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
Dakor, originally called Dankpur, is a city based 40 km away from Nanded in Gujarat. Famous for its temple of Ranchorraiji, Dakor is located in Kheda district. The city has its religious importance and is known to have Mirabai and Chaitanya Mahaprabhu visiting the temple every year. Even in present times, the temple has a lot importance and people like Pandit Vishnu Digambar, Pandit Omkar Nath and Bal Gandharv visit this temple.
Places to Stay
There are many options for budget-friendly accommodations in Dakor. Some of them include Hotel Rama Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Laksh Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1600) and Decent Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400).
The official spoken language of Dakor is Gujarati. Hindi is also spoken here.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Dakor include Sarad Purnima (November), Krishna Janamotsava (August), Tulsi Vivah, Dussehra and Diwali (November).
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist attractions in Dakor include Ranchodrai Dakor Temple, Amul Dairy Museum (35 km) and Nandalaya Vaishnav Haveli (40 km).
How to Get There
Ahmedabad airport is the nearest airport to Dakor. It is located about 92 km away.
Dakor has its own railway station and is well connected with other cities through railway network.
Dakor is well connected with other cities through buses. There are daily buses to Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and other cities. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Hans Travels and Gujarat Tours and Travels. You can book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com, a good bus booking site.