Noida is one of the fastest growing cities in the NCR. It has emerged as a hotspot for the IT industry with many globally operating companies setting up their businesses here. As a result, it is visited by corporate travelers in large numbers on a daily basis. Also, it is a great place for outdoor shoots, making it one of the favorite locations for films and series. Noida is dotted with beautiful stretches of lush greenery, skillfully crafted statues and fountains, as well as vibrant marketplaces and malls.
Accommodation in Noida can be sought at luxury, semi-luxury and economy hotels. Budget hotels in Noida are perfect to have a comfortable stay at lowest prices as these come with all modern and essential amenities that a traveler look for. FabHotels in Noida offer the most affordable stays without compromising on comfort. Strategic location and personalized services are some USP's of all FabHotels. The trained staff at all FabHotels ensures that the premises are kept hygienic and all guest issues addressed promptly.
Noida Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is one of the primary commercial hubs of the city, which is only growing in stature. You can go for hotels in SEZ like FabHotel White Castle if you are coming to this area for work. The Noida-Greater Noida Expresseway links the SEZ to the city center and Delhi; hence is a major road. Among the best economy hotels near Noida Expressway is FabHotel Exotica. Both of these hotels provide accommodation in airy and well-lit rooms.
Things to Do in Noida
Noida is a great place to indulge in live entertainment, retail therapy and dining. The city is home to street markets as well as humongous malls that offer everything anyone could want. Some popular markets here are Atta Market, Sector 18 Market, Brahmaputra Market (Sector 29) and Ganga Market (Sector 29). The entire stretch from Noida Sector 15 to Noida Sector 18 is dotted with shops, restaurants, banks and offices. For mall hopping, you can head to the Great India Place, DLF Mall of India, Centre Stage Mall, Spice World, Wave City Centre, Gardens Galleria, Logix City Centre, Sab Mall and Shopprix Mall. World of Wonder and Ski India are the popular theme parks in the city.
Noida is a paradise for foodies as the number and variety of dining venues here is immense. From take-away joints and family restaurants to cafes and fine-dining venues, the city has everything. With hordes of lounges, bars and pubs, the nightlife of Noida is worth exploring. If you are looking to explore tourist attractions, then you can head to those in Delhi that enjoy easy accessibility from Noida. The popular attractions near Noida are Akshardham Temple, Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Lotus Temple, Kalkaji Temple and India Gate.
Upcoming Festivals and Events in Noida
On 2nd March, the entire country will celebrate the Festival of Colors, Holi. Several places that are not too far from Noida are renowned for their extravagant unique celebrations. The Banke Bihari Temple in Vrindavan is the site for the Phoolon Wali Holi, wherein the crowd gathered in the temple premises is showered with flowers. Then, there is the Lathmar Holi of Barsana and Nandgaon. In this, men are playfully hit with sticks by women, recreating a scene from Hindu mythology. You can also be part of a grand procession, taken out from Vishram Ghat to Holi Gate in Mathura by gulal-covered revelers.
How to Reach Noida
Being an important commercial hub, Noida enjoys direct connectivity to all parts of Delhi. The Blue Line of Delhi Metro makes daily commuting hassle-free as do the buses of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC). Private cabs and chartered buses along with auto-rickshaws are also readily available. You can also go for budget hotels in Delhi like FabHotel Marble Arch Karol Bagh and FabHotel Conclave Comfort East Of Kailash. New Delhi Railway Station, 24.5 km away, can be reached via metro or buses. Indira Gandhi International Airport is at a distance of around 35 km away from the city.