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One of the deserted lands in Rajasthan is Bikaner that resides in the north west of the state and in the middle of Thar Desert. The city is famous for its rich Rajasthani culture and has a lot to explore for tourist. The interesting place can be explored at its best through the Bikaner travel and tourism option available for the tourist. They organize various interesting tour packages to Bikaner.

The city comprises of various stunningly built temples. The sculptures are all made with red and yellow stones. The architecture in these temples is unbelievably beautiful and is definitely the best to watch in the city. Bikaner is also famous for some superbly built forts.

The temperature in Bikaner reaches to its extreme positions in any season and is still the perfect destination for tourist to visit at. The rich cultural heritage is must to watch out in the city. The place will color you in its colors in just few days making it difficult for you to leave such an amazing city.

General Facts about Bikaner
Location: Northern India
Area: 270 km2 (100 sq mi)
Language: Hindi
Climate: Extreme Climate
Major Attractions: Junagarh Fort, Laxmi Niwas Palace, Maru Nayak Ji, Laxmi Nath Temple
Ideal Time to Visit: October to March

Places to visit in Bikaner
Bikaner is rich with traditional Rajasthani culture and depicts the lifestyle of Rajputs. The place is available with many architectural forts and buildings. The city is famous for beautiful monuments that project the extravagant living style of the kings of the previous era. It is situated in the middle of the Thar Desert which is the best way to explore how deserted places are. Tourists used to enjoy camel safaris, jeep safaris, night safaris and desert camps in the city and have the real experience of desert.

Junagarh Fort, Laxmi Niwas Palace, Maru Nayak Ji, Laxmi Nath Temple, Shiv Bari Temple, Camel Festival, Bhandasar Jain Temple, Kolayat and Mukam Temple bare the amazing places to visit in Bikaner. Other than these, Karni Mata Temple is another popular destination in Bikaner also known as ‘Rat Temple’. Thousands of rats are scared in the temple and visitors came here for their daily prayers. With the name of Karni Mata, a fair is also organized twice every year to honor the lord of the temple.

Along with that, one of the famous camel festivals is organized every year in the month of January is a must to watch in Bikaner. Various camels are decorated at their best and presented in the festival. Camel races and camel dances are the activities that take place in the festival.

Climate of Bikaner
Bikaner experiences extreme climate which implies the city is extremely hot in summers and extremely cold in winters. The Bikaner lies in the centre of the Thar Desert and favors the extreme climatic conditions. In summers the temperature sometime exceeds 50°C range making life difficult for the ones who live in the city. On the other hand, winters too are very cold especially in nights. Thus, the best time to visit Bikaner is during the months of October to March.

How to reach Bikaner

Bikaner by Air:Udaipur airport is the nearest airport to the Bikaner city. The airlines are well connected to the airport from all parts of the country.

Bikaner by Rail:Bikaner railway station is the option to reach the city via this medium. Various trains are served to the destination from different parts of the country.

Bikaner by Road:Through roadways government bus services are available to reach the Bikaner city. You can also travel to Bikaner via private vehicles.

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