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Big Lake, Yercaud

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Enjoy some time by the picturesque shore of Big Lake, the only natural lake in the southern hill station area. Gaze upon the still surface of the voluminous body of water, surrounded by lush green parks and decorated with an ornamental garden. Rent a paddleboat or rowboat and set out on the water, relishing the peaceful atmosphere. Afterwards, take a relaxing walk around the perimeter, or visit the small deer park alongside the lake. To visit Big Lake on your holiday in Yercaud, and find out what else Yercaud has to offer, use our Yercaud trip planner.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Nice place but crowded. Waited for 45 minutes for our turn for boating. Better to go with peddle boat to have longer boating time.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    We had nice time during our boating. The water level in the lake was good due to rain during this month  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    .. EMERALD LAKE is a prime destination in Yercaud .. Boating = Average (boats also in average condition only) .. Water is just acceptably clean, although it slightly smells in some areas. .. No charge...  more »

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Where to stay in Yercaud

In the main town center of Yercaud, close to the lake, you'll find budget and upmarket hotels overlooking the water and offering additional facilities correlated to the price of the room. Look up the slopes that rise on each side of the lake, and you'll see a good number of private cottages to rent, offering commanding views of the abundant scenery. The different religious institutions in town also offer rooms to visitors for one-night or weekend stays.
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