Day trips from Gurugram that you must not miss

Day trips from Gurugram that you must not miss

A business trip to Gurugram need not be all about meetings and conferences. If you are looking for a way to release all the stress, but have a packed itinerary, opt for quick day trips to these places outside Gurugram. Getting to and from these places should not be an issue, as most 5 star hotels in Gurugram provide transportation on request. Alternatively, you can book fleet taxis or opt for a self-drive car.

Take a one-day tour to Agra
Agra is famous for the Taj Mahal! The epitome of love is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and a must-visit if you are in Gurugram. You can take a day trip to Agra to see the Taj and the surrounding locations. You can begin your trip after a hearty breakfast at Gurugram. During your time in Agra, make sure that you visit the tomb of Etimad-ud-Daulah. You can end the day with sunset at the Mehtab Bagh near the Yamuna river. If you want to take back souvenirs from the city, visit Kinari Bazar and Shahganj Bazar. You can strike good bargains on local handicrafts, jewellery, fashion accessories and artefacts at these marketplaces. The Sadar Bazaar is particularly known for the leather goods on offer. You can choose from private guided sight-seeing tours or ask your hotel in Gurugram for chauffeured transportation. Also, do not forget to take home the Agra Petha.

Take a day tour to Jaipur city
Jaipur, also called ‘The Pink City’, is known for its forts and palaces. You can take a day tour to Jaipur from New Delhi. You can plan your own itinerary taking help from your hotel in Gurugram or opt for readymade ones offered by different tour operators. Covering all the places worth seeing in Jaipur in a day requires some serious planning. Make sure to cover the Amber fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Jantar Mantar. The old city, which is a UNESCO world heritage site is also worth a visit. If you want to take back souvenirs of your visit, do check out the Nehru Bazar and the Bapu Bazar.

Take a spiritual journey to Haridwar and Rishikesh
Haridwar and Rishikesh are well-known spiritual destinations. Undertake a day’s journey to these destinations for spiritual upliftment. Start early in the morning and make sure to visit Har ki Pauri which is one of the holiest ghats of river Ganga. You can also visit the Bilwa Tirath or the Mansa Devi temple. You can then go to Rishikesh to see the Lakshman Jhula and the Ram Jhula, the bridges built over river Ganga. If you still have time, check out the various ashrams like Sapta Rishi Ashram, Sivananda Ashram, and the Beatles ashram among others. You can go back to Haridwar to see the Maha Aarti taking place at night. Thousands of devotees throng to Haridwar for it, making it a sight to behold.             

The Leela Ambience Gurugram is a renowned 5 star hotel in Gurugram. It offers you the best stay options, along with amenities that cater to all of your business and leisure needs. It is also home to some of the famous restaurants in the city. The luxury hotel in Gurugram offers all this and more in close proximity to the domestic as well as the International airports. So the next time you are on a business trip, you know where to book your stay.