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 total extent of Yercaud Taluk is 382.67 km2, including reserve forest. The entire Taluk is administered as a township. Yercaud also has a village council.
The 19th century British settlers in Salem found Yercaud. Salem District Governor Kak Burn introduced the fruits of coffee and apples. Yercaud, known as Ooty of the poor, is a paradise for the middle class people. There is an increasing number of tourists coming to Yercaud, where the shade of the trees, the breeze and the impact of the sun obscures the sun.
Yercaud, which is around 383 sq. Km and is surrounded by beautiful natural cliffs, is a popular tourist attraction. There are also parks for children to enjoy. You can take a bath in the Killiyoor Falls here. The Yercaud lake is filled with water that gives the water to the lake. The Mount Temple is one of the oldest and most famous shrines located at an altitude of 5342 ft above sea level. From the pakoda tip, the lower part of the area looks beautiful.
Tourists are of the opinion that traveling at a very low cost can be a source of happiness.