A lavish socialising centre that revolves around food. Whether it’s for a party, dinner, or just to unwind with friends in a game parlour, Cyber Hub is the place! It is where most action happens in Gurgaon. With a plethora of cosy cafes, restaurants and pubs featured here, right by one of the city’s corporate centres, it is also a favourite amongst officer-goers. During Christmas and New Year’s eve, Cyber Hub where most of the people can be seen partying.
Food options range from the desi Indian cuisine to exotic and continental, while the three-storeyed social centre is buzzing with food aficionados. Explore food joints like The Beer Cafe, Soi 7 Pub & Brewery, The Wine Company, Nando’s, Kebab Express, The Red Mango and more, with tantalising delicacies.
Timing: Open 24 hours
Location: Basement Street Number 1 BMS Office, DLF Phase 2, Gurugram, Haryana 122002.
Kingdom of Dreams
Stretching across several acres of land, the Kingdom of Dreams is one of the most iconic places to visit in Gurgaon. The many nuances in the culture, heritage, cuisines and art forms of India fuse into a beautiful form of entertainment and leisure. The Nautanki Mahal hosts several theatrical events and musicals, which are as interesting as they are informative.
The Culture Gallery is a museum of the varied culture, arts and crafts, and eateries that thrive in India. The Showshaa Theatre is a drama hall highlighting the best of Indian mythology productions, a talent circus and a model wedding show! The iifa Buzz is a Bollywood themed cafe, a treat for movie buffs.
Entry Fees: INR 599 per head on weekdays; INR 699 per head on weekends.
Timing: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Location: Auditorium Complex Near IFFCO Metro Station, Sector 29, Gurugram, Haryana 122001.
Damdama lake, sprawled across an area of 3,000 acres, is one of the biggest natural lakes in Haryana. Tucked away within the bounds of Sohna district, the lake sits around 45 km away from Delhi’s Dhaula Kuan. Resting under the watchful gaze of the Aravalli Hills, the lake is ideal for day tours, hikes and boating activities.
While boating is one of the top attractions here, if you’re a rock climbing enthusiast, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. The challenging terrain of the hills promises to give you a rush. Other adventure activities to dive into are hot air ballooning, parasailing, cycling and camping. It is one of the best tourist places in Gurgaon, in addition to being a popular picnic spot/weekend getaway.
Timing: 09:00 AM to 06:30 PM
Location: Damdama Lake, Delhi Alwar Highway, Gurgaon, Haryana 122001.
Ambience Mall is one of the most happening places to visit in Gurgaon, appealing to people of all age groups. Whether it’s weekend shopping, treating yourself to mouth-watering delicacies, hitting the big screen, hosting a social event, or even gaming, Ambience Mall caters to all your whims and interests.
During weekends, you can find the mall brimming with people, and the parking lots full. Bringing some of the most elite and luxurious brands under one roof, the mall is essentially a one-stop destination for shopping. Spanning several acres of land, the splendour and services offered here have set the mall a class apart.
Timing: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Location: NH 8, Ambience Island, Gurugram, Haryana 122002.
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
One of the most popular weekend getaways near Gurgaon, New Delhi, Noida, and Faridabad, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is located about 40 km away from the landmark Dhaula Kuan in Delhi. A favourite amongst hikers, nature lovers and bird watching enthusiasts, the bird sanctuary has been declared a National Park by the state government. While the landscape and natural beauty of the park are incredible, there are measures being taken in order to ensure better sustainability and vegetation.
Dotted with lofty trees, the park is home to trees like Acacia Tortilis, Beris, Acacia Nilotica, Neem and more. One can choose from any of the four towers stationed inside the park, meant to make bird watching easier. The park is also equipped with clean and functioning bathrooms, while clean drinking water facility is also available.
Entry Fees: INR 5 per head.
Timing: 08:00 AM to 06:30 PM
Location: Gurgaon Farukh Nagar Road, Sultanpur, Gurugram, Haryana 122006.
Fun N Food Village
The Fun N Food Village in Gurgaon is one of the most thrilling places to visit. Affiliated with the World Water Park Association of the USA, the Village encompasses the largest range of water rides and activities in India. The 800 ft. long Lazy River is perfect for those looking for a place to chill and unwind. The river also features a lovely refreshment counter.
For the more adventurous souls, there are more than enough rides to hop on! The classic Wave Pool is arguably a favourite amongst visitors. If the world of aqua adventures fascinates you, there’s no better place than the Fun N Food Village to indulge in it!
Entry Fees: INR 1000 per adult; INR 300 per child (charges excl. of GST)
Timing: 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Location: Old Delhi Gurgaon Rd, Kapashera, New Delhi, Delhi 110097.
Celebrated for some of the most delicious Parathas in Gurgaon, Murthal sits on the National Highway 1, bridging Amritsar and Delhi. Located in the Sonepat district of Haryana, Murthal is well on its way to becoming the Paratha hub of India. Born as a dhaba/food junction catering to truck drivers, Murthal saw a drastic hike in popularity, owing to the exquisite parathas.
Carrying a line of over 50 dhabas, each one is applauded for its speciality. Piping hot parathas slathered with homemade white butter and a cup of steaming chai - Murthal is a must-visit destination for foodies.
Timing: Open 24 hours
Location: Sohna Road Opposite Omaxe Mall CD Chowk, Sector 48, Gurugram, Haryana 122001.
Farrukh Nagar Fort
Built in the year 1732 by the Mughal emperor Faujdar Khan, the Farrukhnagar fort is the quintessential Mughal structure, adorned by various designs dating back to the said era. Featuring an octagonal shape, the fort is also home to one of the most distinguished bastions in the country. The fort was in ruins up until 2009, when some reconstruction was done to it by INTACH.
Dubbed as the Dilli Darwaza, the fort is believed to have been home to over 4,000 people! One of the most popular tourist places in Gurgaon, a visit to the Farrukhnagar Fort is almost obligatory for patrons of architecture and designs.
Timing: 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Location: Farukhnagar, Gurgaon, Haryana 122506.
Mata Sheetala Devi Temple
Installed as a tribute to Kripi, the wife of Dronacharya, the Sheetla Mata temple is one of the most culturally rich places to visit in Gurgaon. She was believed to be a dedicated healer who devoted herself to the service of ill children, those suffering from smallpox, in specific.
This earned her the title of Mata i.e. mother, as she was affectionately called by the villagers. Dating back to the 18th century, the temple was built by Jawahar Singh of Bharatpur. It was built as a sign of his victory over the Mughals, a blessing that he sought from Mata Sheetla.
Entry Fees: No entry fee.
Timing: 06:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Location: Sheetla Mata Rd, Masani Village, Sector 6, Gurugram, Haryana 122001.
Presenting a platter of various refreshing activities and opportunities for relaxing and mingling, Aapno Ghar is an ethno-modern resort that has been making the trail for 35 years, since its inception. Featuring a verdant amusement park, exciting water rides, tantalising delicacies, bar and party lawns, the resort is one of the most luxurious stay options in Gurgaon.
Carrying 65 well-furnished and exquisitely designed rooms, Aapno Ghar is an ideal pick for a family holiday. In addition to the rich infrastructure and well-maintained rooms, the resort prides itself on impeccable services. Enjoy musical events, puppet shows and more while the in-house restaurant and bar cater to your needs.
Entry fee: 400/person for the amusement park, 800/person for Water Park and 1,000/person Combo Entry
Location: Sector 77, Gurugram, Haryana 122004.
Timings:10:00 AM - 8:00 PM.