Yercaud is a picturesque hill station located in the Shevaroys hill range in the Eastern Ghats of Salem district. It was found in 1842 by the erstwhile governor of Madras presidency Sir Thomas Munroe and developed by David Cockburn (considered the father of Yercaud)
When it comes to serenity, the tiny hill retreat of Yercaud gives a run for money for the hill retreats on Western Ghats. Yercaud town gives you unparalleled landscape in the form of flower gardens, lakes, waterfalls and a superb view of lush green mountains.
Whether you are travelling with your family or friends or both, travelling by car to Yercaud is the best option. Since it is a small town, having your own vehicle gives you the flexibility for sight-seeing. If you choose to travel by road, hire a cab from Akbarcab and give yourself a memorable weekend get-away. From luxury to deluxe and budget, there’s a choice with Akbarcab to suit every pocket.
As you enter Yercuad town, the first thing one sees is the Emarald Lake with a beautiful landscape. Kids love the boating facility at the lake. This lake is the only natural lake among all the hill station lakes in the South. The lake is surrounded by a “Deer Park” and “Anna Park”. The deer park has some deer, swans, peacocks and hamsters. Children have a play area as well. The Anna Park hosts the “Flower Show” in the month of May. Other popular sight-seeing places include Pagoda point, Bear’s cave, Ladies Seat point, Children's Seat Point, Gents Seat point, Skywalk in Hotel GRT Nature Trails and Killiyur falls The hill station houses an Orchidarium maintained by the Botanical survey of India. The Orchidarium is spread over a hilly terrain and houses a large collection of native orchids. The Horticulture Farm has a mesmerizing rose garden, filled with various sizes, shapes and colours of Roses. Yercaud also has temples to visit, especially the Shervaroyan Temple and Sri Raja Rajeshwari Temple.
Yercaud has some good massage oils, hair oils, perfumes and skin care products. Do check them out before you leave.
Bangalore to Yercaud is about 230 kms and the road route is Bangalore–Hosur-Krishnagiri-Dharmapuri-Salem-Yercaud. It takes about 4-5 hours to reach Salem. After reaching Salem, Yercaud is a 22km uphill drive. The uphill drive to Yercaud from Salem is a picturesque and an adventurous one. There are about 20 hair pin bends along the route to Yercaud. Hiring a cab is the most convenient way to travel to Yercaud from Bangalore. It not only gives you the flexibility to go around at your place, it also saves you the driving effort and leaves you free to enjoy the picturesque locales.
A cab at your disposal is the best choice to tour the city all day or visit the nearby places. The cab will take you wherever you want to. Akbarcab offers taxi services from Bangalore to Yercaud at affordable prices. You can choose your preferred car type from the various options available like Tata Indica, Tata Indigo, Toyota Innova, Etios and other high end cabs depending upon your budget and the number of people travelling. Our drivers are safe, courteous, friendly, prompt and always professional. Our vehicles are well-maintained and perfectly clean.
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