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
Mendarda is small hamlet or town in the Gujarat state. It belongs to the Jamnagar district and is located very close to the famous pilgrim city, Dwarka. The town is surrounded by cities like Mithapur, Salaya and Khambhalia. Mendara is well connected to other cities of Gujarat by road and also to other states of India via railways.
Places to Stay
Dwarka city is located only 23 km away from Mendarda and offers plenty of stay options. Some of them are Visrolia Dharamshala (Tariff – Rs. 200), Balaji Bhawan (Tariff – Rs. 300) Dwarkesh Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900) and Hotel Vaishali (Tariff – Rs. 700).
The official language of Mendarda is Gujarati and Hindi. The other language widely spoken is Kachchi.
Because of Dwarka, the people of Mendarda celebrate Krishna Janamashtmi in the month of August and September. Another prominent festival is the kite festival that takes place during Makar Sakaranti in the month of January.
Places of Interest
Dwarka and Mandvi are located close to Mendarda at a distance of 23 km and 62 km respectively. These cities offer many popular tourist attractions. Some of them are Dwarkadhish Temple, Shrine of Meerabai, Rukmini Devi Temple and Sharadpith Math Museum.
How to Get There
The Govardhanpur airport is closest to the Mendarda town, located 105 km away.
The two railway stations located at a distance of 10 km from Mendarda are Mithapur railway station and Okha railway station.
There are daily bus services to from Mendarda to Surat, Vadodara, Baruch, and Ahmedabad. Some of the best operators that offer good experience for passengers are Patel Tours and Travels and Deep Travels. You can now book your bus tickets from a number of travel portals checking out for the best bus ticket prices.