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Yercaud Tour Package from Chennai3 days & 2 nights
INR 7,500

Yercaud is a hidden gem of Southern India, lying south of Bangalore and Chennai, and is a popular tourist destination owing to many Yercaud Tour Packages that highlight the diversity of the town. With a blend of rich history, lush landscapes, thrilling adventure, and delicious food, exploring Yercaud is a memorable trip for all.

The best way to explore the town is to choose from a list of extensive Yercaud packages instead of opting for a self-planned trip. Ideally, most packages offer a 2 night or 3-night stay, treating you to the best of both, nature and attractions. Trekking tours include staying in cottages and tents, beginning the day with a trek to Bison Tank, Coffee Plantations, Killyur Falls, and ending it with treading the Sunset Trail that is known for its breathtaking views.

Take long walks to Heaven's Ledge which overlooks a beautiful valley and Lady’s Seat, that offers panoramic views of the plains. You can also choose a camping tour or a leisurely tour that includes boating and fishing at Woodlands Lake, along with treks to natural attractions, adventure sports, and group activities.

After dinner, you sit around the campfire, enjoy music and share fun stories and life experiences, which makes the Yercaud camping tour ideal for a weekend getaway with friends.If you’re travelling with family, pick a Yercaud tour that offers a mix of everything. You can choose between a cottage, a tent, or a resort with amenities for a more comfortable stay.

The package is inclusive of coffee plantation treks, leisurely walks to viewpoints, a visit to Hollow Tree, popularly known as a wishing tree, a trip to Shevaroyan Temple and Orchidarium Garden. Other popular sights to visit are Anna Park, Deer Park, Mini Zoo and the beautiful Rose Garden. All of these tour packages to Yercaud are inclusive of stay, sightseeing, travel, and meals.

You can plan your journey by flight, bus, or a private car, travel from Bangalore or Chennai and choose from an array of choices to customise your stay to your preferences. Ensure you make a good choice to enjoy your stay at this mesmerizing, tranquil destination to the fullest!

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Which are the best places to visit in Yercaud?

Boasting of some of the most beautiful attractions in South India, Yercaud is a natural wonder in itself. Some of the best places that you can visit in Yercaud, as mentioned in our Yercaud Tour Packages, are as follows:

1. Yercaud Lake: One of the best places included in the Yercaud Tour Packages is the pristine Yercaud Lake. Offering spectacular views of the surrounding hills and verdant meadows, this lake provides you with a soothing and tranquil ambience.

The lake is situated in the heart of Yercaud, and has many cafes, eateries and food stalls which provide travellers with lip-smacking local delicacies. One can also enjoy boating in Yercaud Lake.

Location: Salem-Yercaud Ghat Road, Yercaud.

2. 32-km Loop Road: The Yercaud Tour Packages also include the picturesque 32-km Loop Road. This road actually stretches over 32 kilometres, beginning from the Yercaud Lake and winding towards the beautiful coffee plantations of the region. Throughout the road, you get to taste the culture, heritage and the everyday lives of people in Yercaud.

Location: 32-km Loop Road, Yercaud.

3. Pagoda Point: One of the most tranquil places in Yercaud is the Pagoda Point, treating visitors with a serene and calm ambience. This is the place which offers the most spectacular and scenic views of the hill station, mesmerising green valleys and the natural landscapes.

Best for some quality time amidst nature, Pagoda Point is the place to be if you wish to marvel in the wonders of this hill station.

Location: Yercaud Hills, Yercaud.

4. Bears Cave: Another one of the top attractions in the Yercaud Tour Packages is the Bears Cave. Supposedly created by bears, the cave is also said to be a secret hideout place of Tipu Sultan. A great place for adventure and thrill seekers, one can explore around 60 feet of the cave area without any issues.

Location: Private coffee estate near Norton Bungalow, Yercaud.

5. Silk Farm and Rose Garden: Yet another famous attraction in the Yercaud Tour Packages is the Silk Farm and Rose Garden, located 2 kilometres away from Yercaud. One of the most offbeat places in the hill station, this garden caters to history as well as nature buffs.

You can also learn more about the techniques and skills used in silk production here. Additionally, the rose garden is home to more than 50 different varieties of roses.

Location: Yercaud.
Entry Fee/Price: INR 30 per person.
Timings: 10:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. daily.

