Welcome to Nawalgarh

The town was founded in 1737 by Nawal Singh, one of the five sons of the Rajput ruler Sardul Singh. The arrival of merchants from Jaipur increased the towns prosperity, and some of India's most successful merchants, such as the wealthy Goenka family (responsible for many havelis), hailed from Nawalgarh.

The town is quite compact, and most of the havelis are easy to reach on foot.

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Shekhawati tour By Car & Driver from Jaipur

You can enjoy the most memorable journey with us leaving all the concerns behind. The leading car rental services in Jaipur are here with the team of skilled and dedicated tour representatives to convert the journey into an unforgettable travel experience. After pickup from hotel in the morning, the tour will advance from Jaipur covering the distance of 180 km to Shekhawati. The place is also popular as open art gallery on account of the wonderful architectures and rich heritage. You can enjoy the glimpse of number of famous tourists attractions of the place such as Ramgarh, Mandawa, Fatehpur, Alsisar, Bagar, Khetri, Khandela, Bisssau, Dunload, Sikar etc. In the heart of Shekhawati lies a trivial town Mandawa well known for its Fort palace and havelis based on traditional themes. The communal and ethnic significance of Shekhawati region in the past will jog your memory after having the glimpse of palace structures here.Binsidhar Newatia is another famous haveli prevalent for its enquiring paintings.Next destination will be famous fort of Nawalgarh constructed by Thakur Nawal Singh in AD 1737. At the end of sightseeing, you will be drop off to the hotel.

$1440 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Colorful Rajasthan with Varanasi

