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Flying to Salem
Salem Airport is situated around 20 km from Salem and is the sixth busiest airport in the state of Tamil Nadu. The airport is housed within a single passenger terminal which has the capacity for up to 100 passengers. There is currently just a single service available at the airport to and from Chennai with TruJet, while the airport is also a popular training center. The airport offers a small array of facilities and amenities for travelers including a couple of eateries and convenience stores. Although it will not be possible to travel nonstop from the UAE to Salem, you can quite easily catch a connecting flight at Chennai.
Arriving in Salem
Upon landing in Salem you’ll be able to get a taxi to your destination directly from the airport. You can either flag down a taxi outside of the terminal or visit a taxi counter to pay for your journey before setting off. Public transport at the airport is limited so you will need to rely on a taxi or arrange for your own transfer. The city of Salem has its own train station and two main bus stations which open up access to other cities in the state and beyond.
Reasons to Visit Salem
The city of Salem is located in the state of Tamil Nadu and ranks as the state’s fifth largest city. There are a wide range of attractions and fun activities to do around the city including checking out its many historic temples or experiencing its famously vibrant shopping districts. If you are looking to escape the urban atmosphere, head out to the Mookaneri or Kumaragiri lakes for a scenic day out with the family. Alternatively, take the kids to the fun Dream Land Park or the Kurumbapatti Zoological Park.
Salem Travel Information
You can apply for an e-visa online if you are traveling to India as a UAE national. This will save you time upon arrival and permits stays of up to 60 days. In Salem the weather is warm across the year, with average highs peaking at around 37 degrees between March and May. The ideal time to visit the city is from November to February which sees much less rainfall and more pleasant temperatures. Prices in Salem for essentials like accommodation, dining out and transportation tend to be a lot cheaper than the UAE, while the currency you will need during your visit is the Indian rupee.
Where to Stay
* This information is correct as of June 2019
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