Guwahati Ropeway Ticket Price| Guwahati Ropeway Timing, Opening Time | Guwahati Ropeway Distance and Contact Number
If you want the mesmerizing view of the mighty river Bhramaputra, you should definitely take the Guwahati Ropeway ride. The aerial view of River Brahmaputra, Umananda Island and the panoramic view of Guwahati is worth watching from Guwahati Ropeway.
Guwahati Passenger Ropeway is India’s longest river ropeway spanning a distance of almost 2 Km. This ropeway connects main Guwahati city to the north bank of river Brahmaputra. It was opened to the public from August, 2020 and has been operating since then.
Guwahati ropeway is a must see destination of Assam and one of the best places to visit in Guwahati. So, I will be providing all the details you need to know like location, ticket price, timings, etc of the Guwahati Ropeway. Moreover, you will come to know other details like distance of ropeway, travel time, facilities provided, etc. Just stick to this blog, www.guwahatilive.com.
GUWAHATI ROPEWAY DETAILS
Guwahati Ropeway is the longest river ropeway of India with a length of 1.82 kilometers. It has two terminals or Ropeway Station as listed below.
- Lower Terminal/Station located at Panbazar in front of Nehru Park, Guwahati Main City
- Upper Terminal/Station located behind Dol Govinda Temple at North Bank of Guwahati.
In the sections below, I will provide other interesting details. But, if you want to skip this section and you can go directly to location of ropeway, ticket price, timings, etc
GUWAHATI ROPEWAY DISTANCE
The exact distance of Guwahati Ropeway is 1.82 kilometer or 1820 meters. The cable of the ropeway is supported by 5 pillars.
The details of pillars are provided below.
- 1 pillar at Terminal/Station located on North Bank behind Dol Govinda Mandir (Vishnu Mandir)
- 1 pillar at Terminal/Station located at Panbazar (Guwahati Main City) in front of Nehru Park
- 1 Pillar at Umananda Island
- 2 on the river bed of Brahmaputra River.
GUWAHATI PASSANGER ROPEWAY TRAVEL TIME
To travel from one terminal/station to another station of Guwahati Ropeway. It takes nearly 7-10 minutes. So, from the distance and time taken, I have calculated the cabin travels at the speed of 10-15 km/hour. So, you can have a good aerial view of Brahmaputra River and its surroundings.
GUWAHATI PASSENGER ROPEWAY CABIN CAPACITY
There are 2 passenger cabins that can hold upto a maximum of 32 people or 2560 kgs in Guwahati Ropeway.
The cabins are imported from Gangloff Cabin company of Switzerland. There is also a rescue system which is a self driven carriage and cabin. If the passengers’ cabins stop in the mid way, the rescue system comes to rescue the passenger cabin.
GUWAHATI PASSANGER ROPEWAY PROJECT DESIGN & EXECUTION AGENCIES
The Guwahati Passenger Ropeway is operated by Guwahati Metropolitan Development Agency (GMDA), Guwahati Development Department, Govt. of Assam.
This foundation stone of the ropeway project was laid in December of 2009 and opened for the public in August, 2020. The project was halted due to the objection from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in the middle.
Other details of the Guwahati Passenger Ropeway Project are given below.
|Guwahati Passenger Ropeway Project Started
|Guwahati Ropeway Opened for Public
|Guwahati Passenger Ropeway Project Design
|Consultant of Guwahati Passenger Ropeway
|Contractor of Guwahati Passenger Ropeway
|Samir Damodar Ropeways Pvt. Ltd
|Cabin Designer & Supplier
|GANGLOFF CABIN , Switzerland
|Carriage & Rescue system
|GARAVENTA AG, Switzerland
|Safety Certificate issuance
|GARAVENTA AG, Switzerland
GUWAHATI ROPEWAY LOCATION
There are one two passenger stations/terminal for Guwahati Passenger Ropeway. The exact location of Guwahati Ropeway Location is given below.
Guwahati Main City
It is located in front of Nehru Park, Panbazar, Guwahati City.
North Bank of River Brahmaputra
It is located behind Dol Govinda Mandir situated at Rajadwar Village, Noth Bank of River Brahmaputra.
GUWAHATI ROPEWAY TICKET PRICE
There are 2 types of tickets issued for Guwahati Ropeway from both the terminal/stations.
- One Way Ticket
- Both Way Ticket
With a one way ticket, you can only travel from one station/terminal to another termina/station. With both ways, you can travel from one terminal and come back from the other terminal with the same ticket. But, the validity of both ways is 2 hours only.
