Poiman Karadu in SalemA tourist hilltop giving off a mirage of a deer with two horns, Poiman Karadu lies 9 km from the Salem City on the Salem-Namakkal National highway. Renowned place as it is, you definitely do not require to be reined in since it can be explored easily. The vantage point on the contrary might give difficult time locating to enjoy the panoramic view of the valley. It is not a hill station but a hill top where the swashbucklers and the flamboyant traveler would want to lock horns with to reach the apogee of a natural point.
On halting at the Agricultural university in the Salem Namakkal highway and resuming your journey inside the campus gives a confrontation with a cave between two rocks amidst the trees and the bushes. From that juncture, you get a vivid and illusion image of a white deer which vanishes on stepping forward further. But on back tracking you again manage to get the magnificent view tripping you to mull at the plausible explanation for this illusion.
Trekking is one of the adventurous sport you can undertake in Poiman karadu albeit the rolling stones may cripple your anticipation of smooth climbing. October to March is the best time to visit this hilly region. The region is recommended to those whom are on a visit to the Namakkal region and would want to see the intriguing and enigmatic view of the deer with two horns as it is presumed to the shadows the trees, bushes and rocks give in.
Accommodations at Poiman Karadu:There are many havens in Poiman Karudu for the rovers to relax. AMR Ever Green Hotel is 0.8 km from Poiman Karudu and has a tariff of Rs. 1000 and above per night. Hotel Windsor Castle is tad bit costlier with a tariff of Rs.2611 and above for one night. The hotel is located 1.1 km from Poiman Karudu. Grand Estancia is 3.6 km from Poiman Karudu and the rates are Rs.3793 and above for one night. Traveller’s Inn has a tariff of Rs.1500 per night and is 4.9 km from the locale. GRT Nature Trails Hotel costs Rs.5160 and above for one night and it is 2.9 km from Poiman Karudu. Hotel LRN Excellency is cheaper with R.899 and above for rooms per night and it is 2.2 km from the tourist spot.
Hotels near Poiman Karadu:
- Hotel City View,
- Hotel Apsara,
- Hotel Hema International
- Hotel Ashok etc
Restaurants near Poiman Karadu:Saravana Bhavan Salem is an Indian restaurant in the vicinity of Poiman Karudu. Ponram Hotel is also exclusively Indian which is 0.8 km from the spot. Agrees Restaurant offers both Indian and Chinese cuisine and is located 1.3 km from Poiman Karudu. Varsity is another Chinese restaurant at 1.6 km from the place. Hotel Sarathy is a Café set at 2.2 km from Poiman Karudu whilst Flakes is primarily offers fast food at 2.4 km from Poiman Karudu. Some other restaurants are Cinnamon at 3.7 km and Hotel Triveni Vegetarian at 4.9 km from the hot spot of Salem district.
How to Reach Poiman Karadu:
There are no bus services to the spot as the nearest stop is the Panamaruthupatty Road Junction. However car journey are adept for this destination.
Salem Junction is the nearest Rail Head.
Kamalapuram Airport on the NH-7 is the nearest airport.