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Yercaud Camping | Book Camping at Yercaud & Save 18% Best Seller
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Yercaud

Located about 4700 ft above sea level, this campsite is going to be the best experience you can have near Chennai, right here in the Sherveroy Hills of Tamil Nadu. This campsite finds it's home in the tiny hill station of Yercaud, which is untouched and unexplored heaven.  The place is famous for coffee, cardamon, pepper plantations & orange orchards, a waft of which you will get as soon as you arrive at the place.The highlight, however, of this place is the campsite pitched under a million stars. Equipped with all the modern amenities and facilities, the place is comfortable and yet disconnected from the rest of the world in terms of mobile networks. This is one of the greatest reasons why you must explore this campsite, so you can feel connected with nature here. The comfortable tents with properly attached washrooms, a restaurant cooking hot meals, activities like a hike to the nearby waterfall, Burma Bridge, Rope Walk, and Zipline, there is no better place than this camp to spend a lazy and mesmerizing weekend.Check-in: 10 AMCheck-out: 1 PMMinimum no. of people required: 8*Note: You can choose any of the following transport options for this package:a) Drive down to the campsite on your own. We will share the location.b) You can also avail of transportation from Chennai arranged at an additional cost.c) You can also reach Salem by bus and avail a car/Van pickup to campsite & back at an additional cost 
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104 Ratings

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INR 3,500

One Day Outing to Yercaud Rain Forest Resorts
One Day Outing to Yercaud Rain Forest Resorts

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Yercaud

About the Activity:Holidays are here again, beckoning you warmly to rejoice and spend an exciting day out in the Yercaud Rain Trees, a hill resort situated in one of the most scenic places in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the best resorts in Yercaud hills offering authentic and amazing TamilNadu Cuisine, and is the nearest hill station to Bengaluru and Chennai. Yercaud The Rain Trees offers star class accommodation, with excellent facilities. The resort located amidst serene surroundings, has a dramatic view of the hills descending on to the plains. The architecture keeps up with the languid grace of the surroundings and the resort is equipped with every amenity. Accommodation includes well furnished rooms, Restaurant, LCD TV in all rooms , room services, 24 hours hot and cold water supply, Children's play park, bonfire, Doctor on call, pick up and drop from Salem. Yercaud The Rain Trees resorts helps you to discover an exceptional level of peaceful privacy & stylish comfort in Yercaud - unforgettable holiday bliss for you and your partner, or a remarkable destination for a small group holiday, for friends & family.Package 1: One day package @ Rs.1750 per person which includes breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner and all activities such as indoor games like badminton, chess, carom, kids play area with swings, slides and merry go round, cycling, bonfire, housie and other party games, live barbecue on requestMeal Types: Mixed Menu (Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian)Activities: Indoor games like badminton, chess, carom, kids play area with swings, slides and merry go round, cycling, bonfire, housie and other party games, live barbecue on request.
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32 Ratings

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32 Ratings

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INR 1,750

Day out at Sophys Resort, Yercaud
Day out at Sophys Resort, Yercaud

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Yercaud

An exquisite resort found high up in the hills, a day out at Sophy's Resort, Yercaud will without a doubt warm you to your heart's bottom and open you up to satisfaction. Yercaud,which is also called the 'Gem Of The South' is one of the prized hill stations of Tamil Nadu. Getting a charge out of a plesant atmosphere consistently, Yercaud is the beautiful getaway. Sophy's Resorts is situated in this very area and is a standout amongst the most lovely resorts encompassed by coffee, pepper, oke and orange plants which give a fragrant vibe. Appreciate a bright ambiance of the resort, and wonder about the amazing perspective of Salem city. Be it companions, family or corporate group, Sophy's Resorts caters to every need and luxury.
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34 Ratings

