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
Mulund is around 32 km from the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra. One of the earliest suburbs of Mumbai, Mulund can be traced as far back as the Mauryan Empire. Today, Mulund is considered to be the “Prince of the Suburbs” and is a densely populated area, known for being a residential locality.
Places to Stay
Some of the hotels in Mulund are Archana Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 2800), Shilpa Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 2800) and Dream Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1500).
The official language is Marathi. Hindi and English are also spoken here.
An important festival in Mulund, and other parts of Maharashtra, is Ganesh Chaturthi, which is usually celebrated sometime in the month of August or September every year.
Places of Interest
Mulund is well-connected with Mumbai, and what better location to scope out and discover the city that never sleeps. Film City, which is about 25 km away from Mulund, Juhu Beach, which is roughly the same distance away, are a must visit. The Sanjay Gandhi National Park is around 30 km away. Yogi Hills (3 km away from Mulund Railway Station) is a place for a good trek.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Mulund is in Mumbai, which is about 18 km away.
Mulund is connected to Mumbai and other suburbs as well. Slow and semi-fast local trains, which ply along the central line of the Mumbai domestic rail network - Mumbai Suburban Railway - make a stop at Mulund as well.
Mulund can be reached by bus as well. Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT) and Thane Municipal Transport (TMT) run buses that pass through Mulund. Online booking of bus tickets have become very easy through TicketGoose.com.