Let’s travel back in time to the era of painted havelis; the quaint little alleys with mesmerizing history and stories of victory. Stay in a beautifully restored 18th century painted haveli and get enchanted by its impeccable performing folklore. Savor the flavors of their mouthwatering cuisines & witness the various shades of golden all nice and pristine.
Date – Unscheduled
Destination – Ramgarh, Shekhawati (Rajasthan)
(scroll to the bottom of this page for more images of the haveli)
This winter, Some Place Else is taking you to the ‘open air art gallery of Rajasthan’. With over 400 structures, the city of Ramgarh is known to have the largest number of painted buildings – havelis, temples, and chhatris (cenotaphs). From living in a 350 year old haveli to dancing on the tunes of traditional “Bhopas & Bhopis”, from relishing authentic Rajasthani meals to enjoying amazing breakfast on the rolling dunes – we’ve arranged for it all. Join us on a trip where we go back in time!
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Arrive at the hotel after lunch, relax, unwind and soak in the beauty of the place. At 4 o’ clock head for a walking tour of the city personally escorted by the owner, he’ll take you through the lanes and alleys of the town, familiarizing you with the art and architecture of Ramgarh and most importantly its “Frescoes”. A photographer’s paradise, trust us, this place will interest everybody – weather you are a shutterbug or not. After the walk, return to the hotel for a refreshing cup of tea or coffee. Later, head to the terrace for an aerial view of the town and gear up for an exciting cultural evening specially organized for you.
Wake up early, grab you tea at the hotel and get ready for an exciting camel cart ride to the sand dunes, where you’ll be served your breakfast today. Sit by the dunes, soak in some fresh air and the rustic feel while enjoying a hearty meal. Later, return to the hotel to freshen up. You are free to indulge in some optional sightseeing if interested. An early lunch will be served at the hotel post which we check out and bid an adieu to this lovely place. Take back a treasure trove of stories of the painted havelis along with some lovely memories.
COST PER PERSON: RS 6,500
Includes the following:
1 night/2 day stay at a beautifully restored haveli (on sharing basis)
Walking tour of the town, personally guided by the owner
Tea/coffee and light snack after the guided walking tour
Cultural evening at the hotel followed by authentic Rajasthani dinner at the terrace
To & fro camel-cart ride with breakfast and tea at the dunes
Vegetarian lunch on day 2
Visit to the furniture manufacturing factory
Visit to Beed & Johras (traditional water tanks)
Excursion to the towns of Shekhawati region
HOW TO TRAVEL TO RAMGARH
Ramgarh is located in the Sikar district of the Shekhawati region, in the northern part of Rajasthan. At a distance of 280 Kms from Delhi and 190 kms from Jaipur, it makes for a convenient drive from both these places.
Car Hire Charges:
Ac Swift Dzire or similar: Rs.8800 (Delhi – Ramgarh – Delhi; Inclusive of Driver Allowance, Fuel, Toll, Parking and Service tax)
Ac Swift Dzire or similar: Rs. 5500 (Jaipur – Ramgarh – Jaipur; Inclusive of Driver Allowance, Fuel, Toll, Parking and Service tax)
Regular Buses ply between Jaipur- Churu & Delhi –Churu. You can check & book tickets for the same on https://rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in/
Churu is the nearest railway staion located at a distance of just 14 kms from Ramgarh. Jaipur is a rater convenient railhead with frequent trains flexible timing.
Transfer from/to Churu Railway Station to the hotel can be arranged @ Rs.800 per way in a small car.
|Train Schedule||Train No.||Name||Route||From:Departure||To: Arrival|
|Delhi – Churu||14705||Dee Sujh Exp||Delhi – Churu||D. Rohilla: 0705 hrs||Churu: 1150 hrs|
|Delhi – Churu||22472||BKN Intercity||Delhi – Churu||D. Rohilla: 0840 hrs||Churu: 1325 hrs|
|Delhi – Churu||12457||DEE BKN SF Ex||Delhi – Churu||D. Rohilla: 2335 hrs||Churu: 0410 hrs|
|Churu – Delhi||14706||SUJH DEE EX||Churu – Delhi||Churu: 1700 hrs||D. Rohilla: 2210 hrs|
|Churu – Delhi||22471||DEE Intercity||Churu – Delhi||Churu: 1205 hrs||D. Rohilla: 1725 hrs|
|Churu – Delhi||12458||SUJH DEE EX||Churu – Delhi||Churu: 0110 hrs||D. Rohilla: 0610 hrs|
|Mumbai – Jaipur||12216||Dee Garib Rath||Mumbai – Jaipur||BDTS: 1255 hrs||JP: 0705 hrs|
|Mumbai – Jaipur||12955||BCT JP Exp||Mumbai – Jaipur||BCT: 1850 hrs||JP: 1250 hrs|
|Mumbai – Jaipur||19707||Aravali Exp||Mumbai – Jaipur||BDTS: 2100 hrs||JP: 1855 hrs|
|Jaipur – Mumbai||12956||JP BCT Su Fast||Jaipur – Mumbai||JP: 1410 hrs||BCT: 0740 hrs|
|Jaipur – Mumbai||12215||DEE BDTS Garib Rath||Jaipur – Mumbai||JP: 1425 hrs||BDTS: 0810 hrs|
|Jaipur – Mumbai||12980||JP BDTS Su Ex||Jaipur – Mumbai||JP: 2025 hrs||BDTS: 1420 Hrs|
|Mumbai – Churu||19027||Vivek Exp (Runs only on Saturday)||Mumbai – Churu||BDTS: 1205 hrs||Churu: 1050 hrs|
|Mumbai – Churu||22915||BDTS HSR SF Exp (Runs only on Monday)||Mumbai – Churu||BDTS: 1255 hrs||Churu: 1110 hrs|
|Churu – Mumbai||19028||Vivek Exp (Runs only on Monday)||Churu – Mumbai||Churu: 2055 hrs||BDTS: 2225 hrs|
|Churu – Mumbai||22916||HSR BDTS Sf Exp (Runs only on Tuesday)||Churu – Mumbai||Churu: 1755 hrs||BDTS: 1710 hrs|