Tourist Places in Yelagiri Hills

Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills

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Yelagiri Hills Average Rating - 5.2/7 1 based on 1109 Ratings

Yelagiri Hills is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Yelagiri Hills is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Yelagiri Hills are January, February, November, December. There are 15 tourist places in Yelagiri Hills, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Yelagiri Hills can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Yelagiri Hills for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Yelagiri Hills Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Yelagiri Hills, browse through photos & pictures, explore Yelagiri Hills using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Yelagiri Hills, which are great places to visit, are Jalagamparai Falls, Telescope Viewpoint, Government Silk Farm, Swamimalai, Punganur Lake. Yelagiri Hills can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Yelagiri Hills Tourist Places



Nature Park, Yelagiri Hills
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5.4/ 7 1
10 Ratings & 8 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Swamimalai, Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Hill
Swamimalai, Yelagiri Hills
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Ranked 2 of 15
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5.9/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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... Read More »
"A good trek route"Jan 3, 2014 "Peaceful Dharshan."Sep 28, 2013
Punganur Lake, Yelagiri Hills
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4.9/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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... Read More »
  • Type: Water Fall
Jalagamparai Falls, Yelagiri Hills
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3.3/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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,... Read More »
"Not a very big falls."Oct 21, 2013 "Disappointment."Sep 28, 2013
Government Silk Farm, Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  • Entry: Paid
Government Silk Farm, Yelagiri Hills
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5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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 »
"Good silk."Aug 27, 2013
Velavan Temple, Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: Temple
Velavan Temple, Yelagiri Hills
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7/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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... Read More »
"Get the Blessings."Aug 21, 2013
Telescope Viewpoint, Yelagiri Hills
  • Type: View point
Telescope Viewpoint, Yelagiri Hills
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4.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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 »
"Good place."Aug 27, 2013
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Don Bosco Centre, Yelagiri Hills
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Ranked 8 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
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 »
  • Type: Lake
Nilavoor Lake, Yelagiri Hills
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Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
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.... Read More »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Vainu Bappu Observatory, Yelagiri Hills
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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... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Moksha Vimochana Temple, Yelagiri Hills
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Ranked 11 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
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,... Read More »
  • Type: Park
Kodai Vizha Thidal, Yelagiri Hills
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Ranked 12 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
Kodai Vizha Thidal is home to a park, which allures many tourists for enjoying varied activities.   Read More »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  • Entry: Paid
Government Herbal Farm, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
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 »
  • Type: Village
Nilavoor Tribal Village, Yelagiri Hills
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Ranked 14 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
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 »
  • Type: Temple
Jalagandeeswar Temple, Yelagiri Hills
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Ranked 15 of 15
Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills
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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