THINGS TO DO IN MANDAWA!!

Here we present a comprehensive list of things to do in mandawa. It includes all the major events that take place and the places to visit in mandawa. We take care of all the variables that may affect these: weather, distance, prime time, budget, and so on, to devise the ultimate guide. So get out of your hotels to let the traveler inside you overcome the tourist.

There are various activities to do in mandawa, ranging from adventure to cultural to wildlife.

Local sightseeing in Mandawa

Local Sightseeing In Mandawa

Cost: free INR

Distance: 0 Km

Once you reach Mandawa get ready to be mesmerized by its grandeur and magnificence. Explore the vibrancy and splendor of the Haveli you’ll be staying in. The picturesque exquisite arts are ought to fascinate you. After eating a royal lunch at the hotel, venture out and experience the charisma of the beautiful town decorated with frescos. Visit the famous Havelis of Gulab Rai Ladia, Snehiram Ladia and Mohanlal Saraf to witness their serenity and modishness. Later on, enjoy the hustle bustle of the colorful evening bazaar by becoming one among them.  ..... Know more
Jeep Safari at Mandawa

Jeep Safari At Mandawa

Cost: free INR

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The four wheel ride will let you to have a glimpse of the Saraf haveli, Ladia, havelis of Chokhani and the Binsidhar Newatia haveli and get into a royal affair with these historical places.  ..... Know more
Tal Chappar wild life sanctuary

Tal Chappar Wild Life Sanctuary

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Tal Chappar wild life sanctuary comes alive with the chirping of various migratory birds including montagur’s, marsh harrier, pale harrier, imperial eagle, tawny eagle, short toed eagle, sparrow hawk, skylark, crested lark, ring drove, brown dove, blue jay, green bee eaters, black ibis and demoiselle cranes.The train towards Tal chhapar has not been started till yet. The forest of this region falls under major group “TROPICAL FOREST” as per classifications of Indian forests by Champion & Seth. The forest of sanctuary area again falls under Group “Topical Thorn Forest” & Sub group 6B/C “Desert Thorn Forests”. ..... Know more
Sight-seeing at Nawalgarh

Sight-Seeing At Nawalgarh

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  Brace yourself for a guided tour of Nawalgarh, a place famous for its forts. Discover the ambience of this ancient town along with its endless stories as well as rumors. A complete photographer’s delight, keep hitting the flash as you walk all the way through the potter's lane, Morarka Haveli Museum and vegetable market. Post lunch, head to Dundlod fort - a cultural amalgamation of Rajputana and Mughal School of Art and Architecture. On the way back to Mandawa, enjoy a camel ride to Meethvas, a nearby village and spend some time with the locals.    ..... Know more
Shekhawati guided tour

Shekhawati Guided Tour

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Ramgarh is adorned with exquisite monumental architecture with beautifully carved Chhatris, mansions decorated with good ochre paintings of floral designs and blue-red murals. With many temples around, you can capture the glorious concord or mirror work and murals. ..... Know more
 Monumental Art at Ramgarh

Monumental Art At Ramgarh

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 Ramgarh is adorned with exquisite monumental architecture with beautifully carved Chhatris, mansions decorated with good ochre paintings of floral designs and blue-red murals. With many temples around, you can capture the glorious concord or mirror work and murals behind your lenses for some beautiful memories. ..... Know more
Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh Fort

