Holiday Trip in Bikaner

Enjoy Memorable Bikaner Holiday Packages

A major destination in the 'Desert tourist circuit' of Rajasthan, Bikaner is a land fortified with royal grandeur and appearance. Principally a princely state, Bikaner is named after its founder, 'Rao Bika' in the year 1486. Lying on a popular trade route, this beautiful city has been a destination with burgeoning tourist trade. It is a vibrant desert town, which is highlighted with a fabulous fort, which truly reflects Bikaner's erstwhile wonderful tales. Bikaner travel is an enjoyable experience in itself. Besides, the tourism extravaganza, the city has flourishing markets of unique art forms including gold embossing works, miniature paintings, and ivory carving works and most importantly, the unique variety of Bikaneri snacks. If you are planning a visit to this city, then choose the best Bikaner holiday packages and get ready to explore Bikaner!.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Bikaner

Junagarh Fort:
Constructed by Raja Raj Singh, a general in the army of Emperor Akbar during the year 1593, Junagarh Fort is one of the forts (in India), which have never been conquered or seized. Endowed with a charming appearance in red sandstone and marble, this superb architecture consists of various beautiful monuments. Do list this place in your Bikaner tour itinerary.
Lalgarh Fort:
This fort was built in the memory of Maharaja Lal Singh by Maharaj Ganga Singh ji in the year 1902. This fort is a great symbol of Rajputana, Mughal and European architecture. The superb latticeworks, rare collection of antique paintings and filigree work are some of the highlights of this fort.
Bhandeswari Jain Temple:
Embellished with stunning mirror work, gold leaf frescoes and paintings, Bhandeswari Jain Temple is the oldest monument present in the city of Bikaner (was built in the 15th century).
Gajner Palace:
Often called as 'a jewel in Thar Desert', this Palace was an erstwhile summer resort for the royal families and presently, one of the famous monuments as well as tourist destination in Bikaner.
Laxmi Niwas Palace:
The Laxmi Niwas Palace was a former residence of Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner (of former princely state). Decorated red sandstone and Indo-Saracenic style of architecture, this palace is now functional as heritage hotel.

Best Time for Holidaying in Bikaner

Bikaner experiences extreme climate conditions with hot summer and cold winters. Thus, the mid season i.e., from 'October to March' is the best time duration to visit Bikaner. So, plan your Bikaner trip during this period of time.

Must Buy Things from Bikaner

Bikaner is one of the most famous tourist and shopping destination in the state of Rajasthan. The city is a land of Camels; therefore a grand Camel festival is organized during the month of January every year. This time is also the best time for shopping lovers. You can get some charming ethnic stuff in the market. Some of the popular items which you must buy include Mojari (Bikaneri style), Kundan work jewelry, Rangi Dupatta, original precious stones, Nokha Quilts, beaded and sequined gorbandhs and most importantly, the traditional Bikaneri Bhujia & other special snacks. Kote Gate (King Edward Memorial Road) and Junagarh Fort are some of the popular markets to buy these items. So, enjoy the most of your Bikaner vacation by buying ethnic items of this city.

Explore Options to Reach Bikaner

Before booking Bikaner holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you can reach to this beautiful city of Rajasthan.
By Air
Jodhpur Airport (243 km) is the nearest airport to Bikaner that operates flights to and from metro cities of India such as Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai.
By Train
The city has its own railway station, Bikaner Railway Station connecting it to other cities by special (Bikaner Express and Bikaner Mail) and other operational passenger trains.
By Road
Bikaner is well connected with other adjacent cities and states by excellent road network. Private cars and inter-state transport buses can be taken to travel by road.
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