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
Nandura is a small town in Buldhana district of Maharashtra. Nandura is also the district headquarters of the taluk. It has a population of approximately 37,470. The literacy rate here is 69% which is more than the national average of 59.5%. The climate in Nandura is tropical. It experiences more of rainfall in winter than in summer.
Places to stay
There are not many good hotels in Nandura. Some of the better accommodation is in Bhuldana such as Hotel Sai Residency (Tariff Rs. 200), Jal Mahal Hotel (Tariff Rs. 250) and Hotel Gurukrupa (Tariff Rs. 200).
Ahirani and Khandeshi, Marathi, Bhili and Andh are some of the widely spoken languages in Nandura.
Ganesh Chaturthi, Gudhi Padwa and Pola are some of the main festivals celebrated in villages of Maharashtra
Places of Interest
The Mosque of Hazrat Sufi Sar, Hanuman Idol in Nandura, Dnyaganga Sanctuary (54 km away from Nandura) and Ambabarva Sanctuary (54 km), are some of the touristic places to visit.
How to get there
There are no airports in Nandura. The two nearest airports are Chikkalthana Airport which is 161 km away from the town and Akola Airport which is 64 km away.
There are many trains travelling to and from Nandura Railway Station with a great frequency.
There are many government and private coaches providing bus services to Nandura ST Bus Stand. Bus operators such as RTC Royal Star provide AC buses for people travelling from places like Indore regularly. Ticketgoose.com’s bus reservation facility has never been easier through its mobile apps.