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
Dhrangadhra is a village in the Surendranagar district of Gujarat, India. It is part of the Dhrangadhra taluk, which has 68 village panchayats under its jurisdiction. District headquarters Surendranagar is at a distance of 41 km from Dhrangadhra. The cities nearest to Dhrangadhra are Limbdi (66 km away) and Viramgam (69 km away).
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Dhranghdhra, nearby Surendranagar has good budget hotel options. These include Old Bell Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above) and Hotel Shiv International (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above).
The official language of Dhrangadhra is Gujarat. Hindi is also spoken here.
Some of the important festivals of Dhranghdhra are Holi, Navratri, Sri Krishna Janmashthami and Diwali.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Dhrangadhra. The Darbargarh Palace in Morbi (41 km away) of the Morbi rulers is now a heritage hotel. The other places of interest include Mani Mandir, Suspension Bridge, Art Deco Palace and Lukhdirji Engineering College, all of which are about 45 km away.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Dhrangadhra is Ahmedabad International Airport. The airport is located about 133 km away from the town.
Dhragndhra Railway Station is well-connected to Gujarat. Trains to major destinations in the north and west halt here.
There are daily bus services to Ahmedabad, Chotila, Dhrol, Jamnagar, Mumbai, Rajkot and other cities. The bus operators that offer good services to passengers are Mahasagar Travels and Gujarat Travels. You can opt for online bus booking and travel with ease.