Cost: free INR

Distance: 168 Km

Giving a proper Bird-eye view, Nahargarh fort overlooks the stunning ‘Pink City’ of Rajasthan. Originally named as Sudarshangarh Fort, changed to Nahargarh, which means ‘abode of tigers’. There is a storyline behind the changing of name of the fort. It is believed that Nahar here stands for Nahar Singh Bhomia, a Rathore ruler, whose spirit haunted the place and hindered the construction of the fort. So there was a temple built in the fort after his name for pacification of the place and eventually the name of the Fort was changed after his name.  Nahargarh Fort ,built in 1734, is noted for its stretched out divider which connects it to the Jaigarh Fort. The fort was built keeping in mind the Indo-European architectural style, which is the reason it It reflects the extraordinary combination of Indian and European design styles. Nahargarh fort is massively built with intricate detailing on the carvings and which gives a breathtaking view of the Aravali mountain ranges at the time of sunrise and sunset.It accommodates several temples dedicated to the deity of Jaipur Rulers and various other Princes Another fact about this palace, the shooting of few scenes as well as famous song “Paathshala” of Movie “Rang De Basanti and Song “Gulabi” of the movie “Shuddh Desi Romance” were shot here.  Note: A Dinner at Padao Restaurant with your loved ones with mild instrumental music in the background will definitely be a good idea. Entrance Fee : For Foriegners: INR 200 For Indians: INR 50 Visiting Days/Time:  All Days/ 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM Visit Duration :  Around 2 to 3 hours **Warning: It can take a little longer, The beauty of palace and the scenic view of Pink City is surely a time eater.**  ..... Know more
Amer Fort - Light And Sound Show

Amer Fort - Light And Sound Show

Cost: 200 INR

Distance: 168 Km

Amer fort Located in Jaipur, the Amer fort is one of the principal tourist attractions of Amer. It gives you an an incredible journey through the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan. It attracts major tourists because of its beauty and its old yet sturdy architecture. Built using marble and red sandstone coupled with intricate, artful designs, this fort stands regal and magnificent, a testimony to the history of Rajputs. Moreover, It was titled as a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the group 'Hill Forts of Rajasthan' in the year 2013.  One of the most admired section of the Amer Fort is Sheesh Mahal (The Mirror Palace). It is the most famous and beautiful part of Amer Fort. Surely, You remember the famous Bollywood retro classic “Jab pyaar kia toh darna kya” from the movie “Mughal-E-Azam”, Yes this song was shot in Sheesh Mahal. Another famous section is Diwan-e-Aam or the “Hall of Public Audience” . It is a magnificent hall where the king of Amer used to listen to the needs and the complaints of his people and also attend ministers, friends and special guests from the other states. One more to add to the list, Sukh Niwas, another beautiful section of this magnificent fort where king used to spend time with their queens and at times with their mistresses. That why it is known as the residence of pleasure(Sukh Niwas).  Moving on to the religious side, Shila Devi temple (Goddess Durga Temple) is established here. There is a story behind the establishment of the temple. During the kingdom of Pratapaditya, Maharaja Man Singh after getting defeated at the hands of king Kedar was humiliated and depressed. To change his defeat into victory, he worshipped Goddess Kali to please her and receive her blessings. Kali appeared his dreams and blessed him but asked for a promise in return to establish her shrine in his capital. So the idol was brought by Maharaja Man Singh from Jessore (presently in Bangladesh) in the year 1604.  In winter, on the sixth day of Navratris, special prayers are offered to this goddess. Hundreds of thousands of devotees from Jaipur and surrounding areas gather to pay offerings to Shila Devi. Note: You can attend a light and sound show under the ambience of celestial fusion, where with the lights and narration of the History of Amber Fort goes along in a very interesting manner. Listening to the narration of the history, with colorful lights falling on the great walls of the fort is a very different experience. It is presented in both languages, one after the other respectively. It is on must do list for sure when you are on an expedition of exploring the Pink City of India. Entry Fee (Fort): For Indians: INR 25, If student: INR 10 For Foreigners: INR 200, If Student: INR 100 *You can also Elephant Ride at Amber Palace for two persons: INR 900.* Visiting Days/ Hours: All Days/ 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM *Light Shows Timing (Onwards)* -In English: 7:30 PM     - Entry Fee : INR 200 -In Hindi: 8:00 PM     - Entry Fee : INR 100..... Know more
Jaipur Local Sightseeing

