The distance between these two cities is around 505Kms, and can be reached in approximately 7hrs 15min.KPN Travels operates close to 3 buses from Nagercoil to Salem. The first KPN Travels bus starts at 08:00 PM, and you can easily access buses till 08:45 PM. The KPN Travels buses have a minimum bus fare starting from Rs.490, and the maximum bus fare is Rs.640.
You can now book online tickets from Nagercoil to Salem at redBus.in at affordable prices.
Nagercoil, formerly known as Kottar, is an ancient and important commercial town in Tamil Nadu. The town was a part of the erstwhile Travancore state till 1956. The town gets its name from the Nagaraja temple situated here which is dedicated to Nagaraja, the Serpent God. Suchindrum Temple situated on the bank of Palayar River, is another famous temple nearby, and is dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. The Temple has a beautiful tower, musical pillars and a 18 feet Hanuman idol. Sotthavilai beach, Sanguthurai beach and Muttom beach are some of the famous beaches nearby and attract a lot of tourists. The Padmanabhapuram Palace located at a distance from Nagercoil is an ancient palace of the Travancore King, Marthanda Varma. It contains a lot of artefacts and is worth a visit. Kanyakumari, a popular tourist centre, because of its prime geographic location of the confluence of three oceans is located nearby.
Salem, a district located in the state of Tamil Nadu, is commonly known as the Mango city, Steel city, Agro city and Electric City. The city gets the name from the word ‘Sela’ or ‘Shalya’ which means ‘the country around the hills’. Poiman Karadu, Mettur Dam, Namakkal, and Tharamangalam are a few sightseeing options in and around Salem. Jama Masjid, built by Tipu Sultan, and situated on the banks of Thirumanimuthu River is the oldest mosque in Salem. Yercaud Hills, a hill station, is located 22 km away from Salem in the Shevaroy range of hills in Eastern Ghats. Places like Siddhar Temple, Kottai Mariamman Temple, Skandhashram, Kothandaramar temple, Sithar Koil, Othumali Murugan temple, Pandurangan Hill temple, Kumaragiri Hill Murugan temple, ISKON, Kariperumal Karadu Hill temple are a few temples located in Salem. Kurumbapatti Zoological Park, Anna Park, Anamarathupatti lake, Paravasa Ulagam, Kiliyur Falls, and Dream Land attracts fair amount of visitors.
when i stepped into the bus i was really happy that i getting back to my home after long time.but i really felt bad after stepping in.because due to some technical problem or any human error i just booked 5 seats 2 boy 3 girls and a mail received from ur website for confirmation was too correct but the the list which the ticket checker was carrying was fully wrong.all the 5 tickets were in my name and all was mentioned gender were MALE and that person began too shout at me. i argued that it might be some technical error.but still he says i too have done the mistake some what felt bad.im writing this bcoz this review might help you to make this will not happen again to others or even to me at any of my next trips.
bus was late no information no place for waiting the push back seat leg support liver broken could not sit properly all eight hours
Except the staff behaviour every thing was fine.
Got dropped at erode instead of Salem. Better redbus stops KPN bookings. KPN r crooks and goondas... Unethical rascals...