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
Liliya, a remote village in Gujarat’s Amreli distirct, is surrounded by dams. This village is located in a rocky region. The people of this village rely on agriculture. The fields here are fed by the canals that flow through the village. Some of the important tourist destinations are Palitana, Rajula, Gondal, Bhavnagar and Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary.
Places to Stay
There are no lodges in Liliya. Junagadh, which is 31 km away, provides good budget accommodation for tourists. A few of these hotels are Hotel Vishala (Tariff – Rs.347), Hotel Harmony (Tariff – Rs.704), Hotel Shree Paramount (Tariff – Rs.475) and Picnic Hotel (Tariff – Rs.786).
The languages spoken in Liliya are Gujarati and Hindi.
The most celebrated festivals in Liliya are the Kite Festival in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Janmashtami in August, Ganesha Chaturthi in August-September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
Liliya does not have any interesting places. There are a few tourist attractions in the nearby cities. These are Willingdon Dam (32 km), Malanka Dam (25 km), Gir Interpretation Zone (28 km), Kamaleshwer Dam (26 km), Mahabat Maqbara & Jammi Mosque (32 km) and Satadhar (24 km) away from Liliya.
How to Get There
The closest airport is located in Bhavnagar, which is 214 km away from Liliya.
There is no railway station in Liliya. However, the nearest railway station is the Mota Liliya Railway Station, which is 106 km away from this village.
There are frequent private and state-run buses that connect the village of Liliya to nearby cities and towns. GSRTC runs buses daily from various cities in Gujarat to Liliya. Numerous bus booking websites provide bus ticket booking offers, especially during the festive season.