6. Kottachedu Teak Forest: Of all the places in the Yercaud Tour Packages, the Kottachedu Teak Forest is perhaps the most beautiful. Showing the ways in which the world has evolved, the forest is home to a wide variety of flora, fauna and avifauna.

It also takes you back to the times of the stone age. You can find species of deer, ant-eaters, rabbits, bison, and more here. The forest is also great if you are interested in nature and wildlife photography. One can visit the forest just to relax or rejuvenate, or even to enjoy a picnic with family and friends.

Location: Kannumuthal, Yercaud.
Entry Fee/Price: INR 6 per person.

7. Kiliyur Waterfalls: Amongst the best places to visit in Yercaud, the Kiliyur Waterfalls is also one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the country, falling from a height of 300 feet. Located in the tranquil mountains, this waterfall is the best place to go to for a respite from the daily hustle and bustle. One can also enjoy a great picnic here.

Location: Kiliyur Road, Pattipadi, Yercaud.
Timings: 08:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

8. Shevaroy Hills: Located at a height of over 1600 metres near the Salem district in Yercaud, the Shevaroy Hills are amongst the most famous tourist spots in the hill station. Offering stunning views of the verdant green valleys, meadows, majestic hills and forests of bamboo and teak, the hills were formerly known as the Servarayan Hills.

These hills are home to the highest point in the southern part of the Eastern Ghats, the Solaikaradu Peak. It also has many coffee plantations, along with an old sanatorium and the Yercaud Orchidarium. One can enjoy trekking, hiking and photography here.

Location: Salem district, Yercaud.

What are the best things to do in Yercaud?

Known as the Land of Seven Forests, Yercaud is situated at an elevation of around 1500 metres above the sea level, and is therefore, a treasure trove of many different activities. Some of the best things you can do while in Yercaud are as follows:

1. Learn the art of Silk Production: 
When in Yercaud, you must definitely visit the famous Silk Farm and Rose Garden. Here, you can get to see the entire process of how silk is produced. Moreover, you can also see the skill of breeding silkworms, which form a cocoon that eventually produces the silk that South India is famous for.

Location: Yercaud.

2. Enjoy Ziplining at Pagoda Point: In addition to being one of the top visited places in Yercaud, Pagoda Point is also a great place to partake in ziplining, along with other adventure activities. Ziplining, along with a high rope and low rope are some of the most famous activities that you can enjoy here.

Location: Grange Treetop Adventure, Pagoda Point Road, near Cock Burn Road, Yercaud.
Entry Fee/Price: INR 400 per person.
Timings: 09:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m. daily.

3. Camp in Kottachedu Teak Forest: While Kottachedu Teak Forest is known for hiking and nature walks, one of the best things you can do here is to set up a camp and enjoy solitude in the midst of nature.

One of the best camping destinations in Yercaud, the forest is also near the Vanier Dam. While camping, you can also catch a glimpse of the varied flora and fauna here, including anteaters, bison, paradise flycatchers and more.

Location: Kannumuthal, Yercaud.
Entry Fee/Price: INR 6 per person.

4. Walk the Burma Bucket: Another one of the adrenaline-pumping activities that you can do in Yercaud is walk the Burma Bucket. This a high bridge made entirely of ropes hanging in the air. Created out of the concept similar to those of bridges used in the World War, this bridge will give you an entirely new level of excitement. However, watch out for every step that you take here.

Location: The Oak Trails, C/O Grand Palace Hotel & Spa, Off Killiyur Falls Road, Kamaraj Rd, Yercaud.
Entry Fee/Price: INR 600 per person.
Timings: 10:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. daily.

5. Visit the Bears Cave: Exploring the Bears Cave is another adventurous activity you can do in Yercaud. While the cave is scattered and covered with rocks and boulders in areas, one can explore around 60 feet of the cave without any obstacles. This cave is also said to have been the hideout place for Tipu Sultan during the times of war.

Location: Private coffee estate near Norton Bungalow, Yercaud.

6. Enjoy Boating in Yercaud Lake: For a serene and enjoyable activity in Yercaud, you can try boating in the pristine Yercaud Lake. Exploring the entire lake takes just around 30 minutes, whether you choose to go for a paddle boat or a motor boat. And while boating, you can enjoy the sights of the surrounding mountains and forests.

Location: Salem-Yercaud Ghat Road, Yercaud.

