Havelis and Camel Carts
3-Day Shekhawati Region Tour, Mandawa & Jaipur
Leave the tourist trail behind, exploring dust-swirled desert towns and sleeping in traditional clay huts. It’s an authentic way to experience life in one of India’s most captivating and remote desert regions. The Shekhawati is home to a cluster of beautifully ornate haveli houses complete with bright mosaics, colourful murals and shady courtyards. During this trip you’ll visit some of the finest havelis in the area.
- Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing
- Transport from Delhi to Mandawa
- Transport from Mandawa to Jaipur
- Guided camel ride to nearby villages
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Arrival in Mandawa
Today, you’ll drive from Delhi to the Shekhawati region – a journey that takes around 6 hours. The roads will become smaller and dustier as you approach Mandawa. Here, you’ll stay in an atmospheric desert resort formed of a cluster of clay huts in gardens with a swimming pool. In this idyllic spot, you can enjoy the tranquillity of rural, traditional India as you escape the chaotic city crowds.
Camel Ride & Departure
Today, you’ll take a guided walk through the old town of Mandawa to experience traditional Indian life and soak up the authentic atmosphere. Explore the artistic havelis, decorated with beautiful paintings and frescoes. In the late afternoon, you’ll set off on a camel ride through the nearby countryside.
The next day you’ll pack up your things and journey onwards.
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