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Set your foot in the marvel land of Bikaner, the land of lavish palaces, fabulous forts, magnificent manors and acres of glistening sand in the state of Rajasthan that will astonish you and offer a unique experience. A quaint desert town with picturesque natural beauty, Bikaner has a rich and vibrant culture. The Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Laxmi Niwas Palace, etc. are some of the attractions in Bikaner which transports you to the times of fabled kings of yore. The Jain Temple of Bhandasar, Gajner Temple, Karni Mata Temple, etc. captivates you with the beautiful fusion of red sandstone and marble. \r\n\r\nA unique attraction in Bikaner is the Camel Research Centre which is the largest in Asia, where you can learn quite a few things about the ‘ship of the desert’. Bejewelled and finely decorated camels are seen in all their splendor during the Bikaner Camel Festival and Fair, held in January. Carpets weaved with camel hair, traditional ornamental stonework (Meenakari), ethnic paintings, etc. are just a few of the exquisite items unique to Bikaner. Whether it is a thrilling desert safari or a “dessert” to savour on, Bikaner has got it all.

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  • Best time to visit bikaner The best time to visit Bikaner is in winter, between November and February. The cooler temperatures and enjoya...Read More
  • How to reach bikaner You can reach Bikaner via Jodhpur Airport which is around 250 km from the city. Indian cities connected to Jod...Read More
  • Transport In bikaner Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) takes care of local transportation in Bikaner. Many of the ...Read More
  • People of bikaner The people of Bikaner comprises of followers of both Hinduism and Islam living in harmony. They guard their cu...Read More
  • Languages of bikaner A significant number of locals in Bikaner speak Rajasthani with the specific dialect called “Marwari”. However...Read More
  • History of bikaner Bikaner was a barren wilderness prior to 15th century and was known as “Jangladesh”. In 1488 Rao Bika of the R...Read More
  • Culture of bikaner Bikaner has a very vibrant and rich culture, whether it be arts and crafts, cuisine, dances or even festivals....Read More
  • Weather of bikaner Bikaner has a hot semi-arid climate and the summer months from March to June reminds one of the term “scorchin...Read More
  • Map of bikaner Bikaner map shows that it is situated in the middle of the great Indian desert, the Thar, which was once belie...Read More

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Junagarh Fort

Junagarh Fort

Heritage

Spend approx 3 hours

Called as “a paradox between medieval military architecture and s...
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National Research Centre on Camel

National Research Centre on Camel

Science Center

Spend approx 2 hours

One-of-a-kind institute in India and Asia’s biggest Camel Farm, t...
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Lalgarh Palace

Lalgarh Palace

Heritage

Spend approx 2 hours

Standing amidst the regal grandeur and conveying the glorious tal...
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Gajner Palace

Gajner Palace

Heritage

Spend approx 3 hours

Gajner Palace, Bikaner built under the reign of HH Maharaja Sir G...
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Bhikharam Chandmal

Bhikharam Chandmal

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 200

The city of Bikaner is known for its bhujiyas, sweets, namkeens, ...
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Sankhla's Kesar Kulfi

Sankhla's Kesar Kulfi

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 200

Crazy for Kulfi? Then this is just the place for you to visit. Sa...
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Chhotu Motu Joshi

Chhotu Motu Joshi

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 100

If you ask around for the best place to enjoy a light snack or pu...
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Hotel Evergreen

Hotel Evergreen

In Hotel

Cost for Two - INR 500

True to its name, Hotel Evergreen on Station Road serves some eve...
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Maikada Bar

Maikada Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 1000

Maikada Bar is a classy nightspot situated in the famous and art ...
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King's Choice Bar

King's Choice Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 200

King's Choice Bar is a restro-bar located in Hiralal Mall op...
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Bar- Hotel Sagar

Bar Hotel Sagar

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 700

One of the favorite nightspots of Bikaner, the Hotel Sagar Bar is...
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Check Into These 5 Royal Residences For A Regal Vacation

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20 Jul 2018  | 3-minute read
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Holiday Packages In bikaner

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    Royalty In Rajasthan
    6 Nights, 7 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.19,250
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Heritage India Tour Rajasthan
    7 Nights, 8 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.19,500
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Alluring Golden Triangle Tour
    8 Nights, 9 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.29,500
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In bikaner

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    Luxury Holidays
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.8,500
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Romantic Holidays
    6 Nights, 7 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.16,500
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Affordable Holidays
    6 Nights, 7 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.19,250
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in bikaner

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