Statue of Unity Tourist Spots

Places to see at Statue Of Unity

Places to visit near the statue of unity. To know the places of the statue of unity, you need to understand the bus system first so you can enjoy all the places easily.

Bus and Parking Information at Statue of Unity

There are 2 Car Parking areas. Parking 1 is 6 Km before the statue of unity and Parking 2 is in between the Statue of unity and the Valley of flowers.

To reach the statue of unity, if you park car at Parking 1, which is 6 km before the statue. Statue of Unity runs 60 buses from the parking area in 5 to 15 mins duration. You can pick up or drop from any attraction points.

Bus Ticket (30 Rs) including in your Viewing Gallery Ticket (350 Rs+30 Rs) and Normal Entry ticket (120 Rs + 30 Rs).

  • They have limited parking area available (150 Rs/Car) at valley of flowers (Parking 2) so in case if you do not want to travel by their bus. But this parking remain full on weekend or holidays so its prefer to park at Parking 1

Parking 1 (6 Kms before the statue of Unity) – Parking Fees 50 Rs/Car
Parking 2 (Near valley of flowers) – Parking Fees 150 Rs/Car

Viewing Gallery Tickets vs Express Tickets

Often I noticed that tourists were confused about which one to buy. Viewing Gallery ticket or express ticket. Both tickets are almost the same except priority in Express ticket. This means if you have an Express ticket, you get first priority in each attraction and bus. Here is a difference between both tickets. You need to buy any of them to reach the viewing gallery. You can buy from soutickets.in

Viewing Gallery
– 350 Rs/Adult and 230 Rs/Child
– Normal priority in bus and other attractions including viewing gallery
– 1260 Persons/Slot for viewing gallery

Express Ticket
– 1000 Rs/Person
– First Priority in bus and other attractions including viewing gallery
– 60 Persons/Slot for viewing gallery

Tourist places map of Statue of Unity

The map is based on 1 August 2021. I have tried to cover all points which are available at the present moment. The red star indicates that to reach here you need a prior online ticket. If you have pre-booked online ticket then only they are allowed to visit those places.

Statue of Unity Tourist Spots
Statue of Unity Tourist Spots
statue of unity ticket pricing

Covered in Ticket A

  • Statue of Unity
  • Valley of Flowers and Selfie Points
  • Sardar Sarovar Dam View Point
  • Glow Garden
  • Laser Show

Covered in Ticket B

  • Vishwa Van
  • Ekta Nursery
  • Butterfly Park
  • Cactus Garden
  • Zarwani watefall

Individual Ticketing

  • Khalwani Eco campsite
  • Boating
  • River Rafting
  • Cycling

Nearest Places to visit from Statue of Unity

  • Shoolpaneshwar Temple
  • Children Nutrition Park
  • Rajvant Palace
  • Poicha Swaminarayan Temple
  • Kuber Bhandari Temple
  • Garudeshwar Guru Datt Mandir

Place A1 – Statue of Unity

After reaching at main attraction by bus. It has many parts to see. Let me explain.

Note: To see all these things you must have an Express ticket (1,030 Rs/Person) or Viewing Gallery Ticket (380 Rs) or Entry Ticket (150 Rs). Also, there is no particular time to see all these things except Viewing Gallery.

Wall of Unity

A huge wall 50 feet x 15 feet is built near the statue of unity. The Soil collected from 1,69,000+ villages of different states of India has been used in construction symbolization the unity in diversity.

Exhibition Hall/Museum

Exact below the statue, it has an Exhibition/Museum. Which exhibit the life of Shree Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and his contribution to the freedom movement against British rule.

Audio Visual Show

In the museum itself, it has an audiovisual shows about surrounding areas and culture. Tourist likes it a lot.

Viewing Gallery

Note: To see all these things you must have an Express ticket (1,030 Rs/Person) or Viewing Gallery Ticket (380 Rs). Also, there is a particular time to see all these things except Viewing Gallery.

This is the main attraction of the statue of unity. Every tourist wants to reach here which is high as 135 Meters via lift. It gives a spectacular view of the River Narmada, Dam and the Surrounding mountain range of Satpura.

Viewing Gallery/Observation Desk at Height of 135 Meter

When you buy the ticket for the viewing gallery, you need to select the time slot to reach Here. You need to reach here in that given time slot. Most Sunday or Public holidays remained full so it is advisable to buy online tickets at least 4-5 days before travelling if you are planning to reach there on weekends or public holidays.

Time slots for Viewing Gallery

– 8 am to 10 am
– 10 am to 12 pm
– 12 pm to 2 pm
– 2 pm to 4 pm
– 4 pm to 6 pm
– 6 pm to 7 pm

Place A2 – Valley of Flowers and Selfie Point at Statue of Unity

Valley of flowers offering verities of flowers and large garden stretched over 17 km on the bank of Narmada river. This is a beautiful place and it is near to Sardar Sarovar dam, food court and statue of unity. If you want to take the perfect picture of the statue of unity and dam this is the right place.

Note: To see all this you should have any tickets (Entry ticket or Viewing Gallery ticket or Express ticket)

selfie point at statue of unity
selfie point at statue of unity
View of Statue of Unity from Valley of flower.

Place A3 – Sardar Sarovar Dam View Point

Note: To see all this you should have any tickets (Entry ticket or Viewing Gallery ticket or Express ticket)

Sardar Sarovar Dam Viewpoint is located next to the Valley of Flowers.

Sardar Sarovar Dam is

  • 138 Meter height & 1200 meter wide
  • Lifeline of Gujarat
  • World’s Second largest dam considering its water storage capacity
  • Its canal considered as world’s longest canal with gravity force
  • Engineering Marvel for world by Indian engineers

So it will give you the proud moment when you see it closely.

