Club Mahindra @ Lake Forest Yercaud
What are the places of interest?
PLACES OF INTEREST
Attraction that one can visit in this wonderland is numerous. You will find few of the most dreamlike sights in Yercaud that probably cannot be expressed in words. The most talked about and visited spot on this hill station is the refreshing Yercaud lake which is surrounded by greenery from all sides. There are many other breathtaking sites and viewpoints whose true beauty you can only enjoy when they are right in front of your eyes.
Yercaud Lake (0.2 kms from the resort)
This is the first place in Yercaud that catches the attention of travelers. No matter how many beautiful lakes one has seen, they always find this pool of water extremely appealing and tempting. The water is cold and pleasing and it leaves you refreshed to your deepest self. Enjoy a scintillating boat ride in the lake, which is amidst the most breathtaking gardens and trees. What you will see from this crystal clear lake is greenery all around.
The Anna Park (0.2 kms from the resort)
Located near the Yercaud Lake, a children’s amusement park with swings, seesaws, etc. Flower show takes place in the month of May.
Killyur falls (3.5 kms from the resort)
The water from this waterfall overflows the Yercaud Lake fall 300 feet into the Kiliyur Valley. The best time to visit this place is immediately after the monsoons. The waterfall trial is 5 km round trip.
Shevaroy temple (6.2 kms from the resort)
Situated at the highest point in Shevaroy hills, the Servaroyan temple is a beautifully carved cave temple. This temple is famous for the festival, which is organized here by the local tribes in the month of May. The festival sees a huge turnover of local people. This splendid temple due to its remote location does not witness a huge number of tourist footfalls. So be the one of the few privileged who have discovered the hidden aura of this wonder.
Botanical Garden (2.2 kms from the resort)
Situated on the way to Shevaroyan temple, where you can find more than 1000 varieties of plants, 500 species of orchids, 500 species of roses.
Club Mahindra @ Lake Forest Yercaud
This is an observation point from where you can get an amazing view of Salem city in the night.
Gent’s Seat (3 kms from the resort)
Similar to the Lady’s seat. It’s at a slightly higher altitude.
Children Seat (3 kms from the resort)
A View point located exactly opposite to Lady’s seat from where you can view the highest peak of Shevaroyan hill.
Pagoda Point (2.5 kms from the resort)
This is another beautiful observation point. Gives a great view of the neighboring mountains and valleys.
Horticultural farm (1 km from the resort)
A garden where you can find 5000 varities of plants such as crotons, roses, cactus, and different types of spice plants. This garden is sometimes referred to as the ‘Green House’.
Green house is a must visit place for all nature lovers as one sees the most beautiful and colorful plants It is an orchard which also doubles up as a Nursery of rose and other flowers. Innumerable varieties of rose and other flowers are thriving in the premises. It also has loads of orange trees which when are fully laden present the most exotic views full of color. Visit this place and find the perfect amalgamation of all the color you can even think of.
Bear’s Cave (4 kms from resort)
Situated near the Yercaud’s oldest bungalow, Norton Bungalow, Bear’ s Cave is formed by two huge boulders and lies on the way to Servaroyan Temple. It is located inside a private coffee estate but the occasionally, a staying tourist is allowed inside the premises. The main part of the cave is situated 7 feet below the ground level near Shevaroy Temple till Kaveri in the state of Karnataka which is around 485 Km away. It is believed that the cave was used as a hideout and an escape route by Tipu Sultan during the time of War. If tourists wish, they can try to squeeze past the boulders into the cave and explore it. Although one cannot go beyond few hundred meters as fallen rocks block the path but its worth an experience.