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
Trapaj is a village that is located in the tehsil of Talaja in the Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. It lies 43 km south of Bhavnagar. Kathava, Bapada, Garibpura, Piparla and Sathara are some of the villages near Trapaj. It is bound by Palitana taluka in the west, Ghogha taluka in the north, Sihor in the east and the Bhavnagar taluka in the south. Trapaj is at 11.5 km from the Talaja tehsil.
Places to Stay
There are numerous budget-friendly hotels to stay at near Trapaj. They are Hotel Sumeru (Tariff - Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000), R K Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1000) and Shree Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1000.)
Gujarati is the local language. Hindi and English are the other languages that are spoken here.
The International Kite festival held during the month of January is very popular in this region.
Places of Interest
Trapaj has many tourist attractions around it. Some of them are Velawadar (7 km), Hubakvad (9 km), Dihor (9 km), Tansa (10 km), Talaja (11 km), Timana (12 km) and Sultanpur (13 km), Palitana (34 km), Sihor (36 km), Bhavnagar (41 km.)
How to Get There
The Bhavnagar Airport is the nearest airport and is located 40 km from Trapaj.
The Madhada railway station is the nearest and is located 31 km away.
Trapaj is well-connected to other cities via Bhavnagar from where one can catch buses to the other cities like Jamnagar, Mumbai, Vadodara, Rajkot, Ahmedabad and Surat. Popular transport operators in this region are the Jay Khodiyar Bus Service, Neeta Travels and Parveen Travels. Opt for booking your tickets in advance and get cheap bus tickets from several travel portals.