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Same Day Shekhawati Tour From Jaipur

Your day starts at 8 AM to pickup from your hotel in Jaipur. Relax in your private air-conditioned vehicle as your driver takes the 4-hour journey to reach Shekhawati region.Shekhawati is a semi-arid historical region located in the northeast part of Rajasthan, India. Shekhawati is located in North Rajasthan comprising districts like Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Churu andNagaur.Shekhawati is famous for its rich heritage and beautiful architectures full of fresco paintings, hence also known as “open-air art gallery”. Nowadays Shekhawati is the most favorite tourist destination for those visiting India to experience this heritage-rich territory.There are many towns to see in Shekhawati and roam around to witness the beauty of this painted land. Here we have listed the best places to visit in Shekhawati, the main points of attraction in the region are Alsisar, Mandawa, Dundlod, Fatehpur, Ramgarh, Bissau, Mahansar, Khandela, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Khetri, Nawalgarh, Mukundgarh, Bagar, Chirawa. But the most important Indian traditional villages are Nawalgarh,Fatehpur and Mandawa,BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN SHEKHAWATIMandawa:Mandawa is a small town in the heart of Shekhawati region. The place is known not only for its havelis but also for its Fort Palace. The structure of the palace reminds of the cultural and social importance of this region in the past. Of the havelis, the most important are the Chokhani, Ladia, Bansidhar Newatia, and Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli.Another haveli, the Binsidhar Newatia Haveli, is known for its curious paintings. There is a painting of a boy holding a telephone and a European woman in a car driven by a chauffeur. The Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli is famous for its erotic images, now mostly defaced.Nawalgarh:Nawalgarh is famous for its fort that was built by Thakur Nawal Singh. The Bala Quila has a kiosk with beautiful ceiling paintings while the Roop Niwas Palace has now been converted into a hotel. Like Mandawa, Nawalgarh too has a number of important havelis including Anandi Lal Poddar Haveli, Aath Haveli, Hem Raj Kulwal Haveli, Bhagton Ki Haveli, and Khedwal Bhavan...→ After seeing the beauty of SHEKHAWATI - return to Jaipur  With lots of good memories of the tour, we shall say Goodbye to you. 

$121 Cultural & Theme Tours

Mahansar and Mandawa - Heritage Villages of Rajasthan

HighlightsExplore the many Haveli’s with vaulted ceilings which are artistically painted by adopting scenes from epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata.Visit the century old Sone-Chandi ki Dukan which incorporates in it gold-leaf intricate paintings.Mesmerize your eyes to the dancing of Peacocks. You cannot count the number of these species on your fingers, trust us.ItineraryDAY 1:Start your road trip from Jaipur to Mahansar after having breakfast Around 11 AM.  On arriving, Check-in in Haveli, freshen up and explore the fort. You could choose to stay in a Home Stay or Campsite Also. Later proceed on a guided experience to explore the many Havelis with vaulted ceilings which are artistically painted. Visit the century-old Sone-Chandi ki Dukan housing gold paintings. Spend an hour here talking and interacting with the local traders. Mesmerize your eyes to the dancing of Peacocks. . Unwind yourself under the Chhatris which were historically constructed for the purpose of traders to rest under them. After a while, proceed back to the fort and have your authentically served lunch.Thank proceed to ‘Anganwadi’ (locally constructed government school).Evening drive to a desert-like site where civilization is NIL, you will only see sand and small shrubs in acres of barren land. Proceed to the campsite where you will find Bhopa tribe getting ready tuning their folklore. Have a quick snack, chai will be served, energize yourself. It is already time for sun gracing the barren land, sit by the site gaze at the sky while listening to the melody of the singers from this Bhopa tribe.Return to the Haveli. Have dinner and lay your head for the night. Overnight stay at the fort in MahansarDAY 2: Get your breakfast and get set to leave to Mandawa a rich town an hour drive from Mahansar. Arrive to the town awe-struck with beautiful havelis standing still on both the sides of the road. You are welcome to this rustic town in it's regal charm. Check-in to your Havelis, welcomed by a drink. Visit the famous Mandawa fort with strikingly beautiful interiors.  Explore  Jhunjhunwala Haveli with great artistic worked interiors and paintings. Also visit to see  Murmuria Haveli, Chokhani Double Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, and Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli. Every Haveli is an experience in itself boasting beautiful charm and paintings depicting several scenes from ancient epics.Than proceed to have lunch.  In the  evening, explore the colorful bazaars for shopping.  In the evening experience beautiful hospitality of the Haveli staff, and have royally served dinner. Overnight stay at Haveli in Mandawa. You could choose to stay at Home Stay with the villagersDAY 3: Mandawa to JaipurBid goodbye to your heritage tour as you proceed to check-out and drive to Jaipur.

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