Salem, one of the major commercial centers of South India, located in the north-central part of the state of Tamil Nadu.
Situated at a distance of 340 km from the state capital, Chennai.
The district enveloped in Nagaramalai, Jeragamalai, Kanjanamalai and Godumalai hills.
The name of the city believed to have originated from Cheram (Keralam or Seram), indicating the region as a Cheram land.
Things To Do in Salem
The location for reaching popular tourist destinations such as Yercaud Hills and Kiliyur Falls.
Yercaud, a famous hill station of South India, lies in proximity to this city.
Lying on the Servarayan range of the Eastern Ghats at an altitude of 1,515 metres above sea level, the region famous for coffee plantations, orchidarium and orange groves.
Some other notable tourist attractions of the destination, Tharamangalam and Mettur Dam.
How to reach Salem
Also well connected by air, rail and road.
The air nearest Airport, served by domestic airlines.
Tourists travelling from international destinations can board flights to Chennai International Airport.
Salem Junction the nearest rail head, connected with various parts of the country.
Travelling by roadways also convenient with the availability of buses from nearby places including Chennai.
The destination experiences tropical climatic conditions round the year.
The period between the months of November and March is the best time to visit.