Shekhawati, a semi desert region of north-eastern part of Rajasthan, is perfectly referred as "open art gallery". Most of the havelis (palaces) with walls and ceilings ornamented with with gold and silver leaf. There is no place on the Earth with such a great exhibition of exclusive wall painting in numbers of havelis, forts and temples. Most of these havelis are home of fresco paintings, delicately carved windows, glass works.
Other speciality of this part of the state besides these fascinating painted havelis are architecture of forts, temples, wells (baolis) and cenotaphs exhibiting traditional arts and crafts.
Teej (July/August): This festival marks the advent of monsoon. In the month of Shravana, saing are hung from tree tops and the women are seen joyfully dressed and enjoying the cool breeze after a long hot summer. They sing songs of love and welcome the rains and even their swings are decorated with flowers. Gangaur (March/April): A festival dedicated to Gauri, a manifestation of the goddess Parvati, where maidens and married woman join in procession carrying beautifully adorned wooden images of the goddess, through the streets and praying for the well being of their husbands or asking for a husband of their dreams.
Nearest airport, Sanganer, Jaipur.RAIL
Lachhmangarh Sk (LNH) 27kms & Sikar Junc (SIKR) 29 km.ROAD
Shekhawati lies within the angle formed by NH8 and NH11, which connect Delhi to Jaipur and Jaipur to Bikaner respectively.
Distance:Jaipur (185 km), Bikaner (230 km), Delhi (250 km).