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
Gariadhar is based in the Bhavnagar district in Gujarat, India. It is located approximately 71 km away from the Bhavnagar district headquarters. It is 255 km away from Gandhinagar. Gariadhar is bound by Lilia, Palitana, Lathi and Saverkundla. Some of the cities around Gariadhar include Lathi, Palitana, Savarkunda, and Amreli. The main occupation in Gariadhar is agriculture and the region is famous for its saints.
Places to Stay
Palitana, which is approximately 18 km away from Gariadhar, has many hotels and lodges to offer tourists. Some of the popular ones include Hotel Sumeru (Tariff – Rs. 1,500) and Heritage Vijay Vilas Palace (Tariff – Rs. 2500.)
The official spoken language of Gariadhar is Gujarati. Hindi and English are also spoken here.
Some festivals that are celebrated in Gariadhar include the Kite Festival (January), Navratri (October), Diwali (November) and Janamastami (August.)
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist attractions around Gariadhar include Palitana (18 km), Bhavnagar (71 km) and Rajkot (131 km.)
How to Get There
The Bhavnagar airport is the airport nearest to Gariadhar. It is located about 75 km away.
The nearest railway station is the Palitana railway station. It is based at a distance of 12 km from Gariadhar.
Gariadhar is well-connected to other cities by buses. Some of the best bus operators in this region are said to be Gujarat Travels and Nita Travels. Ticketgoose.com’s bus reservation facility has never been easier through its mobile apps.