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Gurgaon

Gurgaon

Weather

Gurgaon has a typical tropical climate, hot and sultry in summers and cold in winters. Gurgaon summers can be quite harsh with sapping dry heat in the months from April to August. Maximum temperatures in Gurgaon during summer months can go as high as 47 degrees. The monsoon rains get active in Gurgaon in the middle to August and run well into September. The rains provide the much needed relief from the harsh summer sun but humidity levels act as a deterrent for tourists. Winter months from October to March are the best time to visit Gurgaon. Although December and January are quite foggy in Gurgaon the overall climatic pattern suits the inflow of tourists. 

How To Reach

By Road:

Gurgaon due to its strategic location and close proximity to New Delhi has an excellent road network. The eight lane expressway connecting Delhi and Gurgaon further leads to National Highway 8 on the Delhi-Jaipur-Mumbai National Highway. The state transport bus services also link Gurgaon to adjacent cities like Sohna, Nuh, Manesar and Ghaziabad making them a convenient travelling option.


By Air:

Gurgaon is located right at the Delhi-Haryana border and the Indira Gandhi international airport is ideally suited to visit Gurgaon. Located at a distance of 10 Kms from Gurgaon the New Delhi airport has in its vicinity both domestic and international terminals. Regular cab and bus services are operational between Gurgaon and the New Delhi airport making it a convenient way to reach the modern city of Gurgaon.



By Rail:

The Gurgaon railway station is situated towards the end of the city offering regular train services connect Gurgaon to all parts of the country. Recently the government has introduced a double-decker train running between Delhi and Jaipur that stops at Gurgaon making it a delight for tourists visiting Gurgaon from the princely city of Jaipur.


Overview

The city of Gurgaon located in the state of Haryana is one of India's fastest growing urban centers. Forming a part of National Capital Region, the city of Gurgaon is located at a distance of 30 Kms from New Delhi. Known as the Millennium City, Gurgaon underlines the vibrant modern India with its high rise apartment, posh office buildings, swanky cars and shopping malls.

 

Historically known as the Guru's Land, the city of Gurgaon traces its origin to the Mahabharata and was the ancestral village of Guru Dronacharya. The city has hence been ruled by the Yaduvanshis, the Rajputs, the Marathas and Mughals. After India's independence till the late 1980's the city was mainly a farming hotbed. The commercial boom in Gurgaon started in the early 90's with the opening up of the Indian IT sector. The city within a short span of time, the city has risen to become the epitome of modern India.

 

With all its modern outlook and appeal, Gurgaon is also close to Indian heritage and culture offering religious and spiritual tourist attractions. The Karthik Cultural Festival in Gurgaon organized by the tourism department is a well attended festival reliving old Indian culture of martial arts and other rare folk arts.

 

Gurgaon has a booming real estate market, swanky shopping malls and luxury hotels spread all over the city. Due to its close proximity to the New Delhi International airport, Gurgaon has witnessed a surge in tourist and business activities. There is no dearth of shopping escapades in Gurgaon and visitors can choose between the trendy new age malls to road side fashion stalls. Gurgaon also offers an insight into the wonderful cuisine of Haryana including dairy products, bajra rotis and chat.

 

Gurgaon is the face of modern India balancing the old with the new and offering traditional heritage tourism along with swanky and elite business activity. Gurgaon has something for everyone including young and old offering tremendous tourist attractions and a rich cultural experience.