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Yercaud is one of Tamil Nadu’s true picnic spots. Just 35 km from Salem, the first thing which is truly stunning is the Yercaud Lake. A boat ride in the lake amidst the lush gardens leaves you relaxed and refreshed. You can visit Bear’s cave near Yercaud’s oldest Bungalow, Norton Bungalow. Located inside a private coffee estate the cave is 2 m below ground level. It is believed that it was used as a hideout by the famous ruler of Mysore Tipu Sultan during a war. Yercaud is situated at an altitude of 1,515 m above sea level in the Shevaroyan hills and at the highest point in the hills is the Shevaroyan Temple which is famous for a festival organized by local tribes in the month of May. How to reach Air: Rail: Road: Where to Stay

How to Reach
Air: The nearest airport is at Trichy, 180 km away.
Rail: The nearest railway station is at Salem, 36 km away.
Road: Yercaud is well connected to Salem.

Where to stay
Hotel Grand Palace, Sterling Resort, Gem Holiday Resort.

Choose Cottages in Yercaud
There are lot of best cottages in yercaud for family and group stay. Lot of independent cottages in yercaud, where you can spend with your family happily and peacefully.