One of the major satellite cities in the National Capital Region, Gurgaon is a favorite destination for start-ups, entrepreneurs, techies, and Fortune 500 companies. What about travelers and tourists, though? With a fine array of tourist attractions, ranging from historical places and temples to museums, sanctuaries, and gaming zones, the city is equally popular with holidaymakers and backpackers as well.
If you are visiting Delhi – NCR, book your rooms in one of the best hotels in Gurgaon without thinking twice. We’ll tell you where to go and what to see. Here’s an exhaustive list of places to visit in Gurgaon.
1. Kingdom of Dreams
Touted as the first live entertainment and theater destination in the country, the Kingdom of Dreams (popularly known as KOD) is among the best places to visit in Gurgaon. Some of the key attractions at KOD include Zangoora and Jhumroo (Bollywood-style shows), Culture Gully, and the Nautanki Mahal. Complete with eateries and themed restaurants, entertainment takes its best form at KOD.
- Location: Sector 29
- Timings: 12:00 pm to 12:00 am
- Tickets: ₹ 600 onwards
2. Cyber Hub
With a fine range of restaurants, cafés, pubs, breweries clubs, gaming zones, and shopping centers, Cyber Hub is the most happening area in Gurgaon. You can plan an evening here enjoying mouthwatering food and winding down over finely mixed cocktails and freshly brewed beers. Check out our blog on the restaurants and pubs in Cyber Hub to know more about your options.
3. Damdama Lake
Whether you are looking to spend some serene moments in the lap of nature or indulge in adventurous activities, Damdama Lake is an ideal place to visit in Gurgaon on weekends as well as weekdays. Nature lovers and peace seekers can sit on the banks of the lake while adventure seekers can engage in boating, rock climbing, rappelling, hot air ballooning, and other thrilling activities.
- Location: Off Sohna Road
- Note: Activities are chargeable
4. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
Home to more than 250 species of migratory and resident birds, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is a birdwatcher’s paradise. The verdant sanctuary is also a popular spot for jungle safaris and nature walks. Whether you are a nature enthusiast or shutterbug, this is one place you shouldn’t miss out on your Gurgaon trip.
- Location: Gurgaon Farukh Nagar Road
- Timings: 06:30 am to 06:00 pm (summer); 06:30 am to 04:30 (winter)
- Entry fee: ₹ 5 per person
5. Neverenuf Garden Railway
A railway-themed garden where everything is scaled to a ratio of 1:22:5, Neverenuf Garden Railway is a miniature wonderland where you can relive your childhood. Featuring interactive scale model trains, this one-acre landscaped park is complete with colorful flowers, rocky hills, and waterbodies. Needless to say, it is one of the best places to visit in Gurgaon with your kids and family.
- Location: Village Para
- Timings: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (Monday to Friday); 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Saturdays and Sundays)
- Tickets: ₹ 550
6. Vintage Camera Museum
Want to learn a thing or two about the history and evolution of cameras? Make your way to the Vintage Camera Museum that features over 2000 artifacts related to cameras. Some of the major exhibits at the museum include cameras from different parts of the world, photographs from the pre-independent era, and a collection of 20,000 original prints that chronicle India’s freedom movement, among others.
- Location: DLF Phase 3
- Timings*: 11.00 am to 5:00 pm; closed on Sundays
- Tickets: ₹ 300
*Prior booking required
7. Heritage Transport Museum
Counted among the must-visit museums in Gurgaon, the Heritage Transport Museum gives you a glimpse into the long and rich history of transportation in India. The major exhibits here include rare vintage cars and all sorts of artifacts and memorabilia related to automobiles and aviation and maritime vehicles.
- Location: Bilaspur-Tauru Road
- Timings: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm; closed on Mondays
- Tickets: ₹ 400 for adults; ₹ 200 for children
8. Museum of Folk and Tribal Arts
Founded by K.C. Aryan, a renowned art historian in the country, the Museum of Folk and Tribal Arts houses a noteworthy collection related to Indian folk and tribal art and culture. From paintings, metal crafts, and textiles to terracotta and wood crafts, the place features an exciting range of exhibits.
