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
Katar is a small village in the South Indian state of Karnataka. It is situated in the midst of the picturesque Kali River Basin Forests. The Arabian Sea coast is located nearby at a distance of 34 km. The major nearby urban agglomerations are the cities of Hubli and Udupi at the distances of 140 km east and 249 km south respectively.
Places to Stay
The best place for lodging in the entire area is Hubli. Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Ayodhya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Naveen Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Akshay Basant Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Trupti International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Kannada.
The important festivals of the region are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
As the village lacks tourist destinations, the best place for sightseeing is Sirisi (119 km away). Some of the places worth visiting in Sirsi are Marikamba Temple, Sultaniya Masjid, St. Anthony’s Church, Benne Hole falls, Waate Halla falls, Vibhuthi falls and others. The place is an ideal spot for beach lovers as the Arabian Sea coast is nearby, from where one can catch a magnificent view of the sunset.
How to Get There
Hubli Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 142 km.
The Margao Railway Station in Goa is located around 103 km away.
Direct as well as via buses to the town are available from nearby towns and cities. It is mostly state-transport buses which indirectly cater to the needs of people. Buses to the village are available from Hubli as well as Margao. Make use of the bus ticket coupon when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.