Ambaji Gabbar Temple | Timings, Ropeway Online Ticket Booking

Ambaji is an important temple town, and lakhs of devotees visit this temple every year. It is one of the 51 Shakthi Peethas. Ambaji Mata Gabbar Temple is the main Shakti Peetha in India. All ritual pujas related to Ambaji take place at Chachar Chowk. Ambaji Gabbar Temple Timings are from 07:00 am to 09:00 pm.

Ambaji Gabbar Temple

Ambaji Gabbar Temple

The temple has a magnificent golden Kalash shikhara, which shines at 103 feet at the top and weighs more than three tons.

Ambaji, a famous shrine of Gujarat, India, is located near Abu Road in Danta taluk of Banaskantha district on the border of Gujarat and Rajasthan states.

History of Ambaji Gabbar Temple

This temple is one of the fifty-one Shakti Peethas of Amma. According to the Puranas, wherever the Shaktipeeth came into existence, pieces, garments or ornaments of Sati fell. They are called holy shrines. These shrines are spread all over the Indian subcontinent.

According to legend, Sati gave her life by jumping into the havana fire maintained by her father, Dakseshwar. While Shiva moved around the earth carrying her body, Vishnu divided the body into 51 parts with his Sudarshana Chakra. In those 51 parts, the ‘heart’ of Sati fell to this place.

Architecture of Temple

Sri Arasuri Ambaji Gabbar Theertham is just 5 km from the Ambaji temple, and the famous Gabbar mountain had located on Gujarat states border. Just 5 km from Ambaji temple, the famous Gabbar mountain had located on the border of Gujarat states. 

Gabbar Theertham is one of the fifty-one (51) famous ancient Pauranic Shakti Peethas situated on the banks of the Vedic maiden Saraswati River, in the Arasur hills in the Ambika forest, towards the old hills of Arvalli towards the south-west In India. 

Ambaji Gabbar Temple Timings

51 is one of the famous ancient Shakti Peethas, and it is the place where the heart of Goddess Sati Devi died on Gabbar Hill, as per the legend told in “Tantra Chudamani”. 

Gabbar Mountain Hill also has a small temple from the western side, and there are 999 steps to climb the mountain and reach this holy temple on the top of Gabbar Hill. The holy lamp continuously burned on this hill temple opposite the Nija Mandir Visa Sri Yantra of Mata Sri Arasuri Ambika. 

Gabbar has many beautiful sightseeing spots, including Sunset Point, Cave and Swings of Maa and Trips by Ropeway. According to a recent study, Ambaji Temple had built by Vallabhi ruler Suryavan Emperor Arun Sen in the 4th century A.D.

Unknown Facts about Ambaji Gabbar Temple

Attahas Temple is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas of Amma. No idol install in this temple. In this temple, ‘Sri Yantra’ is worshipped.

Gabbar Hill

Gabbar Parikrama Path

  • Sri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust has developed a parikrama path around Gabbar Hill.
  • 51 Shaktipeeth temples had built along this circumambulation route.
  • The temples had been built as they were in their original locations. A total of 51 Shakti Peethas can be visited by circumambulating Gabbar Hill.

Ambaji Temple Darshan Timings

It is open for darshan all seven days of the week. The visiting hours are –

  • Morning 07:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Afternoon 12:30 pm to 04:15 pm
  • Evening 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
DaysMorning TimingsAfternoon TimingsEvening Timings
Monday07:00 am to 11:30 am12:30 pm to 04:15 pm 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Tuesday07:00 am to 11:30 am12:30 pm to 04:15 pm 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Wednesday07:00 am to 11:30 am12:30 pm to 04:15 pm 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Thursday07:00 am to 11:30 am12:30 pm to 04:15 pm 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Friday07:00 am to 11:30 am12:30 pm to 04:15 pm 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Saturday07:00 am to 11:30 am12:30 pm to 04:15 pm 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Sunday07:00 am to 11:30 am12:30 pm to 04:15 pm 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Ambaji Gabbar Temple Arti Timings

  • Morning Aarti: 07:30 am
  • Day Aarti: 12:00 noon
  • Evening Aarti: 07:00 pm

Best time to visit At Ambaji Gabbar Temple

Mostly, Visit Bhadarvi Poornima; during the festival of Durga Puja and Navaratri.

