A Dreamland In Stone - Junagarh Fort in Bikaner
The vibrant desert town of Bikaner has historically been a significant trading point for desert caravans. While it is one of the less dominating tourist destinations, it is home to some exquisite accommodations designed to give you a true Rajasthani feel. In addition to this, this town also has a rather busy camel safari scene that allows you to avoid the rush in Jaisalmer.
While in Bikaner
One of the biggest attractions in this town is the fort that boasts of exquisite mirror and shell work, gorgeous carpets and intricate carving. Visit the Junagarh Fort that allows you to delve a little further into the history of this region. The museum here is home to some ancient ornaments and weapons worth exploring.
A trip to the Laxmi Niwar Palace gives you a chance to explore the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. This palace now services as a luxury hotel. Other famous attractions worth considering include Lalgarh, the Bikaner Camel Research Center, Shivbari Temple, Rampuriya haveli and the Bhandasar Jain Temple.
There are a multiple groups that will help you organize a memorable desert safari where you can explore the local plan, animal and bird life on a camel back.