Scroll on down and check out the best things to do in Noida, India.
Noida is a happening city, and thanks to all the recent growth in the IT sector, the city has seen itself become an influential hub of the Delhi-NCR region. With the population rising, many companies and investors have come up with creative and fun-to-do activities in the city. Here is a list of places and activities that you can enjoy in your leisure time.
1. Laser War Lounge
Situated near the famed Amity University, Laser War Lounge, as the name suggests, is a fun place where you can fight with your friends or strangers alike with lasers guns. If you are a geek and can’t get enough of the Star Wars franchise, and frankly speaking who can, you will feel right at home. The food is also known to be good here.
Laser War Lounge
Address: KO 17 Basement, Sector 126, Raipur Khadar, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201303
Price: Approx. INR 500 or USD 7.74 for two people
Website: Laser War Lounge
2. Mud fort in Kuchesar
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The Mud Fort is located on the outskirts of Noida, and it is a heritage hotel. The Jat Kingdom used this palace as their fort in the 18th-century. They still follow the principles of Atithi Devo Bhava which loosely translates to “Guest is God.” Upon closer inspection, you will find that the fort has traces of the British Era. Surrounded by lush greenery, thanks to the holy waters of River Ganges, Mud Fort is an excellent hotel to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and enjoy a quieter and peaceful weekend.
Mud Fort Kuchesar Heritage Hotel
Address: Kuchesar Rd, Distt Bulandshahar, Kuchesar, Uttar Pradesh 203402
Price: Starts INR 2500 or approx. USD 38.69 for two rooms
Website: Mud Fort Kuchesar Heritage Hotel
3. Pottery with Meena Vohra
Meena Vohra has become famous in the city of Noida for her pottery skills. She not only creates beautiful objects using her pottery skills but also conducts classes for anyone who has a passion for pottery. You can join her weekend classes to learn more about how to shape clay into beautiful objects like pots.
She has experience of more than 15 years in clay art, and people interested in this art form visit her all the time. She will also serve you meals and light snacks during breaks.
Pottery with Meena Vohra
Price: INR 1100 or approx. USD 17.02 for one person
Website: Pottery with Meena Vohra
4. Stupa 18 Art Gallery
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Stupa Art Gallery is perhaps the only one in Noida that has stayed true to its name and fame. Run by a dynamic couple, the Bansals, the gallery is a great hangout destination if you are even mildly interested in art like paintings and sketches. Targeting contemporary art, you will also find beautiful sculptures of Lord Buddha and other deities. They exhibit watercolors, coal paintings and other uncommon forms of painting. A heaven for both artists and art lovers.
Stupa 18 Art Gallery
Address: 327, Sector 15A, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301
Website: Stupa 18 Art Gallery
5. Botanic Garden of Indian Republic
Are you a nature lover? Looking for lush greenery to spend some time with nature along with some friends or your better half? The Botanical Gardens of Noida will leave you speechless with its natural beauty, and the variety of plants and herbs that it has to offer.
Mother Nature at its best, the garden was inaugurated in the year 2002 and houses several primitive plants. One of them is called Psilotum Nudum, which translates to ‘bare naked’ in Latin, and is a descendant of a vascular plant that was found almost 400 million years ago. The garden also houses more than 250 varieties of medicinal plants.
Botanic Garden of Indian Republic
Address: Captain Vijyant Thapar Marg, Sector 38, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301
Website: Botanical Garden
6. Buddha International Circuit
India’s first ever F1 racing track has officially arrived and the grand stadium is home to some of the best-known faces in the racing world. Buddha International Circuit is not only a matter of pride for Noida, but also India. If you love F1 then you must book your passes the next time the F1 season begins. Touted as one of the fastest racing circuits in the world, it houses 18 swanky and lavish team buildings, 41 pit garages, a paddock club, and a 500 seater media center.
Buddha International Circuit
Address: Jaypee Sports City, Yamuna Expressway, Sector-25, YEIDA, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh 203201
Prices: Starts from INR 1500 or USD 23.21 per person
Website: Buddha International Circuit
7. Noida Golf Course
If golf is your thing then you don’t have to worry because Noida has you covered. The golf course has been in existence since the British Era and has been expanded to include restaurants, pool tables, a changing room, and even its own metro station. It is a great place to sit back and relax. Even if you are not interested in playing golf, it is still worth visiting for its historical significance and beautiful grounds.
Noida Golf Course
Address: Capt. Shashikant Sharma Marg, Sector - 38 Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301
Price: Starts INR 1000 or approx. USD 15.48 per person
Website: Golf Course
8. Quantum Night Club
Quantum Night Club is probably one of the most famous nightclubs and lounges in the city. The crowd is cool and the music is good. If you like to party all night then this is the place to be. No matter the season, the DJs will make sure you are grooving to the right soundtrack which will be followed by an amazing show of LED projections. The nightclub opens at 8 pm and continues well into the wee hours till 4 am in the morning.
Quantum Night Club
Address: Centre Stage Mall, L-1, 5th Floor, Sector 18, Noida 201301
Facebook: Quantum Night Club
9. Worlds of Wonder Water Park
Worlds of Wonder is an amusement part that is a perfect getaway if you are traveling with family, especially kids. You can even celebrate the birthday of your little one here. What better way to put a smile on your kiddo’s face than to let him enjoy all day with his friends at an amusement park?
WoW, as it is popularly called, has a number of rides, both for land and water, and an amazing food court that will leave you wanting for more. The park is primarily divided into two parts - Road Show Zone and A La Fiesta Zone. It is open all year long.
Worlds of Wonder Park
Address: Plot No. A2, Sector-38 A, Entry from Gate No. 11, Entertainment City, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301
Price: Starts at INR 599 or approx. USD 9.27 per person
Website: Worlds of Wonder Park
10. Appughar Express
Appughar Express, previously known as E-O-D, is a gaming joint targeted at the young crowd. There is a 16-alley bowling lane, a dedicated video game zone for kids, a roller coaster ride called Dragon Fury, a bumping car ride, and more. There are a number of small eateries in the food court for when you get tired and hungry. Appughar Express is again a family destination, and you can also visit with your friends. It is also very reasonably priced!
Address: Bldg no-105, Sec-38A, Plot No- A-2, TGIP Mall campus, Great India Place Complex, Gate No.11, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301
Price: 400 INR or USD 6.19 approx. for two person
Website: Appughar Express
Plenty to do in Noida
Noida is not only known for its IT Parks and BPO conglomerates, but also for its nightlife and fun-filled attractions. Whether you are traveling for a business meeting or just visiting a friend, make sure you explore this ever so vibrant city. Some of the attractions, like the F1 race course, are unique to Noida only and you may never get another chance to explore it.
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