Ansodar is a small village in the Kathiawar peninsula in Gujarat. By virtue of it being located in the semi-arid region as well as being quite close to the coast of Arabian Sea (at a distance of 106 km), temperatures can be really oppressive with the amount of heat and humidity. The best months to visit this place are between December and February when it is quite pleasant.
Places to Stay
Some of the lodging facilities are available in the city of Bhavnagar. The options which are worth trying out are White Rose Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Blue Diamond Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Rangoli Park Hotel & Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Vrindavan Plaza Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700).
The official language of Ansodar is Gujarati. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
Most places of tourist interest lie in the city of Bhavnagar. Some of the must-visit places include Takhteshwar Temple, Nilambag Palace, Mangalsinhji Mahal Palace, Bhav Vilas Palace, Gaurishankar Lake, Barton Library and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Bhavnagar Airport at a distance of 94 km.
The Rajkot Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 110 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses ply in the region. Some of the private operators include JK Travels and Suvidha Travels. Opt for a Volvo bus booking through Ticketgoose.com and have a comfortable journey.