How to reach Statue of Unity

Here are the guidance how to reach statue of unity, fees, timings and what to see nearby and make perfect trip. Reach to Statue of Unity by Car and Bus from Ahmadabad and other destinations. Full details and guidance given below.

On 31st October the birthday of iron Man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. World’s tallest statue (182 meters) of Shri Sardar Patel inaugurated by PM Shri Narendra Modi at Sadhu bet near kevadiya colony & sardar sarovar dam.

It is located far from the major city, due to that it does not have direct Rail and Air connectivity. 

Entry Fees at Statue of Unity

There are various fees which you need to pay white travelling. I have mentioned the fees based on 20th July 2019.

Type A
Express Tickets1000 Rs

This is express ticket and it does not requires to stand in queue.

This Ticket includes all tickets which is available in Option B

Type C (Less Popular)

120 Rs/Adult,
60 Rs/Child (3 to 15 Years)

Note : This ticket need additional bus Ticket of 30 Rs.

Valley of Flowers, Museum & Audio Visual Gallery, Sardar Sarovar Dam

Type B. Most Preferred :

380 Rs/Adult,
230 Rs/Child (3 to 15 Years)

Viewing Gallery,
Valley of Flowers,
Museum,
Audio Visual Gallery,
Sardar Sarovar Dam,
Bus Ticket

Type D (Never use)

30 Rs/Person

Bus Service Only

Important Notes :
There are many Tickets Counter available with facilities from Parking to Enteance. But I suggest to buy ticket online to avoid Queue specially on Saturday and Sunday.

For online booking please visit this official site https://www.soutickets.in

Timings of Statue of Unity

Ticketing at Shrestha Bharat Bhawan / Swagat Kaksh /Partima Hotel

If you are planning to take ticket from ticket counter instead of Online. There are 2 places from where you can get tickets. From Parking (6 km before Statue of Unity) and other is from the Swagat Kaksh at the site. Please check timing here.

Entry Ticket
7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

SOU Ticket Center
7:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Bus Ticket
7:30 AM to 7:30 PM

Statue of Unity, Viewing Gallery, Museum and Hotel Remain Open from
8 AM to 6 PM

Notes: Parking is 6 km before the Statue so Buses are options to reach at statue from Parking. There are 60 buses running and each bus has guide who will give information about surrounding and statue of unity.

Viewing Gallery / Observation deck

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For online booking please visit this official site https://www.soutickets.in

Remain closed on

Every Monday

How to reach Statue of unity

Option 1 – By Government Buses

Recently GSRTC (Gujarat State Road Transport Services) operated buses To and From Statue of Unity from Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Dabhoi, Surat, Rajpipla and Ankleshwar. Here I have put down the timetable and price fare based on 1st February 2019.  I suggest to book online or check availability before going using this website http://gsrtc.in/site/index.html

Timetable & Ticket prices from Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Ankleshwar, Rajpipla and Dabhoi

to Statue of Unity From Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat
ST Bus Timings and Fare from Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Ankleshwar and Rajpipla

Timetable & Ticket prices from Statue of Unity to Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Ankleshwar, Rajpipla and Dabhoi

Buses from Statue of Unity to Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Ankleshwar
Buses & Fares from Statue of Unity to Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Ankleshwar

Other option is – Nearest towns are Kevadiya Colony (2 kms), Rajpipla (25 kms) so take bus to Kevadiya or Rajpipla (as it has more frequency). From  rajpipla, you can hire rickshaw/car on sharing basis or you can get bus to Kevadiya colony every 1.5 hrs

  • 25 km from Rajpipla
  • 93 km from Bharuch
  • 90 km from Vadodara
  • 197 km from Ahmedabad
  • 154 km from Surat

I personally suggest to use personal vehicle or hire cab because it has many things to see around so it’s comfortable to have hired or owned vehicle

Option 2 – By Car (From Ahmedabad)

We are operating private car from 1 person to 7 persons daily basis except Monday. Please have a look schedule and prices click on this link below (Running all day except Monday)

Reach to Statue of Unity by Car

Option 3 – Tour operator’s Private buses (From Ahmedabad) 8+ Members

Our partner bus service operating daily buses except monday to Statue of unity from Ahmedabad which includes the meals, Tickets and All including. To read more click on this link below

Bus is operating on sharing basis running only Saturday and Sunday. If there are 15+ travelers other day then it can operate in 5+ days prior booking.

