An off-beat destination from the regular travel circuit of Rajasthan Bikaner is an unpolished gem that is sure to surprise you at every corner. An imposing fort, lavish havelis, spectacular palaces, medieval temples, camel rides, and glorious sunsets on the Thar- Bikaner has it all and more! Founded in the late 15th century by Rao Bika, a Rajput chieftain, Bikaner retains its old-world charm, royal essence, and the romance of the desert.

Alluring Attractions of Bikaner

Junagarh Fort

Impregnable and invincible- Junagarh Fortress repelled many brutal attacks by the invaders and emerged victorious each & every time. Built by Raja Rai Singh in 1593, with various additions from subsequent rulers, Junagarh Fort is a picture of grace & strength. Its seamless combination of lattice stairways, unique Audience Halls, colorful Dutch tiles, delicate inlays & stain glassworks, and spectacular gold-like filigree work is its palaces are simply mesmerizing.

Bhandasar Temple

The delicate stone carvings & vibrant Jain paintings of this 15th century Jain temple are as vibrant & colorful as they were centuries ago. It is believed that during its construction, 40,000 kg of clarified butter was used in the mortar instead of water, which still seeps through its floor & walls on very hot days.

Lalgarh Palace and Museum

This magnificent palace, built in red sandstone, is a beautiful blend of Indo-Islamic and European architecture. A part of the edifice has now been converted into a heritage hotel that promises you a royal experience. Enjoy royal cuisine, explore the palace estate, and check out its museum & the fourth largest library in the world.

Karni Mata Temple

Many curious travelers visit this peculiar temple to see the thousands of rats who live here and are fed by the devotees. Tread carefully, for if you step on a rat and kill it, you got to pay penance by offering a silver rat to the goddess!

Desert Safari in Bikaner

Desert safari in Bikaner is a quieter experience as compared to the touristy one in Jaisalmer. Less commercialized & much serene, this camel ride takes you to the sands of Thar where spectacular sunsets, starry skies, blazing bonfires, and legends & lore of the desert are sure to charm you. Folk music & dance performances and delicious local food add to the safari experience.

Other Attractions

Gajner Palace & Lake- A Heritage Hotel
Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum
The Royal Cenotaphs
Lakshminath Temple

Fairs & Festivals of Bikaner

Camel Fair- A lively and colorful event, held in January
Karni Mata Fair- A temple festival
Kolayat Fair- A local festival celebrated at a nearby lake, held in October/November

Shopping in Bikaner

Exquisite jewelry, lac bangles, tie & die quilts, and embroidered camel leather footwear are some of the interesting souvenirs you may pick from Bikaner.

Food in Bikaner

Besides the typical Rajasthani fare, Bikaner is famous for its snacks. The birthplace of Bikaneri Bhujji, dal samosa, and many such savories Bikaner is a great place to eat and take-along packets of happiness.

Best Time to Visit Bikaner

The best time to visit this desert town would be in winter from October to February.

How to Reach Bikaner

By Air - Jodhpur Airport, around 250 km away, is the closest airport connecting Bikaner to various Indian cities.

By Train - The two city railheads- Bikaner Junction and Lalgarh Railway Station connect Bikaner with the rest of the country.

By Road - A well-developed network of roads & highways connect Bikaner with the cities in the region.

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