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
Karoti, a small village in Rajasthan’s Sirohi district, lies on the banks of West Banas River. State Highways 27 and 11 converge at this village. Its district headquarters, Sirohi, is 49 km away and Jaipur, its capital city, is 459 km from here. Some of its nearby cities include Sirohi, Bhinmal, Mount Abu and Palanpur. There are many historical cities and forts around this region such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, Mount Abu and Udaipur.
Places to Stay
There are comfortable hotels for tourists visiting Karoti. Some of the budget hotels are Hotel Vande Mataram (Tariff – Rs.676), Hotel Vinayak (Tariff – Rs.988) and Hotel Kunal (Tariff – Rs.701).
The official languages spoken in Karoti are Rajasthani and Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated in Karoti are Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Teej Festival and Guru Purnima in July, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist destinations around this region. They include Karodi Dam (15 km), Dantrai (18 km), Vachhol (32 km) and Dhandhpur, located 9 km away from Karoti.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur, which is 189 km away from Karoti.
There is no railway station in Karoti. Shri Amirgadh Railway Station in Gujarat (97 km) is the nearest railway station.
Karoti is connected by frequent state-run and private buses from nearby cities and states. Shreenath Travellers, a private bus operator, runs Volvo AC buses from Surat and Ankleshwar to Karoti. Bus booking in India is a huge rage these days, especially with bus booking portals like TicketGoose.com.