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
Ramgadh, a hill station in Uttarakhand, is a popular tourist attraction. It is known for its peach, apricot, pears and apple orchards. Located close to Mukteshwar (27 km), another major tourist hub, Ramgadh was earlier the base for the British cantonment. There are several places to visit in Ramgadh, including the ashram of Rabindranath Tagore. If you love the snows, then visit this place in January-February, when it receives a good amount of snowfall.
Places to Stay
Ramgadh has luxury hotels for tourists. But if you are looking for a budget hotel, then Mukteshwar, which is 27 km away, has a number of options, including Shree Hari Resort (Tariff – Rs.1,000), The Cliff Retreat (Tariff – Rs.1,000) and Mukteshwar Himalayan Resort (Tariff – Rs.1.800).
Hindi, Garhwali and Kumauni are commonly spoken in Ramgadh.
The most important festivals celebrated in this town are Holi in March-April, Dushera in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Ramgadh has a number of places to attract tourists. You can go to any view point in the town and see the snow-laden Himalayas. Rabindranath Tagore’s Ashram is another place which is worth visiting. Mukteshwar, which is 27 km away, is an added attraction.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from the city is in Pantnagar, which is 89 km away.
Kathgodam Railway Station located 58 km from here is the major railhead connecting this place to other important cities.
Buses are available from Nainital, Mukteshwar and Pantnagar. State-run buses cater to passengers plying on this route. Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket booking facility is the best way to book your online tickets.