Jaipur Local Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 168 Km

Jaipur Local Sight Seeing Jaipur, also famously known as the Pink City, is one of the most beautiful and oldest cities of the country. There are some very beautiful places one can visit in the Pink City. We’ll tell you about the most famous places to go, and you have to really to go there if you want to explore Jaipur. First one on my list is, Hawa Mahal – The “Palace of winds” or “Palace of the Breeze”. The name says it all about it. It was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh using red and pink sandstone. It was designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Hindu God Krishna. It was actually a high screen wall built so the Royal Household women could watch the street festivals in the city remaining unseen from the outside.   Second place on list had to be the City Palace Complex. The city palace is the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachawas Rajput clan. City Palace complex consists of Chandra Mahal(presently used as a Muesum), Mubarak Mahal, Jantar Mantar and other buildings. This complex resides in the northeast of the center of the Pink City. It has one of the most spectacular courtyard, garden and buildings.   Pink city is filled with magnificent Palaces, but the first sight of Jal Mahal might leave you staring at it all day.  Jal Mahal ,literally meaning “Water Palace”, is situated in the middle of Man Sagar Lake and is such that it gives a soothing and amazing feeling and is a feast for the eyes. This palace is the eye candy of Pink City.    Head to the famous Shri Govind Dev Ji Temple, a Hindu Shrine, to see the devotion of the people for towards Lord Krishna. The Idol of Lord Krishna was brought from Vrindavan, by Raja Sawai Jai Singh II,  to be assembled in the pink city, Jaipur.   On Fourth comes “Chandpole”, where one can witness the hustle bustle of the main bazaar of the pink city. You can do some work here. How about shopping some cultural clothes or things to take back with you in the name of Pink City.   If you are a foodie, this place is definitely for you. “Lassiwala” on MI road near Rajmandir Cinemas, is the most famed lassi (buttermilk) shop in Rajasthan. A shop famed in the whole state is more than enough to say about it. If you want to have some entertainment, and care to watch a movie, then the “Great Raj Mandir theatre” is right next to the Lassiwala. ..... Know more
Chokhi Dhani - An Ethnic Rajasthani Resort

Chokhi Dhani - An Ethnic Rajasthani Resort

Cost: free INR

Distance: 168 Km

Chokhi Dhani Resort, Jaipur   Jaipur trip can never be complete without digging into authentic Rajasthani Cuisine. Chokhi Dhani is an ethnic Rajasthani resort, embracing the true culture of Rajasthan. It is an awesome place to taste the flavour of Rajasthan. The resort involves the destiny to feel and groom in the traditions of Jaipur which includes folk dances, cuisines and lifestyle of typical Rajasthani people. A perfect place for an evening of entertainment and dinner with family or friends.    The “Daal-Baati-Choorma” meal is what it is famous for. Baati is a baked ball made from flour which is then covered in ghee and eaten with the dal. Churma is a flaky sweet dish made from flour that goes with the dish. Instead of daal, you can also try “Masala Baati” and “Gatte ki sabzi” . There are plenty of other dishes served on the table and you can eat as much as you can. Try out everything, because, quite frankly, its one junction where you can taste the Marwadi cuisine. A must go for a foodie.    If you admire paintings, you can see the Bani Thani Art, portraying a woman so beautiful with bow shaped eyebrows, lotus eyes, a broad forehead face with a cylinderical tender neck . She is also labelled as “Mona Lisa of India.” It is from the Marwar school of Kishangarh. The artist who painted Bani Thani was Nihal Chand.   Here everything is done the traditional way. Immerse yourself in the folk music, dancing and environment of the magical place,  just sit back and have the moments your life cherishing Rajasthani Culture. Dining cost:  For Traditional Rajasthani Dining-  Adult: 700/-per person Child: 400/-per person (Permissible Height for kids: 2.5 feet to 3.5 feet)   For AC Royal Rajasthani Dining- Adult: 900/-per person Child: 500/-per person (Permissible Height for kids: 2.5 feet upto 3.5 feet)   For Multicuisine Buffet “Choupal”- Adult: 1,100/-per person Child: 700/-per person (Permissible Height for kids: 2.5 feet upto 3.5 feet)   Timings:  5pm to 11pm..... Know more
Gajner Wildife Sanctuary

