Yelagiri Tourism: Best Places to Visit in and around Yelagiri - Sterling Holidays

Punganoor Lake The artificial lake at the centre of Yelagiri offers pedal and manned rowing boat rides. A beautiful garden, with a children's park, surrounds the lake. This a good place to spend your first day in Yelagiri, before setting off on more adventurous trips!

Swamimalai At 4,338 feet, this is the highest point and the most popular trek around Yelagiri. The Swamimalai temple on top offers stunning views of the countryside.

Velavan (Murugan) temple Dedicated to Lord Murugan, the Velavan temple is again on a hill top and offers splendid views of the landscape below.

Nature Park The lovely 10-acre grounds have an aquarium, an artificial waterfall, a musical fountain, and excellent landscaping.

Herbal Farm A herbal farm is being developed near Punganoor lake for growing rare herbs used in Ayurvedic and Siddha medicines.

Jalagamparai Falls The River Attaaru runs through the valleys of Yelagiri Hills,and flows over at the village of Jadaiyanoor to form the waterfall. It's a great spot for aday-long picnic, and offers some lovely treks. Vainu Poppu Solar.

Observatory Kavalur: The second biggest solar observatory in south Asia is situated in Kavalur, 65 km from Yelagiri. You need permission to visit the observatory.


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