Topslip and Yeracud- Tranquil Hill Stations of Tamil Nadu

Travellers, who are planning to spend their vacations in Tamil Nadu tour, should consider visiting some of the lesser known hill stations of this Indian state. Lying in the southernmost part of South India, this location is bounded by – the Nilgiri, Annamalai and Kerala on the west; Te eastern Ghats on the north, the Bay of Bengal in the east and the Indian Ocean in the south. This popular tourist destination features a spellbinding topography and is home to a number of breathtaking hill stations, tranquil beaches, vibrant markets, venerated shrines and prominent historical monuments. There are several hamlets of hills in this state that are lesser known and hence ideal getaways for people who seek peace and repose during vacations. Topslip and Yercaud are two such serene locations, which are must-visit attractions in this state.




Topslip, which is located at an elevation of about 800 feet above sea level in the amazing Annamalai mountain ranges, is a must-visit. It is one of the most beautiful regions of the Western Ghats that remains untouched by the interventions of urbanisation and pollution. This place lies inside the Indira Gandhi National Park Wildlife Sanctuary in the district of Coimbatore, in Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. This place is an ideal destination for wildlife enthusiasts, peace seekers, nature lovers and adventurers. Apart from enjoying the tranquil natural beauty of this place and exploring its rich wildlife, tourists can indulge in activities like trekking, hiking and mountaineering. A delight for scientists, researchers and creative writers, this place inspires people to explore their talents and work with positivity. The Palght Gap separates it from the Nilgiri Hills in the north, this destination is more than 35 kilometres away from Pollachi, which is the nearest town and about 10 kilometres from Sethumadai Village, which is well-connected to Pollachi by road.


A small hilly resort situated in the district of Salem in Tamil Nadu, Yercaud is a mesmerising destination. Lying in the laps of the Shevaroys ranges in the Eastern Ghats, this place is popularly known as Shevaroy Hills. It is positioned at an elevation of more than 4900 feet above sea level. The highest point at this spellbinding natural nest is the revered Servarayan Temple, which is situated at a height of more than 5300 feet above sea level. This shrine features a lake and remains surrounded by dense lush green forests. People who like spending vacations amidst natural beauty in peace would definitely want to include this place in their itinerary of Tamil Nadu tour packages. This captivating topography is known as the Jewel of the South for its breathtaking landscapes. People can visit numerous places of interest, including pristine water bodies, amazing hill tops, dense forests, ancient buildings and shrines here. Adventure seekers can indulge in enthralling activities like trekking, hiking, rock climbing, camping and mountaineering. This place is properly connected to the district of Salem via road, and is worth visiting.


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