Makhiyala is based in the Junagarh district of Gujarat. It is situated 8 km north of Junagarh and lies 338 km from Gandhinagar. Some of the villages near Makhiyala include Galiyavada, Sukhpur, Khamdhrol, Khalipur, Dolatpara, Dhoraji, Vanthali, Upleta and Jetpur. Junagrh, Keshod and Manavadar are cities that are close to it.
Places to Stay
Makhiyala has a few lodges and homestays where visitors can find accommodation. There are also a few budget-friendly options for accommodation in Junagarh which is approximately 8 km away from Makhiyala. Some of them include Hotel Harmony (Tariff – Rs.800), Hotel Indralok (Tariff – Rs. 800) and the Lotus Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000.)
The official spoken language of Makhiyala is Gujarati. Hindi is also spoken here.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Makhiyala include the Kite Festival (January), Diwali (November), Vijay Dashmi (October), Navratri (October) and Holi (March.)
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist attractions around Makhiyala include Girnar (9 km), Junagarh (8 km) and Sasangir (57 km.)
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Porbandar airport. It is located about 91 km from Makhiyala.
The nearest railway station is the Vadal railway station which is located at a distance of 4 km from Makhiyala.
Makhiyala is well-connected with other cities through buses. Some of the best bus operators in this region include Aakash Travels and Gujarat Travels. Avail of a bus ticket booking offer when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.
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