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34 Ratings

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INR 1,200

Group Stay at Royal Resorts in Yercaud
Group Stay at Royal Resorts in Yercaud

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Yercaud

This holiday, head to the hills for a serene and fun-filled vacation with your loved ones and explore the beauty of Yercaud! Enjoy a fun group stay at Royal Resorts in Yercaud for an experience that you will never forget! One of the best resorts in Yercaud, Royal Resorts provides excellent options for both tourists and business travelers alike. The rooms are fully furnished and overlook the hills and coffee plantations. The dedicated and professional  hospitality and the delicious home-cooked food that the resort provides all its customers is sure to make your stay a memorable one. Recognizing the needs of today's traveler, the resort offers a rare combination of comfort and outstanding value for money. The friendly staff and the comfortable rooms in this place will ensure that you have a stay worth remembering for a lifetime! The package you can avail is: One day and one night stay outing which will include all meals, morning tea/coffee, evening tea/coffee with snacks and campfire with light musicMeal Types: Mixed Menu (Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian) Accommodation Types: Triple and Quadruple sharing Activities: Campfire with light music
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23 Ratings

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23 Ratings

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Greenberry Resort Yercaud Day Out @ ₹750 Only | Book Now!
Greenberry Resort Yercaud Day Out @ ₹750 Only | Book Now!

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Yercaud

Location: Yercaud, Tamil NaduCheck-In Time: 10:00 AMCheck-Out Time: 6:00 PMSituated amidst orange groves, and coffee, fruit and spice plantations, Greenberry Resort Yercaud is surrounded by gardens and woods. Lying in the Shevaroy Hills, the resort is one of the best places to relax. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, the property is one of the best places. Come along with your friends, your family members or office colleagues and create memories to cherish for a lifetime. There are many places to visit nearby and make the day full of fun.Greenberry Resort Yercaud allows you to have an adventure with this day out activity. Enjoy a cup of hot coffee on the gardens, warm yourself by the bonfire in the night and spend your time playing indoor games such as carom, chess and Table Tennis. Discover blissful holidays with a day out at Greenberry Resort. Book now and have a day out that will relax you to the core. Make the best of the memories.Places To Visit Near Greenberry Resort Yercaud:Yercaud (2.1 km), Shevaroy Temple (4.9 km), Montfort School (1.3 km)How To Reach Greenberry Resort Yercaud:The resort is situated at a distance of about 47.9 km away from Salem Airport. It is easily accessible through public & private transport.
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28 Ratings

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Stay at Sophy's Resorts, Yercaud
Stay at Sophy's Resorts, Yercaud

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Yercaud

A gorgeous resort located high up in the hills, a stay at Sophy’s Resort will surely warm you to your heart’s content and open you up to happiness unlike any other. Yercaud, which is also called the ‘Jewel Of The South’ is one of the prized possessions of Tamil Nadu. Enjoying a pleasant climate throughout the year, Yercaud is the perfect getaway. Sophy’s Resorts is located in this very location and is one of the most beautiful resorts surrounded by coffee, pepper, oke and orange plants which lend a fragrant feel.Enjoy a cheerful campfire at the resort, and marvel at the astounding view of Salem city in the night. Be it friends, family or corporate team, there is something for everyone at Sophy’s Resorts.Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian MealsAccommodation Types: Deluxe and Super deluxe rooms.
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33 Ratings

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33 Ratings

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INR 1,500

INR 1,200

Stay at Yercaud Rain Forest Resort
Stay at Yercaud Rain Forest Resort

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Yercaud

Yercaud The Rain Trees, Yercaud is a hill resort situated in one of the most scenic places in TamilNadu. It is one of the best resorts in Yercaud hills offering authentic TamilNadu Cuisine, and is the nearest hill station to Bengaluru and Chennai. Yercaud The Rain Trees offers star class accommodation, with excellent facilities. The resort located amidst serene surroundings, has a dramatic view of the hills descending on to the plains. The architecture keeps up with the languid grace of the surroundings and the resort is equipped with every amenity. accommodation in well furnished rooms, Restaurant, LCD TV in all rooms , room services, 24 hours hot and cold water supply, Children's play park, bonfire, Doctor on call, pick up and drop from Salem. Yercaud The Rain Trees resort is a Savour time & space, and discover an exceptional level of peaceful privacy & stylish comfort in Yercaud - unforgettable holiday bliss for you and your partner, or a remarkable destination for a small group holiday, for friends & family.Package 1: One night and one day stay which will include breakfast and all activities such as indoor games like badminton, chess, carom, kids play area with swings, slides and merry go round, cycling, bonfire, housie and other party games, live barbeque on request. Lunch and dinner @ Rs. 900 extra per person. Package 2: One night and one day stay which will include breakfast and all activities such as indoor games like badminton, chess, carom, kids play area with swings, slides and merry go round, cycling, bonfire, housie and other party games, live barbeque on request. Lunch and dinner @ Rs. 900 extra per person.Meal Types: Mixed Menu (Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian)Accommodation Types: Double and triple sharing rooms Activities: Indoor games like badminton, chess, carom, kids play area with swings, slides and merry go round, cycling, bonfire, housie and other party games, live barbeque on request
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30 Ratings