Reach to Statue of Unity by Bus

How to reach Statue of unity By Air or Rail

Nearest Airports/Railway Stations are Ahmedabad (197 Kms), Surat(154 Kms), Vadodara(95 Kms) and Mumbai (420km) where Ahmedabad & Mumbai are well connected with National and International Flights and Railway networks.

For traveler, I suggest to hire cab from Airport or hotels which is most convenient way of transport.

Work in Progress :
1 – Direct railway till Kevadiya Colony.
2 – Sea Plane to reach statue of unity from Ahmedabad.

Accommodation

Also for the accommodation there is limited options to stay as it is in developing.

Option 1 – Narmada Tent City

Note : Tent City is not available till 31st August 2019

There is narmada tent City. You can see online booking here http://narmadatentcity.info/

Narmada Tent City near Statue of Unity
Narmada Tent City Near Statue of Unity

Option 2 – Ramada Encore

Ramada Encore - Statue of Unity
Ramada Encore Statue of Unity

This hotel is located near to sardar sarovar dam and it has all kind of amenities. You can book it from www.makemytrip.com, www.booking.com, www.goibibo.com and their own site http://ramadaencoresou.com/

Option 3 – Narmada Nihar

Narmada Nihar Near Statue of Unity
Narmada Nihar Near Statue of Unity

Other economical hotel near statue of unity is Narmada Nihar. It offeres direct booking as well you can do booking using www.makemytrip.com

Option 4 – Other options

Other alternatives you can get in eco campsite but it required direct booking. If you want for flexible options then I suggest to stay at Vadodara, Rajpipla from there you can get Air, Train, Bus and Local better connectivity.

What to see near by of Statue of Unity

Statue of Unity located in the middle of the mountain ranges of Vindhyachal and Satpuda with Narmada Valley. So it has lots of attractive natural and manmade places nearby to visit along with Statue.

Helicopter ride near status of unity

You can enjoy ride in helicopter for 10 minutes and it’s cost is 2,900 RS/person. Starts on 9:30 am to 1 hr before sunset. At a time 7 persons can travel. It’s operating from helipad near statue of Unity. Online Booking details are not available as of now.

  • 10 minutes ride – 2900 Rs per person Can carry 7 persons at a time. 
  • It is started around 10 am and ended at sunset
  • It has no facility of online booking so you need to reach helipad near statue of unity and give priority first come first serve basis.

Valley of flower (2 Km) – This is Included in ticket

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Sardar sarovar dam (6 km) – This is included in ticket

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3 Lakes before Dam (6 Kms)

  • Vadgam Lake
  • Panchmuli Lake
  • Other 1 lake (I don’t know its name)
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Shulpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary (Zarwani is inside this sanctuary) – 17 Kms (July 15 to November)

I suggest to go in between August to November to see full flow of water and lush green surroundings.

It has entry fees which is 400 Rs/Car

  • Zarwani waterfall (14 km)
  • Zarwani eco campsite (16 km)
  • Kalbhairav Temple (On the way of Zarwani)

Rajwant Palace Rajpipla (25 Kms) On the way of Ahmedabad

Rajpipla was the princely state before 1947. It was the prosperous state during that time. If you are really keen in the history and want to explore the era of that time, Must visit this place.

Very beautiful Poicha Swaminarayan temple & Sahjananad Universe (40 km)

Excellent Temple giving wow effect everytime you visit. It is the place located near Narmada river. Beautiful temple, sahjanand universe and many things to see.

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Chandod / kuber bhandari (43 km)

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