On this day trip from Jaipur, visit Mandawa, a quaint little town in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. The drive to Mandawa takes you through desert country. Once you reach Mandawa, you are rewarded by a riot of colors on the frescoes covering the facades of old havelis (mansions) of wealthy traders and merchants. Take your time to explore this open-air museum.
Highlights • Fort Mandawa • Castle Khandela • Fresco paintings on the facades of old havelis • Ancient step-well in Khandela
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Local English speaking guide
Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
02 bottles of mineral water per person
Entry/Admission - Mandawa Haveli
What to Expect
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You will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the town of Mandawa. The drive to Mandawa takes around four hours and takes you past small hamlets scattered over the desert landscape.
The colorful backdrop of these frescoes provides for a great photo opportunity.
Stepwell of Khandela (1 hour)
Khandela is another town in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. The town dates back to two thousand years when it was an estate of the Chauhan Rajputs. Visit an ancient stepwell and learn about the history and culture of the town from your guide. The stepwells of Rajasthan were built to conserve water in the olden times and offer shelter to travellers passing by the area. Also take a look at the Castle at Khandela. It has been renovated and converted into a heritage hotel.
Once your tour will be finished you will be driven back to fixed point / your hotel.