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
Kherwara Chhaoni is a town in Udaipur, Rajasthan whose name originates from a type of tree called Kher, which is found in abundance here. Kherwara has a glorious Rajput history as it was the seat of the Jawas who ruled here. Mewar Bhil Core a paramilitary training station and the Police Training School are also located in Kherwara.
Places to Stay
The hotels in Kherwara are basic, but one will find some good budget hotels in Dungarpur and Udaipur. Some of them are Pratibha Palace Hotel, Dungarpur (Tariff – Rs. 1200), Peerless Sarovar Hotel, Dungarpur (Tariff – Rs. 4500), Ramnivas Hotel, Dungarpur (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Hotel Tamla Haveli, Udaipur (Tariff – Rs. 1250).
The main dialect of Kherwara region is Vagdi. The other languages spoken include Rajasthani and Hindi.
The important festivals of Kherwara are Holi, Dussehra, Ram Navami, Diwali and Basant Panchmi. Gangaur festival is also celebrated with religious fervour.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Kherwara. Some of the places include the temple of Kilewali Mataji and Lord Shiva in Godaveri (3 km), Khadkwa Mataji temple and Jain temple in Chhaoni-chhitora (10.5 km), shrine of Syed Fakhruddin in Galiakot (58 km) and Udai Bilas Palace in Dungarpur (23 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kherwara is the Dabok Airport, 100 km away.
The nearest railway station is at Dungarpur, 23 km away.
Kherwara is well connected to all major cities by buses through Rajasthan State Road Transport Services. There are daily bus services to Dungarpur, Udaipur, Bichiwara, Sarada, Vijaynagar, Ramngarh, Sagwara, Khedbrahma, Idar and Ghodi. Operators like Rishabh Travels, Swagatam Eco Tours and Abhay Travels Tours offer good experience for passengers. When you make use of any bus ticket offer on various travel websites, you can save a lot of money.