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Perfect Weekend Gateaway

We travelled from Chennai during the long weekend of Independence Day. We took two breaks on the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2011
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Nature in its pure form, untouched by human development

Yelagiri- The Ooty of Chennai, that is how this small, quaint, little hill station is described by... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2011
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 24 August 2011

We travelled from Chennai during the long weekend of Independence Day. We took two breaks on the way and covered the distance in about 5 and half hours-off course not driving very fast as we had our toddler with us. While travelling from Chennai, the...More

Date of experience: August 2011
21  Thank Madhu78
Reviewed 8 August 2011

Yelagiri- The Ooty of Chennai, that is how this small, quaint, little hill station is described by the natives of Yelagiri. We left for this small hill station near to Bangalore on 6th Aug 2011. The roads to Yelagiri is in very good condition and...More

Date of experience: August 2011
25  Thank Shaiju_Mathew
Reviewed 15 September 2010

We drove to yelagiri hills, situated about 5 hrs towards Jolarpettai from Chennai. We left chennai around 7.30 and reached Yelagiri around 11.45. The drive is very nice.This place is cool and serene and most importantly very quiet. We stayed at Le Auroville resort, which...More

17  Thank CharlesDanie
Reviewed 23 March 2010

Yelagiri is a great weekend getaway from the IT hubs Bangalore and Chennai. It is almost in the mid way between the two cities. It is a place where marketing and commercial tourism are yet to get their hands on. You can enjoy pure and...More

11  Thank sun_sundar2000
Reviewed 1 July 2009

Attracted by the beauty of sun kissed hills, lush green valleys and a tranquil emerald lake nestled in the midst visited Yelagiri hills for a weekend outing. Aromatic mountain air, pockets of mist lazily clouding the valley and billowing cotton wool clouds create an intoxicating...More

12  Thank travellingfreak13
Reviewed 11 May 2009

We a group of six hired a Qualis and started at 6am on a Saturday morning. Since it was a weekend, there were less traffic and by the time we reached Vellore, it was breakfast time (8.30am). We had breakfast, filled gas (since there are...More

23  Thank bj_gang_2000
Reviewed 23 November 2008

We planned for a weekend trip to Yelagiri Hills. This is almost equidistant from Chennai as well as from Bangalore. There were total 4 families,with one of the family traveling from Bangalore and rest from Chennai. We drove down from Chennai and the distance is...More

8  Thank Nattu_in_chennai
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2 August 2018|
Response from Amit8310 | Reviewed this property |
There is no issue in doing Night trekking, it is allowed but at one's own risk. Although there is no risk at all but prefer it in group of ppl.