Nestled amidst the Western Ghats, Coimbatore with its culture and history intertwined is one of the exciting holiday gateways of South India. The city boasts of its historical monuments, fascinating culture, stunning temples and magnificent gardens.
Also known as Kovai, it has astounding holiday destinations located in its vicinity. Yercaud is one of the most visited hill station situated at 193 km from Coimbatore. Board on our One Day Yercaud Tour from Coimbatore to discover the picturesque landscapes that inspires every visitor.
Beautifully set in the Shevaroys range of hills, Yercaud has a pristine lake located in the centre of the town and surrounded by dense forests. In Tamil, Yeri means lake and Kaadu means forest, hence the name, Yercaud.
The famed holiday destination is a treasure trove of verdant plantations, impressive mountain peaks and pristine lakes. Blessed with nature’s most incredible and dramatic features, the amazing waterfalls draw several visitors to this celebrated town. Pyramid shaped piles of stones known as Pagoda Point showcases extravagant views of the quaint hill station.
Set an altitude of 1515m above sea level and surrounded by mist-clad hills Yercaud is known for its coffee and citrus fruit plantations. It is perfectly poised to embrace your mind with solace and peace.
Located in the Salem district of Tamil Nadu, Yercaud is an idyllic vacation spot for tourists seeking to get close up with nature. The charming town has plenty to offer to keep you engaged. Embark on our memorable one day Yercaud trip to get an insight into the sheer beauty of nature.
Package Glimpse of the one day Coimbatore to Yercaud Tour
Experience the breathtaking beauty of Yercaud on this full day Yercaud tour by private cab that showcases city’s most impressive landmarks. Soaring mountain peaks, lush plantations and stunning waterfalls dominate the quaint hill station.
Big Lake is the major sightseeing spot of the one day Yercaud tour. The tranquil atmosphere and the stunning gardens surrounding the pristine lake make it a great spot to visit.
The adrenaline-filled one day Yercaud tour from Coimbatore by car begins with the visit to the Big Lake and then takes you to witness the wonderful Anna Park.
Take a ride on the meandering 32 km loop road and get captivated with the panoramic vistas. Ascend to the amazing viewpoints including Pagoda Point, Lady’s Seat, Gent’s Seat and Children’s Seat to experience the striking views surrounding the place.
Get acquainted with the lifecycle of Silk production at the Silk Farm and enjoy a walk through the impressive and aromatic Rose Garden. Venture through the awesome Killiyur waterfalls before we head off to the holy Servarayan Temple.
The exciting one day Yercaud trip from Coimbatore starts with the visit to the Big Lake beautifully set in the centre of the town. Flanked with verdant shoals and backed with wonderful gardens, the lake attracts several visitors.
Take a boat ride to best experience the sheer natural beauty of this natural lake which is also popular as Emerald Lake. Tourists can rent a paddleboat or a rowboat for a 20 minutes ride. The floating fountain offers a captivating sight to the visitors.
Must see \ Things to doBoard a boat to enjoy the picturesque views encircling the splendid lake
2. Anna Park
Take a short detour to the renowned Anna Park located next to the Lake that encompasses a Children’s Park, Deer Park, Gandhi Park and Lake Park. The Flower Show held annually in May is a noteworthy event hosted in the famous park.
Visitors would be fascinated with the varied species of flora characterised by the park that is meticulously maintained by the Horticulture Department. Dotted with native flowers it houses a Japanese Park with a rich collection of plants and trees.
Must see \ Things to do: Take in the rejuvenating atmosphere
Venture through the lush forests and verdant plantations with the scenic voyage stretching over 32 km long road. Visitors embarking on our one day Yercaud trip find the ride over the 32 km Loop Road to be an amusing experience. The dramatic drive offers the opportunity to get acquainted with the local people and their culture.
With 20 thrilling hair pin bends the invigorating journey begins from Yercaud Lake and takes you slowly through green agricultural plantations of the town. As you move through the blissfully twisting road take in the splendid scenery.
Must see \ Things to do: Get drenched in the spectacular scenery
4. Pagoda Point
Head out to Yercaud’s best vantage spot, the Pagoda Point and enjoy the truly enchanting views surrounding the place. It is one of the best sightseeing spot of our one day Yercaud trip.
The viewpoint has been named so as it has been formed by the local tribes by arranging the stones in the form of Pyramid called Pagoda. Get treated with unforgettable panoramic views from this spectacular viewpoint lying on the eastern side of Yercaud. It also features a holy Rama Temple.
Must see \ Things to do: Catch the dramatic views in your camera
Proceeding further with our one day Yercaud tour we ascend to the striking viewpoint called Lady’s Seat. Local legends state that a white English lady used to visit the place to enjoy the panoramic vistas.
On the right side of Lady’s Seat we have other viewpoints called the Gent’s Seat and Children’s Seat. Children’s Seat houses a children’s park overlooking the beautiful valley below.
Set adjacent to each other they represent a group of rocks lying on the South West of the Yercaud hills. These naturally formed rock formations take a shape of a seat facing the Salem town and the ghat road.
Visitors can peep through the telescopes maintained in the viewing tower to catch the glimpse of the Mettur Dam and the Salem town.
Must see \ Things to do: Capture the views of Salem town and Kakambadi village
Take a leisurely stroll through the Silk Farm, the next stop of our one day Yercaud tour and get introduced with the silk production process. It is an interesting place where the visitors especially children would be delighted to see how the cocoons are grown on the Mulberry plants and how they are turned into silk threads.
An intriguing place lying close to the Lady’s Seat was established to rear silkworms and produce silk. It also houses a splendid rose garden with a rich collection of varied types of roses. The fragrant and exotic plants appeal the visitors.
Must see \ Things to do: Gaze at the rose garden and purchase different types of plants from the nursery
The next stop of the gratifying one day Yercaud trip is the majestic Killiyur waterfalls located at 3km from Yercaud Lake. Formed by the surplus water from Yercaud Lake and the other reaches of Shevaroys Hills, they are a natural wonder to behold.
Travellers would be mesmerized with the magnificence of the 300 feet waterfalls that drops into the Killiyur Valley. Views from the top and bottom of the falls leave an enchanting impression on the tourists.
For an easier ascend to the falls a concrete path with around 250 steps was developed in 2011 that proves to be a comfortable trek to the waterfalls for the tourists.
Must see \ Things to do: Experience the beauty of the majestic waterfalls
Our one day fun filled Yercaud tour takes you next to a spiritual place nestled amidst misty hills. The Servarayan Temple located on Servarayan hill enshrines God Servarayan and Goddess Kaveri in a narrow cave. Perched at a height of 5326 feet, it is the highest point in Yercaud.
Visitors can enjoy the stunning views of the Yercaud and Nagalur from the hill. It is believed that the narrow cave extends till the Kaveri River. Legends state that Goddess Kaveri is the guardian of 67 villages located in and around Yercaud.
Must see \ Things to do: Take in the peace and serenity of the wonderful temple
A stirring natural wonder, Yercaud, is an idyllic hill station that can be best explored with our comprehensive one day Yercaud tour from Coimbatore.
The impressive tour gives our guests insights into the amazingly beautiful lakes, breathtaking waterfalls, awe-inspiring mountain peaks and magnificent gardens. Blessed with great natural beauty it offers visitors great trekking and photographic opportunities.