World-renowned and the tallest statue in the world (182 m), the Statue of Unity is a tourist destination to be at. Sculpted as a tribute to the Iron Man of India – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Statue of Unity was inaugurated on his 143rd birthday. The Statue of Unity is located in the Kevadiya district, near the Sardar Sarovar Dam at the Narmada Valley. First announced in 2010, the statue was open for visit from 31st October 2014. To make your trip to the Statue of Unity from Surat unforgettable, we have a lot of information for you to get ahead planning!
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Why should you visit the Statue of Unity Tent City-1 ?
The Statue of Unity Tent City-1 makes for an excellent destination for a short 1 to 3-day holiday with kids, elders, family, or friends. Endowed amidst the serene green and the mountains, the premises of the Statue of Unity Tent City-1 apart from the magnificent statue has a variety of tourist attractions that you can visit. Here is a list of places that you can tour at the Statue Of Unity Tent City-1:
1. Statue Of Unity
The world’s tallest statue with a height of 182 metres, is located near the Statue of Unity Tent City-1. This colossal sculpture has become a global tourist attraction and is a must-visit for travel lovers.
2. Memorial Garden and Museum
The memorial garden and museum are a tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who played an important role in the freedom struggle movements of India. The garden is surrounded by lawns, trees, lakes and a bridge. Visitors have a massive space to stroll around and relish the green landscape. The museum is located at the base of the statue and includes a collection of exhibits that provide visitors with an in-depth look at the life and legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
3. Viewing Gallery
A tourist attraction that provides an awe-inspiring view of the surrounding area from a height of 400 feet (122 meters). The visitors can also enjoy a multi-media presentation on the life and history of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the inspiration behind the statue.
4. Valley Of Flowers
Dive into the abode of wonderful nature at the Valley of Flowers. Nurturing about 2,40,000 plants the Valley of Flowers has around 5 thematic parks. These include the Garden of Senses, Panchatva Garden, Green Energy, Upcycling Park, Sardar Park, Adventure Park and the popular Butterfly Garden.
5. Narmada Ghats
A beautiful riverfront offering a serene environment to the visitors. The ghats provide a stunningview of the Narmada River.
6. Zarwani Waterfalls
A lovely tourist destination around the time of monsoon, the Zarwani Waterfalls is located amidst the Satpuda mountain range. A spot for nature lovers to experience being tickled by the colourful fishes swimming inside the waters.
7. Vishwa Van
A must-visit for nature lovers and anyone interested in understanding plants and ecosystems. Endowed with a lot of key attractions this spot includes the medicinal plant zoo, the bamboo zone, the palm zone and the cactus zone.
8. Jungle Safari
Located in the picturesque hills near The Statue of Unity, and The Sardar Sarovar Dam at Ekta Nagar is a state-of-the-art zoological park featuring a unique collection of indigenous and exotic animals and birds from various biogeographic regions around the world. The zoo provides an exciting and adventurous trip that includes watching wildlife, enjoying the scenic beauty of the hills, and creating unforgettable experiences.
9. Statue of Unity Laser show
The Statue of Unity showcases a spectacular laser show that illuminates the 182 m structure in the evening. This show features a beautiful blend of lights, sounds, and graphics leaving viewers spellbound for the entire 30-minute performance.
How to reach the Statue of Unity from Surat?
There are a couple of ways to travel to the Statue of Unity from Surat. The Statue of Unity is located in the Kevadiya district of Gujarat, which is approximately 160 km from Surat.
Surat to Statue of Unity by Road
Situated about 138 kilometres from Surat, one can travel from Surat to The Statue of Unity, by road using a Car or travelling by the available Volvo buses. It takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Surat to Statue of Unity by Railways
The most feasible way to travel to the Statue of Unity is to take a train from Surat to Kevadiya, which takes 3 hours and 46 minutes.
Ticket Options available at the Statue of Unity
Basic Entry Ticket
This ticket allows access to the monument, museum, projection mapping show, valley of flowers and more.
Viewing Gallery Ticket
This includes access to the Statue of Unity Viewing Gallery, which is located inside the Statue of Unity at a height of 500 ft.
Express Entry Ticket
In case you are travelling on a jampacked day, you may pick the option of an Express Entry ticket. This ticket offers all viewing gallery benefits with a lesser queue time.
Foreigner Express Ticket
In case you are an International tourist to the location, you will need a Foreigner Express ticket that is only for guests from abroad and includes all Express Entry ticket benefits.
Packages available for Statue of Unity Tent City-1
We at the Statue of Unity Tent City-1 have specially curated packages and guided tours for all our guests that help you get the best of all experiences the moment you step foot on the premises. From an exclusive pick-up to a drop back under a blanket of stars at our property, get ready to experience the best of hospitality and services.
Apart from a 5-star rating from 1200 + customers, Statue of Unity Tent City-1 is a reliable stay and tour option while travelling Statue of Unity from Surat. While the travel planning can get on your nerves, have a look at the accommodation and tour packages available at Statue of Unity Tent City-1.
Accommodation options available for bookings
Itinerary Type: 1 Night / 2 Days
Accommodation Type Available: Royal Cottage (River View) | Premium Cottages (Garden View) | Presidential Villa | Royal Villa
Package Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Hi-Tea and Dinner
12:00 PM Welcome and check-in
12:00 PM -2:30 PM Lunch at the Dining Area
2:30 PM -4:00 PM Visit to Sardar Sarovar Dam View and Selfie Point, Valley of Flower on an SIC (Seat-in-Coach) Basis.
06:00 PM – 06:45 PM Light Refreshment
06:45 PM – 08:00 PM The Statue of Unity Laser Show on SIC (Seat-in-Coach) Basis.
08:00 PM – 08:30 PM Illumination Tour Around The Statue of Unity
08:30 PM – 10:30 PM Dinner at the Dining Area.
06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Morning Tea
07:30 AM to 09:30 AM Breakfast at Dining Area
09:30 AM Check-out from Tent City with Happy Memories.
While you consider travel options to the Statue of Unity from Surat, the above itinerary can help you in planning in advance. Plan in advance with our full-proof itinerary, to relax, rejuvenate and have a unique stay or tour around The Statue of Unity.
Get ready, to be stunned and relaxed with a memorable sightseeing tour!
Best time to visit the Statue of Unity Tent City-1
While you plan your visit to The Statue of Unity Tent City-1, it is good to mark your visit and tour around during the cooler months i.e. between November and February. You may also feel free to book your trip to The Statue of Unity Tent City-1 later monsoons which is July last week until September. Since you are looking for time to relax and refresh yourself solo or along with your family member, travelling during these months will be pleasant.
While you plan your trip to The Statue of Unity Tent City-1, please make sure of the below –
- Please do not carry any food items as they will not be allowed within the premises.
- Plan your trip between Tuesday to Friday as the visitors on the weekend will be more in number.
So, all that you need to know in terms of the Statue of Unity tour package from Surat is laid out above. Chart out your plan and get started! The tour site is waiting for you.