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
Vallabh Vidhyanagar is a municipal council and town situated in the state of Gujarat specifically in the district of Anand. Positioned between two well known cities, Ahmedabad and Vadodara, it is almost 6 km away from the city of Anand. With a population of about 29,000, this place has numerous universities and is also popular as an educational hub of the state. It is also known as V.V Nagar.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels around Vallabh Vidhyanagar. Some of them are Hotel Laksh Residency (Tariff – Rs. 3261) and Madhuban Resort and Spa (Tariff– Rs. 8300).
The official language of Vallabh Vidhyanagar is Gujarati. The other languages spoken include Hindi and English.
The important festivals of Vallabh Vidhyanagar are Holi (March), Navratri (October) and Gauri Purnima (March).
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Vallabh Vidhyanagar. Some of the places include Sarkhej Roza (82 km), Archaeological Museum, Lothal and Saradar Vallabai Patel University.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Vallabh Vidhyanagar is the Vadodara Airport. It is located about 40 km away from the town.
The Anand railway station, which is about 5 km from the Vallabh Vidhyanagar, is the closest railway station.
There are daily bus services to Ahmedabad, Bhuj, Mankuva, Gandhidham and Sukhpar from Vallabh Vidhyanagar. Some of the bus operators that offer good services to passengers include Shree Sahjanand Travels and Mahasagar Travels. You can book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com, a good bus booking site.