Have you ever wondered how is it going to be for one to be always equipped with files and papers all around throughout the year and that too with kids vacation on the air, is going to be lot more hectic. So, it is high time that you take a break from the normal routine life of yours to a more refreshing and energetic days sighting the authentic scenic beauty of lush green lawns, feasting in the picnic zone of the valleys, talking to the locals and trekking in the wild forest Ghats. What more can be entertaining than these do-ups. For you to get a clear idea about varied places that offer these sensational benefits; do scroll down to unveil what’s left for you.
Yelagiri – Chennai’s little Scotland
For all the nature lovers out there and for those who wish to spend their tranquil moments with their family and friends, this small hill station ought to be your bizarring spot. With closer hairpin bends and eye-catching countryside, this place without an another thought will be your perfect pickup from Chennai. Trekking, rock climbing, paragliding and boating in the man-made lake are some of the activities you can let yourselves in.
How can you get there? There are buses operating from Chennai very frequently but if you wish for a hassle-free trip then ride till Vellore in one of the top operators of TicketGoose from where you can either choose a bike ride or a rented vehicle to reach the hill top.
Make your way through the serene hills of Yercaud for gaining an ideal weekend getaway with your loved ones. In close proximity with Coimbatore, this place has lot more to offer besides trekking, the killiyur falls, pagoda point and the bear’s cave have always been the most liked destination spots of the tourists. Also, get your taste buds crave for the capsicum and green chilli fries that are just super fabulous.
How can you get there? Take a bus ride from Chennai to Coimbatore that would come around six hours of travel and then either rent a cab or take a local bus to the hill top.
This verdant destination is situated in the district of Namakkal. You just have to cross nearly seventy two hairpin bends from Rasipuram to reach the hill top. Once you are up there, 1200m above the sea level, trek to the most beautiful scenic spots; Selur and Seekurai and enjoy boating at Vasalurpatti lake. Apart from these, there are temples holding inscriptions of the ancient Chola dynasty, lush green plantations of aromatic coffee beans and blood-curdling waterfalls that would surely make your trip worthy.
How can you get there? This place is located close to Salem railway station. So, make your bus booking from Chennai to Salem and then take a train to reach the hill top to alleviate your tiredness.
What are you waiting for? Make a move right away!