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Desert Of Bikaner
Desert of Bikaner is also called the camel city as it is home to the best riding camels in the world.
Desert of Bikaner is located in the northwestern part of Rajasthan and is surrounded by the Thar Desert. Desert of Bikaner is the fourth largest city in Rajasthan.
How To Reach Desert Of Bikaner
Airways: The nearest airport is Jaipur which is 250 Km from Desert of Bikaner. From Jaipur one can hire Cabs or take a train to Desert of Bikaner.
Railways: Desert of Bikaner is connected by regular train from Delhi and Jodhpur.
Roadways: Traveling by road to reach Desert of Bikaner is not advisable since it takes a lot of time from Jaipur to reach the city. Desert of Bikaner is well connected to the rest of state by roads.
The major attractions of Desert of Bikaner are Lalgarh palace, Laxmi Niwas palace, Junagarh fort Laxminath temple and Moolnayakji Temple.
Nearby Tourist Places
The most Interesting place around Desert of Bikaner are Kalibangan, Deshnok, and the Karni Mata temple.
Best Season To Visit
The ideal time to visit Desert of Bikaner is from October to March.
The weather is Arid in nature. The summers are hot but winters are relatively pleasant.
Bikaner Desert Safari
The Bikaner Desert safari is a major attraction in the Desert of Bikaner. Bikaner Desert Safari can be undertaken on jeeps and camels.The Bikaner Desert safari organizers provide camping equipments for the desert. The Bikaner Desert safari has plenty of wildlife. The Camel safari in Bikaner is more popular among tourists. The Camel Safari in Bikaner can range from several hours to few days.In the Camel safari in Bikaner one can see antelopes, colorful villages and potters at work. Desert camps are set up at the end of the full day Camel safari in Bikaner.One can enjoy traditional entertainment at the end of day long Camel safari in Bikaner.
Bikaner Desert Festival
The Bikaner Desert Festival consists of a Camel Festival organized every year in January .The Bikaner Desert festival starts with the procession of decorated camels. The Bikaner Desert Festival also has a Camel dance performance. On the second day of the Bikaner Desert Festival, camels of the region take part in the camel races. The grand finale is a magnificent display of fireworks at the Bikaner Desert Festival which illuminates the Desert of Bikaner.
Bikaner Desert Camp
The Bikaner Desert Camp starts from Phalodi. The atmosphere with the flames of bonfire at the Bikaner Desert Camp is enchanting. The Bikaner Desert Camp has musicians performing with their 'dholaks' and 'sarangis'. As the night progresses one can enjoy the romance associated with the Bikaner Desert Camp.
The best time to shop in the Desert of Bikaner is during the Camel Festival. The most famous shopping items are the camel leather products.