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
A village in Rajula Tehsil of Amreli District of Gujarat State, India, Khakhbai is located 75 km from Amreli and 341 km from the state capital Gandhinagar. Khakhbai is one of the 72 villages of Rajula Block. Khakhbai is named after Khakhbai Mataji and also goes by Khakhbai Para. Cities close to Khakhbai are Rajula, Mahuva, Savarkundla, Jafrabad, Khambha and Una. It is humid here.
Places to Stay
Some good budget hotels in Rajula Tehsil are Maya Deluxe Hotel (Tariff– Rs. 800), Suvidha Palace (Tariff– Rs. 600), Comfort Holiday Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Haven Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400).
The official language of Khakhbai is Gujarati and other spoken language is Hindi.
Fair held at Kumbhnath Sukhnath Temple, on the occasion of Satam Atham or Janmashtami, during the month of July or August every year.
Places of Interest
Kumbhnath Sukhnath temple (7 km from Khakhbai), Dhareshwar (8 km from Khakhbai) and Maruti Dham (7 km from Khakhbai).
How to Get There
There is no airport in Khakhbai village. The nearest is Diu Airport located at a distance of 69 km from Khakhbai.
Railway stations connecting to Khakhbai are Rajula City Railway Station (4 km from Khakhbai), Rajula JN (12 km). However, Surat Railway Station (167 km) is the major railway station which is well connected to other major cities of country.
There are daily bus services from Khakhbai to Rajula and Rajula is well connected to other major cities of Gujarat. Jay Khodiyar Bus is a private bus operators plying on this route. Ticketgoose.com is one of the most popular bus booking sites from where you any book your tickets to anywhere in India.