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 in Gujarat’s Junagadh district, Vadviyala is 364 km away from its capital city, Gandhinagar. Some of the nearby cities include Una, Rajula, Kodinar and Savarkundla. The town has several places of attractions nearby because of the proximity it shares with Una.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Vadviyala. Una, which is 12 km from here, has a number of budget hotels that tourists can choose from. Some of them include Hotel Savera (Tariff –Rs. 750), Hotel Mid Point (Tariff –Rs. 800) and Trishma Resorts (Tariff –Rs. 900).
Gujarati is the official language of this town. Hindi is also spoken in the area.
Some of the important festivals of Vadviyala are Holi in March-April, Janmashtami in July-August, Buddha Purnima in September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Vadviyala has several places of tourist interest nearby, including Una (12 km). Some of the places worth visiting in Una are Amb, Bharwain, Dehlan, Pong Dam, Mata Chintpuri Devi Temple and Govind Sagar Lake.
How to Get There
Diu airport is only 29 km away from here.
Vadviyala has its own railway station located just a kilometer away from the main town. However, Una railway station about 11 km away is the major rail head.
There are daily buses from Bharuch and Surat to Vadviyala. Some of the top operators plying on this route are Jay Khodiyar Travels and JK Travels. Book bus ticket online from the comfort of your home with just a click of a mouse.