4. Golden Temple
Sripuram aka Golden Temple is approximately 10 km away from Vellore. Temple is dedicated to goddess Mahalakshmi, headed by Sri Sakthi Amma. The temple is built in Dravidian style, with 1500 Kg of gold both in the exterior and interior. Temple is in the center of the well maintained lush green landscape. The temple has waiting list of more than one hour, but can enter easily by paying 100 Rs which also includes abhishek of lord "Shiva" and prasad. In addition, 250 Rs allows the direct entry, involvement in aarti and few minutes spiritual sitting to goddess Lakshmi. Golden temple also houses various shops and canteen. Further, any electronic gadgets and footwear are need to be submitted at the respective charged counters. Also, any kind of photography or cinematography is not allowed.
5. Amrithi Falls and Zoological Park
Amrithi Falls and Zoological Park is at 27 km distance from Vellore. It is situated under Javadu hills across Amrithi river, flows next to the zoological park. It is popular for trekking, flora & fauna habitat, and waterfall. Tourist can play and enjoy the in pool formed by waterfall in "Monsoon". One can spot animals in the park -deer, mongoose, monkeys, red headed parrots, love birds, tortoises, peacock, crocodiles, ducks, pigeons, rabbits and pythons. Many herbal and medicinal plants can also be seen growing in the Park. Rest houses for stay are available at the Park premises.