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Yercaud – a tourist spot of nature lovers

Perched in the Shevaroy Hills in the northern part of Tamil Nadu, Yercaud is the highly visited attractions amongst nature lovers, teenagers, and families. It is renowned for its splendid exquisiteness, verdant greenery, and coffee plantations. The prime crop grown in this beautiful center is coffee and some species like cardamom and black paper are also grown here. It experiences salubrious climate all through the year and offers a great opportunity for the tourists to relish its striking scenic beauty, which is spectacular and amazing.

The woods of this hill station have loads of silver oaks, sandalwood, and teak. And one can witness different sorts of wildlife in these forests like foxes, snakes, squirrels, deer and many more. This is not all; bird watchers can also explore different types of birds such as sparrows, bulbuls, and kites. Apart from this, travelers can go trekking and relish several fairs and festivals which are held in the month of May.

 

Botanical Garden

Any traveler interested in getting familiar with different varieties of plants species can visit the Botanical garden. It is the best place where one can feel fresh air along with a fragrance of flowers.

Big Lake

The main attraction of yercaud Hill station is Big Lake surrounded by bright green beauty is a treat to your eyes. Moreover, one can relish boating on the lake at a nominal price.

Pagoda Point

Also dubbed as pyramid point, Pagoda Point is positioned on the eastern part of Yercaud hills. The place has perfect ambiance offering pleasurable and enjoyable experience to the travelers.

Shevaroy Temple

Located atop the Shevaroy hills, Shevoray Temple is devoted to Lord Shevaroyan and is visited by hundreds of pilgrims from different parts of the globe during the month of May.

Killiyur Falls

An amazing waterfall about 3 km from the Yercaud Lake is an idyllic place to pay a visit on holidays in Yercaud. And it shines and looks amazing during North East Monsoon.

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