|Yercaud Situated 1,515 metres high in the Shevaroy Hills, in the state of Tamil Nadu, Yercaud is quiet little hill station on the Eastern ghats is the only one of its kind in northern Tamil Nadu. While the rest of this region is generally dry, Yercaud presents a welcome contrast with its cool climate where temperature never rises above 30 º C and dip below 13 º C . It is also a less expensive place than either Udhagamandalam or Kodaikkanal the peaceful hill station of Yercaud nestles among coffee plantations and thickly forested slopes and is a good place for trekking and boating. |
Some people believe that these hills were part of the ancient megalith-builders' domain which stretched from Cornwall through Brittany and Iberia to India. Clearly visitors have been streaming into Yercaud from well before recorded history
|Address:237 km from Bangalore. |
|District:Salem town |
|Nearest City:Coimbatore |
|Best time to visit: October and November |
|Summer-Pleasant whether;Winter-Mild Cold/Yercaud experiences salubrious climate and is pleasant to be visited any time of the year. Winter : 25°C 13 °C Summer : 30° C 16°C,Average 13°.C to 30°.C |
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How to reach?
|Nearest Railway Station:The closest railway stations are those of the Salem junction and the Salem town.(35 km) |
|Nearest Airport:The nearest Airports - Trichy (163 km), Bangalore(230 km) and Coimbatore (190 km). Both are connected to Chennai (Madras). Trichy has an international airport. |
|Road Transport:There are good roads connecting Yercaud to various places in South via. Salem. It is 358 km from Chennai (via. Tindivanam) 222 km from Bangalore (via. Hosur - Krishnagiri - Dharmapuri - Salem - Yercaud) 190 km from Coimbatore (via. Avinashi) 163 km from Trichy (via. Namakkal) 271 km from Madurai (via. Karur) 80 km from Mettur (via. Toppur) 144 km from Hogenakkal (via. Dharmapuri) 176 km from Tiruvannamalai (via. Harur) .Frequent bus services and taxi services link Yercaud with Salem that is thirty km away. Other important places linked with Yercaud are Madras, Trichy, Madurai, Chennai, Bangalore and Coimbatore. |
Nearest Visiting places:
6.Kaveri Peak and the Shevaroyan temple.
Nearest Petrol Pump:
|1.Hotel Tamil Nadu |
2.Sterling Holiday Resorts (Near Lady's Seat, Yercaud)
222700 to 222707
3.Hotel Shevaroys, Hospital Road, Yercaud
4.Hotel Select, Near Bus-stand Yercaud
5.Hotel Shoba near Bus-Stand Yercaud
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|Police Station:YERCAUD 100. |
|Nearest Hospital:Government Hospital, 1km from Bus Stand. |
Providence Hospital, 1km from Bus Stand to Lady's Seat on Road.
Government Primary Health Centre: Valavanthi (8km from Bus Stand).
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