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Why travel Yercaud?

Yercaud is a hill station situated on the Shevaroys Hills of the Eastern Ghats, located in Salem District of Northern Tamil Nadu. The abundance of trees that happened to be near the lake made the locals to name this area as Yeri – Kaadu meaning Lake Forest. Later on, the name turned out to be Yercaud. It is popularly known as 'Jewel of the South'. Yercaud region, includes the predominantly short and rocky hills that welcomes all travellers with its cool climate & pleasant surroundings.

Scenically, it is an enchanting hill station with trekking as the most enjoyable way to spend time along friends and family. The popular points of interest here are Yercaud Lake, Killiyur Falls, Pagoda Point, Bear's Cave etc.

"Jewel of the South"

A Town in Tamil Nadu, India
1226 meters

Interest Measure for Yercaud

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Yercaud from sea level:  4021 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  11.8296972°N, 78.2031262°E
Ecosystem:  Hill  

Food, Culture and Language at Yercaud

Food Type Available:  Indian, South Indian 
Regional Language:  Tamil
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Nearest airport in Yercaud is Salem Airport

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016