Ankleshwar is a city in the Bharuch district of Gujarat. It is 10 km from Bharuch. It is known for its industrial township called GIDC. It has also held an office of ONGC – Oil and Natural gas Corporation Limited. The city has over 1000chemical plants that produce pesticides, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and paints. It has a population of over 80,000 with a very high literacy rate both among men and women.
Places to Stay
There are plenty of accommodation options for visitors catering to all low and mid range budgets and tastes such as Shalimar Hotel, Hotel Apex, Horizon Hotel and Plaza Hotel. These fall within a range of Rs 1000 to Rs 1800.
NavratriMahotsav, International Kite festival on 14th January, Holi, Diwali, BhadraPurnima Fair during August and September, ShamlajiMelo during November, VathnaMela in November and TrineteshwarMahadev Fair during September.
Guajarati is the primary language spoken. However, English and Hindi are understood.
Places to Visit
Mumbai has several beaches, architectural buildings, religious sites, museums and other attractions.
How to Get There
At a distance of 63 km, is Surat airport which offers reasonable connectivity to several cities across the country.
Ankleshwar Railway station is 2 km from the city. Wider connectivity to major towns and cities is available from this station.
NH8 connects Ankleshwar to Mumbai and Delhi. Neeta Travels, Shrinath Travel Agency, MarutiNandan Travels and GSRTC carry smooth bus operations. Several bus booking portals provide online bus booking offers to lure their customers
Kodinar is a city and a township in the state of Gujarat in India. It is close to Gir National Park in Gujarat and lies 37 km west of Una. Kodinar has a population of 32,606.The literacy rate in Kodinar is par excellence and it is considered to be the educational centre for all the cities and towns nearby.
Places to stay
Hotel Sunshine ( Tariff Rs.800 -1200) Janta Hotel( Tariff Rs.700 -1000), Radhika Beach Resort which is 2.5km from station ( tariff Rs.1000-1400) and Hotel Galaxy( Tariff Rs.1200-1500) provide people with excellent accommodations.
Gujarati and Hindi are widely spoken languages in Kodinar.
Kite-Flying festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year in Kodinar in the month of February.
Places of Interest
Mul Dwarka (6 km from Kodinar) and Kaj (10 km from Kodinar ) lie to the east of Kodinar and has the remains of late Harappa settlements. Archaeologists have managed to find many ceramic artefacts from the Harappan civilization. Kanjetar (12 km from Kodinar) is a coastal village that is said to have been founded in the ancient age. It has a temple dedicated to the Indian goddess Mahakhali.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kodinar is Diu Airport. It provides domestic flight facilities to its neighbouring states.
Kodinar Railway Station is located in Gujarat and it belongs to the western railway lines, connecting all the nearby cities.
Bus services are available from Kodinar to other places in India. Utilise the discounts and offers when you are booking a bus ticket online.