10 Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills

Top 8 Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills

1. Punganoor Lake
2. Nature Park
3. Jalagamparai Waterfalls
4. Swamimalai Hill
5. Velavan Temple
6. Nilavoor Lake
7. Government Silk Farm
8. Kavalur Observatory

At a distance of 230 km from Chennai, 178 km from Bangalore, 145 km from Yercaud and 94 km from Vellore, Yelagiri is a hill region in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu, located in between the towns of Vaniyambadi and Jolarpettai. This is one of the best hill stations near Bangalore & Chennai. It is also one of the must include places in Tamilnadu tour packages.

Yelagiri is a cluster of 14 hamlets lie between four mountains spread over an area of 30 sq km having an altitude of 3500 ft. The tribal people who live here are engaged in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, etc. Orchards, rose gardens and green valleys, surround these hills.

Yelagiri Summer festival celebrated in May end is organized by the Tamil Nadu Tourism Development. Stalls from different departments, flower show, various cultural programs and Dog Show with a variety of dog breeds are conducted every year. People from all over the State and other parts of the country participate in this annual festival.

Best time to visit Yelagiri Hills is in winters that are between November and February.

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