|Delhi-Gurgaon National Highway – 8|
Having witnessed rapid urbanization in recent times, Gurgaon has went on to become a leading financial city of India, with offices of more than 200 Fortune 500 companies located in this region. It is situated in the state of Haryana, and is 32 kilometres to the south-west of New Delhi. The name 'Gurgaon' is derived from its ancient name 'Guru Gram', which literally translates as 'village of the guru'. According to the great Hindu epic, Mahabharata, this place was gifted to Guru Dronacharya by Pandavas and Kauravas.
Gurgaon enjoys a humid subtropical climate, which is influenced by monsoons. Summer, autumn, winter, and spring are the four different seasons that one can experience in this city. Monsoons in this region begin usually in July and continue till August. Low temperatures and foggy days are experienced during the winters. Autumn and spring are relatively pleasant with low levels of humidity, while summers from April to mid-October are hot and humid.
Although Gurgaon is primarily a commercial city, it has some fabulous attractions that can be explored by both leisure tourists and business travellers. The budget hotels in Gurgaon not only provide comfortable stays to the travellers, but also give them greater convenience in visiting the city's popular attractions.