Holiday Trip in Salem

Memorable Travel Experiences with Salem Holiday Packages

Situated in the heart of Tamil Nadu, Salem is a popular city of the state. The city is lying at the base of Yercuda Hills and enjoys rich natural beauty. It is an arena of grand hills, which are surrounding this from all around. Nagarmalai is in its north, Jeragamalai is in its south, Kanjanamalai is in its west and Godumalai is in its east. The city has seen a great history and has been ruled by several dynasties. You can book Salem holiday packages to explore the historical affluence and religious grandeur of the city.
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Tourist Attractions in Salem

Religious Places:
The town features several religious tourist attractions that you can visit on your Salem trip. Some of the popular temples of the town are Kottai Mariamman Temple, Sugavaneshwarar Temple, Kottai perumal Temple, Skandhashram, Kothandaramar Temple, Sithar Koil and many others.
Mettur Dam:
This is the main dam built across the River Kaveri. It provides irrigation facilities to various destinations like Erode, Trichy and Thanjavur. Mettur dam also serves as a picnic spot where people come to enjoy boating and a fun time. There is a beautiful park in front of dam offering lawn and kids play zone.

Fun Things to Enjoy in Salem

Salem is a wonderful place that boasts of numerous sightseeing places. However, along with offering tourist attractions to visit, the city also allows the tourists enjoying a plethora of activities. Some of the popular activities to be enjoyed at Salem are Trekking, Boating and Pilgrimage. It features several hills and mountains where travelers get the opportunity of trekking. The lake of Salem allows the visitors enjoying boating facility. Salem features numerous religious attractions that can be visited on pilgrimage tour to this city.

Best Time to Visit Salem

Salem receives very little rainfall and has a dry climate. It experiences moderate-dry weather all through except during the monsoon season. Usually, January and February months are pleasant and summer begins in March and highest temperature reaches during May. The weather becomes warmer during months of June and July. The monsoon arrives during September and November. By December, the rain disappears making the climate clear and pleasant. So, the best time to visit Salem is between December and February.

How to Reach Salem

The fourth biggest city of Tamil Nadu & a textile hub is Salem, which is well-connected with various means of transportation, including air, rail and road. Yet, if you are booking Salem tour packages then explore complete information about how to reach there.
By Air
The nearest operating airport to Salem is Tiruchirapalli Airport, which is located at a distance of 149 km away from here. On arriving at the airport, you can take bus or rent a car to reach Salem.
By Train
Salem is connected to other important towns and cities of Tamil Nadu and other states of India through great network of Railways. Regular trains are available for Salem from cities like Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi and many others.
By Road
Salem is connected with rest of Tamil Nadu and other nearby states through three important National Highways (NH7, NH47 and NH68). The Dr MGR Central Integrated Bus Terminus is situated in Meyyanur area of the town. One can get buses for about all the places of the state and Bangalore and Pondicherry anytime from here.
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