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
Dhanera is a small town in the district of Banaskantha in Gujarat. It lies in the northern part of the state. It has a population of 22,183. The literacy rate of Dhanera is lower than the national literacy average of 59.5%. It houses many charitable trusts and one of them even runs many educations institutions in Dhanera.
Places to Stay
Hotel Dhanera (Tariff Rs. 1500) and Ambica Guest House (Tariff Rs. 600) are the best accommodation facilities available in the town.
Gujarati and Hindi are some of the widely spoken languages in Dhanera.
Cha Gao Jatra is an event celebrated every year in Dhanera. Other festivals like Navratri and Diwali are celebrated annually in this town.
Places of Interest
Shri Shantinath Temple, Shri Sundarpuri Maharaj (8 km away from Dhanera), Ambaji Mata Shrine (19 km away from Dhanera), Gabbar Hill Top (19 km), Balram Shrine ( 19 km) are some of the touristic places to visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Dhanera is Ahmedabad Airport. It is 222 km away. It provides both domestic and international flight facilities to all travellers.
There are several trains travelling to and from Dhanera Railway Station connecting all the major cities and states neighbouring to the town.
Dhanera is located only 1.5 km away from the nearest bus stand. Bus operators such as RSRTC give excellent bus services to passengers travelling from places such as Ahmedabad, Palanpur , Unja and etc. Log on to bus ticket online booking sites like Ticketgoose and book your tickets without any hassle.