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
Shivganj is a small village located in Keshoraipatan of Bundi district, Rajasthan. It is 457 km away from Bundi and 488 km from its capital city, Jaipur. This village lies on the border of Bundi and Kota. Cities that surround this village are Kota, Rawatbhata, Mangrol, and Lakheri. Two of the neighbouring places are Talera and Sultanpur.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels around Shivganj, however, there are good budget hotels in Bundi. Some of the hotels are Shivam Tourist Guest House (Tariff – Rs.600), Diamond Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500), Chanda Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs.600), and Haveli Uma Megh (Tariff – Rs.600).
The official languages spoken in Shivganj are Rajasthani and Hindi.
The most important festivals celebrated in Shivganj are the Kite Festival in January, Holi celebrated in March, Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated during August-September, Navaratri held during October and Diwali and Dussehra celebrated during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of tourist attraction around Shivganj, including Vandhar Dam (30 km) and Sundha Mata Temple (9 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is located in Jaipur, which is 493 km away from Shivganj.
There is no railway station in Shivganj. Kodi Railway Station is the nearest railway station, being 9 km away from the village. However, Keshorai Patan Railway Station is a major railway station, which is 486 km away from Shivganj.
Shivganj is connected through a network of well maintained roads from nearby cities by state-run and private bus operators. There are private buses to the village from other cities such as Surat and Jaipur run by Rathore Travels and Laxmi Travels. Online bus ticket booking is one of the easiest ways of booking your tickets.