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Stay at Royal Resorts, Chennai
Stay at Royal Resorts, Chennai

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Yercaud

Yercaud is a stunning hill station that lies cossetted in the Shevaroys Hill Range of the Western Ghats. ‘The lakes and the forests of this wondrous getaway, also called Jewel of the South’, are sure to take your heart away. Nestled in the charming environs of the hill station of Yercaud, a stay at Royal Resorts presents you with perfect amenities and facilities that are perfect for families as well as corporate travellers. The comfortable rooms and gorgeous views of the surrounding coffee plantations, present an excellent combination which is sure to make your stay at Royal Resorts, Yercaud more memorable. The resort offers a stunning combination of luxury coupled with a high regard for the hospitality that they extend towards the guests. The charming and courteous staff will ensure that you are kept in the highest regard, with maximum emphasis on their well-being and happiness.Package 1 includes: One day and two nights stay for 2 adults which will include 2 breakfast and 1 dinner , morning and evening tea/coffee and pick and drop from Salem.Package 2 Includes: One day and two nights stay for 4 adults which will include 2 breakfast and 1 dinner , morning and evening tea/coffee and pick and drop from Salem.Package 3 Includes:  One day and two nights stay for 12 adults which will include 2 breakfast and 1 dinner , morning and evening tea/coffee and pick and drop from Salem.Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Meals Accommodation Types: Double sharing BasisTransportation Types: Pick up and drop to Salem
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28 Ratings

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28 Ratings

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INR 4,500

Stay at The GRT Nature Trails, Sky Rocca, Yercaud
Stay at The GRT Nature Trails, Sky Rocca, Yercaud

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Yercaud

About the Activity:Relaxation is the key for any frazzled city dweller and this time, you need to spend it in the pristine hills of Yercaud! Enjoy a fun and exciting stay in GRT Nature Trails with your loved ones and revel in a comfortable stay worthy of the most profound traveller in you! There are a variety of exciting and fun activities for you to do here with your family, so get going and spend your time relaxing in the clouds itself! One of the most fine hospitality groups, the GRT Nature Trails will provide you with impeccable service, luxurious comfort, delicious cuisine and a host of amenities to make your stay with them perfect. You won’t miss any of these at GRT. What will come as a pleasant surprise though is a variety of little wonders and luxuries that can’t be billed, or advertised, or featured on a menu, for they are enhanced and personalised with a touch that is unique only to GRT Nature Trails! Book now for an exciting and fun stay and revel in pure joy in the hills of Yercaud! The packages you can avail are: a)      Package 1: Single Occupancy Rooms b)      Package 2: Double Occupancy Rooms c)      Package 3: Triple Occupancy Rooms    
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38 Ratings

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38 Ratings

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Grt Yercaud | Great Trails Yercaud Day Out @ Flat 30% off
Grt Yercaud | Great Trails Yercaud Day Out @ Flat 30% off

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Yercaud

Location: Yercaud, Tamil NaduCheck-In Time: 10:00 AMCheck-Out Time: 5:00 PMSituated amidst the vast stretches of coffee plantations, Grt Yercaud is one of the best places to go for a day out. It is easily accessible from some of the major cities like easily accessible from all major cities like Chennai, Bangalore, Madurai, and Coimbatore. Presenting to you with a mix of modern elements and the cultural heritage the property is a place where you will be able to relax to the fullest and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. Come here along with your loved ones and create memories to cherish for years to come.While at Grt Yercaud, you will be able to avail multiple activities and will be able to have a time you will cherish for the rest of your life. Usage of the swimming pool makes the day out a perfect one. You can go for a cool dive in the pool or just laze around. Several Indoor games like carom, chess, table tennis and cricket and outdoor games like swings, rope walking, rope climbing, and trampoline are included in the package.Places To Visit Near Grt Yercaud:Bear cave (29 km), Yercaud Lake Boat House (1.3 km), Killiyur Waterfalls (3.6 km), Pagoda Point (3 km)How To Reach:The resort is situated at a distance of about 44.6 km away from Salem Airport. It is easily accessible through public & private transport.
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41 Ratings

