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Things to do in Bikaner

Bikaner brags a number of options on its things to do list to keep you entertained. Explore this royal desert city by visiting massive forts, temples, museums, palaces and other ancient structures. Work up your appetite by shopping camel leather products, embroidered footwear, handicrafts etc and then relish the traditional Rajasthani food accompanied with popular Bikaneri rasgullas.

Go for exciting desert safaris on camels or in jeeps and beat the heat by swimming in your hotel’s swimming pool. Enjoy the Camel Festival and Fair in Bikaner if you happen to be there in the month of January. Pay homage at the famous Karni Mata Temple on the outskirts of the city.

Sightseeing in Bikaner

A sightseeing tour in Bikaner is all about visiting various forts. The Junagarh Fort lies to the northeast of the walled old city of Bikaner.

Shopping in Bikaner

Shopping in Bikaner is all about buying the famous leather products made from camel hide, delicately embroidered ‘mojris’ (slip-on shoes), lacquer work, camel and sheep wool carpets and other handicrafts.

Activities in Bikaner

The outdoor activities in Bikaner include desert safaris on camels or in jeeps. Camel safaris are a popular way to explore the vast Thar Desert that head into the remote parts of the desert and small villages.

NearBy Places in Bikaner

If you want to visit the places around Bikaner then pay a visit to Karni Mata Temple, which is a 600-year-old temple, at Deshnoke and is 30 kms from Bikaner.

Eating Out in Bikaner

Restaurants in Bikaner serve all kinds of Indian cuisines and a medley of Continental, Chinese and American style fast food, alongside the traditional Rajasthani food.

Festivals & Events in Bikaner

The Bikaner Camel Festival and Fair held in the month of January is dedicated to the indispensable ‘ship of the desert.’

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