Cities to Visit Near Gurgaon

Places to Visit in Gurgaon


Gurgaon has a lot to offer to its visitors. Gurgaon is endowed with all the elements of being a metropolitan city, at the same time has kept it quite close to the nature.

Places to See in Gurgaon



Few of the much renowned places that one cannot miss when they are visiting Gurgaon are:

Damdama Lake

Damadam Lake is a nice place to have day trips, picnic and family outings. The place is located near the Aravalli hills. It is one of the biggest lakes in Haryana. Boating is one of the most popular activities for tourists who visited the place; one can opt from the range of boats like row boats, paddle boats and motor boats, whichever is convenient for them. The place is also known for its various adventurous activities like rock climbing, hot air ballooning, para sailing, cycling, trekking etc. Bungee jumping is also available by paying extra.

Location: Gurgaon; 45 km From Dhaula Kuan, Delhi

Best time to visit: October to March

Sheetala Devi Temple

Gurgaon has numerous temples but one of the most famous and most visited temples in Gurgaon is Sheetala Devi temple. The temple is situated on a side of a beautiful pond. The temple witnesses many visitors throughout the year, but is very much crowded during the month of Chitra, especially Mondays, as they are considered very auspicious. Different devotees have different reasons to come to the temple, sometimes the occasion can be the "mundan ceremony", or some come with a purpose of offering prayers to the goddess to protect them from the disease like small-pox. The infrastructure of the temple is commendable. There is no entry fee to visit the temple.

Best time to visit: During Chitra month.
Time of festivity: Throughout the year, except August, September, November to February

Ambience Mall

Ambience mall came into existence in 2007. It has stores of all leading brands of India as well as popular foreign brands as well. It also has other USPs like each floor is a kilometer long and a floor is there is a bowling alley named Blu-O. The mall is also planning to open an extensive 5 star hotel complex which can accommodate many persons at a time as it may have 322 rooms and suites, and 90 serviced apartments. The mall also has a food court, and also a multi cuisine restaurant which offers almost 7 cuisines.

There is no entry fee to visit the mall and one can visit Ambience Mall all through the year.

Address: Ambience Island, Nathupur, National Highway 8, Gurgaon- 122001, Haryana

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

This is a small sanctuary that has a fresh water lake, and the rest of the area is surrounded by cultivated plains. The main "salt pan", dries up in the summers but get back to its normal state after a heavy monsoon and attracts number of migratory birds, most of the birds that are found here are: pelicans, flamingos, ducks, geese. Sunrise over the Sultanpur Lake is an experience that no one coming to Gurgaon should miss. Though the place is open all through the year the best time to visit is November to February and March to April if it has been a year of good rain.

Fun n food Village

It is an amusement park for all the age groups that includes joy rides and water parks. It was established in 1993. It also has the largest wave pool around Delhi.

Address: Fun N Food Village, Old Delhi-Gurgaon Road, Kapas Hera, New Delhi

Entry fees:
Rs.400 (Monday- Friday)
Rs.450 (Saturday, Sunday and holidays)
Children below of height 4 feet 6 inches: Rs. 300
Children below 3 feet 3 inches: Free

Timings:
9:30- 8:00 (weekdays in summers)
9:00-9:00 (weekends and holidays in summers)
9:30- 6:30 (weekdays in winters)

Devi Art Foundation

The center is among the first few non-profit centers that showcase the creative talent from the Indian subcontinent. It gives an opportunity to the audiences to know more about modern and new technique of art.

Address: 39, Sirpur House, Sector 44, Gurgaon- 122003, Haryana
Timings: The place is open on all days of the week except Mondays.

Sohna

The place is situated at the foothills of Aravallis and is most famous for the Shiv temple and hot water springs. It is believed that the well was dug by one of the brothers of Pandavas named Arjun when he was feeling thirsty, the temperature of the water varies from 46 ° C to 51.7 ° C . The place also has a grand park which is situated at the top of the hills.

Location: 56 Km from Delhi, Haryana
Best time to visit: Throughout the year

Kurukshetra

The land of Kurukshetra has got religious and spiritual importance. The place is considered to be very religious. Famous places to visit in Kurukshetra are: Jyotisar, Sannihit Sarovar, Brahma Sarovar, Krishna museum etc. The place is a real paradise for people who believe in spirituality.

Blue Terra Spa

This is one of the best spa's in Gurgaon. They provide high class services at very convenient rates. The services match the international standards and they also provide ayruvedic treatments. It provides a very relaxing and soothing ambiance for the customers.

Tikli Bottom

Tikli bottom is a kind of resort or can be considered as a modern styled guest house. The place is at 45 minutes drive from the Delhi international airport. The ambiance is so that it gives the feel as if one is at home. The rooms are well equipped with all modern facilities and the tariff per room can vary from Rs. 5800 - 8300.

Location: Mahindra Farm, Gairatpur Bass Village, Tikli PO, Haryana - 122001, India

Ayurveda Kendra

Ayurveda Kendra provides relaxation to the body, mind and soul through traditional methods. It rejuvenates one's body, mind and soul. It strengthens one's immunity system so that one can resist diseases.

Location: It is situated in phase-4, DLF city, near DLF city club.

CRPF shooting range

CRPF shooting range was the venue for commonwealth games. 280 million rupees were required for its construction. The range is located at the foothills of Aravali hills.

Nuh

The place is the district head quarters of the Mewat district. The place has few historical monuments, like shaking minarets; they are the only vibrating minarets in India. Only due to lack of maintenance it didn't attract many of the tourists. It requires great attention from the government.

Tourist Destinations Near Gurgaon



Morni

It is the only hill station in Haryana, the place is around the city of Gurgaon, and is also near Chandigarh. It is an ideal place for over night stays and picnic. It is a pleasant and quite place, away from the fast moving cities and pollution, a very soothing place to relax and detoxify your mind.

Distance: 70 km from Gurgaon
Time taken: 5 hours

Surajkund

The place is built near a lake surrounded by rocks. Horse and camel rides are of much interest for the children. The place is known for its handicraft and artisans from all over the country to display the talent. There are cultural programmes being performed by people from Kashmir to Kanyakumari.

Distance: 15 km south of Delhi
Best time to visit the place: February

Karna Lake

The place is a famous tourist destination in Karnal, district of Haryana. It was found that an epic character from the Mahabharat named Karna used to bathe in this lake, and it was here when he gave his armor to Indra, hence this place has religious significance.





Last Updated on : 9/09/2013




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