Welcome to Mandawa


There is only one main drag, with narrow lanes fanning off it. The easy-to-find Hotel Mandawa Haveli is halfway along this street and makes a handy point of reference. Most buses drop passengers off on the main street as well as by the bus stand.


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Golden Triangle Diwali Festival of Lights 5-Night Tour

In the late fall, people celebrate Diwali by decorating their homes, purchasing gifts for family members and friends, sharing ancient legends, praying for prosperity, feasting on sweets, and lighting fireworks. You get to share these experiences with the locals in four cities: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Mandawa. A private guide offers expert commentary on each palace, monument and fortress you visit, and explains the significance of each day’s celebration during your 5-night journey that includes most meals.Choose 4- or 5-star single or twin-share accommodation. Enjoy convenient transportation by private, air-conditioned vehicle with pickup and drop-off at the Delhi International Airport or your Delhi hotel.

$155.48 Day Trips & Excursions

Day trip from Jaipur to Mandawa

Early in the morning your driver will pick you from your hotel in Jaipur. After a 3 hours long journey, you will finally reach in the 18th-century city of Mandawa. From here, your Mandawa sightseeing begins. You only need to follow your guide through the streets of the town to discover fascinating Havelis of India. Start your day exploration with the Saraf Haveli which is used by several Bollywood productions. The tour will continue with visits of the Jhunjhunwala Haveli, the Goenka Double Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli and so on. After Haveli tour, you will be taken for a lunch at the Mandawa Palace (not included in the price), where in addition to your lunch you will be able to visit one of the most captivating historical places of Rajasthan, full of ancient paintings, frescoes, and the entire rich cultural heritage.Next, visit Thakurji temple, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Thereafter, you will be taken to the Goenka Chattri.The trip will continue with some shopping in the Main Bazaar where you will be able to purchase many handicrafts items, paintings, furniture, etc... Later in the Evening, your driver will take you back in Jaipur and drop you off at the place of your choice.

$580 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7 DAYS TOUR OF GOLDEN TRIANGLE & MANDAWA

Day 1: Delhi (Arrival & Hotel Check-in)upon your arrival at Delhi International Airport, Meet & Greet with our representative who will transfer you to your Hotel in New Delhi and will help you through the Hotel check-in Process. Day free at leisure.Day 2: Delhi (Local Sightseeing)After morning breakfast, you will go for a full-day guided city sightseeing of Delhi. Our morning tour starts with New Delhi and first, you will visit the famous India Gate & President House. Later Visit the Old Delhi with Sikh Temple and Visit to the Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi's Cremation Ground.Day 3: Delhi—AgraEnjoy breakfast in your hotel before venturing out on the 4-hour drive to Agra for an afternoon of sightseeing. Travel in air-conditioned comfort to your accommodation, where you’ll enjoy lunch before heading to the iconic Taj Mahal. Your guide will provide insider information about the impressive white marble structure and the architectural influences of Turkey, India, and Islam that can be seen on its façade.From there, head to the red sandstone Agra Fort, where you’ll see more Islamic and Hindu architecture.Day 4: Agra—JaipurEnjoy breakfast at your hotel before departing in air-conditioned comfort to Jaipur — approximately a 5-hours drive from Agra. Make a stop at Fatehpur Sikri along the way, where you’ll learn about the history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, which was built by Emperor Akbar in the 1500s. Marvel at the Hindu and Muslim architectural influences as you explore the walled complex and visit Jama Masjid, Panch Mahal and other buildings located on the grounds.Day 5: Jaipur (Jaipur Local Sightseeing)Relax over breakfast in your hotel before heading out to explore the famed Amber Fort with your guide. Take in incredible views of Maota Lake and learn about the history and design of this fortress from your guide. After lunch, experience the kinetic energy of Jaipur on a city tour of this diverse destination. Follow your guide through the City Palace, where you’ll see traditional textiles, armor, and costumes. Day 6: Jaipur—MandawaPost Breakfast, Drive to Mandawa & Check-in to your Hotel. Later proceed for the local sightseeing. Visit the Shekhawati fort that stands out for its ornate gateways. The Goenka Double Haveli, an epitome of grandiose founded by Rajput Merchants in the 18th century and Murmuria Haveli, a beautifully-designed fort dating back to 1930s.Day 7: Mandawa to DelhiPost Check-out from the Hotel in Mandawa, Drive back to Delhi. Drive from Mandawa to Delhi would be approx 5-6 hours and later you shall be transferred to Delhi International Airport or your desired location in Delhi.

$196.50 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2 Day Delhi Mandawa Tour With Jaipur Transfer

On the first day of your tour our driver will picks you from hotel/Airport in Delhi and drive to Mandawa. Upon arrival at Mandwa, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is free to explore the place and enjoy the sunset. Overnight stay at the hotel in Mandawa. Next day post breakfast you will visit Mandawa Fort, Thakurji Temple and Havelis of Mandawa.Mandawa Fort is counted among the most beautiful forts in Rajasthan. It reflects the royalty, magnificence and splendor of the bygone period. The Thakurji Temple is a beautiful temple of Mandawa devoted to Lord Krishna. Decorated with breathtaking paintings, images, patterns and archways, the temple is worth a visit. Havelis - There are many havelis in Mandawa. The Binsidhar Newatia Haveli is one of the famous haveli known for its remarkable paintings. Inside the haveli, there are many beautiful and lively paintings. The Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli is another haveli famous for its ruins erotic images. Other havelis are Goenka Double Haveli, Murmuria Haveli and Jhunjhunwala Haveli. Overnight stay at the hotel. On the third day morning after breakfast, you will be driven to Jaipur. Our driver will drop you at the Hotel in Jaipur.

