An isolated, attractive picnic spot in the Eastern Ghats is the Elagiri Hills, at an elevation of about 1000 metres. A salubrious climate, scenic surroundings and a quaint Murugan temple are some of the attractions of this place. Located very near to Chennai, this serves as an ideal location for organizing one day or two days Trekking. Weekend Trekking can be organized. For further details, contact the Chairman, Youth Hostels Association of India, Tamil Nadu State Branch, 24, Second Street, Balaji Nagar, Chennai - 600 014.