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Things to do in Yelagiri

Unravel the best kept secrets of Tamil Nadu –Yelagiri. With limited range of things to do, Yelagiri is an easygoing hill station offering respite from the maddening crowd of a big city life.

The hill station town has some striking sightseeing opportunities and if you want some adventure then you can go trekking. The Punganoor Lake which is a manmade lake is the main attraction. You can enjoy boating here and children can play in the Mughal Garden near the lake.

Climb a hillock and visit the popular Velvan Temple that was constructed in the memory of Lord Murugan. The view from the top is awe-inspiring. Other sightseeing destinations that you can visit are Javadi Hills, and Pallamathi Hills which are easier to climb and Swami Malai Hills – which is an excellent place for trekking and picnic.

Trekking, boating, and a guided tour of Government Silk Farm are some of the activities that you can indulge in Yelagiri.

Jalagamparai Waterfalls is a nearby place and it takes an hour of trekking to reach the place. Jalagamparai Waterfalls are created by the Attaru River and makes for an outstanding picnic spot.

Visit this tranquil hill station if you wish to shut the world out and spend some quality time with your family.

Sightseeing in Yelagiri

The Punganoor Lake is the main attraction in Yelagiri. It is an artificial lake created by man so as to enhance the beauty of the place to attract more tourists.

Shopping in Yelagiri

There is not much scope for shopping in Yelagiri, however, what you cannot afford to miss is the home-made honey and jackfruit.

Activities in Yelagiri

The outdoor activities offered here in Yelagiri are enough to keep you busy and enjoy the cool serene surroundings.


NearBy Places in Yelagiri

Vellore and Krishnagiri are some of the places near Yelagiri that are worth visiting. Situated at a distance of 69 kms from Yelagiri is Krishnagiri – the land of Black Hills.

Eating Out in Yelagiri

There are few stand alone restaurants in Yelagiri, as most of the hotels and resorts have in-house restaurants that serve scrumptious local cuisines along with other international cuisines to suit every taste bud.

Festivals & Events in Yelagiri

Summer festival is one of the prominent festivals in Yelagiri. The local people of the village take part in the government-sponsored event that aims to highlight the culture and traditions of the people belonging to Yelagiri.

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