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
Ner is a picturesque village in Maharashtra with several dams around the place. Its district headquarters, Yavatmal, is located about 33 km away. Some of the cities situated near this village are Wadgaon Road (34 km) and Amravati (57 km). The best time to visit this place is during the monsoon when the dams and reservoirs are full and the village is lush green.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Ner. For good budget hotels you will have to travel to Yavatmal, which is 33 km from here. Some of the hotels in the city include Hotel Dwarka Deluxe (Tariff – Rs.900) and Hotel Chintamani Deluxe (Tariff – Rs.1,200).
Marathi is the official language of Ner. Hindi is also spoken in the area.
Mahashivaratri in February, Holi and Gudi Padwa in March-April, Ganesh Chaturthi in September and Diwali in October-November are some of the major festivals celebrated in Ner.
Places of Interest
Ner is surrounded by dams and reservoirs, making it a picturesque village. Major attractions in the village include Ner Dam (2 km), Patrad Dam (10 km), Lohitwadi Dam (8 km) and Hatola Dam (27 km).
How to Get There
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur, which is 173 km away, is the nearest from the village.
Amravati Railway Station, which is 59 km from here, is the nearest major railhead connecting this village to other cities.
Buses are available from Yavatmal, Pune, Aurangabad and Jalna. Chintamani Travels is one of the top operators that people depend on while travelling in the region. State-run buses also ply to and fro the village. When you buy your tickets online look out for bus ticket booking offers.