Yercaud is a slope station in Salem District, in Tamil Nadu, India. It is situated in the Shevaroys scope of slopes in the Eastern Ghats. It is arranged at a height of 1515 meters (4970 ft) above ocean level, and the most noteworthy point in Yercaud is the Servarayan sanctuary, at 5,326 feet (1,623 m).
The slope station is named inferable from the plenitude of woods close to the lake, the name connoting Lake Forest. As a prevalent visitor goal, Yercaud is likewise called as Jewel of the South. Yercaud is associated with the city of Salem, Tamil Nadu through a Highway of 28 km. Espresso and citrus natural products, most remarkably oranges, are developed in plenitude, and in addition bananas, pears and jackfruit.