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
Kuvadava, a remote village in Gujarat’s Rajkot district is surrounded by numerous dams. Agriculture is the main occupation in this region. The fields get irrigated through the water bodies flowing in the area. The Rajkot-Ahmedabad Highway passes through this village. Some of the nearby cities include Rajkot, Thangadh, Morvi and Wankaner.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities in Kuvadava. Rajkot, which is 17 km away from this village, provides good budget hotels. These hotels are Hotel Bhabha (Tariff – Rs.337), Hotel Silver Sand (Tariff – Rs.851) and Hotel Aditya (Tariff – Rs.899).
The languages spoken in Kuvadava are Gujarati and Hindi.
The most celebrated festivals in Kuvadava are the Kite Festival in January, Holi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
Kuvadava has a very few places of interest around the village. These destinations are Anandpar Lake (11 km), Rajkot (17 km), Fofal Dam (2 km), Machu Dam (17 km) and Nyari Dam (30 km) away from Kuvadava.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Kuvadava is located in Rajkot, which is 19 km away.
Kuvadava does not have a railway station of its own. Khorana Railway Station is the nearest railway station which is 16 km away from Kuvadava.
Kuvadava is bustling with state-run and private buses from nearby cities and towns. GSRTC runs buses daily connecting all parts of Gujarat to Kuvadava. Volvo bus service is available to any popular tourist destinations across India.