The Punganoor Lake is the main attraction in Yelagiri. An artificial Lake sitiated in the center of the Yelagiri Hills having area of 56.70 Sq.mt. Though it is an artificial lake, tourists can enjoy boating either in a rowboat or a pedal boat.
Apart from the scenic surroundings, there is a Mughal Garden around the lake with interesting play equipment for kids too. There is a beautiful flori culture garden in the neighbourhood where people can rest a while enjoying the beauty of the lake on one side.
There is an open space for birds where different species of birds come to have their feed. In all, it is a wonderful place for all those who have loved nature to the core of their heart. The Yelagiri Hill development and Tourism Promotion Socity maintains, the Park and Boating facility in the lake. Fountain in the center if the lake is an added attraction.
How to reach :
By Air: Bangalore is 145
By Train : Jolarpettai is about 21 km
By Road : Regular bus services are available from Yelagiri to Tiruoathur(27 km), Bangalore (140 km), Chennai (250 km), Krishnagiri (40 km )and Vanayambadi (20 km).
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