Yercuad: A Marvellous Hill Station in Tamil Nadu




Yercuad is a lovely, quaint hill station in Salem district, Tamil Nadu, nestled in the enchanting Shevaroys range of hills and a picture perfect holiday destination to rejuvenate your body and mind.

The hill station is easily accessible from Chennai and Bangalore by road and is a popular get away for many visitors.

The hill station is never crowded and there is a sense of tranquillity, enchantment in the air, and the green environment gives you a feel of exuberance and joy.

The climate here is pleasant all through the year, and it is away from the hustle bustle of the city and you can just stroll around and have a mesmerizing sightseeing.

Yercaud Forest View

You will witness coffee plantations in full fragrant bloom, and take a boat ride in the Big Lake to have the panoramic view of the Vanniar forest area, or visit the local famous Shevaroy Temple.

You may have a picnic at the Killiyur falls and have a great time surrounded by the fauna and flora of nature, and you will be delighted at the sight of large stands of silver oak and orange trees planted to give shade and protect the coffee plants.

Killiyur falls View
Trekking enthusiasts may trek to the Baldhead Shevaroy at night, a bare land but with an amazing landscape and on certain nights the moon is so large and clear it seems to be hanging just over your heads. There are many other mini destinations which are worth visiting such as the well known and reputed Montford boarding school, where the famous film Rockford was shot.
Montford boarding school
Holiday revellers will find many decent hotels and eating places to have a carefree and a great holiday.

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