Place A4 – Glow Garden at Statue of Unity – Rs 100/Adult, Rs. 50/Kid

Note: To see all this you should have any tickets (Entry ticket or Viewing Gallery ticket or Express ticket)

glow garden at statue of unity
glow garden at statue of unity

Glow garden is located just opposite of Valley of flowers. It illuminated just after sunset. Must watch this before visiting the laser show.

Place A5 – Laser Show at Statue of Unity

The laser show starts around 7:30 pm or 8 PM for 15 mins. Projection on the main statue of unity. It does not have any ticket to see it, you can see it from any place. But ideally, the place sou campus is considered as the best one. Its reservation is required.

Laser show at statue of unity
Laser show at statue of unity

Place B1 – Vishwa van at Statue Of Unity

Note: To see all this you should have individual ticket or other tour ticket (250 Rs/Person) which you can buy from the http://www.soutickets.in or from vishwavan checkin counter.

Vishwa van is opposite at statue of unity and it has the separate ticket for this. It contains herbs, shrubs and trees native to all the 7 continents signifying the underlying theme of ‘Unity in Diversity’ in the global context.

Vishwa Van at Statue of Unity
Vishwa Van at Statue of Unity

This is the junction for other trip where you can get individual ticket of Vishwa van or all remaining point by bus.

Place B2 – Ekta Nursery

Note: To see this you should have individual ticket or other tour ticket (250 Rs/Person) which you can buy from the http://www.soutickets.in or from vishwavan checkin counter.

This nursery is being developed in the vicinity of the Statue of Unity, in line with the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision that visitors, when they return, should take back with them seedlings as a Plant of Unity. The distribution of plants will be done at the entry gate where a stall has been put up for this purpose. Local youth are involved in the growing, development and sale of these plants.

Place B3 – Butterfly Park

Note: To see this you should have individual ticket or other tour ticket (250 Rs/Person) which you can buy from the http://www.soutickets.in or from vishwavan checkin counter.

Butterfly park and cactus garden is located next to each other. It is must visit place if you have child/children with you

Butterfly Park near Statue Of Unity

Place B4 – Cactus Garden

Note: To see this you should have individual ticket or other tour ticket (250 Rs/Person) which you can buy from the http://www.soutickets.in or from vishwavan checkin counter.

Butterfly park and cactus garden is located next to each other. It is must visit place if you have child/children with you

Cactus Garden Near Statue of Unity
Cactus Garden Near Statue of Unity

Place B5 – Zarwani Waterfall

Note: To see this you should have individual ticket or other tour ticket (250 Rs/Person) which you can buy from the http://www.soutickets.in or from vishwavan checkin counter. Or you can come with private car by paying 500 Rs/Car as entry fees.

Zarwani waterfall generally running from Mid July to November end. It is nice waterfall. Bathing is not officially allowed. It has very natural view so must visit to enjoy shoolpaneshware wildlife sanctuary, temple along with zarwani waterfall.

Zarwani Waterfall

Zarwani camp site offering the night stay and local lunch as well. They take 1 hr to build lunch so inform them 1 hr in advanced to get local delicious lunch. For night stay you can contact there too.

Place B6 – Khalwani Ecocamp Site

Khalwani eco camp site is located near to golbole gate and it is offering nature trails, bird watching and other natural facilities.

Place C1 – Helicopter Ride at Statue of Unity

Closed now

Near the valley of flowers private operators operate the helicopter ride for 7 to 10 mins. It start from 9 am and end before sunset. It operates based on the weather situations.

Helicopter ride fees 2,900 Rs/Person. as per latest news (1st August 2019).

Place C2 – Boating at Statue of Unity

Sardar Sarovar dam has outlet the canal from medium of 3 lakes on left most side of the dam. In the lakes now visitors can enjoy the boating. It has also time slot of 1 hour for boating and its charge is Rs 290 / Person. You can reach there by running buses. You can buy its ticket online in advanced from www.soutickets.in

Place C3 – River rafting at Statue of Unity

Near the Godbole gate (Canal gate) it has outlet of water create all season water flow suitable for the river rafting. Recently the private vendor starts the services for river rafting. Tourist can enjoy the river rafting. This service has also time slot to visit it. Its charge is 1,500 Rs/Person. I will share more information soon. You can buy online tickets from www.soutickets.in

Place C4 – Cycling at Statue of Unity

Cycling near the Dam and Lakes is pleasure. Private vendors offerer various kind of cycling at various places including the Valley of flowers, Khalwani and Zarwani which includes the Family cycling, individual cycling.

Place C5 – Shoolpaneshwar Temple

Shoolpaneshware temple is considered very ancient temple. The original temple is drawn in the dam. So its idol and ling shifted at this place. You can see this in shoolpaneshwar wildlife sanctuary

Place C6 – Children Nutrition Parks

Children nutrient park is located before the parking area. It is showing nutrition information regarding the children in the train so its fun loving activities for children. Must visit it if you are traveling with child/children.

Places to visit near by Statue of Unity

Statue of Unity located in the middle of the mountain ranges of Vindhyachal and Satpuda with Narmada Valley. When you will go Statue of unity from ahmedabad by car, you can explore more.

1 – Shulpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary (Zarwani is inside this sanctuary) – 17 Kms (July 15 to November Depending on Rain)

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

If you want to reach there by personal vehicle or cab, you have to pay wildlife sanctuary entry fees which is around 500 Rs/Car

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

2 – 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.

3 – 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.

4 – Chandod / kuber bhandari (43 km)

Kuber Bhandari

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