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
Nagaur is a historical city in the State of Rajasthan. It lies between popular tourist destinations Jodhpur and Bikaner. The city forms the headquarters of Nagaur District. It is home to many ancient forts, places and shrines. It is famous for its colourful cattle fair. The best time to visit Nagaur is in January and February. The city is accessible by bus, trains and flights.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels to stay in Nagaur. Some of them include Hotel Bhasar (Tariff – Rs. 545), Hotel Sujan (Tariff – Rs. 215), Mahaveer International and The Pride Hotel.
The official language here is Hindi. The local language is Marwadi.
Nagaur Cattle Fair is the 2nd biggest animal fair in India held between January-February every year.
Places of Interest
There are many places to visit near Nagaur. Some of them are Khinvsar Fort (42 km from Nagaur), Khimsar (46 km), Dhahdariya Khurd, Jayal- Dadhimati Mata Temple (40 km), Mundiyad (25 km), Tarkeen Dargah, Glass Jain Temple, Kharnal (15 km) and Panchla Sidha (60 km)
How to Get There
Jodhpur Airport is the nearest to Nagaur and located at 139 km.
Nagaur Rail Way Station (1 km) is the nearest railway station to Nagaur. Bikaner Junction Railway Station is 109 km from the town.
Many private and government buses regularly ply connecting Nagaur to major cities and towns such as Ajmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaipur and Delhi. Some of the best private travel services include Rishabh Travels, Chandra Travels and Kalpana Travels. Get a cheap bus ticket by logging on to several bus booking portals.