Popularly referred as "the open air-art-gallery," the semi-desert region of Shekhawati is a fascinating place to visit in Rajasthan. Located in the north of Jaipur, Shekhawati is famous for its 18th and 19th century enchanting painted havelis (mansions) and houses. BeThese wonderful buildings adorned with exceptional wall paintings were constructed by the wealthy Marwari and Rajputs traders. Besides its lovely mansions, Shekhawati is also known for its magnificent forts, and beautifully painted temples, wells and cenotaphs. The place is also famous for its excellent vegetarian cuisine delicacies. There are many wonderful towns in the Shekhawati region including the famous Nawalgarh, Mandawa, Jhunjhunu, Fatehpur, Dundlod and Mukandgarh, which never fail to mesmerize its visitors. You too can experience the charm of Shekhawati, on tours to Shekhawati, with India Travel Portal.
Shekhawati lies in the north-eastern Rajasthan. Shekhawati is an interesting region of towns, located within the triangle of Jaipur, Delhi, and Bikaner. The main towns of Shekhawati are located about 110-185 km from Jaipur and 200- 230 km from Bikaner.
Shekhawati has a number of exciting tourist attractions including painted havelis, forts, temples and wells. To know more about tourist attractions in Shekhawati, please click here:
Tourist Attractions in Shekhawati
How to Reach Shekhawati
By Air: Jaipur (150 km) is the nearest airport from Shekhawati. Jaipur is connected by frequent flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Udaipur and Jodhpur.
By Rail: Jaipur is the nearest major railhead from the Shekhawati region. Many towns of Shekhawati are connected by rail to Jaipur.
By Road: Shekhawati has a good network of roads and the region is well connected to Jaipur, Bikaner and other cities of Rajasthan by road. The region can easily be reached by frequent buses and cars from Jaipur.