It is a fabulous hill station of Tamil Nadu located at an altitude of 3500 feet above the sea level. The four cardinal sides are surrounded by majestic mountains at an elevation of 920 meter from sea level. This beautiful hill resort is located in Vellore district near Vaniyambadi. The pleasing environment and wonderful climate are the enthralling features here. It is an earthy paradise to enjoy traditional charms, thick forests and lush vegetation. It offers fantastic views of landscapes and tamed animals throughout the forest region. It is a place of ethnic beauty which invites tourists from far and wide. It is also an ideal place to enjoy adventurous trekking. One can find many temples in hilly region all the way of trekking at a scenic backdrop. Yelagiri is one of the best holiday destinations to relax and rejoice.
Places to visit
It is a famous hills in the form of cake where strong base at the bottom and high peak hills at the top. The highest peak is measured around 4338 meters from ground level. It is the adventurous place to try trekking to reach the peak. Janvadu and Balamathi peaks are nearby peaks to enjoy the fullest fun of trekking.
It is a famous 16th century fort and was completely made up of granites. It is also popular for its ramparts, masonry and moat. Government museum, Muthumandapam and Jalakandeshwara temple are located within this fort. It is one of the strongest fortress in India.
Jalagampari Falls, Punganoor Lake and Velavan temple are nearby attractions in Yelagiri.
How to reach Yelagiri
Bangalore international airport is at a distance of 145 km from Yelagiri.
Jollarpettai railway station is the closest one located 21 km from Yelagiri.
Yelagiri is well connected with almost all major cities of Tamil Nadu by several state and private buses.
In summer 22-37°C and in winter 19-32°C. It is best visited throughout the year.