Whether it is weekend getaways, vacations or picnics, the fun you have with your friends and family is limitless. But, the sense of self-discovery, freedom, and empowerment a solo-trip brings to you is beyond words. So, it’s time to take a break from your busy schedule and go to a place where you can be in your own company. And Gurgaon, the emerging technology hub of India, can be just the right destination for that.

In this blog, we have curated a list of things to do in Gurgaon alone. Book your room in one of the hotels in Gurgaon and get ready for a solo adventure.

1. Attend a Live Gig

#1 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

#1 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

When you are traveling alone, music can be a great companion. Gurgaon has some amazing places where you can attend live performances and soak yourself in the magic of music. From pop, jazz, and rock to soothing Sufi music, from band nights to solo performances, you are sure to find some soulful music with delicious food and freshly brewed beer. Here’s where to catch a live gig in Gurgaon:

  • Hard Rock Café (DLF Cyber Hub)
  • Cocktails and Dreams, Speakeasy (Sector 15)
  • Raasta (DLF Cyber City)
  • Manhattan Brewery and Bar Exchange (Golf Course Road)
  • Cervesia (Sector 29)
  • After Stories (Sector 29)

2. Shop Your Heart Out

#2 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

#2 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

Who said shopping alone is boring? Proper use of time and money, and independence are some of the perks of shopping alone. So, get your weekly dosage of retail therapy and give your wardrobe a revamp by visiting some of the top shopping streets in Gurgaon. From branded clothes and footwear to junk jewelry and rustic artifacts, the sheer abundance of things found in these bazaars is sure to make shopaholics go gaga. Here are our suggestions:

Arjun Marg Market  

  • Location: DLF Phase 1
  • Known for: Artificial jewelry, bags, casual wear

Galleria Market

  • Location: DLF Phase 4
  • Known for: Boutiques, branded retail outlets, restaurants

HUDA Market

  • Location: DLF Colony, Sector 14
  • Known for: Toys, cosmetics, ethnic clothing, ethnic footwear

Sadar Bazar

  • Location: Sector 12 A
  • Known for: Clothing, electronics, food joints

3. Go for Walking or Cycling at Tau Devi Lal Bio Diversity Park

#3 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

#3 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

The perfect way to connect with your inner self is to enjoy some lone time in a serene setting. Tau Devi Lal Bio Diversity Park, located right in the heart of the city, offers you just that. The lush green surroundings and refreshing air of this 2-acre public park can invigorate your body, mind, and soul. It has a well-maintained jogging track where you can stroll or jog in the morning or evening. You can also go cycling along the well-paved track to give a healthy start to your day. The park is also popular with birdwatchers and yoga enthusiasts. 

  • Location: Sector 52A
  • Timings: 5:00 am to 8:00 pm; every day

4. Visit the Museums in Gurgaon

#4 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

#4 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

What can be more interesting than traveling down the lanes of history, alone? Yes, you heard it right. You can witness the rich heritage and diverse artistic treasures of India at the museums in the city, which are counted among the best places to visit in Gurgaon for a memorable time. Our suggestions include: 

The Vintage Camera Museum

  • Location: DLF Phase 3
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm; closed on Saturdays
  • Entry Fee: ₹300 per person
  • USP: Vintage analog cameras, and a collection of 20000 original silver prints documenting India’s freedom

Sanskriti Museum of Indian Terracotta

  • Location: Mehrauli – Gurgaon Road
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; closed on Mondays and public holidays
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee
  • USP: Terracotta work from Rajasthan and Gujrat, figures of the rural Tamil deities of the Aiyyanar cult and earthen pots or matkas

Heritage Transport Museum

  • Location: Bilaspur-Tauru Road
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm; closed on Mondays
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 400 (single day)
  • USP: Vintage cars and other exhibits related to automobiles, buses, aircraft, and trains

Museum of Folk and Tribal Art

  • Location: Sector 4
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 5.30 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee
  • USP: Tribal artifacts from various parts of India, including 200 Shiva heads from Karnataka and Kantha embroidery from Bengal

5. Relive Your Childhood at Neverenuf Garden Railway

#5 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

#5 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

This one-acre of amazingly landscaped miniature world displays something you must have cherished in your childhood – trains! Everything here has been built to a scale of 1:22:5, which gives the place a fairyland-like appeal. Miniature train models, cars and boats, operated using remote control, complete with buildings, landscapes, and interactive display will keep you entertained for hours.

