Gurugram travel guide

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You're Going to Love Gurugram

Just a short trip from Delhi lies the town of Gurgaon, a bustling hub that's fast becoming one of the central industrial towns in India. With global brands setting up shop here and a plethora of multiplexes, Gurgaon feels like the daughter to Delhi's fast-paced vibe. There's plenty to do, see and, most importantly, eat. So, make sure to bring your walking shoes and appetites!

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Gurugram

1. Visit the Kingdom of Dreams

The Kingdom of Dreams is a funky replica land of other famous places in India, all packed into one location. Bring your camera!

2. Check Out the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

Located in the Sultanpur National Park, the bird sanctuary allows lovers of migratory birds and bird watching enthusiasts to see the creatures in their natural habitat.

3. Experimental Art in Gurgaon

The Devi Art Foundation in Sector 44 is a great draw for lovers of experimental art. Don't miss this beautiful space dedicated to showcasing the contemporary Indian art scene.

4. Chill Out at the Wet'n'Wild Resort

This water resort is a great attraction during the summer months, with outdoor pools, water slides and rides.

5. Take in the Buzz of Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road

This is where the hawkers, street food vendors and multiplexes converge. Be ready to spend an entire day on these thronging streets.

Where to Eat in Gurugram

Gurgaon is a great city for chowing down on some delicious chaat, which are sweet and spicy plates of snacks. Head to the famous Halidram's for great Indian fast food and chaat dishes like Raj Kachori for ₹50 or a veg thali for ₹128.

When to visit Gurugram

Gurugram in June
Estimated hotel price
C$ 64
1 night at 3-star hotel
Gurugram in June
Estimated hotel price
C$ 64
1 night at 3-star hotel

The best time to visit Gurgaon is actually September until December, when temperatures are around 68°F. The summers are very hot and sticky, with temperatures as high as 104°F, which then drops to around 35°F in January.

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How to Get to Gurugram

Plane

Travelers will arrive at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport. From here, take a taxi to Gurgaon.

Train

To get here by train from places like Delhi, Connaught Place in Chandigarh or Saket, tickets cost ₹25 one way.

Car

NH8 is the main route to get from Delhi or Jaipur to Gurgaon.

Bus

Buses in to Gurgaon from cities like Delhi arrive at Dhaula Kuan. Private companies like Haryana Roadways, Mewat and Kamal charge ₹22 one-way.

Airports near Gurugram

Airlines serving Gurugram

United Airlines
Good (2,304 reviews)
Lufthansa
Good (1,045 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (3,756 reviews)
KLM
Good (259 reviews)
Air France
Good (271 reviews)
British Airways
Good (745 reviews)
Delta
Excellent (2,537 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (927 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (836 reviews)
SWISS
Excellent (288 reviews)
Iberia
Good (529 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (456 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (568 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (255 reviews)
Finnair
Good (340 reviews)
LOT
Good (209 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (175 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (115 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (122 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (95 reviews)
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Where to stay in Gurugram

The Park Plaza Gurgaon is the perfect place for those who want to stay in luxury. Those who want economical suites with comfort built in should stay at the Lemon Tree in the city center

Popular neighbourhoods in Gurugram

IMT Manesar - The "IMT" stands for "Industrial Model Township". This means that Manesar is in the process of being developed and transformed from a sleepy village into a well-connected, industrial hub in Gurgaon, with office buildings, upscale residences and posh eateries.

Kanhai Colony - Better known as "Kanhai", this district houses the headquarters of several global brands such as the Sunlife Unitech Cyber Park. It's a primarily residential area with great schools and state-of-the-art hospitals.

Sultanpur - This is home to the lush beauty of the Sultanpur National Park. Right in the middle is a large lake for water sports.

Where to stay in popular areas of Gurugram

Most booked hotels in Gurugram

Le Méridien Gurgaon, Delhi Ncr
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 125+
Lemon Tree Premier 2
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 103+
Red Fox Hotel, Sector 60, Gurugram
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
C$ 68+
Lemon Tree Premier 1
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
C$ 93+
Hotel Haut Monde
Okay (5.8, Okay reviews)
C$ 61+
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How to Get Around Gurugram

Public Transportation

Use the Rapid Metro Gurgaon system to get around, which also connects to the Delhi Metro. Trains run at a frequency of 5 minutes and it costs ₹12 to get around to anywhere. Inter-city bus fares are ₹20.

Taxi

Taxis are easily hailed in Gurgaon. Fares start at ₹50 and it is ₹6.2 per mile after that.

Car

Use local providers like AR Car Rental Gurgaon or Car4Hires for self-drive rentals. Rates start at ₹3,841 a day.

The Cost of Living in Gurugram

Shopping Streets

There are multiple multiplexes and malls in Gurgaon so take your pic. Head to Mehrauli-Gurgaon (MG) Road to start shopping 'til you drop at spots like Galaxy Mall or Ambience Mall Gurgaon.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk costs ₹48 and a dozen eggs will cost you ₹64.

Cheap meal
C$ 6.03
A pair of jeans
C$ 49.32
Single public transport ticket
C$ 0.51
Cappuccino
C$ 2.59