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Bangalore - Yelagiri Hills Weekend Trip - Famous misty land between four Mountains in India 

 

Bangalore - Yelagiri Hills Weekend Trip: Overview

Yelagiri town is nestled in the heart of Vellore District of Tamil Nadu. It is a quiet and pristine hill station in the whole of South India. Yelagiri hills are just 140 km away from Bangalore city and it’s an excellent weekend destination. This offbeat hill-station is surrounded by beautiful mountains and valleys, dotted by rustic farmhouses and rural tribal villages. The main attractions of this place are a lake where you can enjoy boating and Swamimalai Hills- a 3 kilometers trek uphill that will take you to a small temple and let you enjoy panoramic views of the mountains among others.

 

 

What is unique in Yelagiri and Why?

Yelagiri is a cluster of 14 hamlets and famous calm hill station of Karanataka state. Yelagiri is also one of the famous places for trekkers. The highest point in Yelagiri is the Swamimalai Hill, standing tall at 4,338 ft with spectacular views. The hill provides a good number of trekking trails through thick reserved forests. The highest point in Yelagiri is the Swamimalai Hill, standing tall at 4,338 ft,  Swamimalai is a popular destination for trekkers. The hill provides a good number of trekking trails through thick reserved forests

 

Bangalore - Yelagiri Hills Weekend Trip: Highlights

  • Boating in the famous artificial lake Punganoor Lake

  • Adventurous sports like paragliding and rock climbing

  • Enchanting trips through beautiful rose gardens and orchards hills

  • Trekking at Javadi Hills and the Palamathi Hills

  • Fantastic view of the surrounding hills: Valvan Temple

  • Shaped in the form of a cake: Swami malai Hills

 

Why you must choose this Package

Yelagiri is less visited place because tourist does not know about it. It is actually a cluster of small villages spread over a couple of hills. The hills, lake gardens, scenic views are gentle and large enough to stroll around here and the weather is always pleasant. It is one of the best place in Karnataka to explore Waterfalls, Lakes, Hills, Temples and enjoy adventure activity like Trekking, paragliding etc. If still you are dreaming to spend some time in pleasant and peace place then visit Yelagiri. This package is economically priced with complete service.

 

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Bangalore - Yelagiri Hills Weekend Trip - Famous misty land between four Mountains in India - Rates & Dates


 Yelagiri hotels near lake

Yelagiri Residency: TA Rank - (5.0) - Certificate of Excellence

Touchstone Resort: TA Rank - (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence

Sherton Hill Crest: TA Rank - (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence

 

Package Inclusion

  • 02 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • 02 Day sightseeing of Yelagiri

  • Private Ac Vehicle for 03 Days

  • Parking, Toll Tax and Driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Personal Expense

  • Any airfare, Busfare, Railwat fare

  • Any trekking Item

  • Any entry passes 


Bangalore - Yelagiri Hills Weekend Trip - Famous misty land between four Mountains in India - Itinerary

Arrival at Bangalore airport or railway station and proceed to Yelagiri which is at distance of 159 km from Bangalore. Upon arrival check in to hotel and ready to explore the beauty of Yelagiri by visiting some famous sightseeing which includes Jalagandeeswarar Temple and Murugan temple. After visiting some places you may stop for lunch at Hotel Ashoka, later move towards to Punganur artificial lake where you can enjoy boating. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Yelagiri hotel

Meals: Dinner

Lunch: Lunch served at Ashok Hotel which is very famous for fresh and vegetarian food 

After breakfast start your day with Swamimalai Temple by trekking.  It takes 2 hours to reach at the hill of Swamimalai Temple and enjoy breathtaking views of the countryside. After darshan stop for lunch a nearby restaurant, later visit Jalagamparai waterfalls by vehicle and enjoy at the waterfall.  After cover all the famous sightseeing’s come back to hotel rest of the day free at your leisure.

Overnight stay with dinner at Yelagiri Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at same hotel

After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Bangalore. After reach drop to Bangalore airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory.

Meals: breakfast



Tourist Attraction in Yelagiri

Jalagamparai Falls, Yelagiri:  Jalagamparai waterfalls stay to be in the valley region downhill and are at little distance away from the Yeligiri. It's a beautiful place to be there and the experience is worth remembering. Waterfall's view is best in the days of November to February as they are fully loaded with water but the waterfall is little dry in the times of summers. These days the flow of water in the waterfall is considerably reduced as compared to recent past years, but still its scenic beauty has always been appreciated and liked by most of the tourists visiting the place and they have a great time there.

 

 

Punganoor Lake, Yelagiri:  It is a manmade lake which is created artificially so as to enhance the beauty of the place and attract the tourists so as to have better place for the people to visit and keep the life going as several people here rely on it for livelihood as it has been a tourist junction for years together. The periphery of the lake is around 57 sq meters and is a best place for boating and rowing. There is a beautiful flori culture garden in the neighbourhood where people can rest a while enjoying the beauty of the lake on one side. There is an open space for birds where different species of birds come to have their feed. In all, it is a wonderful place for all those who have loved nature to the core of their heart.

