Kakapalayam in Tamil Nadu is only 25 km away from Salem. As it is located close to this city it has several attractions in and around the town. It is about 356 km away from its capital city, Chennai. If you visit Kakapalayam, you will not run short of places to go to; from temples to lakes you will find them all nearby. The best time to visit this place is between November and March.
Places to Stay
There are several budget hotels for tourists coming to Kakapalayam. Some of the hotels that are worth trying out include Hotel Silver Palace (Tariff – Rs.668), Hotel New Tamil Nadu (Tariff – Rs. 674), Hotel Sri Sai Vikas (Tariff – Rs. 741) and Laila Palace (Tariff – Rs. 961).
Tamil is the official language of Kakapalayam.
Some of the festivals celebrated in Kakapalayam are Pongal in January, Puthandu in April, and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are several places of interest in and around Kakapalayam, including Tharamangalam (23 km), Kumaragiri Lake (25 km), Sri Venkateswara Ashramam (27 km), Kannankurichi (32 km) and Poolampatti (32 km).
How to Get There
Tiruchirapalli International Airport located at a distance of 149 km is the nearest airport from the village.
The major railhead connecting this place to other cities is the Salem Railway Junction, which is 23 km away.
Buses are available from Salem and Coimbatore. SMR Travels is one of the top operators on this route. State-run buses are also available. Now, you can book your bus ticket by using Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.