ItineraryDay 1: Welcome to Delhi!Stop At: Indira Gandhi International AirportUpon arrival at the airport you will be welcomed by one of our representatives. After checking in and freshening up at the hotel, the tour starts this afternoon through Delhi. You first visit the impressive Red Fort in Old Delhi. We cross the road and visit the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. After a ride through the city we close the city tour with a visit to the 72 meter high Qutb Minar. Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at DelhiDay 2: On the way to the Land of KingsStop At: Nawalgarh bus standWe leave the capital of India behind us and drive to the state of Rajasthan, the Land of Kings. Nawalgarh is one of the most important places in the Shekhawati region. The whole region is known for its beautifully decorated havelis and in particular Nawalgarh. Walking through the nice town you can see old wells, havelis, cows on the street and a small market. The most famous havelis are Poddar Haveli, Bala Qita, Aath Haveli and Morarka Haveli. A nice place to recover from the hectic first days. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at NawalgarhDay 3: On the way to BikanerStop At: Lalgarh Palace GardenWe continue into Rajasthan, on our way to Bikaner. In the past, Bikaner was one of the three great desert kingdoms of Rajasthan. Bikaner still has beautiful palaces and the impressive Junagarh Fort, one of the best preserved forts of Rajasthan. The Lalgarh Palace, just outside the city, is also extensively decorated. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at BikanerDay 4: Rat temple and cow hospitalStop At: Karni Mata Temple, Deshnoke, Bikaner District, RajasthanToday we first drive to Deshnok, a small village near Bikaner. Here you will find the "Karni Mata Temple", a temple where rats are seen as sacred. Thousands of rats run across and through the temple. It is believed that you are blessed when a rat runs over your feet ... It is time for a Royal Lunch in the Ahichhatragarh Fort. After lunch we will visit the Shri Krishna Gaushala - a hospital for cows - before we drive to Salawas for the night. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at SalawasDay 5: View over the "Blue City"Stop At: Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Jodhpur District, RajasthanAfter breakfast we drive to Jodhpur. This city is known as the "Blue City" because most of the houses in the vicinity of the immense Mehrangarh Fort are painted blue. The fort is known for its detailed sculpture and has impressive views of the city and surroundings. The next stop is the Umaid Bhawan Palace. Later in the day you can learn how to make carpets here.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at JodhpurDay 6: On the way to UdaipurStop At: Ranakpur Jain Temple, Sadri, Pali District, RajasthanOn the way we visit the Jain temple complex of Ranakpur, located in the Aravalli Hills. The temples of Ranakpur are about 500 years old and have been very well preserved. The highlight is without a doubt the largest temple with 1444 beautifully carved pillars! We drive to Udaipur, one of the most romantic cities in India. The picturesque Udaipur is known as the center for performing arts and crafts.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at UdaipurDay 7: Udaipur city tourStop At: City PalaceWe start this day with a visit to the Royal City Palace, located on the shore of the picturesque Lake Pichola. The palace actually consists of four large and small palaces. Together this complex is called Udaipur City Palace. From the balconies, cupolas and towers you have a beautiful view over this romantic city and the surrounding hills. We also visit the Jag Mandir. A boat tour at the end of the day on the beautiful Pichola lake is a must! Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at UdaipurDay 8: To Puskar via ChittorgarhStop At: Chittorgarh Fort, Chittaurgarh, Chittorgarh District, RajasthanToday we drive first to Chittorgarh, a town that has seen a lot of struggle. The fort of Chittorgarh is built on 280 hectares on top of a 180 meter high hill. The fort is full of palaces, temples and towers. Pushkar is a holy village which is described in ancient Hindu scriptures as "Tirtha Raj", or the king of all pilgrimages. Pushkar has hundreds of temples and is not only an attraction for Hindu pilgrims, but also for Western travelers, backpackers and hippies. An inspiring place!Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at PushkarDay 9: Bicycle rickshaw tourStop At: Pink City Rickshaw Company, Jaipur, Jaipur District, RajasthanWe continue the journey with a visit to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur is also called the "Pink City" because the whole center was painted in 1876 in this orange-pink color. Pink is the color of hospitality in Rajasthan. This afternoon during the Rickshaw Tour you can see colorful shops, busy markets, pink colored streets and traditionally dressed people. Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at JaipurDay 10: Enjoy the view from Amber fortStop At: Amber Fort, Amer, Jaipur, Jaipur District, RajasthanWe start the day with a photo stop at the beautiful Hawa Mahal facade ("Palace of the Winds"). Then we go to the impressive Amber Fort. Then we continue to the Jantar Mantar palace. You can view devices that calculate the horoscope and a sundial on which you can read the time, accurate to a few seconds!Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at JaipurDay 11: Visit the Agra FortStop At: Agra Fort, Agra, Agra District, Uttar PradeshWe leave Rajasthan behind us and visit Fatehpur Sikri, a city built of sandstone, on our way to Agra. After you have refreshed at the hotel, you visit the Agra Fort. When you walk through this large fort you will see an interesting mix of Hindu and Islamic architecture.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at AgraDay 12: Sunrise at the Taj MahalStop At: Taj Mahal, Agra, Agra District, Uttar PradeshA very special morning! It is time to visit the Taj Mahal! The Taj Mahal is the most famous - and most photographed - monument to Love in the world. Breathtakingly beautiful! In the evening you go to the train station for the night train to the holiest place for Hindus: Varanasi. You spend the night in a train department with air conditioning.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay on board - TrainDay 13: The holiest city for HindusStop At: Varanasi Cantt. Railway StationAfter arriving at the busy train station of Varanasi we first drive to the hotel. Varanasi - also known under the old names Banaras and Kashi - is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. Ganga Mata has been worshiped every night during the Ganga Aarthi for thousands of years. Tonight you will experience this worship! The young priests and pilgrims from the entire subcontinent sing bhajans (religious songs), burn incense and worship the sun and the Ganges. An impressive spectacle! Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at VaranasiDay 14: Free day in VaranasiStop At: Manikarnika GhatToday you have the whole day to explore this special city on your own. Stroll through the small alleys full of shops, temples, holy cows, food stalls and pilgrims. Or drink a cup of tea on the ghats - the stairs to the river - and observe daily life and see how the holy river flows past you. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at VaranasiDay 15: Last day in IndiaStop At: Lal Bahadur Shastri International AirportThe end of a very impressive journey! Today you fly to the international airport of Delhi. You leave home in time for your flight. Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$575 Cultural & Theme Tours

