Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary Gurgaon

12 Best Weekend Getaways from Gurgaon for Your Nice Short Holiday

Gurgaon is one of the most developed cities in India and people want to get relaxed from hard life. Most of locals want to spend their weekend at nearby places. There are many weekend getaways from Gurgaon to create awesome moments.

In this article, we have sorted a list of the best place to visit in Gurgaon for weekend. These all places are very suitable for family, couples, kids, children and especially young friend group to go for one day, two day, three day trip.

12 Best Weekend Getaways from Gurgaon for Your Nice Short Holiday

1. Damdama Lake

Damadam Lake is a nice place to have one day picnic. The place is located 50 km away from the DhaulaKuan. You can go by car or by bike easily from there. It is one of the biggest lakes in Haryana. Boating is most popular activities for tourists.

The place is also known for its various adventurous activities like rock climbing, hot air ballooning, para sailing, cycling, trekking etc. The best time to visit this place is during October to March. It is one of the most popular romantic places, especially among the young couples. They can enjoy their best moment here.

Damdama Lake Gurugram
Damdama Lake Gurugram Image Source:

2. Sheetala Devi Temple

Gurgaon has numerous temples but one of the most famous and most visited temples in Gurgaon is Sheetala Devi temple. The temple witnesses many visitors throughout the year, different devotees have different reasons to come to the temple.

The infrastructure of the temple is commendable. There is no entry fee to visit the temple. The best time to visit temple is during Chitra month and the time for festivity is throughout the year, except August, September, and November to February.

Sheetala Devi Temple Gurugram
Sheetala Devi Temple Gurugram Image Source: TripAdvisor

3. Ambience Mall

Ambience mall came into existence in 2007. It has stores of all leading brands of India as well as popular foreign brands. The mall is also planning to open an extensive 5 star hotel complex which can accommodate many persons at a time as it may have 322 rooms and suites, and 90 serviced departments.

The mall also has a food court. There is no entry fee to visit the mall and one can visit Ambience Mall all through the year. It is one of the best places to spend your half day in Gurgaon without leaving the city.

Ambience Mall, Gurgaon
Ambience Mall, Gurgaon

4. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

This is a small sanctuary that has a fresh water lake, and rest of the area is surrounded by cultivated plains. The main “salt pan”, dries up in the summers but get back to its normal state after a heavy monsoon and attracts number of migratory birds. Sultanpur Lake is an experience that no one coming to Gurugram should miss.

Though the place is open all through the year the best time to visit is November to February and March to April if it has been a year of good rain. It is one of the best places for photography near Gurugram, Haryana.

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary Gurgaon
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary Gurgaon

5. Fun and Food Village

It is an amusement park for all the age groups that includes joy rides and water parks. It was established in 1993. It also has the largest wave pool around Delhi. The park is located at Old Delhi-Gurgaon Road, Kapas Hera, New Delhi.

Fun and Food Village is a perfect place for one day picnic within 50 km. The distance between Fun and Food Village and Gurugram is just 16 km approx.

Entry fees:

  • Rs. 2000 + GST (Couple, Monday to Friday)
  • Rs. 500 + GST (Child Height 33″ to 4’6″, Monday to Friday)
  • Rs. 2199 + GST (Couple, Sat-Sun and Public Holidays)
  • Rs. 600 + GST (Child Height 33″ to 4’6″, Sat-Sun and Public Holidays)
  • Free entry for children below 3 feet 3 inches.
  • Timing of park is 9:30 am to 08:00 pm.
Fun and Food Village Delhi
Fun and Food Village Delhi

6. Kurukshetra

The land of Kurukshetra has got religious and spiritual importance. The place is considered to be very religious. Famous places to visit in Kurukshetra are Jyotisar, Sannihit Sarovar, Brahma Sarovar, Krishna museum etc. The place is a real paradise for people who believe in spirituality.

Kurukshetra is one of the best religious weekend places from Gurugram. The distance between Gurugram and Kurukshetra is just 191 km. Hence, its a perfect place for two days picnic / trip.

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7. Blue Terra Spa

This is one of the best spa’s in Gurugram. They provide high class services at very convenient rates. The services match the international standards and they also provide Ayurveda treatments. It provides a very relaxing and soothing ambiance for the customers.

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Why you should spend your weekend at a spa? A joyful and good massage makes your body relaxed and happiness comes from inside.

Blue Terra Spa Gurugram
Blue Terra Spa Gurugram Image Source: TripAdvisor

8. CRPF Shooting Range

CRPF shooting range was the venue for commonwealth games. The range is located at the foothills of Aravali hills. This is one of the mostly visited places for the people who have hobby of shooting.

9. Nuh

The place is the district headquarters of the Mewat district. The place has few historical monuments, like shaking minarets; they are the only vibrating minarets in India.

10. Morni

It is the only hill station in Haryana, the place is around the city of Gurgaon, and is also near Chandigarh. It is an ideal place for overnight stays and picnic. It is a pleasant and quite place, away from the fast moving cities and pollution, a very soothing place to relax and detoxify your mind. The distance is about 70km from Gurgaon.

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11. Surajkund

The place is a famous tourist destination in Kernel, district of Haryana. It was found that an epic character from the Mahabharata named Karna used to bathe in this lake, and it was here when he gave his armor to Indra, hence this place has religious significance.

12. Tarudhan Valley Resort

Tarudhan Valley is basically a golf resort and lovely resort as well, but also doubles up as a quiet weekend getaway from Gurgaon, the drive to the resort is under one hour and is mostly on NH8. The by-lane which has to be taken from the highway is bumpy and remote.

Article Title: 12 Best Weekend Getaways from Gurgaon for Your Nice Short Holiday
Article last re-published on July 14, 2019.

John Mathew is a travel writer and travel enthusiastic, primarily interested in how to get to any place, hotels guide, resorts guide, destination guide, and worldwide travel tips.