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Girnar Ropeway Timings, Ticket Price and Booking

Girnar Ropeway – Asia’s Longest Ropeway

Mount Girnar is a major tourist attraction and pilgrim site in Gujarat. Located in Junagadh District, Girnar Mountain has the presence of Dattatreya Shrine, and Maa Amba Temple along with several Jain Temples. Girnar Ropeway is Asia’s longest Ropeway on Mount Girnar in Junagadh.

The concept of Asia’s longest ropeway was first proposed in 1983 by the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited (TCGL). However, the construction for the ropeway started in September 2018 due to government approval delays and lawsuits. Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the project when he was CM of Gujarat state.

Girnar Ropeway Timings Junagadh

Here is the detail of the ropeway timing to Girnar, Junagadh. Ropeway service starts from 7:00 AM in the Morning To 4:00 PM Evening.

Girnar Ropeway Ticket Online Booking

  1. First of all, you have to visit the Official website of Udankhatola, Click here.
  2. The next step is to Choose the Date and available time slots. From the Girnar Ropeway time slot, After selecting the Date and time you will move to the ticket selection window.

Girnar Ropeway Junagadh Ticket Price 

Here you can see the available tickets and the prices of different tickets for Girnar Ropeway Junagadh.

  • The rate for a Normal ticket is – Rs. 630.
  • The rate for a child ticket aged between 5 and 10 is – Rs. 350.
  • The rate for Gujarat Darshan ticket is – Rs. 899.
  • The rate for Gujarat Darshan Child ticket is – Rs. 499.
  • You can add or subtract the number of tickets according to the number of people who want to travel by ropeway.
  • After that click on the NEXT button and you are redirected to the Online Ropeway Ticket Booking payment page. On the payment page, you have to provide your basic details.
  • 3. This is the final step of the Girnar ropeway ticket booking process, click on the PROCEED TO PAY button and complete your Girnar ropeway ticket Booking.

After successful payment, your booking is confirmed. You get your confirmation by message and email.

Girnar Ropeway

Terms and Conditions of Ropeway Booking

  • The ticket is non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled
  • Ropeway boarding time may be delayed depending on weather conditions or any other reason
  • In case the ropeway is not operational due to any reason, the ticket will be refunded or may be rescheduled depending on the availability of the booking slot

Udankhatola Girnar Ropeway Contact Details

Address: Girnar Udankhatola Nr. Sudarshan Talav, Bhavnath Taleti, Junagadh, Gujarat.

Email: [email protected]
Toll Free Number: 1800-202-4050.

Girnar Distance From Nearby City 

  • Junagadh – 32 Km
  • Bhavnagar – 205 Km
  • Rajkot – 114 Km
  • Jamnagar – 160 Km
  • Somnath – 110 Km
  • Palitana – 112 Km
  • Dwarka – 246 Km
  • Ahmedabad – 338 Km
  • Gandhinagar – 350 km

Accommodations Near Girnar Junagadh

After your successful Girnar trip, you can visit many beautiful temples and historical places in Junagadh. If you are planning to explore Junagadh and looking for Dharamshala and the Best Hotel in Junagadh then don’t worry no need to go anywhere else, Just visit Our yatradham.org website.

Here is the list of the best Dharamshala in Girnar, Junagadh.

  • Prernadham Lal Gebi Ashram
  • Kathiya Khakh Chowk Ni Jagya
  • Mangalam Yatrik Bhavan
  • Tirthankar Neminath Bhavan
  • Machhoya Ahir Seva Samaj Dharamshala

Timeline of Girnar Ropeway Project

  • Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited first proposed the project in 1983. They suggested the diversion of 9.1 hectares of forest land. 
  • The Government of Gujarat finalized the diversion of the forest land and the forest was granted near Toraniya village.
  • Further, the palki bearers delayed the project. They petitioned the Gujarat High Court regarding their livelihood. 
  • The petition was dismissed after the ropeway construction company agreed to a compensatory livelihood. 
  • Later, the environmental activists stopped the construction in 1999. The work resumed in 2002 after sorting the objections and the land was acquired in 2007.
  • The wildlife clearance was granted by the National Board for Wildlife in 2011 and the environmental clearance was granted in 2016.
  • Furthermore, the alignment of the ropeway was considered at risk. A PIL was filed in 2017 and was dismissed by the Gujarat High Court in 2020.
  • The construction restarted in September 2018.

Girnar Ropeway Quick Facts

  • The ropeway is constructed at the cost of 130 crores. The cost includes the lower as well as upper terminals along with nine supporting poles. The nine towers are between Bhavnath Taleti and Ambaji Temple.
  • Girnar Ropeway will take passengers at the height of 850 meters to the Amba Temple. Initially, there are 25 to 30 cabins, with a capacity of 8 passengers each. The ropeway will operate at a capacity of 800 passengers per hour and 8000 per day.
  • It is capable of accommodating 192 passengers in one go. Moreover, Girnar Ropeway will take 7.5 minutes to cover a distance of 2.3 km.
  • This ropeway is going to facilitate 5 to 6 lakh people who visit Girnar mountain every year. Besides, this ropeway will also provide a scenic view of the beauty of Girnar mountain.
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