Located on the fringes of the Bhavnagar district in Gujarat, Mahuva is a small town known for its coconut tree plantations and mild weather. Placed in the Saurashtra region, Mahuva is known as the ‘Kashmir of Gujarat’ due to its semi-arid climate. Mahuva is located at sea-level and has a seaside beach. The most famous tourist attraction is the historically significant Bhavani temple. Mahuva thrives on the agriculture and is also well known for its groundnuts, raw onions and wooden toys.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Mahuva. Some of them are Hotel Blue Diamond and Hotel Heaven.
The official language of Mahesana is Gujarati. Hindi is the other language that is spoken here.
The Garba festival is celebrated in Mahesana during the period of Navratri in October each year. Over a period of nine days, dancers in traditional attire perform the Garba dance. Every Saturday, residents on Mahuva head to the Timbi Hanuman temple to seek blessings.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Mahuva. Some of the places include the Bhavani Mata Mandir, the Bhavani beach, Gandhi Bagh, and Kuber Bagh.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Mahuva is in Bhavnagar, located 100 km away.
There are daily trains from Mahuva to Surat in Gujarat.
There are daily bus services to Ahmedabad and Mumbai to and from Mahuva. Bhagvati Travels, Madhuram Travels and Jay Khodiyar Travels and reliable bus operators. Book online bus ticket in advance from Ticketgoose.com for a hassle-free travel
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