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
Mahua is a small area in Bihar’s Vaishali district. National Highway 49 passes through this region. Its district headquarters, Vaishali, is 17 km away from here and its capital city, Patna, is 44 km away. Some of the cities surrounding Mahua are Hajipur, Sonepur and Lalganj. Mahua lies on the border of Saran and Vaishali. Muzaffarpur and Patna are two of the famous places to visit near this vicinity.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Mahua. Hajipur, which is 26 km away from Mahua provides comfortable and beautiful hotels. One such hotel is Anamika Hotel (Tariff – Rs.972).
The languages spoken in Mahua are Bhojpuri, Hindi and Urdu.
The important festivals in Mahua are Makar Sankranti in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Mahavir Jayanti in April, Janmashtami in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many places of tourist attractions around Mahua. Some of these places are Hajipur (26 km), Sonepur (29 km), Baraila Lake (19 km) and Bhagwanpur (14 km) away from Mahua.
How to Get There
Patna International Airport, 49 km away from Mahua, is the nearest airport.
There is no railway station in Mahua. Bithauli Railway Station, which is 11 km away, is the nearest railway station from this area.
Mahua is well connected with state-run and private buses that ply on its roads. There are private bus operators that provide Volvo A/C buses to Mahua. Book your tickets online through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com.