Shevaroys is the anglicised name for the Servarayan which lie near the town of Salem in Tamil Nadu, India. It is a detached hill range, covering an area of 150 sq. m., with plateaus from 4000 to 5000 ft. above sea-level. They include the sanatorium and several old coffee plantations. The local Tamil name comes from a local deity, Servarayan, which means Chera king  . The main town situated in these hills is Yercaud. The major areas of interest to tourists are the Orchidarium run by the Botanical Survey of India and the old coffee estates.
Ride starting point & Time: The first traffic signal after the Bangalore-electronic city flyover on national highway 7 towards Hosur. Departure at 6.30 AM.
BANGALORE – HOSUR – KRISHNAGIRI – DHARAMAPURI – SALEM –YERCAUD.
YERCAUD – SALEM- DHARAMAPURI – KRISHNAGIRI – HOSUR – BANGALORE.
[Ride plan is subject to change at the discretion of the club depending on on-road situations and incidents.]
THINGS TO CARRY:
2 liters water bottle
Sun screen lotion
Toiletries (Comb, Shampoo, Tissue paper, Soap, Tooth Brush etc.)
Small Torch with new Batteries
Energy foods such as chocolates, Nutri-bars, juice packs, etc.
Shoes, Helmet, Jacket mandatory for both rider and pillion
Spares (Clutch Cable, Throttle Cable, Chain link lock, Spark Plug, Fuse, tube etc.)
FARE: Rs.1500/- Per head.
This ride includes Accommodation on sharing basis, two breakfasts, one lunch, and one dinner with Campfire.
Riders should be ready to adjust in any kind of accommodation and food depending on the place.
This fare DOES NOT include mineral water, lunch on Day 2, fare, safari or entry charges, toll fee and anything else not mentioned in includes.
Rules of the ride
A NIRANJAN PRASAD.
Ph: +91 98459 88986
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|1||2016-02-20||YERCAUD (240 kms)|
Morning departure at 6.30 AM and will have breakfast on the way, ride to the camp, have lunch. Ride to the Pagoda point, The Granch Castle and The Lady’s seat. Back to Camp, have dinner and halt.
Anyone interested can visit the Shevaroy temple and Bear Cave, Then have breakfast and ride back to Bangalore.