Yercaud Bus Stand Timings

Bus Timings from Yercaud Bus stand

Yercaud is a hill station in Salem District, in Tamil Nadu, India. It is located in the Shevaroys range of hills in the Eastern Ghats. It is situated at an altitude of 1515 metres (4970 ft) above sea level, and the highest point in Yercaud is the Servarayan temple, at 5,326 feet (1,623 m). The hill station is named owing to the abundance of forest near the lake, the name signifying Lake Forest.[1] As a popular tourist destination, Yercaud [2] is also called as Jewel of the South.[3] Yercaud is connected to the city of Salem, Tamil Nadu through a Highway of 28 km. Coffee and citrus fruits, most notably oranges, are grown in abundance, as well as bananas, pears and jackfruit. Scenically, Yercaud is as enchanting and picturesque as the hill stations on the Eastern Ghats and trekking will be an experience.

The total extent of Yercaud Taluk is 382.67 km2, including reserve forest. The entire county is administered as a township. Yercaud also has a village council.

Etymology

The town’s name is derived from the lake located at its center – in Tamil Yeri means lake and Kaadu means forest. It is also explained as Seven Forest.

Tourism

  • Yercaud Lake: a pool surrounded by gardens and well-wooded trees.
  • Lady’s Seat: Tourists can have a panoramic view of the plains below through the telescope mounted at the Lady’s seat.
  • Killiyur Falls: a 90-foot (27 m)-high waterfall.
  • The Servaroyan Temple: Situated atop Servaroyan hill, the annual festival of Lord Servaroyan is celebrated in May every year. The temple is a narrow and dark cave having the God Servarayan and the Goddess Kaveri inside, which are believed as the deities of the Shevaroy Hills and Cauvery River.
  • Bear’s Cave: Situated near the Norton’s Bungalow, Bear’s Cave is considered as one of the abodes of Lord Murugan.
  • Green House: The greenhouse cultivates many varieties of flowers and spices.

Botanical Survey of India: Botanical garden situated at the Nagalur main road 2 km from Yercaud town.

  • The Grange: The Grange is one of the oldest buildings in Yercaud, built in 1820s by the then district, who first introduced coffee from Arabia and apples and other fruits from South Africa between 1820 and 1829. It is believed to have been the summer resort of Robert Clive, general of the East India Company in the late 19th century.
  • Pagoda Point: Another view point; once adorned with stone built pagodas, it is now home to a large temple.
  • Silk Farm and Rose Garden: Situated very close to Lady’s Seat, silkworms are reared here. Located 2 km from Yercaud town, tourists can see the cultivation of mulberries, growing of silk worms, and methods of silk-spinning. The rose garden has a collection of varieties of roses. There is a nursery in this garden which sells plants.
  • Trekking in Yercaud: Yercaud has developed into a major trekking destination in the region. Chennai Trekking Club organizes treks in Yercaud.
  • Karadiyur Viewpoint : A wonderful sight seeing placed in yercaud about 12 km from the center of the town in a village Karadiyur.
  • Sri Lalitha Thripura Sundari Amman Temple: Situated at Nagalur 7 km from yercaud town. It is very important temple.

Transport

Yercaud is situated in Salem district, Tamil Nadu. The nearest city or town is Salem, 32 km away. There are two routes are available from Salem to Reach yercaud. Mostly peoples prefers Adivaram route. the another one is via Kuppanur, Kottachedu. 4 Private bus services also available from Salem to Yercaud apart from TNSTC-Salem.

Yercaud Bus Timings to Salem and nearby Villages from Yercaud Bus Stand. Recently TNSTC-Salem introduced new services to Suraikaipatti and Periyerikadu. We try to gather the timings soon and update here as soon as possible.

Yercaud Bus Stand Timings

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