- Location: Sector 4
- Timings*: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
*Prior booking required
9. Tau Devi Lal Bio Diversity Park
Want to enjoy some tranquil moments, right in the middle of Gurgaon’s concrete jungles? Head off to Tau Devi Lal Bio Diversity Park, a two-acre public park located in the heart of the city. The park has walking trails where you can take a stroll in early mornings or late evenings. The well-trimmed trees and the green lawns make the park a popular spot among nature lovers and yoga enthusiasts as well.
- Location: Sector 52A
- Timings: 5:00 am to 8:00 pm
10. Leisure Valley Park
Roaming or relaxing in a park is one of the best things to do in Gurgaon for couples. And the Leisure Valley Park is an ideal spot for that. Featuring neatly-paved walking tracks, landscaped gardens, a play area for kids, a rose garden, and beautiful musical fountains, the park also serves as a great venue for picnics and family outings. Just as all good things in life, entry to this park is free!
- Location: Sector 29
- Timings: 05:00 am to 10:00 pm
11. Aravalli Biodiversity Park
Are you in a mood to explore an extensive range of endangered and rare flora and fauna? Plan a trip to Aravalli Biodiversity Park that spreads over 153 hectares of land. The park is home to over 175 species of birds and you can also spot reptiles and mammals here. For those who are interested in plants, there’s a native plants nursery at the park.
- Location: Near Guru Dronacharya Metro Station
- Timings: 7:00 am to 6:30 pm (summers); 8:00 am to 5:30 pm (winters)
12. Camp Tikkling
If you are looking for places to visit in Gurgaon with your gang of friends or colleagues, Camp Tikking is an ideal choice. Counted among the best camping site in the city, it offers you a heady mix of leisure and adventure. From artificial rock climbing and rappelling to tractor riding, camel carting, and obstacle courses, you can engage in a range of activities in natural and safe surroundings. The camp allows only group bookings, so make sure that you go there in a group.
- Location: Sohna Road, Gairatpur Baas
- Timings: 07:00 am to 07:00 pm
- Entry Fee: ₹ 990
13. Flyboy Aero Park
Fancy going on an air safari, flying up and up in the sky and enjoying beautiful views of the city from above? Flyboy Aero Park in Gurgaon is where you can fulfill this dream. Do not worry about the safety or technical aspects of flying because you will be under the supervision of trained pilots.
- Location: Sector 58
- Charges: ₹ 1599 onwards (prices vary depending on flight duration and type)
14. Ambience Mall
Ambience Mall, one of the most popular shopping malls in Gurgaon, allows you to indulge in retail therapy for a whole day. Spread over six floors, the mall houses over 230 outlets of national and international brands, an ice skating rink, a spacious food court, and gaming arcades. Shopping, fun, food or entertainment, the mall scores high on all fronts.
- Location: National Highway 48
- Timings: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm
15. Lohagarh Farms
A recreation hub ideal for families and friends, Lohagarh Farms promises you an authentic rural experience. While here, you can engage in indigenous games like kabaddi, kite flying, and kusthi and other sports like cricket and volleyball. For those who want to experience the rural way of life, the farm offers camel cart rides, pottery sessions, dairy activities, mud bath, and more while adventure activities like beam balancing, Tarzan swing, commando net, etc. add to the fun factor.
- Location: Gairatpur Baas
- Timings: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
- Entry Fee: ₹ 1150 (adults); ₹ 950 (children above 10 years); ₹ 650 (children below 10 years)
Note: The entry fee is inclusive of food, activities, and beverages
To put it simply, Smaaash is a gaming paradise where you can have a smashing time. The place has a number of thrilling VR games, arcade games, and motor racing and bike racing simulators, and much more. After a few hours of gaming, you can go to their in-house café and refill your engine. Sounds like a great weekend plan, right?
- Location: Ambience Mall
- Timings: 12:30 pm to 11:30 pm
- Tickets: Ranges from ₹ 99 to ₹ 1875
Located inside Ambience Mall, iSkate is another popular attraction in Gurgaon for kids and adults alike. Touted as the first indoor ice skating rink in the country, iSkate is spread over 15000 sq. ft. and is made of real ice. The place also has a karaoke room, an on-site café, and stalls and kiosks selling food and beverages to keep you engaged for hours on end.
