Gurgaon is the most rapidly developing colonnade of Greater Delhi. Gurgaon located in the National Capital Region. It's lies close to the International and the Domestic Airport. Gurgaon has emerged as the hub of IT and other new-age businesses. Its proximity to the national capital of Delhi is an added advantage. Gurgaon enjoys all the facilities available in Delhi. Gurgaon is home to offices of several MNCs. The Gurgaon district of Haryana has several places of tourist interest like the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Damdama Lake and Shama. Gurgaon is well linked by rail and road to Delhi, Faridabad and Jaipur.
FESTIVAL: The Kartik Cultural Festival: The Kartik Cultural Festival is an annual event held in November every year in the recently renovated Nahar Singh Mahal (fort) at Ballabgarh. The splendid old palace of Raja Nahar Singh comes alive to the sound of music, the movement of dance, and the festive gaiety of celebration.
Suraj Kund: Suraj Kund is an excursion option Gurgaon. It is ideal place for picnic situated in Haryana. Excellent boarding and loading facilities are available here. You may enjoy boating in the Rajhans- Water Lake or stroll in the gorgeous green gardens.
Karna Lake: The man-made Karnal Lake is situated on the National Highway No.1 near Karnal. Thelovely green stretch celebrates one of the protagonists of the epic Mahabharatha- Karna. It attracts several tourists with its guest rooms, greenery, and well-equipped conference hall. The lake and the birds add to the charm of the lake.
Kurukshetra: Another excursion destination from Grurgaon is Kurukshetra, the land where the Bhagwad Gita originated. Kurukshetra has several places of interest like Brahma Sarovar, Narkatari Temple, Banganga, Nab hi Kamal, Gurudwara Rajghat, Kurukshetra Library, and the Crocodile Sanctuary.
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary Gurgaon
Attractions and Places to Visit in Gurgaon
Sohna: Sohna has been provided with an exclusive Barbet Hut complete with its own sitting area and an attached kitchen. A motel at Sohna offers air-conditioned rooms for comfortable stay to the tourists. A four-bed dormitory, family huts and simple camper huts are available to suit the budget of various tourists.
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary: Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is another major tourist attraction. Founded by Dr. Salim Ali it is situated 20 km from Gurgaon and 46 km from Delhi. A stretch at marshy land has been remodelled. Hundreds of species of migratory birds have winged in to stay in the sanctuary. During winters birds migrate from as far as Siberia and Europe. Darters, egrets, shovellers, gadwell and geese can be easily spotted in the sanctuary. Sultanpur is home to Teals, kingfishers, lapwings, sandpipers and demoiselle cranes. The hideouts, watchtowers and a museum attract bird watchers to the sanctuary. The guest rooms, restaurant, family cottages, bar, hide outs, water towers and catering is enjoyed by all the tourists to Gurgaon.
Damdama Lake: Gurgaon also boasts of another tourist attraction - the Damdama Lake. Tourist facilities at the Lake include restaurant, bar, motel wing, conference hall, hovercraft, lawns and camping site, adventure activities and lake for boating.
Shama: Located on the Delhi-Jaipur highway is the Shama. Its location makes it a popular halt with the travellers. The motel, restaurant, bar and lawns make it an excellent excursion or weekend trip from Delhi. It has hosted several family gatherings and celebrations.
How to Reach Gurgaon
It took me 8 hours to reach Gurgaon from Chandigarh. Most of this time spent on 3 different buses. It totally sucked. The only exciting moment came when I reached Gurgaon. Saw the fire at the petrol pump on the Mall Road besides Privat hospital in its full glory.