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
Bagodara is a small village located in Ahmedabad district in Gujarat. It is about 70km away from the district headquarters.
Places to Stay
Ahmedabad, around 70km away, has some good budget hotels. Some of them are Neelkanth Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Metropole Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Radiant (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Royal Pride (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Heritage (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Bagodara is Gujarati.
Uttarayan, the kite flying festival that is popular throughout the state, is celebrated here as well, in January. Navratri is celebrated with much fervour in the month of October.
Places of Interest
Ahmedabad, (70 km) away, is the nearest tourist destination to Bagodara. Bhadra Fort and Victoria Garden, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque and Hathee Singh Jain Temple are worth a visit. The Sanskar Kendra, Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial are all museums that are must-visit spots.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Bagodara is the Ahmedabad airport, located 72 km away.
The nearest major railway station is Ahmedabad Junction Railway Station, 67 km away. There are daily trains from here to major cities all across the country like Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Chennai and Kolkata amongst others.
Rajkamal Travels, Akash Travels, Shree Mahavir Travels, Gayatri Travels and Jay Bhavani Travels are reliable private operators who run daily buses from Ahmedabad bus station. Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket booking facility is the best way to book your online tickets