Gurgaon is a city of eclectic tastes, with people from all over the country and abroad fitting in together, given the extensive opportunities that the city offers. Naturally, it offers several interesting opportunities to take your children out for some fun and learning!
Here are the must-visit places in Gurgaon I found out, to keep my kids engaged and intellectually stimulated!
It's a one-of-its-kind concept, where they have kept miniatures of everything about travel. Models of trains, airport, bridges etc. are scientifically built. The spacious premises are a great place to unwind for both adults and kids alike. Light snack options available on the spot, add to the advantage. The warmth of the owner is a sure reason for a repeat visit.
This is an innovative step towards encouraging the public transport alongside, creatively spending Sundays with kids. The joy express is a part of the rapid metro. The registrations are done at the Sikandarpur metro station. It runs on Sundays from 10 am – 6 pm at a fare of INR 200/- per hour. The best part is that it keeps the kids constructively involved even on the go. Various activities like puppet making, origami, magic shows etc. are just a few of the exciting things that are offered. Besides, it's the safest, as the doors don't open for the complete hour.
The ambience mall at Delhi- Gurgaon border has a host of activities for children, physical and fun combined together. I-skate is a first of its kind artificially created ice skating ring, spread over a huge area of 15000 sq. feet. It also houses karaoke rooms and food outlets. Various skating related articles are also put up on sale. Another fun activity is mirror maze which is designed by a Guiness world record holder. It consists of confusing mazes, puzzles and sound and light effects which add to the atmosphere. Buddies planet offers rides and swings at economical prices with special birthday packages which can be customized in terms of price and variety. 5D theatre is another thrilling area where one can experience exciting sensory effects like swaying, smell, vibration, water jet etc. along with a 5D movie.
The charges of the entire range of such activities are between 150/- to 500/- per head. Cards are accepted and online booking option is available for a few activities.
If you have a thing for adventure, this is the place for you. Known for its tallest rides full of thrill, oysters Water Park is open all seven days of the week. A great combination of fun and relaxation, it also houses artificially created beach and spa, not to mention the X box experience for the video game aficionados. It is comparable to a mini vacation with assorted music and unlimited variety of food, unusual weekend activities specially designed for families starting Friday, can be engaging to the hilt. A personal camping space which caters to one's privacy, gives an edge to the whole experience.
This one is good news for the booksies out there. Located in MGF megacity Mall, the store is stocked with unusual collection of child centric books, which is their largest selling category. They have also held story reading sessions in the past and plan to do so more regularly in future.
With a mélange of fun, adventure, food and learning, your weekends are all set, right from the word go. So get set to give your child a never- before experience, for a happy child makes a happy household.