The distance between these two cities is around 420Kms, and can be reached in approximately 5hrs 45min.SRS Travels operates close to 2 buses from Nagercoil to Salem. The first SRS Travels bus starts at 07:45 PM, and you can easily access buses till 10:00 PM. The SRS Travels buses have a minimum bus fare starting from Rs.692, and the maximum bus fare is Rs.981.
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.
The bus is not come in salem bus stand. Driver stop the bus in outer byepsss only.midnight time this activity is like very bad one.
Arrival time mentioned as 3:30 while booking, but reached 2 hours late. My total plan spoiled. Please mention the possible arrival time so that we can plan accordingly.
red bus service is as booking at the booking office, because i have booked my ticket at around 4pm my bus is at 5.30 pm on the same day.we struck at traffic and reached 5.35 only but the staff called us over phone and co operated. nice of your service. senthamaraikannan, nagercoil