A town in Gujarat’s Jamnagar district, Nikava is 272 km away from its capital city, Gandhinagar. It is about 66 km from its district headquarters, Jamnagar, and the nearest city from here is Rajkot, which is 31 km away. As it shares a close proximity with Rajkot, it has several attractions for tourists in and around the vicinity.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Nikava. However, its neighbouring city, Rajkot, which is 31 km away, has a number of options for tourists. Some of them are Aditya Hotel (Tariff – Rs.900), Motel the Village Resorts (Tariff – Rs.1,000) and Bhakti Hotel (Tariff – Rs.900).
Gujarati is the official language of this village. Hindi is also spoken in the area.
Some of the important festivals celebrated here are Mahashivaratri in February, Holi in March-April, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Some of the major attractions in and around Nikava are Nyari Dam (25 km), Jubilee Garden (32 km), Dhareshwar Mandir (32 km), Ishwariya Mahadev Temple (35 km) and Lalpari Lake (37 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajkot Airport, which is 31 km away.
Rajkot Railway Station, which is 33 km away, is the nearest major railhead that connects this town to other cities.
Buses ply from Surat, Ankleshwar, Bharuch and Rajkot. Besides the state transport, Samay Travels also cater to passengers travelling in the region. Log on to Ticketgoose.com and get a cheap bus ticket.
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