A simple village that existed on the outskirts of Delhi, Gurugram's growth into an urban jungle and a city that has spearheaded India’s industrial growth has been mind-blowing. With high-speed metro trains, ultra-modern buildings and zooming race cars, Gurugram has an eccentric charm that makes you fall in love with the city. The highly fashionable and tech-savvy community is a perfect reflection of the sprawling metropolis full of multi-national companies, IT giants, automobile factories and corporate offices. It is quite obvious that Gurugram has earned its moniker “Cyber City.” The landscape of the city is constantly changing, with a booming real estate sector that puts up new buildings at an astronomical pace. A center of all things cool, it may surprise you that Gurugram also has almost 25 acres of open space, smack in the middle of the bustling city. Leisure Valley Park is a haven for the nature lovers of the city, seeking refuge from the noise and hive of activity of this fast-growing satellite city. A trip to this extraordinary city is incomplete without a trip to the dozens of indoor malls and open-air shopping centers, and sampling of the delicious street food.
Best Time to Visit Gurgaon
The best time to visit Gurugram is during the winter season, from November to February. The days are known to get quite chilly during this season. Sometimes, the temperature drops to lower than 0°C. But despite the cold weather, many visitors are drawn to the city during this time. Bundled up in warm jackets, residents and visitors alike enjoy the beauty of the city, increased manifold by the cool weather. Occasional showers can also be expected during winter.
Weather Of Gurgaon
Gurgaon experiences a humid subtropical climate, with heavy monsoon rains. A mild spring season begins in March and ends in April. By the time May rolls around, summer will have set in with the temperature soaring to above 40°C. May and June are the hottest months in Gurgaon. The lowest temperature recorded during this season is 25°C. The monsoon rains that begin in July offer a welcome relief from the heat. The temperature cools down to 20°C. The city experiences thunderstorms during this season, which lasts till the end of September. The weather continues to be cool in October, with a cold winter season beginning in November. The chilly climate lasts till February and the days are usually foggy with the temperature occasionally dropping to below 0°C.
How to Reach Gurgaon
By Air : Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi serves the satellite city of Gurgaon as well. This airport is well-connected with several cities in the country like Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Cochin, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Pune, Ahmedabad and more. The major airlines flying these routes are Air India, SpiceJet, Jet Airways, IndiGo and GoAir. Delhi Airport is easily accessible from many cities around the globe like Dubai, London, New York, Hong Kong, Paris, Moscow, Abu Dhabi, Tokyo, Amsterdam, Munich, Kathmandu, Paro etc. The major international airlines operating on these routes are Emirates, Air France, Lufthansa, Druk Air, Japan Airlines, British Airways, Qatar Airways, Air Asia etc. From Delhi, travellers can reach Gurgaon via metro, bus or taxi.
By Rail : The railway station in Gurgaon has many trains passing through, on a daily and weekly basis. Trains from different parts of the country like Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Jammu, Ranikhet, Jaisalmer, Kathgodham, Chandigarh, Howrah, Bareilly etc., stop at Gurgaon. Some of the major trains passing through Gurgaon are Yoga Express, Delhi-Rewari Passenger, Jammu-Ajmer Express, Corbett PRK Link Express and Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Bikaner Inter City.
By Road : National Highway 8 connects Gurgaon to Delhi and Jaipur. The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) runs several buses to Gurgaon. There is a dedicated Gurgaon-bound bus terminal at Karol Bagh. Haryana Roadways and various private agencies also run many buses to Gurgaon. The city is connected to Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Chandigarh etc. via A/C and non-A/C buses.