Yercaud is fondly known as ' A Jewel of the South', because of it's serene environment and an inviting landscape. Situated in the Eastern Ghats of Salem district
Yercaud gives an awesome experience of peace and satisfaction. Owing to its favourable vegetation, Botanical Survey of India has maintained the National Orchidarium and a Botanical Garden.
The Orchidarium with varieties of Flora and Fauna, is a tourist place in Yercaud. Yercaud Lake with a back-drop of the hill, Killiyur Falls, Pagoda Point, Bear's Cave near Norton's Bunglow , Silk Farm and Rose Garden, Karadiyur View point, Sri Lalitha Tripura Sundari Amman Temple are the places to visit in Yercaud.
The Famous places to visit in the yercaud are: Anna Park, Bear’s Cave, Botanical Garden, Killiyur Falls, Lady’s / Gent’s & Children’s Seat, Shevarayan Temple, The Big Lake (Boating), Pagoda Point, Silk Farm & Rose Garden.