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  •  Arrival at Vivaana Culture Hotel at Churi Ajitgarh, Shekhawati Rajasthan.

  • Traditional welcome in a 140 years old Shekawati haveli and have a first formal interaction with Mallyka Dundlod on your arrival followed by lunch and then spend time in leisure. 

  • By 3:30 pm leave for the Village walk accompanied by Mallyka Baisa.

  • Experience a specially curated walk where you will visit few interesting havelis with frescoes painted walls and stories which make it stand alive.

  • Meet the local people and take part in their local traditions and learn the art of pottery and make your own lacquer bangles..Spend time with them and enjoy creating your own pieces while you mix with them and become a part of their family.

  • 6:00 pm end the evening by enjoying a cup of tea by the tea stall in the village.

  • Spend the later part of the evening in Leisure.

  • Vivaana culture hotel has an optional tour organised daily where you can learn about this 140 years old haveli  which was once inhabited by the rich Marwari traders.

  • Enjoy a one to one interaction with Mallyka Baisa while she shares her real life experiences of growing up in Rajasthan. 

  • Dinner at Vivaana gardens accompanied by the the famous puppet show and local folk music.

  • Overnight at Vivaana culture Hotel.

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  • 6:00 am Explore the countryside on your cycles while the only sound that surrounds is of birds humming and the early morning village locals as your company. As you will be specially accompanied by Mallyka Baisa , you will learn the customs of the village and how it is rather unique that a  woman in Rajasthan will be cycling with you without a veil covering her face and specially representing the shekhawati village .Women empowerment is very important in the small villages which can only happen slowly when they see one of their own taking these bold steps.

  • Visit a local farm while you cycle and get engaged with the local farmers and experience the real rural life and enjoy your morning tea. One can try and sow a few seeds at  Singhaniji's krishi' farm. 

  •  8:00 am Breakfast at hotel.

  • Spend the day at leisure by the pool.

  • Camels of Rajasthan are part of the unique cultural heritage of our desert area and if you wish ,we can arrange a special camel cart ride.

  • Lunch & then rest

  • 4:00 pm Meet at the reception to leave for Dundlod to visit the ancestral home of Mallyka Baisa.

  • While you walk around the fort and hear stories of the legendary fort ,get mesmerized by the beauty of the Diwankhana and Duchatta (The two magnificent halls made specially in the older times when men ( Mardana) and women ( Zanana ) sat separately during formal occasions.

  • As a special addition while the guests have tea, a local artist from the Dundlod Village will interact with them and sketch their portrait at the fort.

  • Leave for the Royal equestrian polo centre Dundlod.

  • 5:30 pm A special welcome by the Marwari horses await the guests by the uniformed men on the horse holding a lance like the olden times.

  • While you listen to the history of this brave and spirited horse ,engage in activities where you bond with them.

  • One can enjoy a horse back experience in the paddock under the safety and guided expertise of Mallyka Baisa.

  • Engage in making or learning how to make wooden toys with Mangal- Special visit at the farm by a local artisan.

  • Sun downer at the farm while you enjoy a Marwari horse show which displays the history and the beauty of the war horse by a local named Mataram trained in horsemanship.

  • Drinks and dinner by the bonfire at the farm.

  • Drive back to Churi Ajitgarh, overnight at Vivaana culture Hotel.  

stay at vivaana culture haveli

Experience the old world charm at the restored Shekhawati Haveli. Vivanna is a hundred and thirty year old symbol of craftsmen excellence and grandeur hidden in the small unexplored village of Churi Ajitgarh. The unparallel fresco paintings and typical Rajasthani architecture makes it a compelling place to visit and gives an unforgettable magical experience. It derives its name from Lord Krishna and means the 'first rays of the Sun' which shine on the haveli every morning.

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stay at maal ji ka kamra 

Churu is 450 year old town and is home land to marwaris- India's most successful business community since the time of mughal. 

Explore Maalji ka kamra and it's surroundings while engaging in unique & adventurous dune bashing experience. End your evening by the Johad/Kund which is near a beautiful small water reservoir and enjoy candle lit dinner.  

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stay at alsisar mahal 

Alsisar Mahal The 17th century stands tall with its fabulous grandeur and exudes a glorious history. Retaining its old charm and beauty, the palace depicts various scenes of the grandeur and valor of the bygone days. Experience a pastoral nomadic wildlife while you enjoy the country side jeep drive . 

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STAY AT ROOP NIWAS KOTHI

Roop Niwas Kothi reflects a colonial old style Heritage hotel situated in Nawalgarh, Shekhawati Rajasthan. Here you can unwind in the serene atmosphere and old world charm and experience the true essence of Rajasthani hospitality at a home stay.The most special essence is that you are greeted by one of the family members always which adds to the experience. 

 

It is surrounded by nature and a certain calmness about it sets it apart.This property too is proud to have the finest marwari horses where one can enjoy the countryside as you ride them or just sip tea by the stables as you watch the excited marwari horses gallop out of their stables and back after unwinding in the paddock at dawn and dusk. It is one of the special experiences which await you at Roop Niwas Kothi. The village is also known as the largest open art gallery where there is a wide display of lovely old frescoes that adorn several of the town’s buildings.Cycling in the countryside combined with a sundowner awaits you too.

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