4.0

41 Ratings

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INR 4,343

INR 3,040

One Day Outing at the Golden Nest Resorts, Yercaud
One Day Outing at the Golden Nest Resorts, Yercaud

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Yercaud

Explore the beauty of the hills with your loved ones on your next holiday! This vacation season, why don’t you head for an exciting one day out at the Golden Nest Resorts in Yercaud with your loved ones and frolic in the different and luxury amenities there? The newly furnished cottages of Golden Nest Resorts in Yercaud are a classic example of paradises on earth, as it is well maintained with all the luxuries and basic amenities that will ensure a fun and happening day out for you!The amazing restaurant perched at the top of the resort will make your dining experience an appetizing one with food that will tickle your taste buds. The aesthetically done landscaping in and around the resort provides the visitors a visually enriching and relaxing feel that will leave you in awe. Package you can avail: One day outing from 10:00AM to 06:00PM. Free Banquet hall, morning and evening tea and 2 course non veg lunch per head. Activities such as access to swimming pool, indoor games. Free mic will be given and DJ can be arranged on special request and extra chargesMeal Types: Mixed Menu (Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian)Activities: In house activity centre for games like Table tennis and other indoor games, open to sky gym, play area for kids. Trekking trips, bicycle rides, and visit to coffee estates can be arranged on request
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23 Ratings

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23 Ratings

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INR 700

Team Outing at Hill Resort Yercaud
Team Outing at Hill Resort Yercaud

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Yercaud

Yercaud is a hill station just 35 km away from Salem, Tamil Nadu. It offers a pleasant getaway to tourist with its scenic beauty, pristine ambience and an enchanting list of fun activities such as boating and sightseeing. In addition to the Yercaud Lake, this holiday destination offers a bountiful list of rejuvenating places to visit and escape the roughness of corporate life. About the Resort : Situated on a hilltop, this property overlooks the whole town offering the panoramic view of the town and the Yercaud Lake. Away from the hustle and bustle of city-life, the Hill Resort is one of the immaculate destinations for a corporate team outing. Friendly staff, great hospitable service and the inclusion of luxury and comfy amenities make this resort a perfect getaway from the boardrooms and its stresses.  Evolution of Technology Theme: Rise above the rest and make use of your imagination.  This fun activity revolves around how technology has evolved from the Stone Age to our High-Tech world. It is here that the team members get to use their innovative abilities and get an opportunity to bond. As this type of project requires many skills sets to ensure success, a team that strives to utilize each member’s strengths is that one that will shine. In this theme, the different teams start working from the Stone Age and eventually rise to Civilization and High-Tech World. During this event, they will pass through 3 Ages, i.e. Stone Age, Iron Age and Nuclear Age, Nuclear Age being the most recent. As you and your group pass through each age, the behaviour, clothes, language see a change accordingly. At every age, the teams need to work on a different war cry. For every stage, there is a task that needs to be finished which will allow them to move in to the next. The three levels are. Stone Age The prop for this theme is a piece of rag. Here the task given is relatively simple. You and your team will have a build a man pulled cart that will assist the entire team in crossing over to the next age. Iron Age Get into the zone of the age with a long hat. At this stage, the activity gets complex. You and your team members need to build the bicycle with the materials given and travel to Nuclear Age. Nuclear Age Teams must build a car and successfully test its functionality, with one person sitting and others pushing. The thrilling game ends here. The team that manages to complete all the tasks first and come out with ingenious designs is the one that will emerge as triumphant one.
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38 Ratings