$995 Transfers & Ground Transport

CULTURAL TOUR OF NORTH INDIA - GROUP DEPARTURE

DAY 01: ARRIVAL DELHI TRANSFER TO HOTELWelcome to Delhi, upon arrival you will be greeted at the airport by one of our transfer representatives. DAY 02: DELHISightseeing of Old Delhi Old Delhi visiting, Red Fort, Jama Masjid & Qutub Minar. DAY 03: DELHI – MANDAWADrive to Mandawa is much enlightened area of the Shekhawati region.      DAY 04: MANDAWA – BIKANERAfter breakfast, head towards Bikaner enroute visit Karni Mata temple (Rat temple). After lunch hours proceed to visit the famous Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace.   DAY 05: BIKANER – JAISALMERAfter early breakfast at hotel restaurant, we will proceed for last sight visit to Bikaner, which is a camel breeding farm and is the largest in Asia. DAY 06: JAISALMERAfter breakfast wander through the lands of the walled city and inside the fort. Houses, temples and havelis are very different from what you would find in the other regions of Rajasthan. In the late afternoon take a Jeep safari to the sand dune. DAY 07: JAISALMER – JODHPHURDrive to Jodhpur, visit Mehrangarh Fort, Moti-Mahal, Phool Mahal, Jaswant Thada & the Umaid Public Gardens.   DAY 08: JODHPUR – UDAIPUR via RANAKPURDrive to Jodhpur enroute visiting Ranakpur Jain temple. Further drive to reach Udaipur – “Venice of the East”. The Royal past is reflected in the rich ornaments on the doors of the houses in the old town. DAY 09: UDAIPURSightseeing tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish Temple, Sahelion Ki Bari, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir and the Pratap Memorial. DAY 10: UDAIPUR – JAIPURMorning drive to Jaipur is known as the "Pink City" after the rusty colour that many of the houses are painted. With beautiful palaces, forts, gardens, temples, and unending market streets, it has a bit of everything that Rajasthan has to offer. DAY 11: JAIPURMorning proceed for sightseeing by Rickshaw visit the Amber fort, the fort is surrounded by the Aravalli Mountain Ranges and the great wall of Amber. Later visit the City Palace, the royal residence of Jaipur.  Chandra mahal (the moon palace), Mubarak mahal (the welcome palace) and the Palace Museum are some interesting parts of the City Palace. Afternoon visit the Hawa Mahal is the best known landmark of Jaipur. DAY 12: JAIPUR TO AGRA                                  Visit of Abhaneri step wells & Agra Fort. Evening visit the Mehtab garden to view the sunset at Taj Mahal. DAY 13: AGRA TO DELHI  You will be overwhelmed at the panorama of the Taj Mahal basking in the rays of the morning sun. Departure

$570 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Golden Triangle Tour with Mandawa By Private Car

Day 01: Arrive DelhiYou are greeted at the airport by a representative. After which you will be transferred to the hotel where the rest of the day is at leisure, with an overnight stay at the hotel.Day 02: In DelhiMorning after breakfast, there will be local sightseeing of Old and New Delhi. Drive past Red Fort, Visit Raj Ghat, a memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Later, you will be taken to New Delhi which includes Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar. Further, we drive past India Gate, President's House, the official residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931. Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.Day 03: Delhi - Agra After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to the beautiful city of Agra. Upon arrival in Agra check into the Hotel. After relaxation visit Agra Fort, designed and built by Akbar in 1565 A.D. Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.Day 04: Agra – Jaipur Morning after breakfast at the hotel. Later visit Taj Mahal (Remains closed on every Friday) is one of the Seven Wonders of the World this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Later check out and drive to the beautiful city of Jaipur, En route visit Fatehpur Sikri, Upon arrival in Jaipur check into the Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel in Jaipur Day 05: Jaipur City TourToday after breakfast explore the Pink City with an excursion to Amber Fort, situated just outside the city. Afternoon sightseeing tour of City Palace, Jantar Mantar is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The HawaMahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen, all monuments are located in the vicinity of City Palace Complex of Jaipur. Overnight stay at hotel in JaipurDay 06: Jaipur – MandawaMorning after breakfast at the hotel check out from the hotel and there will be a drive to Mandawa, a semi-desert region of Rajasthan. Wall painting in Shekhawati boomed only after Mughal power was declined. For the early corpus, the artists depended heavily on traditional Indian subjects. This consisted of scenes from mythology, especially of Lord Krishna, local legends, animals and plants, daily lives of men and women, towns and the Shekhawat Rajas. Upon arrival check-in to the hotel  Later, you proceed for the excursion of Mandawa visit a small village of Shekhawati, which was once an important caravansary. Overnight at the hotelDay 07: Mandawa-Delhi After a leisurely breakfast, later you check out at noon from the hotel and drive to Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight back home.

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