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
Sildar is a village in Sirohi district of Rajasthan. Located about 44 km away from Sirohi and 451 km away from its capital city, Jaipur, this village lies on the border of Sirohi, Mount Abu, Reodar, and Bhinmal. Some of the neighbouring cities that surround Sildar are Pindwara, Bhinmal, Mount Abu, and Sirohi. There are many temples located near this village.
Places to Stay
Sildar is a relatively small village, hence there are no hotels in this vicinity. Sirohi, which is 44 km from here offers good budget hotels. Some of the hotels are Kabra Inn (Tariff – Rs.800), Hotel Rajkamal (Tariff – Rs.700), and Atul Guest House (Tariff – Rs.600).
The official language in Sildar is Rajasthani. However, Hindi is also spoken in this region.
The important festivals celebrated in Sildar are the Kite Festival in January, Maha Shivratri in February-March, Janmashtami in July-August, and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many attractions around Sildar. But Sirohi has several interesting places like Sirohi Fort, located on the Siranwa Hill, which is a significant location for Jain pilgrimage. Ajari, Basanth Garh, Varman, Ambeshwar Ji Temple, Jirawal Temple, Karodidhwaj Temple are a few of temples worth visiting.
How to Get There
Sildar is 197 km away from the most prominent airport located in Dabok.
There is no railway station in Sildar. Abu Road Railway Station is the nearest railway station located 59 km from Sildar and connects it to other cities and towns.
Sildar is well connected to nearby cities and towns through a series of roadways to neighbouring villages. There are daily buses from cities like Ankleshwar and Surat to Sildar run by Shreenath Travels. You can get discount coupons for bus booking if you plan to book your bus tickets at least a fortnight prior to your journey.