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
Kalol is a village that lies in Khedbrahma which is in Sabar Kantha, in Gujarat. It is located 57 km away from Himmatnagar which operates as the district headquarters. Gandhinagar, the state capital, lies 116 km away from Kalol. Parosda, Karunda, Derol, Medh and Lakshmipura are some of the villages near Kalol. Idar, Kheralu and Himmatnagar are some of the cities near Kalol.
Places to Stay
Kalol offers its visitors with lodges and homestays for accommodation. There are a few budget-friendly hotels in Khed Brahma which lies 15 km away from Kalol. Some of these hotels are Hotel Darbargarh Poshina (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel City (Tariff – Rs. 500.)
The official language of Kalol is Gujarati. Hindi is also spoken here.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Kalol include the Kite Festival (January), Navratri (November), Mahashivratri (March), Sakranti (January), Vinayaka Chaturthi (August) and Diwali (November.)
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist attractions around Kalol include Danta Ambaji (53 km), Mount Abu (89 km) and Dungarpur (66 km.)
How to Get There
The Dabok airport is the airport nearest to Kalol and is located about 113 km away.
The nearest railway station is the Khed Brahma railway station. It is 13 km away from Kalol.
Kalol is well-connected to other cities by buses. Some of the best bus operators in this region are considered to be Gujarat Travels and Punjab Travels. Online bus booking site like Ticketgoose.com provides tickets with best deals.