Yercaud, Salem


This quiet little hill station on the Shevaroy hills of the Eastern Ghats is the only one of its kind in terms of all time cool climate in northern Tamil Nadu area. Also called as Poor Man's Ooty, it is also a less expensive place than either Udhagamandalam or Kodaikanal. The major attractions of the place are Yercaud Lake , Kiliyur waterfall , Ladies seat view point, Pagoda point, Mont Fort School and Servarayan Temple.

How to reach

Nearest Airport is located at Trichy with 163 km. Nearest railway station is Salem with 25 km. State transport buses, private buses and private vehicles are available from Salem and other major cities.


27 km from Salem, 170 km from Tiruchirappalli, 145 km from Tiruvannamalai, 190 km from Coimbatore, 230 km from Bangalore, 273 km from Tindivanam, 209 km from Vellore, 358 km from Chennai.

Best Period

September to May

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