Best Places For One Day Trip From Salem

Kolli Hills

Known for its exquisite natural beauty, this small mountain range is also a pilgrim destination as its home to a prominent Shiva Temple, called Arapaleeswarar.


Located on the banks of Kavery and Bhavani Rivers, Erode is a famous district known for its handloom products and numerous temples.

Sankagiri Fort

Located at a 38 km distance from Salem, this fort was the military base of the great Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan.


Situated on the banks of Amaravati river, this place is filled with numerous rivers and plenty of temples.

Kiliyur Falls

Cascading from a height of 300 ft, this waterfall is one of the most popular tourist attractions near Salem.


A heritage town located in the Sivaganga district, known for its Chettinad Mansions, Thousand Windows House and Athangudi Palace.

Kalipatti Kandaswamy Temple

Built in the 18th century, this temple is one of the oldest temples in this area.

Mettur Dam

Built across the Kaveri river, this dam is one of the largest dams in India.

1008 Lingam Temple

With Sankagiri Mountains in the backdrop, the beauty of this temple and its surroundings will leave you awestruck.