Located in the Tirupattur district of Tamil Nadu, Yelagiri is also sometimes known as Elagiri Hill. This small town is situated in the hilly ranges of the Deccan Plateau and is best known for its untouched natural beauty with lakes, waterfalls, rivers and dense jungles. The history of this town dates back to the colonial era and up till the 1950s, the whole town was the private property of the Yelagiri Zamindar family, whose house still stands Reddiyur.
In recent times, Yelagiri has been taken up by the tourism department to promote it as an adventure sports destination. With such awe-inspiring natural beauty around, adventure activities in Yelagiri are aplenty. Yelagiri paragliding is known for its serene views from up in the air, with the rolling hills and water sources visible. Other adventure sports in Yelagiri include rock climbing, trekking, rafting, kayaking and many more.
With its close proximity to Bangalore, Yelagiri makes for the perfect fun road trip over a weekend! Its many attraction include Jalagamparai Waterfall, Swamimalai Hills, Punganoor Lake amongst others, making it perfect for thrill-seekers and nature lovers!