Online Darshan Token Booking Of Ambaji Gabbar Temple

Registration of Ambaji Temple through the website, and you can also watch Ambaji Temple, Live Darshan

Ambaji Gabbar Ropeway Online Ticket Booking

Gabbar Ropeway Ticket booking Available to book an online ticket for the Ambaji Gabbar Cable car, visit its website.

Steps of Ambaji Gabbar Hills

The hill is very steep and challenging to climb. There are 300 stone steps at the foot of the hill, after which the pilgrims have to climb through a narrow, dangerous track.

Ticket Price of Ambaji Gabbar Ropeway

Below are the Ticket prices for Ambaji Gabbar Ropeway

Type of TicketExisting Basic RateGSTTariffFinal Rate including CGST and SGST
Concession (Physically Challenged and War Widows)Rs.63/-Rs.11.34Rs.74.34Rs.74
Student Group (7+1)Rs.560 /-Rs.100.80Rs.660.80Rs.661
Monthly Pass (30 Trip)Rs.1875 /-Rs.337.50Rs.2212.50Rs.2213
Annual Pass (12 Trip)Rs.750 /-Rs.135Rs.885Rs.885
Premium TicketRs.519 /-Rs.93.42Rs.612.42Rs.612
Complimentary Pass (Taxable)N/ARs.14.40Rs.14.40Rs.15

Ambaji Gabbar Ropeway Timings

Ambaji Gabbar Ropeway Timings are from 07:00 am to 06:00 pm.

Nearby Places to visit

  • Mansarovar
  • Mount Abu
  • Kamakshi Mandir
  • Kailash Hill sunset
  • Koteshwar
  • Kumbhariya

Accommodation Near Ambaji Gabbar Temple

  • Parvati Pranam Dharamshala
  • Ambaji Shakti Pathikashram
  • Nandni Ashram
  • Sitaba Sadan
  • Shree Ganesh Bhavan

Address of Ambaji Temple

  • Gujarat State Highway 54, Ambaji, Gujarat 385110
  • Contact Number: 02749-262136

How to reach Ambaji Gabbar Temple?

By train:

Ambaji does not have a railway station; the nearest station is Mount Abu which is 22 km away.

By air:

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Airport in Ahmedabad is the nearest airport, 180 km from Ambaji, and buses are readily available from Ahmedabad to Ambaji.

By Road:

Gujarat State Transport (GSRTC) bus station connects Ambaji to all major cities of India.

  • 65 km from Palanpur
  • 45 km from Mount Abu
  • 20 km from Abu Road
  • 185 km from Ahmedabad
  • 50 km from Kadiyadra


How many stairs are there in Gabbar Ambaji?

At the bottom of the hill are 300 stone steps, after which pilgrims must climb through a narrow and treacherous track. On the top of the hill opposite the Ambaji temple is a small niche in which a well-protected lamp burns continuously and can see from the main Ambaji temple at night.

How to go from Ambaji to Gabbar?

From Ambaji Temple, it will take you 15 minutes to reach the hill base. From there, you can visit Ammavari on Gabbar Hill via the ropeway. It would help if you went once. An hour is more than enough to cover the space.

Why is Ambaji Temple famous?

Sri Amba Mandir is a shrine revered by the Shakta Shakti sect of Hinduism. It had been believed that the heart of Goddess Sati fell here. The Shakti Peetha status temple originates from the mythology of Daksha Yaga and Sati’s self-immolation.

How far is Ambaji Gabbar from Ambaji Temple?

Ambaji Gabbar Temple is located on the border of Gujarat and Rajasthan and is 4 km west of Ambaji Temple.