Sayla is a small town in Gujarat, India. It is spread over an area of 575 sq. km and was initially ruled by Jhala Rajputs. In 1751, Seshmalji founded Sayla and announced it as the capital of his state. It is said that Seshmalji fought a battle with the Kathi Darbars and captured Sayla. This small town in Gujarat is also widely known as the village of pilgrims or ‘Bhagat nu Gaum’.
Places to Stay
In Sayla, you could either book a room at the Old Bell Guest House, a beautiful heritage hotel or opt for home stays.
The official language of Sayla is Kathiawadi. The other languages spoken here include Gujarati and Hindi.
The Tarnetar fair is a very popular event in the area and takes place at the Trineteshwar temple, Tarnetar (66 km from Sayla). This fair tentatively falls during the months of August and September.
Places of Interest
Some of the major tourist attractions of Sayla are Lalji Maharaj’s math, Kashi Vishwanath temple and the town’s jain temple. You can also visit the medieval step well and Swaminarayan temple in Muli (12 km from Sayla) and the Chamunda temple in Chotila (39 km from Sayla).
How to Get There
The nearest International airport is in Ahmedabad (155 km from Sayla), and the nearest domestic airport is in Rajkot (83 km from Sayla).
The nearest rail station is in Surendranagar (32 km from Sayla).
Sayla is well-connected by the state bus service GSRTC and some private bus operators such as Soni Tours and Travels from Ahmedabad (136 km), Bhuj (240 km),Mahasagar Travels from Rajkot (83 km) and Junagadh (186 km). Online bus ticket booking facility of Ticketgoose is safe and reliable. So, log on to book your tickets.
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