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
Sami is a village in Rajasthan. It is situated in the Sikar district and is only 26 km away from the district headquarters.
Places to Stay
There are good, budget-friendly hotels in Sikar which is close-by. Some of them are Hotel Nataraj (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Sikar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Park Avenue (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Shyam (Tariff – Rs. 500.)
The official language of Sami is Hindi. English and Rajasthani are also spoken here.
Makar Sankrati is celebrated in January, every year in the region. The Shekhawati Festival falls in February and is a celebration of Shekhawati culture and is a popular part of the tourist circuit of the state.
Places of Interest
Sikar has a number of monuments with Shekhawati frescoes like the Makrana Mahal, Sheeshmahal and the Digambar Jain Temple. These are all located within 65 km of the city. The Jagannath temple and the Hukim Chand Sagar Choudhary Haveli in Fatehpur are only 78 km away.
How to Get There
The Jaipur airport is the closest to Sami. It is located at a distance of 116 km.
Sami is connected to major cities in the region via the Sikar Junction railway station. There are daily rail services to places like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Rajkot and Surat (among others.)
The Sikar bus stand is well-connected to major cities by road. Private operators like Bhawani Travels, Pinky Travels, Chandra Travels and Indoria Travels run daily services to and from Sikar. Get your tickets from online bus ticket booking sites like Ticketgoose.com and travel tension free.