There are many attractions in and around the monument. Also, there are many adventure activities and relaxation places to rejoice and rejuvenate. Hence, a one day trip is not enough, but you should plan at least 2 to 3 days stay.
Staying Options Available at Statue of Unity
There are several luxurious stay options available near the Statue of Unity.
Narmada Tent city is situated in the Kevadia colony, near the monument. Tent City Narmada tour package includes comfortable accommodations with delicious cuisine. The tents have modern amenities like plush beds, exclusive furniture, AC and private washrooms.
Surrounded by the River Narmada, Vindyachal and Satpuda mountain range, the Tent City – 1 is the luxurious tented accommodation. It has Presidential villas, Royal villas, Royal cottages and Premium cottages with all modern amenities.
The Fern Sardar Sarovar Resort has 96 luxurious rooms, two restaurants serving delicious food, a conference hall, a swimming pool, spa, health club, Jacuzzi, indoor activities and outdoor activities.
Ramada Encore by Wyndham is six km away from the Statue of Unity, situated along the river Narmada. It is facilitated with a fitness centre, jogging track, spa, outdoor pool, courtyard, Free WiFi, free parking, flat-screen HDTV, air conditioning, coffee/tea maker, ironing amenities, desk and bottled water. Some rooms also offer magnificent views of the garden, mountain, river, and pool.
If you love adventure and bizarre views, you should stay at the Statue of Unity Eco Camp. It is 9 KMs away from the Statue Of Unity. A Blissful Bamboo, Luxury Eco Camps set with all modern amenities such as AC Cottages, Swimming Pool, Artificial Waterfall, Delicious Veg & Non-Veg Restaurant, Free Parking, Safe Deposit Locker, Multi-Activity Hall with Best-In-Class Hospitality.
There Are Four Options In Tickets – Choose The Suitable One For You.
A Basic Entry Ticket:
You can access Bus Service, Gallery, Museum, Sound and Light Show, Valley of Flowers and Sardar Sarovar Dam. You need not pay for a basic entry ticket with Narmada tent city online booking.
Viewing Gallery Ticket:
You can enjoy all the above attractions with SoU Viewing Gallery located 500 ft. above the ground. From the Viewing Gallery, you can experience the panoramic view of the 256km long reservoir of Sardar Sarovar Dam with the mountain ranges of Vindhyachal and Satpuda on both sides.
Express Entry Ticket:
Offers you all the benefits of Viewing Gallery Ticket, with priority/ no waiting to access the Viewing Gallery.
Foreigner Express Entry Ticket:
This is only for international tourists with the benefits of the Express Entry Ticket.
Visit Timings & Duration
The Statue of Unity opens from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM from Tuesday to Sunday. The Laser Light and Sound Show starts from 7:30 PM onwards daily, except on Mondays. The monument is closed on Monday.
Different Attractions for Different Age Groups
If you are an adventure lover, then Helicopter Ride, Riverfront Cycling, Sardar Sarovar Dam Viewpoints, Valley of Flowers, Jungle Safari, Geodesic Aviary Domes, Panchmuli Lake, Zarwani Waterfall, and River Rafting at Khalwani will give you a thrilling experience.
The kids and young children will enjoy the Boating Ride, Pets Zone, Sardar Patel Zoological Park, Jungle Safari, Geodesic Aviary Domes, Children Nutrition Park, Dino Trail Park, Unity Glow Garden, Cactus Garden, and Butterfly Garden.
Elderly tourists will enjoy the Boating Ride, Valley of Flowers, Geodesic Aviary Domes, Ekta Mall (purchase handloom and handicraft products from all the states of India), and Arogya Van.
Not to Miss the Evening Projection Mapping Show
The laser show or the projection mapping show is conducted with proper technological advancements. The mighty tall Statue of 182 metres is a canvas of the screen, where light and sound show depicts the life and times of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The Show is for 30 minutes and conducted through 51 high-resolution projectors fixed at a distance of 600 meters.