An exclusive tour guide to make and plan your travel to the Statue of Unity

Under the leadership of Shree Narendra Modi, the world’s tallest statue was inaugurated on October 31, 2018. India’s iron man, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, stands 182 feet tall in this statue. 

The Unity Statue is in Gujarat, near the small town of Kevadiya. A visit to this colossal masterpiece is a must-do for everyone who wants to have an once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

What are you waiting for, then?

Here is a quick guide to make and plan your travel to the Statue of Unity:

How to reach the Statue of Unity?

  • Vadodara is about 90 kilometers from the Statue of Unity. Surat and Ahmedabad, which are between 150 and 200 kilometers apart, are also well connected by road. Plan your trip accordingly, since it will take between 1 and 3 hours to get to the Statue of Unity from the cities mentioned above.

Visiting hours to Statue of Unity:

  • The Statue of Unity is open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • The Laser Light and Sound Show can be enjoyed by the visitors from 7:30 PM onwards daily
  • Visitors can explore the Statue of Unity from Tuesday through Sunday, although it is closed on Mondays for maintenance.

Things to keep in mind while making a plan for the Statue of Unity:

  • Plan to begin your travel as early as possible in the morning since this will provide you with plenty of time to visit and explore the Statue of Unity. 
  • Purchase your tickets ahead of time so that entrance will not be an issue on a busy day. To avoid any form of uncertainty, make sure you have both a hard and a soft copy of your tickets.
  • Dress comfortably to avoid any wardrobe malfunctions. Bring an extra pair of shoes with you as well.
  • Outside food is strictly forbidden while visiting the Statue of Unity, as there is a well-stocked food and beverage area nearby.
  • This moment is stretched out across more than 2 hectares (4.9 acres), and witnessing the beauty all around you would take the better part of a day. As a result, it is preferable to take a day or two away from the hustle and bustle of city life and spend it with your loved ones.

What sites are worth seeing while visiting the Statue of Unity?

  • The fact that this Statue of Unity is the world’s largest Statue provides ample justification for a visit.
  • In Kevadiya, Gujarat, this colossal monument rests against the breath-taking Satpura and Vindhyachal hills. The lush vegetation around the Statue will also make your heart skip a beat.
  • In addition, nearby attractions like the Sardar Sarovar Dam, the Valley of Flowers, and the Museum will provide you with a calming therapeutic. 
  • Thanks to Ram V. Sutar, we were able to reach the heart of our Iron Man. Visitors may get access to the monument’s heart and see the entire region from a height of around 153 meters by purchasing a viewing gallery ticket (502 ft.)
  • In addition, nearby attractions like the Sardar Sarovar Dam, the Valley of Flowers, and the Museum will provide you with a calming therapeutic.

Nearby attractions:

  • Valley of Flowers: Along the Narmada River’s bank, the Valley of Flowers, also known as Bharat Van, is a paradise for brightly coloured blossoming flowers. Several photo booths and selfie zones have been set up for selfie lovers to snap all of the moments on their cameras.
  • Tour of Sardar Sarovar Dam: The Sardar Sarovar Dam is the third highest concrete dam (163 meters) in India. Near the Sardar Sarovar Dam, you may get a mesmerizing view of the beautiful ecosystem.
  • Nauka Vihar: Tourists visiting Kevadia may also take advantage of the serene surroundings by taking a boat trip. As part of an eco-tourism initiative, Gujarat State Forest Development Corporation Ltd. (GSFDC) has launched a boat ride at Dyke-3, popularly known as Panchmuli Lake, near Kevadia. 
  • Cactus Garden: You might wonder why there is a cactus garden in the middle of such a gorgeous green forest. The cactus garden was constructed to provide a glimpse of the desert environment in the middle of a region surrounded by water.
  • Ekta Nursery: To create a green India, Ekta Nursery is being constructed alongside the Statue of Unity to achieve a goal of tourists returning with seedlings as a symbol of unity.
  • Children Nutrition Park: Parents! For the good of your child, here’s a site you might enjoy. The Kevadia Integrated Development plan involves Children Nutrition Park, which is yet another theme park. On the topic of “SAHI POSHAN DESH ROSHAN,” it provides children with high-quality entertainment as well as critical information on good eating habits and nutritional benefits.
  • SOU Souvenir Shop: All the shopaholics here are what are going to excite you! Visitors may take home mementoes such as hats, t-shirts, a miniature of the Statue of Unity, pens, key chains, and notebooks from the Souvenir Shop near the Statue of Unity and also near other locations in Kevadia.

In brief, there is plenty to do at the Statue of Unity, from toddlers to adults, ladies and men alike.

Plan a trip to the Unity Statue soon and bring back a lot of memories.