Yercaud is a hill station that is situated in Salem District, in Tamil Nadu, India. It located in the Shevaroys range of hills in the Eastern Ghats; the Yercaud hill area is called the Shevaroy Hills and is one of the best place for tourists. 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). It is so named owing to the abundance of trees categorized as a forest near the lake, the name signifying Lake Forest.
There are many hotels in Yercaud that are known to provide quality services to the tourists. These Yercaud hotels are very popular because of their reasonable price and excellent service to the guests.
Best time to visit
The climate of Yercaud is moderate. The climate of Yercaud is known for its pleasant and green feel. It is not that extreme that people can’t survive and it is not that easy that it does not effect. It is in between this two facts. This is the reason there is always a flow of tourist from all over the world to these places because this type of climate provide them the perfect timing to travel any time of the year although the occasional monsoon can make things little wet but some people likes rain with them while enjoying some of the most beautiful places of the world. Winters are fairly mild, starting in September and ending in December. During winter, the hills are covered in mist. Winters range from 12 °C to 25 °C, and summers from 16 °C to 30 °C. Rainfall is 1500–2000 mm. The coffee bushes blossom in April and offer a spectacular view. The climate is also particularly pleasant for visits.
Places to visit
These tourist places are a number of the simplest spots within the entire world. These structures are designed to sustain years of struggle. A number of the monuments ar thus recent that individuals still get astounded and that they are still standing erect when thousands of struggle.
Some of them are - Yercaud Lake, Lady's Seat, Killiyur, Bear’s Cave, Green House, The Pagoda Point.
Silk Farm and Rose Garden, Trekking in Yercaud, Fairholme Bungalow, Heaven's Ledge, Karadiyur View point, Sri Lalitha Thripura, Sundari Amman Temple.