Gajner Wildife Sanctuary

Cost: free INR

Distance: 191 Km

Gajner wildlife sanctuary, earlier being the hunting grounds of Maharajas and Princes, now inhabits a wide and ranging variety of flora and fauna. One can take their own vehicles inside the premises after paying a minimal fee and can spot animals such as Nilgai, Chinkara, Wild Boar and most remarkably – The Black Buck...... Know more
Junagarh Fort - Sightseeing

Junagarh Fort - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 191 Km

Junagarh fort, formerly famous as the “Chintamani” is a fort situated in the city of Bikaner, Rajasthan. Set in the vast desert expanse of Rajasthan, this fort gives view of the mighty Aravali Ranges. The fort is built in red sandstone and marble and highlights the grand architectural styles and heritage that it was once loathed with...... Know more
Karni Mata Temple - Sightseeing

Karni Mata Temple - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 191 Km

Karni Mata Temple is holy shrine of Karni Mata who is said to be the reincarnation of Goddess Durga. This temple beholds lots of legends pertaining to its establishment, but the factor that is of the most importance is the presence of about 20,000 rats that live and revered in the temple. Some call these rats the reincarnated sons of Karni Mata, while other regard them as the soldiers who were turned to rats for their foul desertion during a battle.Needless, the rats are considered to be holy as well and are worshipped by the people...... Know more
Kote Gate

Kote Gate

Cost: free INR

Distance: 191 Km

Offering a glimpse of the magnificent architectural work in the city, Kote Gate is the main entrance gate of Bikanker. This daunting structure is an example of fine artistry of the workers belonging to the olden days. Kote gate separates the old city and the new city of Bikaner, standing tall in the middle of the road. While on one side is the modern city, the other side of the gate has stunning mansions (havellis), which are architectural masterpieces...... Know more
Ganga Singh Museum

Ganga Singh Museum

Cost: free INR

Distance: 191 Km

Acclaimed as the best Museum in all of Rajasthan. Ganga Singh Museum has a huge variety of pottery, carpets, coins, Paintings, arts and craft, ancient Rajput Weaponry and terracotta. Apart from all its enviable exhibits, the place has a number of archaeological insights in pre-historic Civilisations like Harappa and Gupta Period. Visit the place to get a first hand experience of what a king entailed, complete with all the glamour and grandiose...... Know more
Skybird Water Park

Skybird Water Park

Cost: 200 INR

Distance: 191 Km

Skybird Water Park, situated at a distance of around 8 km from Bikaner, is the largest water and amusement park in Western Rajasthan. It was establised in 1999 as a part of ESS Ell entertainments. It is a popular recreational spot for locals as well as tourists and a great place for the family fun and small picnics...... Know more
Pushkar Local sight-seeing

Pushkar Local Sight-Seeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 226 Km

Visit the only Brahma Temple in India and the holy lake of Pushkar with its bustling ghats and temples. One can also explore the main bazaar and colorful side-streets for jewelry and clothes shopping. The adventurous buffs can also rent out a motorbike and go for a spin around the hilly trail along Pushkar, sit by the small cafes and simply enjoy the moment. Head to the beautiful Savitri temple atop the hill, which has amazing views of the place best seen at the time of sunrise. ..... Know more
Camping at full moon night in the local village

Camping At Full Moon Night In The Local Village

Cost: free INR

Distance: 226 Km

Camping will be arranged at a local camel man’s house in the village - gives us the opportunity to relax and stare at the clear sky on a full moon night along with delicious Rajasthani home-made food. A perfect way out for those who want to keep away from the loud rush and maddening of the fair at its peak. ..... Know more
Witness the largest camel fair

Witness The Largest Camel Fair

Cost: free INR

Distance: 226 Km

Witness the serene desert town transformed into lively town with vibrant folk music and dances, magic shows, and a marketplace thriving with people as they come to sell bracelets, clothes, textiles, fabrics and more. Get a glimpse of over 50,000 attractive camels adorned with finery and jewelry of silver and beads. Be ready to explore various competitions such as camel race, camel polo matches and cheer the triumphant camels in all categories who are awarded. ..... Know more
Savitri Temple