Which are the romantic things to do on a honeymoon in Yercaud?

In addition to being a haven for adventure junkies, Yercaud is also a great place for a honeymoon. Some of the romantic things that you can do on a honeymoon in Yercaud are:

1. Drive Around Yercaud: One of the most romantic things you can do on a honeymoon in Yercaud is drive around the cool, chilly hill station with your loved one. Start from the town and drive aimlessly till the top of the Yercaud hill, along the curvy roads which take you through some of the most beautiful coffee plantations, and along all of the tourist spots.

While driving around, you could also visit the major sightseeing attractions in Yercaud whilst on your honeymoon. From the Silk Farm and Rose Garden, to the Kottachedu Teak Forest, Ladies’ Seat, Yercaud Hill and more, there is a lot you can see in this hill station.

2. Take a Walk in the Rose Garden: If you and your partner love history, culture and nature, you could always visit the scenic Silk Farm and Rose Garden in Yercaud. Filled with a varied species of roses, the garden will soothe your mind and soul.

Taking a walk in this garden, filled with the sweet smell of the queen of flowers, with the different colours providing the perfect backdrop, is undoubtedly one of the most romantic things to do in Yercaud with your partner.

3. Hike to Kiliyur Falls: For the more adventurous couple, you could hike to the scenic Kiliyur Waterfalls. Situated around 3.2 kilometres from the Yercaud Lake, you can hike up to the falls, which flows from a height of 300 feet. The entire hike will take around 2 to 3 hours, where you will get to cross varied terrains.

4. Have a Picnic near Yercaud Lake: Yercaud Lake is a very serene attraction. To spend some much-needed quality romantic time with your partner, you could set up a cosy picnic along the shores of the lake, and relax among each other’s company there.

5. Relax in the Resorts: Yercaud boasts of some really nice resorts, equipped with world class facilities and top-notch amenities. To spend some romantic time with your significant other, you can choose to spend a day just relaxing and relishing the hill station from the comforts of your resorts.

You can also spend time at the spa, or indulge in delicious food, or even just enjoy the sights of Yercaud from your room.

Which is the best time to visit Yercaud?

While one can visit Yercaud all year round, the best time to do so would be between the months of October and June. This is when the weather in the region is cool and pleasant, with little to no chances of rain.

It is during these months that the forests and coffee plantations in Yercaud are lush, verdant and sprawling, with the trekking and hiking trails clear and enjoyable. You can also enjoy the Summer Festival in the month of May in Yercaud, with fairs, shows and much more.

Is Yercaud worth visiting?

Yes, Yercaud is definitely worth visiting. With different terrains and sightseeing attractions, a pleasant climate, numerous natural landscapes and lip-smacking food, along with a lot of adventurous activities, Yercaud is one place that is definitely worth a visit.

What is famous in Yercaud?

Set amidst scenic natural surroundings, the small hill station of Yercaud is known for a lot of things. home to many natural oils and herbs, Yercaud is most famous for its coffee plantations and coffee beans and powder, in addition to many herb oils, perfumes and other natural as well as essential oils.

Some of the other things that are famous in Yercaud are:

-Homemade chocolate
-Handloom fabrics

Some of the places in Yercaud are also very famous. They are:

-Yercaud Lake
-Loop Road
-Pagoda Point
-Bears Cave
-Silk Farm
-Kiliyur Falls
-Rose Garden
-Kottachedu Teak Forest

How to reach Yercaud?

- By Flight: The best way to reach Yercaud by air is by taking a flight to the Salem Airport, which is the nearest airport to this hill station, located at a distance of around 38 kilometres.

Alternatively, you could also take a flight to the Trichy Airport, which is the nearest major airport in the region, at a distance of 168 kilometres from Yercaud, or Coimbatore Airport, at a distance of 152 kilometres. Upon reaching, you can avail a private cab or state buses to Yercaud.

- By Train: To reach Yercaud by train, you have to take a train to Danishpet Railway Station, which is the closest station, located at around 30 kilometres. Moreover, you could also reach the Salem Railway Station, which is the major railhead here, located 25 kilometres from Yercaud.

- By Road: State as well as private buses are available from most of the nearby towns and cities to Yercaud, on regular intervals. Alternatively, you can reach Salem by availing a bus, after which it is a 35 kilometres uphill road to Yercaud.

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