Looking forward to a laid back holiday? Welcome to the hill resort of Yercaud in Tamil Nadu. The tranquil haven of Yercaud is often referred to as the Ooty of the poor. Yercaud experiences salubrious climate and is pleasant to be visited any time of the year.
The hill resort of Yercaud lies in the Shervaoyan Hills and is thirty-three km from Salem in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu
There is the Yercaud Lake wrapped in the gorgeous greens and the wondrous woods. You may enjoy boating at the Yercaud Lake. The picturesque pool hosts the Summer Festival in the month of May and attracts several tourists then. Sitting close to the Yercaud Lake you can spot the deer and the peacock Close to the Yercaud lake is another attraction of Anna Park. The swings and the slides at the Anna Park are ideal for the kids.
Then there are the wondrous waterfalls of Killiyur. The falls are indeed refreshing when they fall from a height of 300 feet. While in Yercaud you may visit the Shervaoyan temple in the Shervaoyan Hills. The temple plays venue to an Annual Festival hosted by the tribes
The hill resort of Yercaud has its own vintage points. There is the lady's seat that offers wondrous vistas of the gorgeous ghats and the trees. At dark you must watch out for the view of the lit Salem that resembles the twinkling stars. The other vintage points at Yercaud are the Gent's Seat, the retreat and the Pagoda Point.
The Grange, Bear's Cave, Montfort school are amongst the other places worth visiting in Yercaud.