Statue of Unity SOU, Entry Tickets, Helicopter Ride, Hotels

 

The Statue of Unity is a symbol of thanks to the man who unified India, the statue of unity is of great independent freedom fighter Shri Vallabhbhai Patel (1875–1951), who was the first Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister of independent India. The statue of unity is located in the state of Gujarat, India. The world's tallest statue with a height of 182 metres located on the Narmada River in Kevadiya, facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam.

The Statue of Unity project was first announced in 2010, then CM of Gujarat Shri Narendra Modiji. The construction of the Statue of Unity was awarded to Larsen & Toubro in 2013. The Statue of unity was designed by Indian sculptor Ram V. Sutar, and was inaugurated on 143rd anniversary of Sardar Patel's birth by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 31 October 2018.

The statue of unity is constructed on a river island named Sadhu Bet. The statue of unity and its surroundings occupy more than 5 acres of area and is surrounded by a lake. The statue of unity is accessible to public in 3 zones and offers eye catching view of nature. Statue of Unity SOU has many beautiful sight seeing areas nearby which are were nicely maintained and planned, these areas like Valley of Flowers, Riverfront Cycling, Sardar Patel Zoological Park and Safari, River Rafting etc are at a distance of few km from Statue of Unity. One can enjoy Helicopter ride, cycling, rafting etc at nearby places.

Statue of Unity - How to Reach, Online Ticket Booking & Interesting Facts


Where is the Statue of Unity located?

Statue of Unity SOU is located in Gujarat near Sardar Sarovar Dam.

What is the best time to visit Statue of Unity?

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the Statue of Unity is in the cooler months of October to February, though the site is open all through the year. The Statue of Unity opens at 8:00 AM and closes at 6:00 PM from Tuesday to Sunday.

What is the ticket of Statue of Unity?

Statue of Unity SOU Basic Entry Ticket
Statue of Unity SOU Viewing Gallery Ticket
Statue of Unity SOU Express Entry Ticket
Statue of Unity SOU Express Entry Ticket
Statue of Unity SOU Foreigner Express Entry Ticket

Additional Places to Visit Near Statue of Unity and Nearby Attractions

Valley of Flowers - 2.5 km from Statue of Unity
Riverfront Cycling - 2.5 km from Statue of Unity
Sardar Patel Zoological Park and Safari - 2.5 km from Statue of Unity
Sardar Sarovar Dam - 3.5 km from Statue of Unity
River Rafting at Khalwani - 27 km from Statue of unity
Panchmuli Lake - 5 km from Statue of Unity
Children Nutrition Park - 6 km from Statue of Unity
Zarwani Waterfall - 14 km from Statue of Unity
Cactus Garden and Butterfly Garden - 12 km from Statue of Unity
Boating & Helicopter Ride - 2.5 km from Statue of Unity
Nauka Vihar
Dino Trail
Jungle Safari
Viswa Van: Vishwa Van is a Global Forest and offers a natural aesthetic beauty

Tips for Planning Trip to the Statue of Unity

1. Visit Timings & Duration - Statue of Unity is closed on Monday. Entry for the Statue of Unity is open from 8 am to 6 pm every Tuesday to Sunday.

2. Don't Carry Food - As Food items are not allowed beyond the entry point.

3. Statue of Unity Four Types of Tickets - For pricing visit parent website.

Statue of Unity - SOU Basic Entry Ticket - Access to the Museum, Sound and Light show, Gallery, Valley of Flowers, Bus Service and Sardar Sarovar Dam Viewpoints.
Statue of Unity - SOU Viewing Gallery Ticket - Includes all of the Basic Entry Ticket benefits with access to Viewing Gallery of the Statue of Unity, which is 500 feet above the ground which offers marvellous view of the Sardar Sarovar Dam.
Statue of Unity - SOU Express Entry Ticket - Includes all of the Viewing Gallery Ticket benefits and with priority and no wait time access, but it will depend upon the rush at the present time.
Statue of Unity - SOU Foreigner Express Entry Ticket - Includes all of the Express Entry Ticket benefits, this ticket is to be purchased by foreigners visiting India.

4. Reach Statue of Unity Early on weekends and holidays as the destination will be having more number of visitors.

5. Always book Statue of Unity tickets online.

How to reach Statue of Unity Location

The Statue of Unity is located 90 km from Vadodara, 150 km from Surat, and 200 km from Ahmedabad. The nearest railway station and airport to the Statue of Unity are both located in Vadodara. However one can easily visit the Statue of Unity from Ahmedabad and Surat, with both cities having railway stations, airports, and being within 2-4 hours driving distance from the Statue of Unity. Kevadia railway station is located at a distance of just 5 kilometres from Statue of Unity.

By Road to Statue of Unity
NH8 passes through Vadodara. The statue lies about 90km from the city from town called Kevadia.

By Train to Statue of Unity
Vadodara lies on the Mumbai-Delhi Western Railway Mainline and is well connected.

By Air to Statue of Unity
Vadodara airport is 90 km from statue of unity and is nearest airport which is well connected.

Ahmedabad to Statue of Unity
* Distance – 200 km
* Transit Time - 3-5 hours
* Bus – Available upto Vadodara
* Train – Available upto Vadodara
* Taxi – Many options available
* Self Drive – Many options available

Vadodara to Statue of Unity
* Distance – 90 km
* Transit Time - 2 hours
* Bus – Not available
* Train – Not available
* Taxi – Many options available
* Self Drive – Many options available

Surat to Statue of Unity
* Distance – 150 km
* Transit Time - 3-5 hours
* Bus – Not available
* Train – Available upto Vadodara
* Taxi – Many options available
* Self Drive – Many options available

What is the ticket of Statue of Unity?

Statue of Unity - SOU Basic Entry Ticket
Statue of Unity - SOU Viewing Gallery Ticket
Statue of Unity - SOU Express Entry Ticket
Statue of Unity - SOU Express Entry Ticket
Statue of Unity - SOU Foreigner Express Entry Ticket

Laser Show at Statue of Unity Sou

The Laser Light and Sound Show starts at 7:30 PM onwards daily, except on Mondays. Laser show at SOU is a unique attraction. All Statue of Unity Tickets includes free access to a Sound and Light / Laser show

How do I book the helicopter ride in Statue of Unity?

Helicopter Ride tickets is to be booked at spot (do confirm). The Helicopter ride tickets at statue of unity SOU is priced at Rs. 2900/- (do confirm).

Statue of Unity SOU