 

Swamimalai Hills, Yelagiri: Swami malai hills are the hills in the form of cake with a strong base at the bottom and high peak of the hills just tend to touch the sky. The highest of its peak is about 4338 meters from the ground level and people love climbing the great heights at a stretch. There are several other peaks in the neighbourhood like Javadi hills, Pallamathi hills and the like which are easier to climb and thereby enjoy the beauty of the nature from a distance. Climbing does consume time, so if one starts climbing the mountain early in the morning then one can enjoy the beauty of the mountain all day long with all the different climatic conditions troughout the day.

 

Jalagandeeswarar Temple, Yelagiri: Jalagandeeswarar Temple stays in the womb of Vellore Fort, which by itself is a fine place to visit. It has the mythological back ground of history underneath and a great working story cultivating the trust of people even today. The place has great sculptures encarved from stone and which depict the live spirit of the god within. It is a great piece of craftsmanship and has several sculptures which are indeed a masterpiece.

 

Velavan Temple: Velavan temple was constructed in the memory of Lord Murugan and is located on the tip of the mountains of yelagiri. It is a best view point to have a look at the wonderful large plains lying beneath from the top of the mountain. The temple bells ringing on the top of the mountain helps keep life going and maintains the essence of culture live upright even these days.

 

Things to do in Yelagiri/ Yelagiri Adventure Sports

Paragliding, trekking, boating, picnic, Take a Nature Walk

Boating and sightseeing are some easy-paced activities one can entertain them with. However for adventure aficionados, the Yelagiri Adventure Sports Association (YASA) offers a host of thrilling activities.

More than 10 activities like ATV rides, bungee trampoline, human sling shot, parallel zip lines, mini golf, shooting, archery, wooden bridge, angry bird fight, paint ball etc along with trekking and camping make this Yelagiri trip unforgettable.

Dotted by greenery, each point in Yelagiri extends refreshing sights and it can be selected as a getaway spot.

Morning exercise sessions, nature talks by experts, star gazing, camp fires, musical nights, adventure games, environmental talks and debates and real life adventure stories will also be included.

 

Trekking in Yelagiri

Yelagiri is also one of the famous places for trekkers. The most famous places are-

Swamimalai Hill: The highest point in Yelagiri is the Swamimalai Hill, standing tall at 4,338 ft with spectacular views. The hill provides a good number of trekking trails through thick reserved forests. These hills so fascinating and are shaped in the form of a cake, possessing a strong base at the bottom as well as a high peak, offering majestic views. A major attraction is trekking here. :  trek is the most well known at Yelagiri. hese hills sit between plush forest and rugged mountains, commanding a good range of terrain for a trekker.

Javadi Hills: Javadi Hills is a small peak situated in Yelagiri Hills and the height of this hill is about 32 kms and stretches at about 80 kms. Adventure and Nature lovers visit this place often. This hill is one of the much frequented trekking locations in Yelagiri. Trekkers have to obtain prior permission for trekking and it has to be obtained from Forest Range Officer or District Forest Officer at Yelagiri. Palar tributaries Agaram and Cheyyar flow though this hill.

 

Paragliding in Yelagiri

Paragliding in Yelagiri offers opportunities for enthusiasts, beginners as well as advanced to actively participate in the sport. Beginners are usually left with two options-Tandems and Solo. Paragliding in Yelagiri connects with Yelagiri Adventure Sports Association, and they encourage everything to give you an affair of a lifetime. Adjacent to paragliding visitor can attempt rock climbing which is exceptionally well-known here and throughout the year various have come to perform the same. Yelagiri appreciated for its lofty mountains that are actually launch sites for a number of paragliders.

Best season for paragliding in Yelagiri is January to February and October to December.

 

Paragliding in Yelagiri

 

One day outing near Bangalore

If you dreaming to visit Bangalore or nearby famous destination of Bangalore then Yelagiir is one of the best option to visit and enjoy your adventure and relax Holiday Trip with your family/ Friends

Enjoy all the possible sightseeings of Yelagiri in 1 Day

  • 08:00 am - 10:30 am : Bangalore to Yelagiri journey

  • 10:45 am – 12:30 pm : Punganoor Lake and enjoy boating

  • 1:00 pm – 2 pm : Velavan Temple

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm : Lunch

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm : Jalagandeeswarar Temple

  • 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm : Punganoor Lake

  • 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm : Break for Tea/ Coffee

  • 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm : Jalagamparai Falls

  • 6:45 pm – Back to Bangalore hotel

 

Best places to visit near Bangalore for two day trip

Bangalore is the largest IT hub of India, The major people of Bangalore gets only two-days off every week. In your weekend plan a trip for Bangalore outing, nearby Bangalore there is various famous Destination to visit and enjoy their holidays which includes Kabini, Bandipur, Sakleshpur, Coorg, ooty, Wayanad and Yelagiri. Yelagiri is one of the best options to enjoy your weekend gateways near Bangalore, it is about 159 km away from Bangalore. Yelagiri is filled with real and royal beauty of environment, here you can find plenty of places to visit as well as performe advernture activity like Trekking, paragliding, fun activity etc.

