The only guide you need to visit Gurugram

Gurugram is an IT and an industrial hub. It is also home to several recreational centres, biodiversity parks and historical monuments. Whether you are planning to visit the city for business or leisure, this article has you covered. Before you start looking for hotels in Gurugram, do go through this guide.

When to visit Gurugram

Though hotels in Gurugram are teeming with tourists throughout the year, the best time to visit the city is from September to December, when the weather is cool. Summers are harsh, and hence it is not recommended to visit here in the summer months.

How to get to Gurugram

Gurugram is well connected by all means
-By air
Take a flight to Delhi's IGI airport. From there you can get a cab to Gurugram.
-By Railways
You can take a train from anywhere in India to the Nizamuddin Railway station and then book a cab from there or take a bus.
-By road
The NH8 takes you directly to Gurugram. If you are using public transport, there are many private companies as well as government buses that take you to the city.

How to get around the city

- Public transport
Gurugram’s Rapid Metro system is the most efficient way to get around. It is also connected to the Delhi Metro which further adds to the ease of connectivity. The train frequency, as well as the bus connectivity, is good with nominal fares.
- Cabs
There are government cabs as well as private operators that you can rent a taxi from. Apart from these, you can book a ride easily from online cab services.
- Cars
Getting around the city is easy, thanks to the excellent roads. You can go around using online maps.There are companies that offer you self-drive options too.

Also, you can ask your concierge or Butler to arrange for a chauffeured car for sight-seeing or going around the city.

Where to stay

The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences is amongst the best 5-star hotels in Gurugram. Located conveniently in the city amidst lush greenery, it gives you a welcome respite from the crowds and commotion of the city. Well-appointed and tastefully done rooms with contemporary features and luxuries, along with exclusive suites, make up for excellent stay options. The hotel has a state of the art fitness club and gymnasium. The hotel also has Banquet halls, Ballrooms, Meeting rooms and conferences hall for all your business needs. They provide you with chauffeured transport on request. The attentive staff, as well as the impeccable concierge service, make sure that you are well-cared for. It is home to some of the best luxury restaurants in Gurugram. Spectra, the all-day dining restaurant, Zanotta for Italian cuisine and Diya for North Indian food are well known in culinary circuits. You can also relax with a cocktail at the Rooftop Bar or the Cigar lounge. The restaurants also have a well-stocked bar with a choice of malts and beverages.

Places to visit

Some famous places to see when in Gurugram are:
- Cyber hub
- Kingdom of Dreams
- Damdama lake
- Sultanpur bird sanctuary
- Ambience mall
- Murthal
- Farrukh Nagar Fort
- Sheetla Devi Mandir
- Aravalli biodiversity park
- Heritage transport museum

Hotels in Gurugram usually provide transport to and from these tourist places. Do enquire with the hotel staff before making a booking.

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