Holiday Trip in Shekhawati

Memorable Trip with Shekhawati Holiday Packages

Deriving its name from Rao Shekha, its former ruler, Shekhawati is a semi desert region in north Rajasthan. This city is situated under the Delhi-Bikaner-Jaipur triangle. Referred to as the "Open art gallery of Rajasthan", this region is primarily popular for its amazing havelis that are richly painted and decorated. These havelis of Shekhawati were constructed by the wealthy merchants of the past. In fact, these havelis exhibits and measure of the prosperity and success of the merchants. In the ancient time, it was believed that the grander the Haveli, the more prosperous the merchant was. Checkout the Shekhawati holiday packages offered by and get ready to enjoy the best of this charming city in royal Rajasthan.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Shekhawati

Before planning your Shekhawati vacation, be familiar with what you must visit during the trip.

The topmost attraction of Shekhawati is its fascinating havelis of Shekhawati. They have a striking architecture, massive parapets and graceful interiors of the havelis stand witness to the wealth and prosperity of the Marwari merchants. These Havelis are adorned with exquisite murals and precisely latticed & carved windows. Almost every Havelis is decorated with stunning mirror work and paintings festooned with gold or silver leaf.
Another place to see in Shekhawati is the town of Dundlod, which is located in the center of the Shekhawati region. The major attractions of this town are its fort and Havelis, which dates back to the 18th century. The famous havelis of Dundlod are Goenka and Jagathia Havelis.
Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan:
Providing serenity and peace to its visitors the town of Jhunjhunu is another town popular for its spectacularly painted havelis. One of the best known Haveli is the Modi Haveli, which has some of the beautiful paintings of the Shekhawati area. Another one is the Tibrewala Haveli that has numerous murals on it, along with colored glass windows. Some of the other tourist attractions of Jhunjhunu include Khetri Mahal (18th century), Mertani Baori (step-well) and Bihariji Temple.
Fatehpur was once ruled by Muslim Nawabs and the historic town in Shekhawati has some beautiful havelis. Singhania and Devra Havelis of the town are adorned with murals that are of Indo-western style. Some of the other Havelis are, 'Bagar' and 'Bissau'..

Best Time for Holidaying in Shekhawati

The climate of Shekhawati is very dry and parched with scorching hot summers and chilly cold winters. The rainfall is on an average pattern with rest of North Indian states. Therefore, the best time to explore the charm of this city is from 'October to March' when the climatic condition is pleasant for sightseeing and other tourist activities. So, make your Shekhawati trip accordingly and enjoy its historical beauty.

Must Buy Things from Shekhawati

Popularly known as an open art gallery, Shekhawati is an excellent place for shopping is the state of Rajasthan. This place is famous for exclusive handicrafts and also renowned for its miniature paintings. Especially, the frescos painted on paper and cloth is absolutely amazing. Some of the other special shopping items include some excellent furniture, stools, carved and decorated chests, cradles, chairs, low tables, etc. Also, buying tie-dye fabrics, textiles, brass and iron scissors, bangles and metal utensils is quiet worthy in Shekhawati. So, don't forget to buy any or all of the items of your choice from your next Shekhawati tour.

Explore Options to Reach Shekhawati

Before booking your Shekhawati holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to reach this beautiful city. To know more, read on:
By Air
Jaipur airport is the closest (around 150 KM) airbase to the city of Shekhawati. Jaipur airport is connected to metro cities like Mumbai and Delhi.
By Train
Jhunjhunu is the nearest railway station to Shekhawati. This railhead is on the Broad Gauge line between Mumbai and Delhi and is connected to all cities in India by trains. One can take tourist taxis to reach Shekhawati from the railway station.
By Road
There are direct buses from Delhi to Shekhawati. Buses for Shekhawati originate from ISBT (Kashmiri Gate), Sarai Kale Khan or Dhaula Kuan in Delhi. All Shekhawati cities (Sikar, Churu and Jhunjhunu) are well connected to other cities. Choose any of the modes of Shekhawati travel and explore this beautiful city.
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