Tourist Places in Yelagiri Hills

Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills

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Swamimalai, Yelagiri Hills
Swamimalai, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Hill
Swamimalai Hill has a strong base with a towering summit reaching up to the sky. Shaped like cake, this hill is a favourite trekking and mountain climbing spot with tourists. In the vicinity, there are many peaks highest of which measure 4,338 m. By trekking on a 3 km long track leading to... Read More »
Don Bosco Centre, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Don Bosco Centre provides IT education to the poor and illiterate people to secure their future. Founded by Fr. Guezou of France, it also comprises of IGNOU Study Centre, IT Training Centre and software development centre.   Read More »
Nature Park, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Park
Nature Park is located adjacent to Punganoor Lake. Spread over an area of 12 acres,  the park is home to many plant species that are specially selected to suit the rocky terrain of the region. In the park, there is an artificial cascade or the waterfall, where bathing facility is available.... Read More »
Government Silk Farm, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  • Entry: Paid
Government Silk Farm is home to silk worms. Known as the Sericulture farm, it is located at Mangalam that is 5 km away from the town. Read More »
Nilavoor Lake, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Lake
Nilavoor Lake is frequented by enthusiasts interested in boating. A small lake, it contains a garden on its banks. Region around the lake also contains a Devi Temple belonging to Kadavu-Nachiyar. At this temple, puja can be performed only on Fridays between 11 pm and 12 pm. Thambiran lotus pond... Read More »
Punganur Lake, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Lake
Punganoor Lake is frequented by enthusiasts of boating and rowing activities. This man-made artificial lake has a circumference of 57 sq. m. In the centre of the lake a fountain is located, which can be reached by boating. In the vicinity of the lake, there is a floriculture garden that houses a... Read More »
Jalagamparai Falls, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Water Fall
Jalagamparai Falls lie nested in the valley region, surrounded by lush flora. Located a short distance away from the destination, the falls are inundated with water from November to February and remain dry for most of the summer months. Through the valleys of Yelagiri Hills, Attaru River flows.... Read More »
Velavan Temple, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Temple
Velvan Temple has been dedicated to Lord Murugan. The temple acts as a viewpoint for viewing large plains lying beneath the top of the mountain, on which it is located. At the top of the mountain, temple bells are placed. All religious festivals like Shivratri are celebrated at this temple.... Read More »
Vainu Bappu Observatory, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Vainu Bappu Observatory offers tourists an insight into the movement of celestial bodies. Located in Kavalar, near Yelagiri, the observatory can be entered only by prior permission. Managed by Indian Institute of Astrophysics Bangalore, the observatory houses Asia's largest telescope. Built... Read More »
Moksha Vimochana Temple, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Temple
Moksha Vimochana Temple was founded by a saint and dates back to 14 years. Located near the Nilavoor Lake, the temple displays example of the local architecture with tiled roofing. Folklore legend states that by continuously praying at the temple for a period of 42 days, devotees can get rid of... Read More »
Kodai Vizha Thidal, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Park
Kodai Vizha Thidal is home to a park, which allures many tourists for enjoying varied activities.   Read More »
Government Herbal Farm, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  • Entry: Paid
Government Herbal Farm is located in the vicinity of the Punganoor Lake. Maintained by the forest department, the farm is home to many herbals used in the Siddha and ayurvedic medical treatments. Read More »
Nilavoor Tribal Village, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Village
Nilavoor Tribal Village is home to a small lake and park that allures many tourists. It is located at a distance of 3 km from the destination. Read More »
Telescope Viewpoint, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: View point
Telescope Viewpoint is located at the entrance of the ghat road that has been established for enabling tourists to view the deep slope, green valley and Jolarpet  pains. Read More »
Jalagandeeswar Temple, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Temple
Jalagandeeswar Temple is located  in the center of the Vellore fort. The beauty of the temple lies in the spectacular life like carvings and relief sculptures on the temple walls. This temple has a an open ground where the holy rituals and marriages takes place. Read More »
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