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
Situated on the banks of River Utavali is the village of Supedi. Perched at an elevation of 68 metres above sea level, it comes under the Dhoraji Taluka. Categorised under District Rajkot in Gujarat, Supedi is located 80 km from the district headquarters of Rajkot. Supedi is renowned for two of its temples. Upleta, Junagadh, Manavadar and Kalavad are the nearby cities to Supedi.
Places to Stay
There are good accommodation facilities in Dhoraji, which is 9 km away. Some of the hotels of Dhoraji are Aavkar Hotel, Vachharaj Hotel and Khodiyar Hotel.
Gujarati is the local language in Supedi. However, Hindi, Sindhi and Marathi are also spoken in this region.
The festival of Navratri, usually in the month of October, is celebrated with great fervour in Supedi.
Places of Interest
Murlimanohar Temple (in Supedi), Somnath Temple (in Supedi) and Rajkot (79 km from Supedi) are must visits.
How to Get There
The cities of Rajkot and Porbandar are home to the nearest airports to Supedi.
Supedi has a railway station, but it is a small junction and not many trains stop here. Rajkot Junction, at a distance of 79 km, is the nearest major junction from Supedi.
Supedi has a bus stand where one can get buses connecting to nearby cities such as Rajkot, Porbandar, Jamnagar, Gondal and Jetpur. Private operators like Vinayak Travels and state run buses operate to major towns and cities. Through bus booking offers you can get a lot of discount while booking your tickets.