Gurgaon is the most rapidly developing colonnade of Greater Delhi.
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.
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, founded by Dr. Salim Ali is situated 16
km from Gurgaon and 46 km from Delhi. During winter birdsmigrate
from as far as Siberia and Europe. The important species found in
the park are saras, crane, spot bill, ruddy shel duck, rosy pelicans
etc. Over 100 species have been identified in this Sanctuary.
There are hide outs, watch towers and a museum of sorts for those
keen on serious study. Guest rooms, restaurant, family cottages,
bar, hide outs, water towers and catering wing, are there for bird
watchers and tourists. The best time to visit November-February.
Sheetala Devi Temple
This famous Hindu temple is located one and a half kilometers in
the suburbs of Gurgaon near a pond. Also referred to as a 'Shakti
Peeth', the presiding deity of this temple is Mata Sheetala Devithe
goddess of small-pox. It is held in great esteem throughout this
part of the country. It is visited by a large number of pilgrims.
Sohna is known for its hot springs. Haryana Government has built
a Barbet Hut complete with its own sitting area and an attached
kitchen for tourists. A motel wing has air-conditioned rooms for
stay. A four bed dormitory, family huts and simple camper huts have
been built for every-budget tourists. In February every year, a
Statesman Vintage Car Rally to the Sohna hill is held and Haryana
Tourism celebrates the day with a mela event.
Located a few kilometers South of Gurgaon off Alwar road. There
is a adventure resort Water Banks, with deluxe tents along the lake
side. There are facilities for boating and hot air ballooning.
The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport, at New
Delhi. The Delhi airports link Gurgaon with most of the important
cities of India and the world.
Gurgaon Railway Station is one of the oldest Railway Station situated
on the Delhi - Rewari - Jaipur Railway line route. It is at a distance
of about 3 km from main old Gurgaon City. Computerized reservation
facility is also available at Gurgaon Railway Station.
The road network of the entire state is very convenient. A good
network of highways and national highways connects almost all the
major towns and cities. touristplacesinindia can arrange for you
all types of land transport for your comfortable journey in Gurgaon
and throughout the Indian state of Haryana.
Gurgaon is hot and humid in the summers, and cold in the winters.The
average temperature ranges from 25°C to 46°C during summer
and 2°C to 5°C during winter. The cold wave from the Himalayan
region makes winters very chilly. In summers, the heat wave is immense
and adequate precaution has to be taken before going out in the
The best time to visit Gurgaon is during the spring seasons of February
to April and August to November.
Cotton clothing is apt for the summer months whereas woolens are
required for the winters.
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