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
Vadali is a small village on the outskirts of the Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh. It is 2 km away from Mudinepalli Mandal. Vadali is situated on the Bantumilli-Gudiwada highway. It is also often called 'Chinna Puri'. Vadali is very famous for its temples and has some very beautiful ones. This village has several types of canals and is dotted with lotus ponds which adds to its charm.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Vadali, some of them are Hotel Sashi Paradise (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Mamata (Tariff – Rs. 1000), G Square-The Budget Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Grand Central (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official languages of Vadali are Telugu and English.
The important festivals of Vadali are Sankranti which is celebrated in January, Ugadi which is celebrated in March, the Bathukamma festival or the Panduga which is celebrated in October and Pongal which is celebrated in January every year.
Places of Interest
There are several places that can be appealing to tourists in Vadali. Some of them are Ghantasala (11 km from the Krishna river), Hanuman Junction (10 km from Gudiwada), Kolleru Lake (5 km from Gudiwada) and the Lord Jagannath Swamy Temple (3 km from Vadali).
How to Get There
Vadali does not have its own airport. The nearest airport to Vadali is in Gannavaram, Vijaywada which is approximately 45 km away from Vadali.
There is no railway station or junction at Vadali. However, one can reach Vadali by getting down at Gudiwada junction which connects Vijayawada and many other cities in Andhra Pradesh.
To reach Vadali, one can take local buses from Gudiwada which is 15 km away from Vadali or from Vijayawada which is about 50 km away from Vadali. However to ensure a place on the bus, tickets can be booked in advance from Vijayawada for private bus services. There are quite a few online bus booking sites from where you can book your tickets to anywhere in India.