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
Amrutvel, a small village in Gujarat’s Amreli district, is surrounded by lush green meadows. It is well connected by roadways as the Amrutvel-Kerala Road passes through this village. State Highways 112 and 236 also runs along Amrutvel. Some of the neighbouring cities include Savarkundla, Amreli, Lathi and Rajula
Places to Stay
There are no hotels available in Amrutvel. For budget hotels, one has to travel to Mahuva, which is 71 km away from this village. The hotels available here are Citizen Guest House (Tariff – Rs.156), Hotel Heaven (Tariff – Rs.477) and Hotel Sunlight (Tariff – Rs.175).
The languages spoken here are Gujarati and Hindi.
The festivals celebrated in Amrutvel are Kite Festival in January, Holi in March, Ganesha Chaturthi in August-September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of interest around this village. These attractions include Mityala Gir National Park (29 km), Savar Kundla (11 km), Tibadi (20 km) and Dolti, 36 km away from Amrutvel.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Diu Airport, which is situated 116 km away from Amrutvel.
There is no railway station in Amrutvel. Savar Kundla Railway Station, which is 11 km away from Amrutvel is the nearest railway station.
The village of Amrutvel is well connected by a network of buses from various cities and towns. GSRTC run buses daily from other parts of Gujarat to Amrutvel. Ticketgoose.com provides a number of online bus ticket booking offers from time to time.