- Location: Ambience Mall
- Timings: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
- Tickets: ₹ 499 (Monday to Friday); ₹ 699 (Saturdays and Sundays)
18. The Paintball Co.
Offering you the ultimate paintballing experience, The Paintball Co. redefines fun in every way possible. The open field here is creatively designed with bunkers, obstacles, trees, bushes, hide-out places, and ammo dumps. You and your friends can indulge in a fun-filled, high-thrill session here whether you have prior experience in paintballing or not.
- Location: Sector 31
- Timings: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
- Tickets: ₹ 175 onwards
19. F9 Go Karting
One of the fun things to do in Gurgaon is to engage in a session of go-karting. And F9-Go-Karting is where you can experience the excitement of driving high-speed go-karts, that too on multi-level racing tracks. All you have to do is to choose a package that best suits you, and you are all set to vroom into the world of racing.
- Location: Sector 17 -18 Link Road
- Timings: 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
- Charges: ₹ 299 onwards (varies based on duration and number of laps)
Always dreamt of playing a detective who solves impossible mysteries and puzzles? Well, you can awaken the detective in you at Ctrl.Shift.Esc, one of the popular escape game centers in Gurgaon. During the game, you will be locked inside a room and will be given 60 minutes to get out of it by finding hints and solving hidden puzzles. Sounds like fun?
- Location: Sector 20
- Timings: 12:00 pm to 8:30 pm
- Charges: Starting from ₹600 per head
21. Botanix Nature Resort
Want to engage in adventurous activities in a rustic setting and also enjoy the little pleasures of rural life? Plan a one-day picnic at Botanix Nature Resort, a favorite spot of city dwellers who want to escape the everydayness of their lives. While here, you can gorge on traditional dishes, be one with nature, and also take part in many fun activities including tug of war, bullock cart riding, camel riding, musical chair, and many more.
- Location: Damdama Village
- Charges: Depends on the package you choose
22. Wet N Wild
Gurgaon has water parks and amusement parks where you can claim your share of aquatic fun. Wet N Wild is one such destination that keeps you engaged for a whole day. The park has five swimming pools and an exciting array of rides and slides including Lazy River Ride, Pendulum, Tornado, and others. You can also have fun at the wave pool and go rain-dancing at the discotheque. The restaurants here will ensure that your hunger pangs are taken care of.
- Location: National Highway 8
- Timings: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
- Tickets: ₹ 500 for adults; ₹ 400 for kids
23. Fun N Food Village
This amusement park has been the go-to destination for fun and adventure seekers in the city, especially during the hot summer months. The park is divided into two zones, one with dry rides and another with water rides and slides. With over 40 rides including Twister, Speed Coaster, Multi Racer, Lazy River, and Wave Pool, and an art center, gaming arena, sauna, and spa, the park servers as an excellent spot to spend some fun moments with your friends and family.
- Location: Old Delhi – Gurgaon Road
- Timings: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
- Tickets: ₹ 1000 +GST for adults; ₹ 300 + GST for children
24. Qutub Golf Course
Want to tee off like a pro at a golf course without worrying about hefty membership fees? Visit Qutab Golf Course, one of the few public golf courses in the country. This 18-hole course is maintained by DDA (Delhi Development Authority) and is located a short drive away from Gurgaon.
- Location: Saket
- Timings: 05:30 am to 07:00 pm (summer); 7:00 am to 05:00 pm (winter)
- Cost: ₹ 300 (weekdays); ₹ 600 (weekends)
25. Vimla Art Gallery
Who said Gurgaon is all about fun and adventure? The city also has places that cater to the art lover in you. Vimla Art Gallery, an art gallery-cum-training center located in Sector 46, is a fine case in point. Started with the vision of honoring the works of lesser-known artists in the country, the gallery gives you an opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of art without worrying about anything else.
- Location: Sector 46
- Timings: 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm; closed on Sundays
26. Oxygen Chamber
The very name Oxygen Chamber sounds a little intriguing, right? The place is equally intriguing too. Located very close to HUDA City Center Metro Station, this is a 13000 sq. ft. green zone that houses hundreds of anti-polluting plants. The place also has a nursery where you can buy such plants. Sounds refreshing, doesn’t it?
