(Delhi, Rajasthan & North)

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.

A Dreamland In Stone - Junagarh Fort in Bikaner

Founded in 1488 by Rao Bikaji, Bikaner is situated on an elevated ground surrounded by a 7 km long fortified wall with five entrance gates. A magnificent fort built between 1588 and 1593 dominates the city. The fort and palace are built of red sandstone. Asia's largest camel research farm is located in Bikaner. The city is also known for its intricately carved Jharokas, stone screens found on windows of the Junagarh fort, temples and havelis. Bikaner was and is the centre for Usta Art, a generic term for the Manoti-Naqqashi (embossed and unembossed floral and geometric patterned objects layered with gold) produced by Usta family master artisans of Bikaner. One of the best known exports of the city is Bikaneri Bhujia, a spicy snack made from moth dal and gram flour.

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.

"India 'Calling Tours" can also organize a memorable desert safari where you can explore the local plan, animal and bird life on a camel back.

Bikaner Must-see’s

Bikaner, Rajasthan

Bikaner in Rajasthan, the Land of the Kings has a lot to showcase. From the magnificent 16th century Junagarh Fort which impresses millions by its imposing bastions, high walls and large ensemble of palaces, courtyards, pavilions and balconies, all carved intricately from stone, to the charming Old city, with its humdrum of activity, it isn’t worth spending an idle moment in Bikaner.

Walking Tours
History and Culture
Sights & Landmarks

Pricing: INR 2,565 per person for minimum 2 participants.

Old City Walk and Tuktuk Ride

Bikaner, Rajasthan

Bikaner's Old City area is a cocktail of traditional neighbourhoods, with narrow lanes, heritage mansions, residential areas and buzzing colourful bazaars. Exploring the Old City's lively street culture and stately homes (havelis) travelling by autorickshaw (tuktuk) and on foot, through the narrow lanes can be an unreal experience.

History and Culture

Pricing: INR 2,040 per person for minimum 2 participants.

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