Savitri Temple

Cost: free INR

Distance: 226 Km

  Savitri temple is located at the top of the Ratnagiri Hill and is dedicated to Savitri, the wife of Lord Brahma. The temple houses a statue of Goddess Savitri...... Know more
Pushkar Sightseeing

Pushkar Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 226 Km

Reach Pushkar in your private vehicle. Check-in at the hotel. After some leisure, visit the famous Pushkar Lake and attend the evening Aarti at Brahma temple. Visit the market area in the evening. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.  ..... Know more
Adhai din ka jhopra - sightseeing

Adhai Din Ka Jhopra - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 244 Km

  ADHAI DIN KA JHONPRA   Adhai Din Ka Jhopra or Dhai Din ka Masjid, literally meaning two and a half day shed, is located in the 5th largest city Ajmer, of the State of Rajputs. It is a place of worship within the Ajmer town. The legend has it that this mosque was built in a span of mere 2 and half days by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak.   Doesn’t the name “Qutub-ud-Din Aibak” sounds familiar? Have you ever seen or heard about the brick monument Qutub Minar in the capital of India? Yes, it was built by this Slave King. He built this mosque following the order of Mohammad Ghori, in 1192. Some say this mosque stands on the ruins of a Sanskrit College which was destroyed by Mohammad Ghori. The main gate of the mosque still have inscriptions in Sanskrit speaking a lot about the history of the place. Mohammad Ghori even erected Seven arched wall engraved with verses for the Holy Quran. There is one interesting fact about this place that, the historical research shows that the site was actually host to an annual festival, lasting two and a half days, which led to naming the monument as Adhai Din Ka Jhopra meaning Two and a half day shed.   Adhai Din Ka Jhopra, a splendid architectural masterpiece is known for the Indo Islamic architecture style it was built in. It has a fairly peaceful courtyard, where one can take a break and relax, admiring the structure. This mosque is highly rated to go when visiting Ajmer.   Note: No Entry Free and Photography is permitted.   Timings:  7:00 AM to 6:00 PM All days open..... Know more
Dargah Sharif - Sightseeing

Dargah Sharif - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 244 Km

Dargah sharif is a shrine dedicated to the sufi saint- Moinuddin Chisti which even houses his grave. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. People travel from all over India to come and pray at this holy pilgrim in hope that god will listen to their prayers and pleas...... Know more
Ana Sagar Lake - Sightseeing

Ana Sagar Lake - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 244 Km

Ana sagar, the biggest lake in Ajmer was built by the grandfather of Prithvi raj Chauhan – Anaji Chauhan. It was artificially built and spans over a 13 km wide area. There is a small island constructed in the middle of the lake which is accessible by water boats and water scooters. This therefore acts as a tranquil tourist attraction for people...... Know more
Ajmer - Local Sightseeing

Ajmer - Local Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 244 Km

Surrounded by the Ana sagar lake, this bustling city is the heart of Rajasthan. A few point of interests in this city are the Taragarh Fort, Lake Foy Sagar and the enchanting Ana Sagar. Besides these, one can make a trip to the famous Dargah Shareef and pray for the well-being of their family, or visit the Mayo college Museum, Adhai Din ka Jhopra or spend a relaxing day out at the Birla City Water park...... Know more
Delhi Sightseeing

Delhi Sightseeing

Cost: 300 INR

Distance: 256 Km

The full day tour of Delhi starts after breakfast at 9:00 AM approx. In this package you get to visit the following places Jama Masjid- One of the largest mosque in the world Red Fort- The largest monument in Delhi that was the residence of Mughal emperor of India for 200 years, Raj Ghat- Site of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation, Qutub Minar- UNESCO World Heritage-listed tallest minaret, Humayun Tomb- Burial places of Mughal emperor Humayun Lotus temple- Bahai house of worship, famous for it flowerlike shape, The trip also includes drive past Embassy, Diplomatic enclave, visit to India Gate, Rastrapati Bhavan, Parliament House and Chandni Chowk..... Know more
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