Details about Yelagiri Hills in Vellore District
Yelagiri hills in Tamil Nadu is one of the beautiful tourist places in Tamil Nadu. The Yelagiri hills is located in Vellore district. The hill has spread over a vast area of 30 s.km and to a height of 3500 feet. It is counted among one of the scenic tourist places in Tamil nadu. Many people come here to visit the place in the week ends. Many tourists also visit this place. The Yelagiri hills with its natural beauty gives the mind good relax and makes to feel ease. The natural forest and green valleys and the rose garden gives the place its beauty.
There are many villages near to the hills which consists of tribal people. These people mainly produce Jack fruit. The jack fruit from this hill is very famous in Tamil nadu. This people also do Honey taking as their another main profession. The Sami Mala is known to be the highest one among the other mountain peaks.
How to reach Yelagiri Hills
The Yelagiri Hills lies in the Vellore district between Vaniyambadi and Tirupattur road. To reach the tourist first come to Vellore first as it is the only city near to that. We can find some small towns near by the hill like Athanur and Jolarpettai. The tourists from Bangalore should take bus towards Hosur and get down at krishnagiri. The motorists can take the National high way 7 which comes towards Krishnagiri. And from krishnagiri take the road which goes towards Chennai. In this road you need to travel for more than one hour as it is 50 km away. After reaching Vaniyambadi take the road that goes to Yelagiri hills and reach it safe. For the bus passengers there are frequent buses from Jolarpet to vaniyambadi which will let you down near the Yelagiri hills.
Places to visit in Yelagiri Hills
There are many scenic places to see in the Yelagiri hill. It is good to see all the places in the hill. It gives the real peace to ones mind. The animals such as monkey over there on the road would be little matter of enjoyment for the kids as they can have a closer look on them.
The Sami Malai in the Yelagiri hills is the bigger one of all the other mountains. The Sami Malai is one of the famous scenic place in the Yelagiri hills. The way which leads to the Sami Malai goes through many natural places. There will not be any more water facility on the way to the Sami Malai so the tourists have to take a bottle filled with good water along with them.
The Beautiful Artificial Lake
The artificial lake in Yelagiri Hills is one of the most visited place by the tourists in Tamil Nadu. The lake is very nice place to see in the Yelagiri Hills. The park which is located near the lake would be very much liked by the kids especially. It is for the elderly persons also likes to have a walk on the side of the lake and enjoy.
In Yelagiri Hills we can also find a nice water fall in the Attaaru River. The place is little far from the town and many will not take effort to reach there because the basic facilities in this place is not available. But it is a good place to visit.
The Famous Murugan Temple in Yelagiri hills
The Yelagiri hill also includes a place for the worship during the picnic. Yes… a Murugan Temple is available in the same place. The devotes of Murugan and others can have pooja there. The temple gives the peace and calmness to ones mind. All the whole the place Yelagiri is for all. It gives peace and divine blessings too…!!!
Hotels and Lodges near Yelagiri Hill
There are many hotels and Lodges near Yelagiri hills to accommodate the guests. It provides food and accommodation for the tourists. Some of the hotels near Yelagiri hills are as follows:
Hotel "O" Nila
Mid Valley Residence