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
Jamjodhpur is a taluk in the state of Gujarat. It is located about 72km away from the district headquarters of Jamnagar. The taluk consists of about 113 villages and lies very close to the Gulf of Kutch.
Places to Stay
Jamnagar is the closest place where one can find budget-friendly hotels. Some of them are Anupam Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Jash Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Aram Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Arjun (Tariff – Rs. 500.)
The official language of Jamjodhpur is Gujarati and Hindi. Kachchi and Kathaiwadi are also widely spoken.
Fairs in the holy month of Shravan are popular in this region. This happens between August and September every year. Navratri is celebrated in October, Ram Navami in April and Hanuman Jayanti in March. These are all important occasions in the region.
Places of Interest
Jamnagar is the gateway to India’s only marine sanctuary, the Marine National Park. It is located on Pirotan which is a coral reef island off Jamnagar. The four Jain marble temples that were built between 1574 and 1622 are also a popular tourist attractions. The Ancient Sun temple at Gop and the Bhid Bhanjan temple were built by the founders of the city and are also frequented by tourists.
How to Get There
The Porbandar airport which is located 54km away is the closest airport.
The Jamjodhpur Junction and the Rajkot railway station (104km away) connect the taluk to major cities in the region such as Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Mumbai and Pune(among others.)
There are multiple bus stations in the Jamjodhpur taluk but the most important one is the Jamjodhpur Main Bus Station. Khodiyar Services, Patel Tours and Travels, Shivshakti Travels and Royal Express are some of the reliable private operators on this route. Ticketgoose.com enables you to book bus tickets without any hassle.