- Location: Sector 29
- Timings: 10.00 am to 8.00 pm
27. Mata Sheetala Devi Temple
This ornate temple dedicated to Mata Sheetala Devi, wife of Dronacharya, is another popular destination in Gurgaon visited by pilgrims and devotees. The temple, in its current form, dates back to the 18th century and was built by Jawahar Singh of Bharatpur to commemorate his victory over the Mughals.
- Location: Sheetala Mata Road, Masani Village
- Timings: 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
28. Sky Jumper Trampoline Park
How about visiting a place where you can have lots of fun while jumping, flying, and flipping? Then you must include Sky Jumper Trampoline Park in the list of places to visit on your Gurgaon trip. This 13000 sq. ft. indoor play zone features over 100 interconnected trampolines where you can perform gravity-defying leaps. The park also has a dodge-ball court, a huge foam pit, and open-jump arena, and slam dunk hoops, all of which ensure that you have a great time jumping and leaping.
- Location: ILD Trade Center, Sohna Road
- Timings: 11:30 am 9:00 pm (Monday to Thursday, and Sundays); 10:00 am to 11:00 pm (Fridays and Saturdays)
- Tickets: Starting from ₹ 350 per single entry
29. Farrukh Nagar Fort
Located about 22 km away from the city center, Farrukh Nagar Fort gives you a glimpse into the region’s past. Established in 1732, the fort is in the shape of an octagon, which is a quintessential feature of Mughal architecture. Some of the key attractions here include Sheesh Mahal, Jama Masjid, and Baoli. If you are a history buff or architecture enthusiasts, you can include the fort in your must-visit list.
- Location: Farrukh Nagar
- Timings: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
30. Galleria Market
Touted as the best high-street markets in the city, Galleria Market offers you a delightful shopping experience. From groceries and electronic items to branded apparels, food, and cosmetics, you will find almost everything here in this open market. Lined with a number of high-end restaurants and cafes, Galleria also serves as one of the top hangout places in Gurgaon.
- Location: DLF Phase 4
31. Appu Ghar (Oysters Beach Water Park)
Appu Ghar, also known as Oysters Beach Water Park, is among the best water parks in Gurgaon to chill out during summers. The thrilling range of slides at the park such as Sky Fall, Rapid Racer, and Aqua Loop, will ensure that you will have a whale of a time here. The park also has a cool spa, a bar, and five restaurants that serve a mouthwatering range of food to visitors.
- Location: Sector 29
- Timings: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
- Tickets: ₹ 1200 (general); ₹ 600 (senior citizens); ₹ 800 (children)
32. Molecule Air Bar
After all the sightseeing and fun, when you want to wind down over a glass (or pitcher) of beer, make your way to Molecule Air Bar, one of the most popular microbreweries in the city. The place is known for its WW II themed setting and outstanding ambiance, not to mention their freshly crafted beers and awesome food. Don’t leave the place without tasting the Molecule House Brew, one of their signature beers.
- Location: Sector 29
- Timings: 12:00 pm to 1:00 am
- Cost for two: ₹ 1200 (approx.)
Want to know more about the places where you can taste freshly brewed beers? Check out our blog on the breweries in Gurgaon to know more.
An award-winning Irani restaurant that serves delightful Parsi dishes as well as street grubs of Mumbai, SodaBottleOpenerWala deserves a place in your list of places to visit in Gurgaon. Some of the popular dishes here include Mutton Keema Pav, Kolmi Fry, Laganu Custard, Berry Pulao, Hazelnut Coffee Brew, Egg Kejriwal, and Mava Cake, among others. The place is pocket-friendly too, so eat, eat, and repeat.
- Location: Cyber Hub
- Timings: 08:30 am to 12:00 am
- Cost for two: ₹ 1300 (approx.)
Want to go on a gastronomic tour through the city? Here’s our blog on the best restaurants in Gurgaon to help you out.
You think this list covers everything to see and experience in Gurgaon? No! There are many other hidden gems which can be found only if you start exploring the city. Let’s get started, shall we?