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Welcome to Yelagiri


Yelagiri hill is one of the popular hill stations of Tamil Nadu. Situated amidst four mountains well known for its salubrious climate prevail throughout the year. Tribal people live in villages in these hills.

If you travel the winding Ghat road that has 14 hairpin bends you can reach the Yelagiri hilltop. The hairpin bends offer panoramic, breath taking views of the hills and its surroundings.

The seventh bend is significant, since it offer the view of the slopes of the mountain and the green forests that carpet the hill. Yelagiri comprises 14 small villages. The tribal people who live here are engaged in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, etc.Their customs, habits, and the structure if their houses are very unique and attract tourists

Yelagiri Hill is one of the most popular hill stations in Tamil Nadu. Located in the center of four mountains, known as a healthy climate prevails throughout the year. people living in tribal villages in these hills. If you are traveling winding Ghat road with 14 switchbacks you reach Yelagiri hills. Hairpin bends overlooking the balcony with stunning views of the mountains and the surrounding area.

Attraction of 14 Hairpin Bends at Yelagiri

welcome-imgThis is nature at its best. The 14 hair pin bends are not any singular place of attraction but they can be found as you start climbing up the Yelagiri hills on the Ghat road, from Poneri.

These bends named after famous Tamil personalities offer majestic views from the plains below. Unfortunately if you are driving in a four wheeler you can’t stop and take a view or snaps. The space is too narrow to stop your car except for some spots.

welcome-imgIf you are on a bike it’s ok to stop.After the 12th bend there is a Telescope point where a Telescope is positioned and you can have view of the plains below that includes Jolarpet railway station and Vaniyambadi.

The 14 personalities include Paavendar, Bharathiyaar, Tiruvalluvar, Ilango, Kambar, Kapilar, Auvaiyaar, Adhiyamaan etc. Don`t forget to carry binoculars with you or you may miss spectacular view.

General Information
Location Tamil Nadu
Area  6sq.Kms
Significance  Tranquil lake
Altitude 920m above sea level.
Climate Summer 26°C to 31°C, Winter 14°C to 20°C.
Best Time to Visit November and February


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