  • Location: Village Para
  • Timings:
    • Weekdays – 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
    • Weekends – 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 550

6. Spend an Evening at Damdama Lake

#6 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

#6 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

Fancy enjoying that much-needed “me” time? Damdama Lake is where you should be heading to, especially if you are looking for things to do in Gurgaon on weekends. Here, you can unwind, write, sketch, dream or simply stare into the beautiful nothingness. You can also explore your adventurous side by taking part in rappelling, hot air ballooning, artificial rock climbing, etc. Camping and trekking activities are also available around the lake.

  • Location: Off Sohna Road
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 6:30 pm; every day

7. Laze Out at Leisure Valley Park

#7 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

#7 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

Get away from the crazy crowd of the city, and enjoy some tranquil moments at the Leisure Valley Park in Gurgaon. You can wind down here in the lap of greenery while sipping chilled lime juice and munching on some delicious snacks from the café. With symmetrically placed trees and well-trimmed lawns, the park offers the perfect environment to be in your own company. You can stroll through the garden, sit back and relax or visit the rose garden that features over 50 types of roses.

  • Location: Sector 29
  • Timings: 5:00 am to 10:00 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

8. Go Birdwatching at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

#8 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

#8 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

Birding is best done alone rather in a group. If you are planning to go birdwatching in Gurgaon, then think no more and head off to Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. With over 250 species of birds, the place is a paradise for birdwatchers. So, grab those binoculars and spend some quality time in the company of your winged friends.

  • Location: Gurgaon Farukh Nagar Road
  • Timings: 6:30 am to 6:00 pm (summer); 6:30 am to 4:30 pm (winter)
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 5

9. Go on a Me-Date at a Restaurant, Pub or Café

#9 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

#9 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

One of the best ways to enjoy your solo trip is to go on a “me-date” and treat yourself to flavorsome food, finely brewed beers, aromatic coffee, and great cocktails. Gurgaon has some of the finest pubs, cafés, and breweries in the country and we bet you won’t feel alone in the delightful company of food. Here are our suggestions:

Best Pubs and Breweries in Gurgaon

  • SodaBottleOpenerWala (Cyber Hub)
  • Made in Punjab (Cyber Hub)
  • Burma Burma (Cyber Hub)
  • Dhaba Estd. 1986 (Cyber Hub)

Best Pubs in Gurgaon

  • Soi 7 (Cyber Hub)
  • Molecule Air Bar (Sector 29)
  • Warehouse Café (Sector 29)
  • Social (Cyber Hub)
  • Imperfecto (Cyber Hub)

Best Cafés in Gurgaon

  • The Mad Teapot/The Wishing Chair (Golf Course Road)
  • Another Fine Day (Golf Course Road)
  • Café Delhi Heights (Cyber Hub)
  • Café Wanderlust Shots (DLF Galleria)

Let’s start planning a “me-date”, shall we? Read our blog on the best restaurants, pubs, and cafés in Cyber Hub to know more about your options.

10. Go Around the City Exploring Food Trucks

#10 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

#10 of 10 Best Things to Do in Gurgaon Alone

Gastronomic tours must be in the bucket list of every solo traveler, and rightly so. Are you a foodie in the quest for the best? Then you will thoroughly enjoy going around the city exploring the food trucks in Gurgaon that serve pocket-friendly gastronomic delights. Our picks include:

  • Super Sucker (Leisure Valley Road)
  • Bhai Jaan Food Truck (Parking Gate 2, Leisure Valley Road)
  • Eggjactly (Sector 50, Gurgaon or DLF Cyber City)
  • Waffle Chowk (Leisure Valley Parking Lot)

You may be traveling alone, but it doesn’t mean that you should travel lonely. Gurgaon offers you plentiful opportunities to be in your own pleasant company, meet people, and enjoy every second of your solo trip. And, that’s an experience you should never miss!