With both ways, you have to travel from one terminal/station to another termina/station and come back to the original terminal within a 2 hours time frame. And please keep in mind that both ways tickets will not be issued after 12:30 PM on Saturday and Sunday.
The base price of Guwahati Ropeway ticket is ₹100 and goes upto ₹50,000 for annual ticket. For the children below 3 years old for both Indian & Foreign National and for Specially Abled, the ticket is free and for children 3-12 years old it is 50% less than adult. The price of tickets per person is provided in the table below.
|Type of Individual
|Children (below 3 years)
|Indian National Adult (above 12 years)
|One Way: ₹100/-Both Ways:₹200/-
|One Way:₹60/-Both Ways:₹150/-
|Indian National Children (3-12 years)
|One Way: ₹50/-Both Ways:₹100/-
|One Way:₹30/-Both Ways:₹75/-
|Senior Citizen (above 60 years)
|One Way: ₹50/-Both Ways:₹100/-
|One Way: ₹30/-Both Ways:₹75/-
|Foreign National Adult(above 12 years)
|One Way:₹300/-Both Ways:500/-
|One Way:₹250/-Both Ways:₹400/-
|Foreign National Children(3-12 years)
|One Way:₹150/-Both Ways:₹250/-
|One Way:₹125/-Both Ways:₹200/-
LONG DURATION TICKET FOR GUWAHATI PASSENGER ROPEWAY
GUWAHATI ROPEWAY TICKET ONLINE BOOKING
As of now, there is no Guwahati Ropeway online booking system available. It will be available soon.
GUWAHATI ROPEWAY TIMING
In this section, I will provide the opening time and closing time of Guwahati Ropeway. You can visit during this time to travel in the cabin after buying tickets and security checking.
GUWAHATI ROPEWAY OPENING TIME & CLOSING TIME
The Guwahati Ropeway will remain open from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. There is a lunch break or rest time for the employees i.e between 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. The closing time may differ subject to availability of daylight.
GUWAHATI ROPEWAY OPERATING TIME
|8:30 AM to1:00 PM
|1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
The Guwahati Ropeway will not operate between 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM due to lunch break. The operating timings mentioned in the table above are subject to availability of daylight.
GUWAHATI ROPEWAY TICKET TIMINGS
There are two ticket issue timings for this Guwahati Passenger Ropeway. They are listed below.
|8:25 AM to 12:30 PM
|1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
For ticket types and price you can refer to this section. For the weekends, i.e Saturday and Sunday, bothway tickets will not be issued after 12:30 PM. You have to buy one way tickets from both the stations/terminal.
The Guwahati Ropeway will be closed on 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.
GUWAHATI ROPEWAY OPERATION DAYS
Guwahati Ropeway will be operational on all days of the year from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM except 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. But mind that the ticket timing is from 8:25 AM to 3:30 PM.
There is restriction for pregnant ladies to travel in the ropeway. The ropeway will remain closed on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.
FACILITIES AVAILABLE IN GUWAHATI ROPEWAY
All the facilities are available in both terminals of the ropeway. There are passenger handling are, ticket counter, parking facility and public convenience area.
There is a big area for parking your vehicle on both terminals/stations. You can park your vehicles and travel in the cabin after obtaining tickets and doing mandatory security verification.
The details of parking are provided below.
|Guwahati Main City Ropeway Parking
|Parking for 70 cars and 80 bikes
|Dol Govinda Mandir RopewayParking
|Parking for 100 cars and 80 bikes
PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AREA
There is a public convenience area on both the stations. You can sit and relax after purchasing the tickets and waiting for your turn. It’s very systematic and clean, the bathrooms are clean too.
GUWAHATI ROPEWAY CONTACT NUMBER
Since, theGuwahati Ropeway is operated by Guwahati Metropolitan Development Agency (GMDA), Guwahati Development Department, Govt. of Assam. I will provide the contact details of GMDA.
The Guwahati Contact Number and other details are provide below.
Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority
3rd Floor, STATFED Building
G.M.C.H. Road, Bhangagarh, Guwahati-781005
Phone No.: 0361-2529824, 2529650 (O)
Fax : 0361-2529991 (F)
E-mail: [email protected]
Email-id for complains & grievances:- [email protected]
So, now you have all the details you need to know about Guwahati Ropeway. I have provided some basic information about the ropeway in the beginning. Then, I provided what things you can see by traveling in the ropeway.
Some other essential things like Ticket Price, Location, Timings, Operation Days, Facilities Available, etc of Guwahati Ropeway is also provided in this blog post. Do come visit this must visit place in Guwahati and Assam- The Guwahati Ropeway, you will have a lifetime of experience.