Kallada Travels takes to the city called Salem, the name 'Salem' appears to have been derived from Sela or Shalya by which the term refers to the country around the hills, as in the inscriptions. Local tradition claims Salem as the birth place of Tamil poetess Avvaiyar. Salem is also well known for MANGOES.
Salem Kallada Travels is the one of the town of Tamil Nadu located in the Western part of the southern most state of India. Almost completely surrounded by hills, Salem is one of the major textile centres in the World. Salem city had population of about 693,236 according to the census of 2001. Also a survey of 2006 says that the current estimated population is about 8.4 lakhs. Also Salem city is said to be the fifth largest city in Tamil Nadu in landscape.
Salem Kallada Travels is also called as Steel City, Agro City, Limestone City, Electric City, and Mango City. Which itself gives a definition for the name ‘SALEM’.
The reason for the names is,
Steel city - The Salem is the Existence of Steel plant in the City.
Agro City- Salem is gifted with large area of Agricultural lands in and around the city and Salem District.
Limestone City- Salem Kallada Travels is also gifted with natural resource like Limestone, Magnesium carbonate and iron ore in the foothills of yercaud. Thus the availability of limestone gives this name to the city. Electric City- The power grid in Mettur Dam situated near the city. This is a very important source of power for northern parts of TamilNadu and even to Bangalore city in Karnataka. Mango City- This is the name this city is called right from the earlier days. Salem is larger and biggest market in south India for Mangoes.
Salem Kallada Travels. About this sound pronunciation is a city and a corporation in Salem district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, located in the north central part of the southernmost state of India. It is the 5th largest Municipal Corporation and Urban agglomeration in Tamil Nadu next to Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai and Trichy.
Salem Kallada Travels is a part of the Kongu Nadu, an ancient division of Tamilakam comprising the western Tamil Nadu. Almost completely surrounded by hills, Salem is at the base of the renowned tourist destination of Yercaud hills, which offers breathtaking views both along the ride up the hill and from the peak. There are also remote sites of beauty such as Kiliyur Falls and Kavery peak. Yercaud is at an altitude of 1600 m above mean sea level.
Salem Kallada Travels city is surrounded by a natural amphitheater of hills formed by the Nagaramalai to the north, the Jarugumalai to the south, the Kanjamalai to the west, and Godumalai to the east. It is divided by the river Thirumanimuthar in the main division. The fort area is the oldest part of the town.
Salem is a transit point for travel between Chennai, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Coimbatore, Madurai, Ernakulam/Cochin, Pondicherry, Trichy, Tirunelveli(nellai) and other places. As this makes possible for through Kallada Travels
Salem has 2 major Bus Stations as mentioned below
* MGR Integrated Bus Terminus also called as Central Bus Terminus (New Bus Stand)- Mofussil Routes
* Town Bus Station (Old Bus Stand)- Local Routes which is located in the congested part of the town. This is also known as Anna Bus stand in which the above stations can be done through Kallada Travels
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Kallada Travels takes you to the Pathanamthitta is a municipal town situated in the central travancore region in the state of Kerala in India.It is the administrative capital of a district with the same name. The town has a population of 38,000. The temple of Lord Dharmasastha , a world famous forest pilgrim centre, is situated in the beautiful Sabarimala part of the western ghuts in the Pathanamthitta district and hence known as the 'Pilgrim Capital of Kerala'. Pathanamthitta is a fast-developing town and business center. It is the main transport hub to Sabarimala. The main trunk road to Sabarimala is from Pathanamthitta. The Main Eastern Highway (Punalur-Pathanamthitta-Muvattupuzha Road/SH-08) and T.K.Road (Thiruvalla-Pathanamthitta-Kumbazha Road/SH-07) pass through Pathanamthitta. Pathanamthitta is a cosmopolitan town.
Places of tourist importance
Perunthenaruvi, the famous waterfall, is situated 36 km. away from Pathanamthitta. The water falls in the Pamba River at Perunthenaruvi attracts thousands of people from inside and outside the district. The water flows down a rocky bed into a ravine sixty to one hundred feet down. This is a beautiful natural waterfall and an ideal place of tourist attraction. It is only 10 km. from Erumeli and accessible by trekking or by Jeep.
It is a small beautiful and picturesque hill station located at Thottappuzhassery village with an area of 14.46 km2. and at a distance of 18 km. from Pathanamthitta and 5 km. from Kozhenchery. This hill station developed in to a major centre of Social, Cultural and religious activities of Marthoma Church in Kerala offers a panoramic view of the nearby valleys including that of the river Pamba. This beautiful centre in central Travancore is gaining a lot of tourist attention because of its location and scenic aspects. There is comfortable camp house, with room and dormitories.) KAKKI RESERVOIR
In Pathanamthitta, Kakki reservoir, set in sylvan background is a tourist delight. The splendid artificial lake offers exhilarating boating experience. The surrounding forest abounds with tigers, elephants, deer and monkeys.
Other tourist attractions worth seeing in your Tour to Pathanamthitta.
1)In Pathanamthitta, Mannadi - The sculptures in the Bhagvathy temple is exquisitely beautiful. 'Kerala Institute of Folklore and Folkarts' is located here.
2) In Pathanamthitta, Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls - A splendid waterfall which falls from a height of 60-100 feet.
3) In Pathanamthitta, Kakki - The sylvan surroundings of this reservoir is sure to enthrall you. It is home to an amazing variety of wild animals. Boating in the artificial lake is also a pleasure.
4) In Pathanamthitta, Konni - The beautiful meadows on the banks of the Achakovil River in Konni will surely delight you. Don't miss out on an elephant ride in your Tour to Pathanamthitta.
5) Manjinikkara - Pilgrims cover large distances on foot to reach this holy spot and offer their respectful deference to the bishop who had come here way back in the 19th century to resolve the differences between two Christian Congregations.
Kallada Travels takes into the Pathanamthitta as a graceful journey.
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