HOW TO GET THERE
Closest railhead is Jolarpettai, 20 km away.
Closest airport is Bangalore, 180 km away.
Yelagiri is well connected by road to all major cities. Bangalore is 180 km away and Chennai is 240 km away.
WHAT TO CARRY
Torch for night outings, especially jungle safaris.
Games like Frisbee, football etc since there’s not much entertainment available here.
Petrol, diesel for your vehicle; available in loose packs at provision stores, but best avoided.
Good walking shoes.
Summer: 22°C - 34 °C
Winter: 11°C - 25°C
BEST TIME TO VISIT
June to February is the most pleasant time to be in Yelagiri. The 3-day Summer Festival in May is a time of festivity and cultural programmes.
The Yelagiri Paragliding Club hosts an international paragliding festival around September which you might want to attend.