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Killiyur Falls : This 3000 ft water falls is just 3Km away from the Yercaud Lake. Best suited to be visited after the Monsoon seasons.

The Servaroyan Temple : It is situated on the flat top of the Servaroyan Hill. It is a narrow cave temple dedicated to Lord Shervaroyan and Goddess Kaveri. As it is believed that the temple cave bottom touches river Kavery. Goddess Kaveri is worshipped as the presiding deity by all the villagers in and around this region. The Tribals gather here in thousands to celebrate their Annual Festival in the month of May every Year.

The Montfort School : The Montfort School for boys & girls and Sacred Heart convent for Girls are the two famous Educational Institutions in Yercaud imparting education. The Alumini of these schools include many notable personalities.

The Retreat : It was started in 1945 by the Brothers of Don Bosco. This institution serves as a Novitiate House where students of the Religious Order stay and study.

 

EXCURSION

Namakkal/ Namagiri

81 Km: from Yercaud. The famous Rock Fort is on the single rock Hillock [also known as Saligramam]. Famous Hanuman Temple with one of the tallest worshipped Statute in the Country is also located here. It is visited by lakhs of devotees throughout the year from different parts of the country.

Tiruchengodu

74Km from Yercaud. This temple is dedicated to Lord Ardhanareeswarar - unique concept of Saivism highlights the importance of Equality of Women with Men and to mark this concept, the deity is in the form of  Half Siva and Half Sakthi. Lord is also called as Umai or Bagan.

Salem town

Is 33Km from Yercaud. It is the biggest Town of the area and famous for its Steel Plant , Hand Woven Textiles and Sagoo manufacture. Salem is also famous worldwide for its Special variety of Mangoes. Local markets will be flooded with this special Salem Mangoes during the season.


Place of worship

Temple :

Servarayan Temple, Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple

Churches :

Sacred Heart Church, The Retreat Church, St.Joseph's Church, Holy Trinity Church, C.S.I. Church and Lutheran Church.

Mosque :

Yercaud Mosque.


Accommodation

Name of Hotel Phone No (STD 04281) Fax

Ondikkadi, Near Lake Yercaud

223334- 223336

222745

2. Hotel Select, Near Bus-stand Yercaud

222525

 

3. Hotel Shoba near Bus-Stand Yercaud

222409

 

4.Hotel Shevaroys, Hospital Road, Yercaud.

222288

 


Tourist Information

Tourist Office at T.T.D.C Complex , Ramakrishna Salai, Salem-636 007. Phone : 416449
Hotel Tamil Nadu at Yercaud and Salem also provides tourist information [413066].



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