Rajasthan Tour

ItineraryDay 1: New DelhiStop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiOn arrival at Delhi International Airport of Incredible India, Chauffeurs In India representative will assist you to transfer to hotel, check-in at hotel with a warm traditional welcome. Afternoon combined sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi that covers Qutub Minar, India Gate (war memorial), President's House, Parliament House, Secretariat Building, Rajghat, Shanti Vana (the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru), Jama Masjid, Red fort and Chandni Chowk. Overnight stay at hotel. Duration: 9 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight Stay at 3-star HotelDay 2: Delhi-JaipurStop At: City Palace of Jaipur, Jaipur, Jaipur District, RajasthanDay 02 :- Delhi - JaipurAfter breakfast, proceed to Jaipur, check in at hotel, City tour of the fabled city Jaipur covering City Palace (take a glimpse of the largest silver urn in the world), Museum, and Observatory. Overnight stay at hotel. Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight Stay at 3-star HotelDay 3: JaipurStop At: Amber Fort, Amer, Jaipur, Jaipur District, RajasthanAfter breakfast leave for Amber Fort and enjoy caparisoned Elephant ride to visit its magnificent palace and halls. Overnight at hotel. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight Stay at 3 star HotelDay 4: BundiStop At: Bundi Palace, RajasthanAfter breakfast, proceed to Bundi, check in at hotel, City tour of the famous historical monuments Taragarh Fort, Sukh Mahal. Overnight stay at hotel.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight Stay at 3 star HotelDay 5: UdaipurStop At: City Palace of Udaipur, Udaipur, Udaipur District, RajasthanAfter breakfast, drive to Udaipur, Arrive at the Lake City of Udaipur Overnight stay in comfort at hotel.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight Stay at 3 Star HotelDay 6: UdaipurStop At: Lake Pichola, Udaipur, Udaipur District, RajasthanUdaipur Fort After breakfast, proceed to visit City palace that overlooks Pichola Lake and other sightseeing places like Jagdish Temple, Day at your own, Overnight stay at hotel. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight Stay at 3 star HotelDay 7: JodhpurStop At: Desert Safari CampMorning proceed to Jodhpur, on the southern edge of the Thar Desert. Rao Jodha founded Jodhpur in 1459 A.D., visiting enroute the temples of Ranakpur, which are the most exquisite and important Jain temples in India, Arrive late at Jodhpur. Overnight stay at hotel. Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at 3 star HotelDay 8: JodhpurStop At: Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Jodhpur District, RajasthanAfter breakfast, visit the magnificent 15th century Mehrangarh fort and graceful marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.Jaswant Thada built in 1899 A.D and known as the Taj Mahal of Marwar. Later proceed to the ancient desert town of Jaisalmer, check-in at hotel. Visit Sam sand dune; a cultural extravaganza of Rajasthan. Overnight stay Umaid Bhawan, Jodhpurincomfort at hotel. Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 9: JaisalmerStop At: Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer District, RajasthanAfter breakfast, proceed to city tour of Jaisalmer covering places like The Golden fort or Sonar Quila, Patwon ki haveli, Salim Singh ki haveli and other beautiful havelis. Overnight at hotel. Duration: 9 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at 3 star HotelDay 10: BikanerStop At: Junagarh Fort, Bikaner, Bikaner District, RajasthanMorning proceed to Bikaner, check-in at hotel. Later proceed for the sight seeing tour of the city visiting the forts & palaces. Overnight stay in comfort at hotel. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: overnight stay at 3 star hotelDay 11: NawalgarhStop At: Morarka Haveli, Nawalgarh, Jhunjhunu District, RajasthanAfter breakfast, proceed to Mandawa/Nawalgarh, check in at hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of the haveli and various colorful Bazaars. Overnight stay in comfort at hotel.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at 3 star hotelDay 12: Nawalgarh to DelhiPass By: Indira Gandhi International AirportAfter breakfast depart to Delhi to connect the flight for onward journey with mesmerizing memory of Incredible India.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$188 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private 2-Day Tour to Mandawa visit Shekhawati Havelis from Jaipur

ItineraryDay 1: Jaipur to 3-Hrs drive to Mandawa (L,D)Pass By: Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, Jaipur, Jaipur District, Rajasthan8am Pickup from Hotel / Airport / Train Station in Jaipur and drive to Mandawa - The towns of Shekhawati are eminent for their amazing painted havelis.Such is the appeal of the havelis that this region is dubbed as "open art gallery of Rajasthan". The havelis are noted for their frescos depicting mythological themes and that of huge animals. (Shekhawati Region: Mandawa, Dundlod, Nawalgarh, Ratangarh are the parts of Shekhawati region, approximately 15 to 35 Kms.After lunch we take a half - day sightseeing tour of Mandawa, we will take you for a walking sightseeing tour of Mandawa Village visit havelis.Meals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in Mandawa: Tulip Inn or similarDay 2: Mandawa to 3-Hrs drive to Jaipur (B,L)Pass By: Shekhawati Art8am After breakfast drive to Jaipur enroute visit to Nawalgarh is the Shekawati region. There are a few prominent havelis like Anandilal Poddar Haveli, Aath Haveli, Hodh Raj Patodia Haveli etc. A huge fort with colorful bazaar and numerous havelis with elaborate architecture makes it an interesting destination for a 1day / 1 night stay. The history of Nawalgarh has seen the origins of numerous Marwari business families.After visit Mandawa and Nawangarh 3-Hrs drive to Jaipur and drop at Hotel / Airport / Train Station in Jaipur.Meals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$111.25 Tours & Sightseeing

