How to reach to the Girnar Ropeway
A new Ropeway is built on the Girnar mountain which connects Girnar Taleti to Ambaji temple. Girnar Mountain Range is located near the city of Junagadh in Saurashtra zone of Gujarat. This project now makes Girnar a more accessible tourist place than before. Given that the location of Girnar is very near to the Gir forest range, people who visit the forest of Gir or Somnath Temple can now add Girnar in their travel plan.How to reach to the Girnar Ropeway
Distance From Major Connecting Points
- 6.5 km from Railway station, Junagadh
- 6.2 km from Bus Stand, Junagadh
- 106 km from nearest Airport, Rajkot
- 320 km from the International Airport, Ahmedabad
You can find the distance from different tourist places from the distance chart given below.
About the Girnar Ropeway Project
Girnar Ropeway project was inaugurated digitally by honourable Prime Minister Shree Narendra Modi in the physical presence of the Chief Minister Shree Vijay Rupani on 24th October 2020. Ropeway on Girnar is Asia’s Longest ropeway. First proposed in 1983, the project kept delaying because of various technical and environmental reasons.
In 2007, The foundation stone was laid by our Prime Minister Shree Narendra Modi on the foundation day of Gujarat (1st May) while he was the Chief Minister of the state. It was the year 2018 when the actual constitution of Girnar Ropeway began. It’s to be noted that the Ropeway will reduce the total climbing time from a few hours to under 10 minutes and will make reaching Ambaji more easy and accessible to the people of all ages. Hence, will attract more tourists.
Project Incharge of Girnar Ropeway
The project was made by the Ropeway pioneer in India, Usha Breco Limited and manufactured by an Austrian Company Doppelmayr Garaventa Group.
- Technical Specifications of the Ropeway
- Owner and Operator: Usha Breco Limited
- Total Length: 2.3 km
- No of support towers: 9
- Total Height: 850 meters
- Travel Time: 9 Minutes
- Ridership: 800 per hour and 8000 in a day
- Capacity: 8 in a Trolley, a total of 25 trollies
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