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
Sachin is one of the most popular and well-known industrial cities in the Surat district. It is located 9 km from Surat by rail and 13 km by road. Situated on the intersection of NH-228, NH-6, NH-8 and few other State Highways, Sachin city is a railway junction as well on the Delhi-Mumbai Railway line. Sachin comes under Surat Urban Development Authority. It was once a princely state in India during the British Raj. As of year 2010, the population of Sachin is 67,890.
Places to Stay
There are many good budget hotels in and around Sachin. Some of them are Hotel Diamond Plaza (Tariff – Rs. 600), Hotel Akash (Tariff – Rs. 800), Roongta Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 850), and Hotel Hospice (Tariff – Rs. 1383).
The official language of Sachin city is Gujarati. The alternate language spoken here is Hindi.
The International Kite Festival is one of the biggest festivals in Sachin and is celebrated every year on the 14th of January.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Sachin. Some of the places include Surat (14 km), Navsari (19 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Sachin is in Surat (15 km).
Sachin is well connected through rail since its railway station is on Vadodara-Surat-Navsari-Mumbai railway line.
By road, Sachin is 9 km away from Udhana and around 13 km away from Surat. Some of the best bus operators that offer good and valuable passenger experience include Shreenath Travel Services, Shree Sahjanand Travels, Patel Tours and Travels. Get a cheap bus ticket by logging on to several bus booking portals.