Yelagiri is a small hill station in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. Bounded by four mountains, this hilly terrain offers the enchanting sceneries of slopes of the mountain and also the green forests that surrounds the hill. There are 14 small villages in the hills of Yelagiri with Tribal people. To reach the hill station you have to cover 14 hairpin bends. On the Ghat road for getting the proper view of the slopes and landscapes of the hills there is a telescope. The scenic beauty of the hills and the surroundings can be very well enjoyed from these hairpin bends. The speciality of Yelagiri is honey. From here you could get the best honey in Tamil Nadu.
The centre of attraction here is the Lake Punganoor. This is an artificial lake at the centre of Yelagiri. Travelers can have boating here and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding hills very well. Another beautiful tourist spot in Yelagiri is Swamimalai. About an hour trek from Yelagiri is Swamimalai, the highest peak in the Yelagiri hills. The other tourist spot to visit here is Velavan temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan and from here also you can enjoy the beauty of the Yelagiri hills. Travelers can also have downhill trek to Jalagampari Falls. It’s the river Attaaru that flows over at the village of Jadaiyanoor to form the Jalagampari waterfall.
There is a paragliding club in Yelagiri with professional equipments and instructors. The international paragliding festival is conducted here every year around September. The best time to visit Yelagiri is June to February. The nearest airport to Yelagiri is Bangalore and the nearest railway station is Jolarpettai.
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