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
Vadal is a very small village in the district of Junagadh in the state of Gujarat. Vadal is a very popular tourist spot and attracts tourists from all over India. Vadal is located at a distance of 14 km from Junagadh and 331 km from Gandhinagar. The famous cities nearby include Upleta, Kashod and Manavadar. There is a famous temple of Goddess Durga in Vadal.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Vadal. Some of them are Hotel President (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Bhagyaoday Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000), The Lotus Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Indralok (Tariff – Rs. 500.)
The official language of Vadal is Gujarati, other languages that are spoken are English and Hindi.
The important festivals that are celebrated in Vadal are Diwali in the month of November, Navratri in the month of October and the Dandiya festival in the month of October.
Places of Interest
There are several places that are attractive to tourists in and around Vadal. Some of them are, Girnar (14 km from Vadal), Junagadh (15 km from Vadal), Sasan Gir (60 km from Vadal) and Gondal (54 km from Vadal.)
How to Get There
The nearest major airport is the Civil Airport which is at a distance of 88 km from the village. One can take a bus or a taxi from the airport to reach Vadal.
The nearest railway station is the Vadal Railway Station which is 4 km from Vadal. However, the closest major railway station is the Rajkot railway station which is 90 km away.
Vadal is well-connected by road to Junagadh. The nearest bus stand is the Vadal Bus Station which is in the village. There are private bus services available and travel operators like KP Travels or Joy Travels are the best on routes to Gondal, Amreli and Rajkot. TicketGoose.com is a well-known online bus booking site of India where you can book bus tickets to more than 4,000 destinations.