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
Limbdi, a city in Gujarat’s Surendranagar district is located on the banks of River Bhogava. National Highway 8A and State Highways 38 and 20 run through this city making it a well connected city in Gujarat. Limbdi was once a princely state that got merged with India after the Independence. Some of the nearby cities are Salaya, Mithapur, Khambhalia and Dwarka.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotel accommodations in Limbdi. Travellers to this city can book affordable hotels in Surendranagar, which is 27 km away from Limbdi. One such budget hotel is President Hotel (Tariff – Rs.526).
The languages spoken in Limbdi are Gujarati and Hindi.
The important festivals in Limbdi 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
There are not many sightseeing destinations in Limbdi. Tourists can find a few attractions around this city. These include Chuda (21 km), Bhalgamda Lake (5 km), Chhaliya Talav (11 km) and Samala (12 km) away from Limbdi.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is located in Porbandar, which is situated 286 km away from Limbdi.
There is no railway station in Limbdi. Travellers to Limbdi need to board trains at Surendranagar, which is 33 km away from this city.
Limbdi is well connected by state-run and private buses from nearby cities and towns such as Salaya and Khambhalia. Private bus operators such as Aakash Travels, Neeta Travels and Shree Patel Travels run Volvo A/C buses daily from Surat and Vapi to Limbdi. Before going on a holiday, check out for deals and offers on several bus ticket booking sites like Ticketgoose.com.