Gujarat is known for its beautiful landscapes, historical sites, and colorful culture, offering a wide range of options for tourists to explore its diverse aspects. After the unveiling of the Statue of Unity, it has received lots of attention from different corners. Being the world’s tallest statue, it attracts both domestic and international enthusiasts like never before.
Attractions within the site
There are different attractions within the Statue of Unity complex including an audio-visual gallery, exhibition center, museum, valley of flowers, sound and light show, etc. At the chest level of the statue, an observation deck is constructed, providing an outstanding panoramic sight of the surroundings. Two lifts are there to carry you to the observation deck.
Restrictions to follow
Keeping the premise clean is your responsibility, make sure to use the trash bins. Food from outside is not allowed. However, there is no restriction on baby foods and medicines. Items such as matchbox, cigarettes, lighters, or any inflammable materials and any kind of intoxicants are prohibited in the Statue of Unity complex.
Some tourist places to explore near Statue of Unity
Sardar Sarovar Dam
If you are visiting the Statue of Unity, you should not miss the world’s second-largest Dam, situated in the Narmada River. The surrounding forests and mountain ranges behold the visitor’s gaze with pristine gorgeousness.
Sardar Sarovar Dam is 4 km distant from the Statue of Unity, offering a unique fusion of Narmada’s blue water and green mountains. To witness the tranquility in its ideal state, you must consider visiting the place in monsoon or winter.
You need to travel 13 km from the Statue of Unity to experience this entrancing spot. This waterfall is located within the shadow of Shoolpaneshwar wildlife sanctuary, offering limitless opportunities for you to witness the natural landscape that surrounds the waterfall.
The richness of the forest reality provokes you to capture photos of a variety of birds and plants abounding in this territory. If you are interested in grasping the actual beauty of the Zarwani waterfall, you must visit this site in the winter season.
Sagai eco campsite
To explore the sensational natural landscape that surrounds the statue of unity, you should consider visiting the Sagai eco campsite. The site is approximately 92 km away from Sardar Patel’s statue where you get to see a wide range of flora and fauna. The best part is it preserves nature and keeps it protected from any modernization.
There is an orientation center in the camp for acquainting the visitors about the geography and significant points of interest around the region. If you are at Sardar Sarovar Dam, you must visit this campsite because it will take only a few minutes to reach there.
Narmada Tent City
It is the closest property from the Statue of Unity, offering various categories of well-designed tents, compatible with all seasons throughout the year. This nature resort is surrounded by the beautiful architecture of forests, hills, and lakes.
You must book your accommodation in advance
On spot booking is not available, you must book your accommodation in advance because without providing the booking voucher at the check post, you can’t enter the property. Online booking will be the easiest and fastest option to consider. You receive an itinerary when you book where you get to see what is included in your booking.
Hop-on and Hop-off air-conditioned buses carry visitors throughout the day, following a circular route. If you book your accommodation in the Narmada Tent City, you can use your vehicle for transport. Charge for the bus service is included in the Statue of Unity ticket.
When you visit Sardar Patel’s statue, make sure to explore other significant places as well. For the best luxurious accommodation, you must book your Tent at Narmada Tent City. Consider your needs and preference before choosing a package. Take pictures, so you can recall the memory in the future and feel happy.