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
Sanand is a city based in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India. Also known as the automobile hub of Gujarat, Sanand was earlier ruled by the Vaghelas. The city belongs to the Viramgam Special Investment Region and is located at a distance of 70 km from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. Sanand is connected to Kutch and Ahmedabad by state highway 17. In recent times, Sanand has become a major attraction for commercial activities.
Places to Stay
There are many budget friendly hotels in Sanand. Some of them are Hotel Royal (Tariff – Rs. 700), Ramada Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Network Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 2000).
The official spoken language of Sanand is Gujarati. Hindi and English are also spoken here widely.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Sunand include Kite Festival (January), Diwali (November), Guru Purnima (July), Navratri (October) and Holi (March).
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist attractions in Sanand include Sarkhez Roja (8 km away), Sundarvan (10 km away) and Hajari Mata Mandir.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Sanand is the Ahmedabad Airport. It is located about 19 km away from Sanand.
Sanand railway station is well-connected with many major cities.
There are daily buses to Surat, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Bangalore and other cities from Sanand. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Shree Valam Travels and HK Travels. Ticketgoose.com’s online bus ticket booking facility is fast, safe and reliable.