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38 Ratings

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Yercaud is a beautiful place to visit, the greenery, coffee plantations make it more beautiful. I recently went to Yercaud with my friends and we had a lot of fun there. We had fun exploring the places in city and the boating was also a great experience. Thanks, Thrillophilia for arranging the tour so well. Stay, meals, transport every thing was great.
We have come to Yercaus before but we never knew that were actual camping options here, that too in such lesser known places. Me and a group of my college friends from Chennai came here in the summer season, and had a lot of fun! The tents were quite comfortable, and also there were a lot of things for us to do, like ziplining, trekking, Burma bridge and more.
me and my friends went for this camp on hilltop in Yercaud and it was such a memorable experience. the travel was comfortable and our driver, Bhima was very kind and polite. the tents were comfortable and we had lots of fun at such an affordable price. Thrillophilia highly recommended to all.
Spent a wonderfu time with friends at Yercaud. A peaceful surrounding with extremely beautiful views. The staff was so courteous and we felt so comfortable with the stay. The journey from Bangalore to Yercaud was so nice. Amazing place to have a nice time with friends and family. Thank you so much.
I've always enjoyed hilltop camping experiencs but this one was made special by Thrillophilia team. I did this trek with 3 friends and all of us loved everything from campsite to food,

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  1. What are the best things to do in Yercaud?

    1. Take a boat ride on Yercaud Lake: An emerald lake nestled in the heart of Yercaud, the ravishing beauty of the Yercaud Lake bewitches all who come here. Offering panoramic views of the rolling green mountains on all sides, the Yercaud Lake is best explored by boating here.

    Paddled, rowed and motor driven boats can be rented from the Yercaud Boathouse. With the wide variety of boat sizes and capacities available, boating here can be enjoyed by families as well as couples.

    Price: Starting from Rs. 100, depending on the type of boat rented.
    Timings: 09.00AM-05.30PM on all days of the week.

    2. Take a drive through the 32-kilometer Loop Road: Originating from the Yercaud Lake, the 32-kilometer Loop Road makes its way through the coffee plantations of Yercaud. To get a taste of the local life here, a drive through the Loop Road is one of the best things to do in Yercaud.

    As you make your way through the long stretch, you will come across plantation workers at their craft, interact with locals, and witness the majestic beauty of the never-ending stretches of the coffee garden.

    3. Explore the historic Bears Cave: Hidden at the centre of a private coffee estate near Norton Bungalow in Yercaud. Believed to once have housed bears, the historic legends associated with the place makes a visit to the Bear Caves one of the most interesting things to do in Yercaud.

    The cave also happened to be a hideout and an escape route for the emperor Tipu Sultan. The cave is located about 7 feet below ground level, and can be explored without meeting any considerable obstacle.

    4. Enjoy the surrounding beauty from Lady’s Seat: Lady’s Seat is a rock formation that owes its naming to the colonial history of the city. It is said that the Lady’s Seat was once a much favored recreational spot for the British ladies, who frequently met up here.

    Jutting out from the edge of the mountain, Lady’s Seat offers some of the most incredible views of the surrounding ranges. With its unobstructed horizon, the most spectacular sunset views can be enjoyed here.

    Timings: 07.00AM-07.00PM on all days of the week.

    5. Explore the Orchids at the Orchidarium: Located close by the Lady’s Rock, the Orchidarium is home to some of the rarest species of exotic orchids. Including species that are declared endangered, there are about 250 different types of orchids showcased here.

    The pride of the garden, however, is the Insect Eating pitcher and the Neelakurinji plant, which are said to bloom only once in 12 years. The Orchidarium also houses some varieties of rose and bamboo plants.

    Entry Fee: Rs. 6 per person.
    Timings: 08.00AM-06.00PM on all days of the week.

    6. Enjoy zipline and Aerial Adventure activities: One of the most fun things to do in Yercaud is to visit the Grange TreeTop Adventures. With its variety of outdoor rope-based attractions, this adventure park attracts visitors from around the country. Rides here include ziplining, mountain biking, archery, target practice and obstacle courses. Fun water-based sports such as water bicycling or water zorbing can also be attempted here.

    Entry Fee: Rs. 300 per person.
    Timings: 09.30AM-06.30PM on all days of the week.

    7. Trek along the Windy Slopes: Trekking is one of the most enjoyable things to do in Yercaud. With its abundant slopes and rugged terrains, the city offers some of the best trekking opportunities in the country.

    The Shevaroy Hills, Killiyur Waterfalls and Kaveri Peak are some of the most visited destinations for trekking here. The pleasant weather of Yercaud and its scenic setting makes it an ideal place for trekking throughout the year.

