Yercaud, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Yercaud, India? If you're planning to go to Yercaud, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Yercaud, India

Based on the climate and weather in Yercaud, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Yercaud, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yercaud, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Yercaud, India by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you visit Yercaud during January, you may notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

February

If you go to Yercaud in February, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

March

If you go to Yercaud in March, you will notice that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

April

If you visit Yercaud during April, you may notice that it is a scorcher. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

May

If you visit Yercaud during May, you might find that it can be sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

June

If you are traveling to Yercaud in June, you will notice that it can be sizzling. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

July

If you vacation in Yercaud during July, you are likely to notice that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

August

If you visit Yercaud during August, you are likely to notice that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

September

If you are traveling to Yercaud in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

October

If you vacation in Yercaud during October, you may find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

November

November in Yercaud is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

December

If you vacation in Yercaud during December, you are likely to see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, wear:

If you go to The Big Lake Or Emerald Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you're gonna visit Kiliyur Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

Activities for Yercaud, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Yercaud.

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