The red sandstone of the Qutab Minar is so finely carved this 12th-century minaret looks as though it was drawn onto the Delhi sky. Explore the ruins that spiral from its base and seek out the iron pillar that's resisted rust for 1,600 years.
Shrug off the city and take a stroll or jog along the banks of Damdama Lake, 15-minutes' drive from Crowne Plaza Gurgaon. Cranes stalk the shallows while cobalt kingfishers dart above its silvery waters, framed by the peaks of the Aravalli Mountains.
Gurgaon is a city of shopping malls, many of which offer more than just retail therapy. Sahara Mall's top floor is home to pubs and restaurants while the recently opened Ambience Mall has golf simulators so you can get a round in even if it's raining.
Don't Go Home Without
Catching a live Bollywood show at Kingdom of Dreams entertainment complex. You can taste regional specialities from across India in its Culture Gully. IIFA Buzz theme bar captures Bollywood glamour so well you'll expect the clientele to break into song.
Taxis are the best way to get around Gurgaon but the Delhi Metro offers an easy way to travel further afield. HUDA City Centre and IFFCO Chowk metro station are a 15 minutes' walk from Crowne Plaza Gurgaon, where you can connect to Delhi in 45 minutes.
There are a number of Amusement & Water Parks in Gurgaon, within the radius of 5-7 kms from the hotel, that involves Go Karting, Video Games, Fun & Food Village, Aapno Ghar Amusement & Water Park, Children area (in Ambience Mall), Bowling etc