An outing with friends seems like an ideal plan for the weekend, but how to deal with finalizing a place to visit? The planning part is complex, especially when you are planning to explore Gurgaon. Also called Gurugram, the city has become a buzzing city over the last decade; thanks to the increasing number of pubs and tourist attractions. When you are in Gurgaon, you are obvious to be confused as there is so much to see and experience for people of every age group. To help you chalk down the weekend plan, here are 8 astonishing places in Gurgaon that we recommend visiting with friends and family.
Damdama Lake, Gurgaon
Do you fancy riding in the morning with your loved ones then this one is for you. Ride to Damdama Lake and spend time with special someone or friends as it becomes rider’s paradise on weekends. There you can relax on the banks of the lake doing nothing but enjoying the charm. Adventure lovers can go for activities, such as hot air ballooning, boating, rock climbing, and rappelling. Birdwatchers are sure to have a great time here as the lake is home to over 90 species of birds. The official visiting hours of this beautiful place starts at 10:00 am in the morning.
Activities: Camping, rock climbing, hot air ballooning, parasailing, cycling
Ticket Prices: INR 650 onwards
Location: Sohna Road, Gurgaon
Timings: 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Gurgaon
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is an absolute retreat for a family of nature lovers. A popular weekend getaway among bird watching enthusiasts and hikers, this bird sanctuary has an absolutely incredible landscape. You can experience a quiet walk amidst the woods and explore the floral diversity at the park including Acacia Nilotica, Acacia Tortilis, and Berberis.
INR 5 per Adult
INR 2 per Child
INR 40 for Foreign Tourists
06:30 am – 04:30 pm
Manesar is an industrial epidemic known for its simple life and the amazing views of the Aravalli Hills that it offers. The place has numerous resorts that offer the option of day outings as well as an overnight sojourn with family. Choki Dhani and Heritage Resort are some of the popular sightseer attractions in Manesar. If you are looking for a unique rural experience, head to Manesar.
Heritage Transport Museum, Gurgaon
The Heritage Transport Museum in Gurgaon has a majestic collection of rare and vintage buses, cars, trains, and other machines. If you are inquisitive to learn more about the history of transportation in the country, this place is highly suggested.
INR 400 per Adult and Child over 12 years
INR 200 per child under 12 years
Location: Off NH 8 (Bilaspur Chowk), Gurgaon
Timings: 10:00 am – 07:00 pm
Leisure Valley Park, Gurgaon
Leisure Valley Park is the underrated temptation of Gurgaon. The park owns musical fountains, a rose garden, jogging track, and swings for kids, which makes it an excellent place to spend time with family.
Location: Sector 29, Gurgaon
Timings: 05:00 am – 09:00 pm
Subhash Chandra Bose Park, Gurgaon
Another secret treasure in Gurgaon, Subhash Chandra Bose Park is ideal for yoga, jogging, or to spend some quality time with family. The park is also known as HUDA Garden. The park has gorgeous flowers and a greenhouse inside.
Location: Sector 14, Gurgaon
Timings: 05:00 am – 10:30 pm
Farrukhnagar Fort, Gurgaon
Farrukhnagar Fort was constructed in the year 1732, and it was only in 2009 that some portions of the fort were rebuilt. It used to be a lavish residential address to more than 4,000 people but today it is a great place to traverse with the family. The Dilli Darwaza and other parts of the fort are the abstracts of Mughal’s architectural splendor.
Timings: 09:00 am – 06:00 pm
A one-of-its-kind place in Gurgaon, NeverEnuf is a garden railroad that will bring back the child in you. You will be thrilled to see miniature trains and remote-controlled boats: all set amidst rocky hills and colorful flowers in this one-acre site. There are many DIY activities at the place.
Ticket Prices: INR 500
Location: Village Para, Gurgaon
Timings: 11:00 am – 06:30 pm (Saturday-Sunday)