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
Malshika, a village in Gujarat’s Amreli district is located near the Khodiyar Lake. River Shetrunji flows through this village. Some of its nearby cities include Una, Amreli, Savarkundla and Junagadh. There are many interesting places to visit around this village like national parks, lakes and dams. Malshika becomes humid due to its close proximity to the Arabian Sea.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Malshika. Amreli, which is 50 km away from this village, offers budget hotels. Some of these hotels are Hotel Darshan (Tariff – Rs.700) and Goodluck Guest House (Tariff – Rs.200).
The languages spoken in Malshika are Gujarati and Hindi.
The important festivals in Malshika are Maha Shivratri celebrated in February, Holi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a no places of interest in Malshika. However, there are a few tourist attractions around this region. Some of these are Munjiyasar Lake (28 km), Bagasara (27 km), Garamali (28 km) and Visavadar 35 km away from this region.
How to Get There
Diu Airport is the nearest airport, located 100 km from Malshika.
There is no railway station in Malshika. The nearest railway station, Bhader Railway Station, is situated 17 km away.
There are regular state-run and private buses that ply on various bus routes to this village. Private bus operators provide comfortable Volvo AC buses to this region. You can get an online bus booking offers through TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website.