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Things to do in Gurugram

In Gurugram, you can actually enjoy the pleasure of a dual holiday plan! You can visit markets and  malls, monuments, temples and churches in Delhi as well as squeeze out some time and visit tourist places in and around Gurugram too!

Places you can visit in Gurugram include Damdama lake, Sheetala Devi temple, Ambiance mall, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Fun 'n Food Village, Sohna, Blue Terra Spa, Kurukshetra, CRPF Shooting Range and Ayurveda Kendra to rejuvenate yourself. So, there is a lot Gurugram can offer you to make your holiday more enjoyable.

Breathe in the natural fragrance and beauty of this mini town and kick start your journey. Holidays are meant for fun and frolic, get-togethers with family and friends and a bit of sight-seeing too!

What to do in Gurugram

Places to Visit in Gurugram

Damdama Lake is a nice place to head to for family outings. You can enjoy boating and even bring to fore your adventurous side by indulging in activities such as rock climbing, hot air ballooning, trekking, cycling and para sailing. Pay a little more to enjoy the goose bumps while bungee jumping!

Location: 45 kms. from Dhaula Kuan, Delhi
Best Time to Visit: October to March

Looking for amusement, fun and excitement? Fun 'n Food Village near Gurugram is a rocking place. All age groups find it interesting to be here with water parks and joy rides to set your adrenalin rushing! This park was established in 1993 and is the largest wave pool in and around Delhi.

Address
Fun n Food Village, Old Delhi-Gurugram Road,
Kapas Hera, New Delhi

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

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

If you are passionate about art, you can pay a visit to Devi Art Foundation and add to your knowledge about modern art and other new art techniques.

Address

39, Sirpur House, Sector 44,
Gurugram- 122003, Haryana

Sundays Closed

Religious Tourism in Gurugram

Sheetala Devi Temple is one of the popular temples in Gurugram. The temple is crowded on Mondays when most of the devotees come here to offer prayers to the temple deity. People get 'mundan ceremony' done here.

Shopping in Markets and Malls in Gurugram

Shopping in Gurugram

Malls in Gurugram include DLF shopping mall, Ambience mall and DLF Grand mall among others. Most of these malls are located on MG (Mehrauli-Gurugram) road. To reach here for shopping, you can board on a bus from Gurugram bus stand.

Address

MGF Metropolitan Mall
Phase 1, Mehrauli Gurugram Road,
Gurugram, Delhi-122001

Huda Market in Sector-56, Sadar Bazar market (near Gurugram bus stand), Galleria Market, DLF Phase-III, Gold Souk and MGF Metropolitan Mall are some markets and malls you can visit. There are umpteen shops offering you Indian as well as foreign brands under one comfortable roof. Shopping becomes a pleasure in these markets and malls as there is also provision of eateries and restaurants.

If you savour street food , go for it! There are many mouth watering dishes --- chaat, tandoori and mughalai chicken which await your visit! There is a bowling alley 'Blu-O' at Ambiance Mall and food court that offers you a choice of more than seven cuisines!

Address
Ambience Island, Nathupur,
National Highway 8, Gurugram- 122001, Haryana

Wild Life Sanctuary in Gurugram

For those who love to watch birds and animals, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is the place to go. You will enjoy basking in the natural surroundings with fresh water lake, migratory birds (pelicans, flamingo, duck, geese etc.) to give you company. If you start early in the morning, you can even witness the scintillating sunrise reflecting its beauty on the lake water. It is indeed a lovely  sight. November to February and March to April are ideal months to visit here.

Nearby Places from Gurugram

Sohna

Drive down to Sohna (56 kms. from Delhi) and experience bliss. You will be able to visit Shiv temple and watch hot water springs! And these hot water springs date back to the time of 'Pandavas' when Arjun, one of the five brothers, dug the well to quench his thirst. Situated at the foothills of the Aravallis, you can also stroll in the splendid park nearby.

Kurukshetra

The place is known for its religious fervour. Spiritual people love to visit Kurukshetra. You can visit Sannihit Sarovar, Brahma Sarovar, Jyotisar and Krishna Museum.

Other Interesting Places near Gurugram

Nuh in Mewat district of Haryana has shaking minarets. Surprised! Restoration work is needed here for attracting more tourists to this place. Morni (70 kms. from Gurugram) is a hill station in Haryana ideal for picnic with friends and family. Surajkund (15 kms. from Delhi) is where you can enjoy camel rides and horse rides! Handicrafts items here can be found in abundance with artisans showing you how they create magic with their fingers. And to add to the extravaganza, there are cultural programmes too! Best time to visit Surajkund is in the month of February.

Karnal district of Haryana is famous for 'Karna Lake' which has religious significance too. The character from Mahabharta --- Karna, took bath in this lake and it is here that he gave his armour to Indra.

Blue Terra Spa is one of the best spa's in Gurugram. It will give you few moments of relaxation with good service. You can enquire for Ayurvedic treatments too.

Tikli Bottom is a modern-day resort,  half an hour from Delhi airport, if you drive down to this place. Well equipped with modern facilities, you can opt for staying here for a day or two with tariff ranging from Rs. 6,000 to Rs. 8,000.

Address

Tikli Bottom
Mahindra Farm, Gairatpur Bass Village,
Tikli PO, Haryana - 122001

Ayurveda Kendra is situated in Phase-4 in DLF City (near DLF City Club) and a visit here will certainly bring peace and relaxation to your mind and body.

Just opposite to such an experience is to revitalize yourself and bring out adventure and your love for sports! Head to CRPF shooting range which was a venue for none other than Common Wealth Games!
Bon Voyage!  

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    Richa from Ghaziabad 1610 Days ago

    very helpful information thanks for sharing the article.

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