Yelagiri - yercaud - kolli ( trio in three days)

Tripoto
11th Nov 2017
Photo of Yelagiri - yercaud - kolli ( trio in three days) by Joe Bernard Christo
Day 1

Yelagiri is around 210km from chennai and 160 km from bangalore. Very quite place to visit during winters of india lies on western ghats.
1111m from sea level you could enjoy the remotness.
Temp : 12 degree cel to 24 cel (winter)

Restaurants : available
Stay : available

Things to do : swamimalai trek.

Bend view

Photo of Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu, India by Joe Bernard Christo

Road side dosa

Photo of Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu, India by Joe Bernard Christo

Almost 40 km from yelagiri down the hills you could find a jalagamparai falls. Its nearest falls from the hill station. 15 km from thirupattur town junction.
"You can enjoy water at bottom where every one use to bath or otherwise you can climb offbeat path to reach the top of about 30 minutes trek".

Evening : jalgamparai to yercaud .(120km)

thirupattur to dharmapuri - (70km).
Dharmapuri to salem (nh) - (25km)

Take one left from kadayampatti takes you to offbeat ghat road to yercaud.
Road condition : poor ( families) bikers (loves it)

Chiillss after trek

Photo of Jalagamparai-Waterfalls, Nagalathu Extension R.F., Tamil Nadu, India by Joe Bernard Christo
Day 2

1650 m from sea level.just 35 km from salem city. Good place to visit from october to january season. Not remote and quite like yelagiri but you could escape from crowd of ooty or kodaikanal.

Good restaurants and better hotels.

Temp : 12 celcius to 22 celcius ( winter)

Must : yercaud lake , kiliyur falls.

Booze : elite mall shop.
Petrol bunk : yes.

Yercaud lake

Photo of Yercaud, Tamil Nadu, India by Joe Bernard Christo

Kiliyur falls

Photo of Yercaud, Tamil Nadu, India by Joe Bernard Christo
Day 3

Day 3 : yercaud to salem to kolli ( 120 km)

The great kolli hills. 8th dangerous road in india.70 hairpin bends.You definitely get goosebumps and feel guilt of not visiting it yet.

Route :40 km from namakkal city,sendhamangalam village downhills.

Best time : december and january.

Restaurants : yes
Stay : yes

"Offbeat,remote,historical,greenish,wild,mysterical"

Must : the agayagangai falls (1186steps).
Just sit and listen to nature.

Agayagangai

Photo of Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu, India by Joe Bernard Christo

300 feet. 91m falls.

Photo of Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu, India by Joe Bernard Christo

Bikers must

Photo of Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu, India by Joe Bernard Christo
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