30 Kms from Centre of Delhi,
: Guru Dronacharya
Languages/Dialect Hindi, English, Haryanvi Gurgaon is the most rapidly developing colonnade of Greater Delhi.
Gurgaon located in the National Capital Region.
Its 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.
Gurgaon is a district major city in Haryana
and the heart of a main industrial area. Gurgaon, situated in the
National Capital Region has developed into a big and successful
town because of its surrounding area to New Delhi - the Indian capital.
Gurgaon Haryana is a large, fast-growing city and main industrial area
found about 30 km from the city of New Delhi and only about 15 km
from New Delhi's International Airport. Gurgaon Haryana enjoys
all the services available to Delhi. Gurgaon Haryana is home to offices
of lots MNCs and is well connected by rail and road to Delhi,
Faridabad and Jaipur.
Gurgaon Haryana is known as the Millennium City. Gurgaon Haryana is one
of the main satellites of Delhi, forming a part of NCR (National
Capital Region). Historically speaking, the name Gurgaon appears to
have its origins in the word "Guru-Gram" later changed to 'Gaon'.
According to myth, it was a family village gifted by Kauravas and
Pandavas to their guru Dronacharya. It is also known as the
Cyber City. It's no wonder then that the city has seen its market
booming over the last ten years. This Gurgaon city accounts for a major
piece of income tax for Haryana.
Gurgaon Haryana has been mostly a business city, home to many
industries, and so there aren't any places of historical significance.
However, you could trip a couple of places around the city. You could
trip the Sheetala Devi Temple, committed to the goddess of small
pox. Damdama Lake, south of Gurgaon, presents picnic spots,
boating and rides on a hot air balloons.
How to Get There
Air: The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport, at New Delhi .
Road: The state transport buses connect Gurgaon to neighbouring cities with in the state and in neighbouring states.
Local Transport: Taxis, metered auto-rickshaws, private buses and state buses.
Weather 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 afternoons.