Madhiya, a village along the coastal belt, is located in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar district. This locality is famous for its beaches and sea ports. Gujarat’s shipyard in Pipavav provides employment for the locals in the region. Bhavnagar is 108 km away from this village and its capital, Gandhinagar, is situated 305 km from here. Talaja, Mahuva, Savarkundla and Rajula are a few of the surrounding cities.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities in this area. Bhavnagar provides some good budget hotels. Some of them are Hotel White Rose (Tariff – Rs.672), Citizen Guest House (Tariff – Rs.156), Hotel Sunlight (Tariff – Rs.175) and Hotel Asopalav (Tariff – Rs.426).
The languages spoken here are Gujarati and Hindi.
The most celebrated festivals in Madhiya are the Kite Festival in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Janmashtami in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Madhiya has many tourist attractions in its vicinity. Some of these are wild animal rescued land of Gir (31 km), Mahuva (11 km), Bhavani Beach (16 km), Malan Bandhara (15 km), and Savai bet (33 km) away from Madhiya.
How to Get There
The nearest airport, Diu Airport, is 101 km away from Madhiya.
There is no railway station in Madhiya. Mahuva Railway Station is the nearest railway station, situated 13 km away from this village.
Madhiya is well connected through state-run and private buses from nearby cities. Private bus operators run luxurious A/C buses to this region for the comfort of the travellers. You can book bus tickets online from Ticketgoose.com, one of the leading bus booking portals
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