Yercaud is an unassuming and quiet hill station on the Shevaroy hills in Salem district of Tamil Nadu. It is described to be the Jewel of the South. In Yercaud you can enjoy a pleasant climate throughout the year and is very rich in flora. Yercaud is also known for oranges, which are grown in abundance in this region. Yercaud has a picturesque lake surrounded by dense forest and lush green foliage and offers boating opportunities to tourists. Other popular attractions include Lady’s Seat, Killiyur Falls, Bear’s Cave, Pagoda Point, Silk Farm and Rose Garden as well as the National Orchidarium and the Botanical Garden. The nearest international airport is Trichy (TRZ) at around 140 kms and Coimbatore (CJB) at around 195 kms away from Salem.