Glistering as the Jewel of the South, Yercaud
is an engrossing hill station attracting hordes of vacationers every year. Its blossoming orch
ards, panoramic forests, and lovely environs welcome the tourists. The city of Yercaud, located in the district of Salem in Tamil Nadu, is the pride of the Shevaroy Hills in the Eastern Ghats. It is known for its widespread plantations of coffee, jackfruit, oranges, and spices. You can purchase the naturally-grown products from the local markets of Yercaud. Besides this, the region is also popular for its culinary delights like Saapudu, dosas, thogaiyal, coconut chutney, Ambur biryani, and several other South Indian cuisines. More »
The weather here remains pleasant in the months of March-June and October-February. Thus, you should book your travel package to Yercaud during these months for a pleasant vacation. The embracing breeze scented with the fragrance of coffee amidst the myriad of pine trees and pervasive plantations will relax your soul and rejuvenate your senses. Away from the hustle-bustle of the metropolitan lifestyle, you will find serenity amidst the sublime settings. No wonder, Yercaud is always flocked with the seekers of solace and tranquility!
The Tipperary View Point, Bears Hills, Kottachedu Teak Forest, Pagoda Point, Bears Cave, Kiliyur Falls, the Emerald Lake, and the Rose Garden are some of the breathtaking sightseeing destinations that you cannot afford to miss when you plan a vacation to Yercaud. Besides this, you can also seek spirituality by visiting the famous Shevarayan Temple and Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple nestled on the Shevaroy Hills. Ensure that your Yercaud holiday travel package includes visits to all these destinations. Also, a smooth ride on 32 km loop road would add a cherry on the top. Thus, search for a reliable travel agent for finding suitable Yercaud Holiday Packages.
The best way to reach Yercaud is by boarding a bus to Salem and hiring a taxi to Yercaud from there. The TSRTC (Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation) runs both privately-owned and state-owned buses to and from Salem. You will find convenient transportation within and nearby the city, as it is well-connected to all the nearby states like Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, etc. You can ask your travel agent to include bus ticket booking in your Yercaud tour package.
Yercaud does not have any airport or railway station of its own. However, if you want to travel via air, then you have to de-board at the Tiruchirappalli International Airport, which has high international connectivity but low domestic connectivity. For traveling via rail, you have to board the train from Chennai to Salem and from there, hire a bus or minivan to Yercaud. You can skip the hassle of booking train, air, or bus tickets by booking a Yercaud hills station tour package from a trusted travel agent.