As compare to other destination of Karnataka, yelagiri id perfect suit to visit and extend your holiday in between group of villages. 

 

 How to Reach Yelagiri

By Air: The two airplane terminals closest to Yelagiri are at Chennai (268 Km) and Bangalore (185 Km). Both air terminals associated with different parts of the world. Other than being connected to whatever left of the nation. Chennai Airport is around 225 Km away, and Bangalore Airport is around 167 Km away

By Road: Yelagiri is effortlessly open from Chennai and Bangalore. From Chennai, it is around 255 km to Yelagiri and from Bangalore, it is around 156 km.

By Train: There are a decent number of trains available from Chennai, Bangalore, and Coimbatore. The closest Railway station to Yelagiri is Jolarpet around 23 km away. From Chennai to Jolarpettai Railway Station there are main trains available on daily basis which is given below.

Train Info – Chennai to Jolarpet

16089 - YELGIRI EXP - Depart 17.55 - Arrived 22.20

12607 - LALBAGH EXPRESS - Depart 15.35 - Arrived 18.53               

12695 - TRIVANDRUM EXP - Depart 15.25 - Arrived 18.38

 

Bangalore to Yelagiri

Bangalore to Yelagiri is at a distance of 159 km away from each other, it takes approx 3 Hours to reach. There is many sources are available to reach Yelagiri from Bangalore which is given below

By Flight:  There is no connection is between Bangalore to Yelagiri because Yelagiri is typical hill village there is no airport available. If you want to reach Yelagiri then Bangalore is connected with Chennai airport, you can viist Chennai from Bangalore then hired Bus, Taxi or Cab to reach yelagiri. 

By Bus: Bangalore to Yelagiri Hills bus service is unavailable. It is better to take a train or a cab for the travel.  Train is best option to

By Train: It is best to visit Yelagiri through train. The nearest railway station from Yelagiri Hills is in Chittoor. Yelagiri Hills and Chittoor are separated with a distance of 86 km. A train can be taken from Bangalore to Chittoor covering a distance of 163 km

 

Jolarpettai to Yelagiri cab fare

Jolarpettai to Yelagiri is 24 km away from each other; it takes half an hour to reach Yelagiri from Jolarpettai. Reach Jolarpettai Railway station and hired cab to reach Yelagiri in convenient way. Its charges became 1500/- for 4 seater Cab.

 

Krishnagiri to yelagiri distance

Krishnagiri is located around 43 KM away from Yelagiri. The total straight line distance between Krishnagiri and Yelagiri is 43 KM (kilometers) and 626.09 meters.

 Yelagiri hotels near lake

Yelagiri Residency: TA Rank - (5.0) - Certificate of Excellence

Touchstone Resort: TA Rank - (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence

Sherton Hill Crest: TA Rank - (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence

 

Package Inclusion

  • 02 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • 02 Day sightseeing of Yelagiri

  • Private Ac Vehicle for 03 Days

  • Parking, Toll Tax and Driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Personal Expense

  • Any airfare, Busfare, Railwat fare

  • Any trekking Item

  • Any entry passes 

Bangalore - Yelagiri Hills Weekend Trip - Famous misty land between four Mountains in India - Itinerary

Arrival at Bangalore airport or railway station and proceed to Yelagiri which is at distance of 159 km from Bangalore. Upon arrival check in to hotel and ready to explore the beauty of Yelagiri by visiting some famous sightseeing which includes Jalagandeeswarar Temple and Murugan temple. After visiting some places you may stop for lunch at Hotel Ashoka, later move towards to Punganur artificial lake where you can enjoy boating. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Yelagiri hotel

Meals: Dinner

Lunch: Lunch served at Ashok Hotel which is very famous for fresh and vegetarian food 

After breakfast start your day with Swamimalai Temple by trekking.  It takes 2 hours to reach at the hill of Swamimalai Temple and enjoy breathtaking views of the countryside. After darshan stop for lunch a nearby restaurant, later visit Jalagamparai waterfalls by vehicle and enjoy at the waterfall.  After cover all the famous sightseeing’s come back to hotel rest of the day free at your leisure.

Overnight stay with dinner at Yelagiri Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at same hotel

After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Bangalore. After reach drop to Bangalore airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory.

Meals: breakfast

Bangalore - Yelagiri Hills Weekend Trip - Famous misty land between four Mountains in India - Rates & Dates

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