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
Umrala is a city in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat. About 38 km from Bhavnagar, it is surrounded by Lathi, Sihor, Bhavnagar, and Palitana. Umrala is considered a famous city as it comes under the Princely district of Bhavnagar. There were many rulers who ruled and reformed the city and made it flourish.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Bhavnagar which is 37 km from Umrala. The hotels are Mausam Hotel on S.T. Road (Tariff – Rs. 624) and Hotel Sankalp located 5 km from Bhavnagar Airport and Bhavnagar Bus Stand (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
The official language in Umrala is Gujarati. The other languages spoken are Hindi and English.
The Important Festivals held in Umrala are Kite Festival in January, Shivratri in February-March, Holi in March, and Diwali in the month of October-November.
Places of Interest
Several places of tourist attraction in Umrala is in Bhavnagar, which is 37 km from the city. Victoria Park is 8 km from Bhavnagar; Nilambag Palace is located 3 km from Bhavnagar, and Gandhi Smriti located within 950 km in Bhavnagar district.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Umrala is 45 km in Bhavnagar.
Dhola railway station is the nearest station situated 7 km from Umrala.
Umrala is well connected by road and links many surrounding cities. There are private bus buses which travel on this route. One such private bus operator is Jay Khodiyar Bus Service. Book your tickets online through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com