We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Vellore District, 635601, India
Phone Number: +91 96299 57711
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 155 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 50
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Day trip with friends

We visited Yelagiri from Bangalore for a day trip. Started at 5 am from Whitefield and managed to reach by 8.15 even with a 30 min break at the Mc D near Krishnagiri. Boating at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Soumya G
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

155 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 155: English reviews
Level Contributor
30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Yelagiri from Bangalore for a day trip. Started at 5 am from Whitefield and managed to reach by 8.15 even with a 30 min break at the Mc D near Krishnagiri. Boating at the man made lake was a good experience. Went for a trek up the hill. I am not a trek person but managed to reach... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Soumya G
Bengaluru, India
Level Contributor
56 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a bike ride from Bangalore to Yelagiri hills, the hill road is good and different, unlike other hill roads we need to pass through hill and ride through them, here you are scaling the same hill till you reach, you can see same view on your right till you reach. Things to do The condition is ok, humid... More 

Helpful?
Thank vignesh d
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Yelagiri is close to Chennai, can be reached in <5 hours. Temperatures are fairly low but it can get a bit sunny in the noon.. Plenty of hotels and restaurants are available. Variety of options for non veg lovers. Getting there: Catch a train to Jolarpet. Buses ply to the hills at a frequency of 1 every hour. The fair... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gowtham C
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Yelagi Hill in the Eastern Ghats is a simple, no-nonsense, easily accessible, quiet place, where the to-do list is not very long. Hence 2 days are enough if you want to just relax, rejuvenate and connect with nature. Nearest rail head is Jolarpettai Junction. Buses are available between Jolarpettai and Yelagiri almost every hour in both directions. If you are... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank guptamanas
Chennai (Madras), India
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were two friends. At night 10 o clock we planned to visit Yelagiri to spend our Ayudha pooja holidays. We were able to catch Rapti Sagar SF Express from Chennai Central at 1 a.m. (as the train was late) for Jollarpettai JN. We manged to get seats in General compartment as the train was not very crowded. I manged... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank aritradasm
Level Contributor
33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Started from Bangalore by road on a one day trip to Yelagiri at 10.30 am on Saturday, with decent lunch break managed to reach there at 2pm. The hair pin bends are easy to navigate through. After checking in we started to look around n went to the lake, it was a disappointment. It's a small man made lake with... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ajita_m
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Level Contributor
43 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had visited Yelagiri in August, 2016 from Chennai. We went by train from Chennai central to Jolarpettai junction. This is the most economical option. I feel this place is a bit over-hyped. I found only the trekking part to Swamimalai fascinating. It is an easy to medium level trek with good scenic view once you reach the top. Apart... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank 56veena
Chennai (Madras), India
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

weekend economical getaway from chennai. Good for unwinding and playing around in cool weather and visit some places. MoonLand residency is the best resort we stayed...The home cooked food by them was real tasty and of reasonable rate. We also played indoor games there. Stay was comfortable.

Helpful?
Thank 143wander_lustxxx
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is very economical place for a weekend getaway, You can book quite lots hotels or resorts and spend good family time here. Best suited for Chennai and Bangalore urban folks.

Helpful?
Thank Gopinath P
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

With out trucking trip will be not good,one day is enough ,temperatures also not very cool ,many children play games are available in wildlife word

Helpful?
Thank gnana s

Travellers who viewed Yelagiri Hills also viewed

 
Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu
Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu
 

Been to Yelagiri Hills? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Yelagiri Hills and other visitors
13 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (13)

Questions? Get answers from Yelagiri Hills staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?