Jaipur to Shekhawati Day Return Trip

Begin the tour your hotel, railway station, or the airport. and drive to by car Shekhawati , After arriving to Shekhawati visit Nawalgarh before lunch. Nawalgarh - Nawalgarh was founded in 1737 A.D. by Thakur Nawal Singh whose fame is enshrining in history and folk lore. Despite the instruction of modern civilization, parts of the town still exude an old – world charm in conformity with the general pattern of Shekhawati there are more than fifty mansions here with painted walls with undisputed claim to artistic pre-eminence it is situated at the center of the Bikaner – Delhi – Jaipur triangle.  After lunch proceed to visit Mukundgarh.Mukundgarh - Mukandgarh has a few interesting havelis and a sprawling fort that has now been converted into a heritage Hotel. These are just some of the important towns of Shekhawati, but the area is so full of interesting and unusual sights that you can stop at any small unknown village and you will find something to fascinate you and hold your interest.If carrying excess baggage does not daunt you, then buy the rustic, carved wooden furniture and other items for your home. Quaint little wooden hinge that belong to the late 19th century, or maybe the early 20th century, can be found all over this region. If pots and pans interest you then do look out for some traditional cooking vessels in the markets entrances to the Quila are credited to Emperor Sher Shah Suri.After Mandawa you proceed for Alsisar village. Alsisar – The battle hardened Alsisar Mahal is the most recent addition to Alsisar Group of Hotels which has now become an ideal base to explore not only the old historic capital of Jhunjhunu but also the whole painted region of Shekhawati. This majestic palace is situated in village Alsisar which is 23 km from district head quarter Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan. The regal magnificence of the Alsisar Mahal architecture and the splendour of its beautifully decorated interiors are just mesmerizing, antique furniture, intricately carved poster beds and medieval delicate Rajasthan motifs on fabric recreates a flavour of luxury living for our guests. The expansive paved courtyards with quaint lawns and time aged trees lend it a distinctive character to enchant you in its spell, transporting you to romance and grand style of the royal era. . At the end of your tour, drive back to your original starting point.

$920 Cultural & Theme Tours

13 Days Rajasthan Tour With Car, Driver & Local Guides

Book and travel by September 30, 2018 and save 20%!   Day 01 : ARRIVAL To DelhiOn arrival in Delhi, you will be Greeted and Escorted by MTA Executive to your Hotel. On arrival at hotel check in. Overnight at the Hotel.Day 2 : Delhi / MandawaPanoramic tour of the colonial city with a stop in front of the India Gate and visit the spectacular complex of Kutub Minar. Transfer to Mandawa. checkin, overnight.Day 3 : Mandawa / BikanerIn the morning, Visit of the town, famous for its ancient Haveli painted in the Shekawati style. Transfer to Bikaner through the Shekawati region with the stop at Nawalgarh. Proceed to Bikaner.  overnight.Day 4 : Bikaner / JaisalmerIn the morning, Visit the Junagarh Fort and its museum. Afternoon transfer to Jaisalmer. overnight.Day 5 : JaisalmerVisit of the fortified city entirely carved in the yellow sandstone that gives the city its  name "city of Gold", later visit Jain temples and Haveli. Afternoon at leisure for relaxation or optional excursions to the desert. Overnight.Day 6 : Jaislmer / Jodhpur Departure for Jodhpur. In the afternoon, visit the imposing Meherengarh Fort and cenotaphs of the royal family. checkin and overnight.Day 7 : Jodhpur / Ranakpur / UdaipurDrive to Ranakpur. Visit ranakpur temples, fully made in white marble. Proceed to Udaipur. Checkin and overnight.Day 8: Udaipur After Breakfast, full day to the visit of "City of lakes"  Afternoon boat trip on the Lake Pichola, with a stop on the island Jagmandir. overnight.Day 9: Udaipur / PushkarDrive to Pushkar. Visit the holy city that is home to the only temple dedicated to the God Brahma in all of India and the world famous cattle fair on the full moon of November. overnightDay 10: Pushkar / Jaipur Drive to Jaipur. in the afternoon visit the colorful "pink city" . The city Palace and Astronomical Observatory. Checkin and Overnight. Day 11: JAIPURPhoto stop at the Palace 0f Winds. Excursion to Amber Fort, wonderful example of Rajput Architecture. Ride up the hill on elephant back. Afternoon free. Overnight.Day 12: Jaipur / FatehpurSikri / Agra Drive to Agra. Stop for a visit Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned city built by the greatest emperor of the Mughal dynasty, Akbar. Proceed to Agra. Afternoon visit the wonderful TajMahal, the architectural jewel of Islamic architecture. Day 13: AGRA / DELHI / DEPARTURE In the morning , visit the Red Fort, former residence of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and the mausoleum of Etimad-ud-Daulah, a masterpiece of Persian art. Afternoon to Delhi. No overnight. Transfer to the airport for international departures.