Yelagiri, situated amidst the green Western Ghats, is a cluster of fourteen small villages spread around 4 surrounding hills and is among the quieter and less commercialized hill stations of the state.
By Air: Bangalore is the nearest airport, 145 km away from Yelagari.
By Rail: Jolarpettai is the nearest railhead, which is about 21 km away from Yelagiri.
By Road: KSRTC buses connect Yelagiri with all major cities nearby. Regular bus services are available from Tiruoathur to Yelagiri (27 km), Bangalore (140 km), Chennai (250 km), Krishnagiri (40 km )and Vanayambadi (20 km).
Home made honey and jack fruit (on season) are available in Yelagiri Hills.
Although Yelagiri hill station is an offbeat holiday destination, but it has no dearth of accommodation facilities within its territory. Most of the hotels and resorts of the town are built amidst the eye-catching sceneries. Some of the most famous and well-equipped hotels and resorts of the town are Hotel Hills, Taj Garden Resort, Hotel Yelagiri and Hotel Nigress.