed beach retreats in India alongside Goa and home to several more

  • Kurnool ( 572 Km )

    Alampur is a temple-town situated 27 kms from Kurnool and 200 km from Hyderabad. Alampur is where more

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
LakesideLake is central attraction of Yercaud, around which some hotels are situated.Getaway2
PlantationsYercaud is full of plantations all around, more so in an area beyond the lake. The area is good for walks.Getaway1
Salem RoadThe road connecting Yercaud with Salem. Situated on the Yercaud outskirts, the area offes excellent valley views.Getaway1
Nearest Airport in Yercaud
  • Tiruchirapalli Airport ( TRZ ) , Trichy-177 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Yercaud
  • Salem Junction ( SA ), Salem-35 Kms
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