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
Wada is a small town in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. It is located in the southern part of the state and shares its border with the state of Goa. Its proximity to the Arabian Sea leads to it having a humid climate throughout the year. The beach town of Malvan, which is renowned for its Malvani cuisine, is located close to Wada (42 km).
Places to Stay
Wada does not have any big hotels and neither does Devgarh (5 km). However, there are home stays that are available here, with Parulekar’s Heritage being the most popular. The tariff of the place can be received on contact.
Marathi is the official language of the place. The other languages spoken here are English and the regional dialect of Konkani.
The Ganesh Utsav is the most important festival celebrated here. Dussehra, Diwali and Makar Sankranti are the other important occasions that are celebrated here.
Places of Interest
The Tarkali beach (50 km), Sindhudurg Fort, Malvan Beach (45 km), Rock Garden, Malvan Marine Sanctuary and the Rameshwar Temple are some of the major places of interest around Wada.
How to Get There
The Kolhapur airport (117 km) is the one closest airport to Wada.
The most important station closest to Wada is the Kankavli railway station (45 km).
Devgarh is the closest bus station to Wada. Operators like Rishabh Travels, Maruti Nandan Travels, Multani Sona Travels and Vishwakarma Tour and Travels provide their services here. These buses also ply to Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad. Online booking of bus tickets have made ticket booking very convenient.