Ideal duration: 1 day Nearest Airport: Jaipur Best time: November – March
Shekhawati is a gateway to open air galleries, marvelous havelis, palaces and forts. The history of Shekhawat is similar to Nawalgarh. It has a story attached to it that the Marwari men went to cities like Mumbai and Kolkata in search of livelihood and flourished and succeeded there. That is when these grand havelis emanated. The businessman started competing and flaunted their wealth, which led to the making of the affluent city of Shekhawati. The citizens of Shekhawati are known as hard-working, brave and sacrificing people. The city takes pride in the fact that it has the highest number of people joining the Indian Army.