Here are the top 13 tourist attractions to see in Yelagiri:

1. Yelagiri Adventure Camp

Must visit 3.4 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

Yelagiri adventure camp has recently been started by the Tamil Nadu government in order to promote adventure activities at the hill station. The endeavor to make Yelagiri an attractive tourist spot includes, mountain climbing, trekking, hiking and even paragliding.

2. Jalagamparai Falls

3.4 /5

4 km
from city center
2 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

Going to the waterfall requires a 5 km trek. But the trek is well worth it. The Attaru river flows through Yelagiri and the breaks into a beautiful fall from the mountain rocks.

3. Nature Park

4.2 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

Nature park, a famous and alluring hill station in Yelagiri in Tamil Nadu is spread over an area of 12 acres. The park is situated near to the Punganoor Lake.The park is the best destination for all ages of people and provide a feeling of relaxation and stunning environment. It consists of diversified and enormous numbers of flora. There are number of things such as artificial cascade or the waterfall, children's park, musical fountain with multi-coloured lighting, fish aquarium, seasonal garden, bamboo house, poly house and many more to engage kids and even elders for a long time.

4. Punganur Lake

Must visit 3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

The Punganoor Lake is one of the most popular artificial lakes in Tamil nadu. The man made lake covers nearly 60 sq. meters of land. There is also a fountain in the middle and boating facilities are available.

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5. Swami Malai Hills

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
5 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

Yelagiri's most popular hill and one of the most breath taking as well, the Swami Malai Hill is the highest point of the hill station. A 3 km trek from the Punganoor lake will take you to the hill top.

6. Velavan Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

Velavan Temple is dedicated to worshipping Lord Murugan. The temple has a fantastic view of the surrounding hills and it houses a rare Gadothgajan, the son of Bheema, at its entrance.

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7. Summer Festival

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
7 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

The summer Festival of Yelagiri isn't very popular among tourists, but it is definitely worth seeing. majorly attended by government officials from Tamil Nadu and other states, the Yelagiri Summer Festival is held every year in May and June.

8. Nilavoor Lake

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
8 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

Another artificial Lake built in the region is the Nilavoor Lake. The quite Lake is surrounded by greenery and gives tourists ideal boating options.

9. Moksha Vimochana Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

A quite famous temple in the area is the Moksha Vimochana Temple. Located close to Nilavoor Lake, the temple Is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Moksha Vimochana literally means to attain moksha, or nirvana.

10. Murugan Temple

3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
10 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

The Murgan temple is very close to Jalagamparai Falls. The temple, dedicated to Lord Murugan is made in the shape of Shiva's Lingam. The small temple has a lawn outside and tourists can see the most beautiful view of the surrounding mountain ranges.

11. Amirthi Zoological Waterfalls

48 km
from city center
11 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

Amirthi Zoological Waterfalls are situated in the premises of Amirthi Zoological Park in Vellore near Yelagiri. The place is enchanting to look at, owing to the natural beauty and clear water cascading from a height. The waterfalls can be reached through a trek of 1.5 kms.

12. Telescope Observatory

12 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

Vainu Bappu Observatory, also known as the Telescope Observatory is located in Kavalur, very near to Yelagiri. Home to Asia's largest telescope, it was established in 1970s and can only be visited on prior permission. Besides the celestial bodies and the fascinating stars, you can also spot the affluent wildlife- flora and fauna, near the observatory.

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13. Government Herbal Farm

13 out of 13
places to visit in Yelagiri

Government Herbal Park is another attraction in Yelagiri which attracts a lot of tourists. Situated close to the Puganoor lake, the park boasts of acres of land area where several medicinal herbs and plants are grown. These plants are used for making Ayurvedic medicines. The park is one of the top tourist attraction of the place.

FAQs on Yelagiri

How can I commute within Yelagiri?

Being an upcoming tourist hub, Yelagiri has no problem in intra-city commuting. Taxis are easily available at every hotel. So are autos in the market places and around the Lake. Regular buses run to and from the city, but rarely within the city.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Yelagiri?

Day 1 - Reach Yelagiri by noon. After lunch, take a leisurely stroll through the Nature Park. In the evening, visit the Velavan Temple.
Day 2 - Visit the Punganoor Lake Park for boating . Then, visit the Jalagambarai Waterfalls. After lunch, check out the Government Herbal Farm and then the Telescope Observatory.
Day 3 - After breakfast , go trekking in the Swamimalai Hills. Avoid this activity during the monsoons. Those interested in para - gliding can sign up for sessions which are held throughout the year.

What are the top sightseeing places in Yelagiri?

The top sightseeing places in Yelagiri are Yelagiri Adventure Camp, Jalagamparai Falls, Nature Park, Punganur Lake, Swami Malai Hills, Velavan Temple.

What are the top activities in Yelagiri?

The top activities in Yelagiri are Trekking in Yelagiri Hills, Triple Parallel Zipline in Yelagiri, Experiential Rope Course in Yelagiri, Atv Ride in Yelagiri, Human Slingshot in Yelagiri, Lakeside Camping in Yelagiri.
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