The Retreat opens its doors to tourists from outside so that they can also enjoy the exclusive views. A very nominal fee is charged. Some resorts like Sterling Yercaud, also include a 2 hour trip with their in house guide to this place, as a part of the Local experience packages that they offer their guests.
Social and environmental commitment –
The primary focus of the SDB priests is the noble task of performing charitable acts and social work. Upliftment of society by helping children, youth, women etc is what they strive for. The proceeds from the hospitium are completely utilized for these works and there is a constant need for more revenue.
The town of Yercaud and the surrounding Shevaroy hills is populated by a large number of tribal communities. They also occupy over 60 villages that are scattered across the terrain.
Plenty of village and community development programs are undertaken to help the women and youth.
The SDB aims to empower them by working towards giving them an effective livelihood through formal and technical education and job placement.
Please be aware that bookings are only on direct contact.
The Tariff is between 500-1000 per head and is completely flexible based on several factors. Hence direct booking is the only method that is permitted.
The proceeds are all utilized to perform social and charitable works and hence many guests also turn benefactors after seeing the noble work that is being conducted here.
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