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
Choki Sorath is one of the most beautiful villages famous for its food and handicrafts in Gujarat. It is located in the Taluk Dhoraji in the district of Rajkot in India. It serves some of the best Gujarati delicacies like thepla, fafda and aloo chaats. It is said that Choki Sorath is very popular among foreigners for the Dandiya Festival. The nearby famous locations are Keshod, Upleta and Junagadh.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Choki Sorath. Some of them are Hotel Leo (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Harmony (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Platinum (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Indralok (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Choki Sorath is Gujarati. Other languages spoken are Hindi, English, Urdu and Sindhi.
The important festivals of Choki Sorath are Diwali (November), Dandiya Festival (October), Dusshera (October) and Durga Navratri (October).
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Choki Sorath. Some of them are Junagadh (19 km from Choki Sorath), Keshod (52 km), Manavadar (48 km) and Amreli (80 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is Civil Airport (85 km) from the town.
The closest railway station is Choki Sorath Railway Station (0 km) from the town.
Choki Sorath has direct road connectivity with Junagadh. The distance between Junagadh and Choki Sorath is 19 km by road. The nearest bus stand is Choki Sorath Bus Station (1 km) from the main village. There are regular local and private buses run via Gujarat Roadways from Choki Sorath to nearby places. Tourists can book tickets in advance from private travel agents like Joy Travels or Mamta Travels. There are numerous bus ticket online booking sites from where you will get a number of offers and discounts.