    8. Go Camping in the Heart of the Hills: With its natural splendor, Yercaud offers the perfect setting for a camping experience. From cottage-based camps to tenting under the stars, the city offers it all. There are a number of different campsites located across Yercaud, the most popular of them being Tipperary Camping, Heaven’s Ledge Campsite, Grange Resorts, and Lakeview Village Homestay among others.

    9. Enjoy views of Fallen Meteorite remains from the Tipperary View Point: Situated at the very southern tip of Yercaud, Tipperary View Point is one of the most oft-visited destinations here. Commanding an excellent panoramic view of the surrounding ranges, the View Point is a much loved hiking destination, and trekking here is one of the most popular things to do in Yercaud.

    The Elephant Rocks, which are said to be remains of fallen meteorites, can be viewed from the Tipperary Point. Contrasting to the black granite of the surrounding hills, the Elephant Rocks area is a startling white. Viewed during the sunset, the rocks provide a fantastic sight with its contrast in colours.

    10. Explore the tribal history of Yercaud at Kottachedu: The Kottachedu Teak forest in Yercaud was once home to the hill tribes of the Southern Hills. Although now devoid of the tribal population, the Kottachedu area is still fairly unharnessed and boasting of a rustic charm. Wildlife can be spotted roaming free in through the teak growth, while the trees provide shelter to a number of different birds. With its rustic beauty and rural charm, a trip to Kottachedu is one of the most interesting things to do in Yercaud.

    Offbeat things to do in Yercaud:

    1. Have a meal at the Sweet Rascal Café: Nestled cozily within a redecorated bungalow of the colonial era, having a meal at the Sweet Rascal Café is one of the most fun and exciting things to do in Yercaud. The café seeks to surprise its guests with a meal. The menu here is never fixed, but whipped up as a surprise. From Chinese to continental, to Italian- there is nothing that Sweet Rascal cannot bring to your table! Booking a table here, however, must be done in advance to get a seat.

    2. Take a walk on the Burma Bucket: An adventure installation by the Oak Trails resort, the Burma Bucket is a fun attraction where one must walk across a bridge suspended in the air. A thrill-packed ride best suited for the adventure lover in you, the Burma Bucket is fashioned after the makeshift bridges used in World War 2.

    3. Enjoy the Pipe Dream adventure ride: The Pipe Dream adventure is another popular adventure sport in Yercaud. The ride involves hopping across a series of pipes that are attached to cables above and below.

    Testing one’s ability to put one’s fear of heights at bay, this ride is a perfect thrill for anyone above the age of 12. If you’re a thrill seeker, this adventure game would be among the most fun Yercaud things to do. The Pipe Dream adventure sport can be tried out at the Grange Resort.

    4. Engage in a game of Paintball: Poppy Hills Adventure Park in Yercaud offers people of all ages the fun opportunity of participating in a game of paintball. Paintball is a group activity, where two teams aim to maim each other with guns loaded with paint.

    The game is conducted in a natural forest setting, adding a certain thrill to it. Instructors and guides overlook the entire process and advise the players regarding the rules and formats of the games.

  2. What is special in Yercaud?

    The most special thing about the quaint hill station on Shevaroy is its natural splendor. Covered in coffee plantations, the green cover of Yercaud offers a special resplendence to the place.

    The beauty of Yercaud’s floral wealth is exhibited in its multiple nature parks and gardens, such as the Anna Park, the Botanical Garden or the Orchidarium. The camping grounds here, with its outdoor setting, also offer a splendid insight into the natural wealth of the place.

  3. How many days are enough for Yercaud?

    A four-day visit would be ideal for a trip to Yercaud. A four-day trip would allow you to enjoy all the sightseeing spots at leisure, as well as enjoy the trekking and camping experience that the hill station has to offer.

  4. What is the best time to visit Yercaud?

    Yercaud enjoys pleasant weather throughout the year. The best time to visit the hill station, however, is between the months of October to June. During this time, the temperature remains moderate, cool and pleasant. It is best to avoid the monsoon months between July and September, when Yercaud experiences severe rainfall.

