Thursday, 2 October 2014

Yercaud, the hill station of Tamilnadu

Yercaud is located in Salem district on Shevaroy hills of Eastern Ghats.
It's altitude is 5000 ft & temperature ranges between 13 to 29C so good for a visit any time of the year though Mar-June are peak season.
Coffee, banana & citrus fruits are grown here.
Nice & enjoyable place for trekking & boating.
All types of budget & luxury accommodation is available here.
A 90 ft high waterfall Killiyur Falls can also be visited.

From Salem it is one hour drive. Last 15 km to the top have sharp curves

Lake, hills & dense woods
Morning sun coming up

School in Yercaud 
Morning mist 

Yercaud Lake on top of the hills & surrounded by dense greenery 
Yercaud Lake

Road has 20 hair-pin bends but is well maintained. Drive carefully.
Cross & statues on the road side

Cool & lush green

Coffee, banana & cardamom plantations add to the beauty

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