Sardar Sarovar Dam is an interesting option for visitors who wish to tour the Statue of Unity. The dam is located in Narmada River and is surrounded by a vast expanse of mountains and forests which would behold the gaze of visitors with their pristine gorgeousness. The dam is located at a distance of 4 km from the Statue of Unity. The sight of the dam offers a rare combination of blue waters of Narmada River with the greenery of mountains. Monsoons and winters are the best time to visit the dam to witness the greenery and tranquility of the place in its best state. The dam remains open for visitors from 8 am to 6 pm all days of the week.
We have a beautiful Water Fall and scenic view at Godbole Gate. It is being developed as an Adventure Tourist place. There is a Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking from Khalvani to Kevadiya village through RISHIKESH Adventure Sports and team. River Rafting for the first time in Gujarat..
Nilkanth Dham is one of the beautiful construction established on the lands of Poicha. It is dedicated to Lord Swamy Narayan. It is constructed at the river bank of the sacred river Narmada. The Dham has many sectors like the Exhibition zone, Park zone, Kids Play zone, Food court and many other zones. The Dham looks spectacular in the evenings especially the light show grabs the crowd. The Prashad (Food Pudding) is delicious. The place is quite beautiful and serene.
The helicopter service operates from helipad next to the Statue site during 9.30 am to one hour before sunset. The helicopter can accommodate a group of 7 persons. A 10 minute ride costs Rs. 2900 per person. The helicopter ride offers you with the view of Statue of Unity and Sardar Sarovar dam along with Valley of Flowers.
Laser show at the Statue of Unity is the wonderful experience as the mighty tall statue of length 182 meters acts as a canvass of screen where light and sound show depicts the historical moments flashing back the life-story of our pride Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The 30-minute show is conducted through 51 high-resolution projectors fixed at a distance of 600 metres
The Flower valley is another attraction around Statue of Unity which is likely to keep the visitors glued. The valley was created to give a glimpse of the ecosphere of Narmada region. There are about hundreds of species of blooms and shrubs. Besides this you also get to view several varieties of bamboo and grasses in the Flower valley. The 17 km stretch of the flower garden is located on the bank of Narmada River and is 2.4 km away from the Statue of Unity. The valley also provides lots of options for trekkers in the upper reaches which is a good way to gain an insight into the topography of the valley. Best time to visit the flower valley is in the months of July, August and September as the flowers are in full bloom during this time.
Zarwani waterfall in Narmada is a bewitching spot located at just about 13 km from the Statue of Unity that deserves every bit of the attention of the tourists. This waterfall lies in the heart of Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Narmada. The place offers unending opportunities for travelers to enjoy the natural landscape surrounding the waterfall. The rich forest life at this site allows one to take pictures of different plants and birds abounding in this region. Winter season is the best time to grasp the real beauty of Zarwani waterfall.
If you’re yearning to watch the booming wildlife of Gujarat during your trip to the Statue of Unity then a day trip to Ratanmahal Sloth Bear Sanctuary would prove to be an ideal option. The sanctuary is mostly famous for the sloth bears, a rare species belonging to the Bear family. Besides this the sanctuary boasts of Leopards, Jackals, Hyenas, Cats, Antelopes, Reptiles and Turtles. There is an immense variety of shrubs and trees growing in the region including gooseberry, blackberry along with some wild herbs and grasses. Bird watching is another thing which would keep you busy during your visit to this wildlife sanctuary as it houses a great variety of birds like Crested Serpent Eagle, Alexandrine Parakeet, Tailor Bird, Green Pigeon and purple sunbird. The sanctuary is best enjoyed from October till February.
Another attraction you must take time to visit around the Statue of Unity is Panchmuli Lake located just 5.2 km away from Sardar Patel statue. The lake offers crystal clear views of Vindhyachal mountain range, Statue of Unity and Sardar Sarovar Dam. It’s a great place for picnics or weekend tours as the lake is surrounded by a vast number of nature resorts and hotels offering world class facilities. If you are finding a place to stay in Narmada, during your Statue of Unity tour, this is the best place which would allow you to wallow in the pristine environment surrounding the Statue of Unity.
Ninai Waterfall is another splendid attraction worth visiting around Sardar Patel Statue. This waterfall is situated in Dediapada taluka of Narmada district and is 100 km away from the Statue of Unity. The waterfall is nearly 30 feet high which makes it a sought after tourist attraction in Narmada. The place offers ecstatic views of the greenery surrounding the waterfalls which includes forests of Dediapada and Shoolpaneshwar wildlife sanctuary. Ninai waterfall is placed under the tourist hotspot development program initiated by the Government of Guharat along with Sardar Sarovar Dam and Statue of Unity.