  5. Is Yercaud worth visiting?

    Yes, Yercaud with its beautiful sights is definitely worth a visit. The many viewpoints here, with their panoramic views of the open green valleys, adds to the charm of the little town. The natural growth of the place, with its shades of bamboo and coffee, makes for a beautiful visit.

  6. What are the best things to do in Yercaud for couples?

    1. Enjoy a boat ride on the Big Lake: One of the most popular Yercaud things to do for couples is to enjoy a boat ride on the Big Lake. Couples can avail a paddle or a rowboat for two. The splendid beauty of the surrounding green ranges and the emerald waters of the tranquil lake make for an ideal romantic experience.

    2. Enjoy a candle light dinner in a Yercaud restaurant: A number of different restaurants in Yercaud go out of their way to offer the perfect romantic experience for couples. Commanding excellent views of the picturesque green hills, these Yercaud diners offer terrific meals by the candlelight. Some of the best restaurants to enjoy a cozy, romantic dinner in Yercaud are Altitude Kitchen and Bar, Orange Restaurant and Cloud 9 among others.

    3. Take a stroll through the Rose Garden: Only a few other things to do in Yercaud are as romantic as taking an evening stroll through the city’s Rose Garden. Housing a variety of local and exotic roses, the lush, landscaped lawns of the Garden offer an ideal, picturesque setting for romantic getaway. You can either choose to enjoy the tranquility of the place by ambling down the well-paved roads dotted with bushes on both sides, or even enjoy a short picnic on the Garden lawns.

    4. Enjoy sunset views at the Kardiya View Point: Overlooking the Mettur Dam, the view point at Karadiyur commands an excellent panoramic view of the lush green valleys below. Often visited by couples travelling to the hill station, a trip to Karadiyur is among the top romantic Yercaud things to do. The scenic sights that the viewpoint commands are best enjoyed during the sunset and the sunrise hours, just as the golden rays break or recede behind the towering ranges.

  7. How to reach Yearcaud?

    - By Road: Yercaud is well-connected to almost all major neighbouring cities by road. The hill station can be easily reached from Coimbatore, Bangalore or Trichy by a short drive.

    - By Air: The nearest airport to Yercaud is in Trichy, which is about 180 kilometers away from the hill station. From here, one can hire a car or a taxi to reach Yercaud.

    - By Rail: The nearest railway station to Yercaud is in Salem, which is about 32 kilometers away. From here, one can travel to Yercaud in hired cars or taxis.

  8. What is better, Coorg or Yercaud?

    Both Coorg and Yercaud have a charm and beauty that is individualistic to themselves. If you are looking to enjoy a tranquil, weekend getaway, however, Yercaud would be a better option.

  9. What can I buy in Yercaud?

    Boasting of its coffee plantations, the handpicked coffee of Yercaud has a special natural flavor on it. Coffee powder in Yercaud can be purchased from any local store or directly from the plantations themselves. Yercaud also prides in its array of home-grown spices, such as cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, and pepper.

  10. What are the best things to do near Yercaud?

    1. Visit the KurumbaPatti Zoological Park: Located on the foothills of the Shevaroy Hills, the Kurumbapatti Zoological Park is a mini-zoo and museum. The zoo houses a few animals and reptiles, and a wide variety of local and exotic bird species. The zoo is located right next to a reserved forest area, allowing visitors to enjoy the flora and fauna of the region.

    2. Have a scenic picnic at the Mettur Park: Adjacent to the Mettur Dam across the Cauvery River is the Mettur Park, a scenic recreational area. Apart from the few playgrounds that the park houses, the lush, green lawns here is also ideal for having a small picnic.

    3. Take a splash in the Paravasa Ulagam Water Park: A short drive away from Yercaud, Purvasa Ulagam is a themed water park in the neighboring town of Salem. The park houses a number of fun exciting water games such as roller coasters, tube slides, rain dance areas, and lazy river. The Park also has a dry-land segment, with a number of attractions tailored for kids.

    4. Take a tour of the Oothumalai Hills: The Oothumalai Hills near Yercaud is known to be the home to a number of temples dedicated to different deities. Among the major attractions here are the Sri Balasubramanian Temple dedicated to Lord Murugan, the Shiva Temple and the Sathyanarayana Temple. Owing to its peaceful, devotional atmosphere, a trip to the Oothumalai temples is one of the most popular Yercaud things to do.