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Bikaner Tour Packages Visit Bikaner and experience the enthralling beauty of Bikaner. See Bikaner city lying in the north of the desert state. Most commonly, called as the camel country, the city is famous for the best riding camels and consequently boasts of largest Camel research farm in the world. Bikaner city was established by Rao Bikaji who was the royal prince. Bikaji was the son of Rao Jodhaji, who ordered his son to establish his own kingdom. He took his father order as a challenge and chooses the kingdom towards the north of Jodhpur. This city Bikaner was once a barren city. Rao Bikaji was transformed by him into vitality.

The city is protected from seven Kilometer walls along with 5 entrances so as to avoid vagaries of the desert and external disturbances. As the time passes, this city established a key hold over trade. The city started becoming a key centre of trade between Gujarat seaports and West Asian countries. Bikaner enjoys many glorious forts and places. Bikaner boasts of magnificent buildings made of Reddish Pink sandstone. Bikaner's glorious forts, magnificent palaces bear testimony to the fact that Bikaner is rich in historical and architectural legacy. Bikaner, unlike other Rajasthan cities, has successfully been able to preserve the conventional glory of the medieval era, pulling visitors to its place.

Facts and figures of Bikaner

Location from some metropolitan cities
Mumbai (1304 Kms), Chennai (2303 Kms ). , Calcutta (1810 Kms), Delhi (460 Kms)

Famous for
Grand Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Bikaneri bhujia namkeen and Jail carpets

Climate
Extreme desert type Climate. During summer season maximum temperature may shoot from 28 degree Celsius to. 41.8 degree Celsius, while temperatures in winters may vary between 23.2 to 5 degree Celsius. Bikaner receives less rainfall of around 26 cm annually.

Best time to visit


Between October and March

Junagarh Fort
Bikaner Trip is incomplete without paying a visit to the assailable Fort. This Fort was built by Raja Rai Singh in 1593. We arrange India tour package suiting your budget and expectations. With us, avail best India Tour packages, and visit Rajasthan India tour, and Junagarh Fort. This Bikaner fort is called an unassailable fortress as it is never been conquered by anyone. Junagarh Fort has some worth-watching palaces like Rang Mahal, Anup Mahal and Ganga Niwas which are quite exciting and enchanting. This fort is well-maintained and preserved with awesome museum of weapons, artifacts and artillery.

Lal garh Palace
Built by Maharaja Ganga Singh, Lal garh Palace is a worthwhile place to visit. Built in the memory of, Maharaja Lall Singh, father of Mr Maharaja Ganga Singh, this place is a fusion of European, Rajput and Mughal architecture. In this place, the royal family still lives while rest of the hotel has been used and developed into a hotel. Lal garh Palace is also a hub of exquisite paintings and hunting trophies.

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Some more eminent places to be visited

Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum :
If you want to see the awesome collection of paintings, pottery, carpets, arts and crafts, Terracotta and ancient weaponry of Harrapan as well as early Gupta period then your search rests here in this wonderful and well-maintained Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum. This museum is known as the best museum as far as archaeological discoveries from both Harrapan and early Gupta period is concerned.

Bikaner Tour Packages Bhandasar Jain Temple:
This temple is beautifully carved in white marble and red sandstone. This temple was built near about in 1544 AD by Bhandeshwar and Sandehswar. This temple is the oldest structure in whole Biakaner. Bhandasar Jain Temple is famous for its impressive carvings, astonishing wall paintings, commendable gold leaf paintings and rich mirror work.

Other places of interest

Bhandeshwar & Sandeshwar Temples
Of aesthetic heritage, Bhandeshwar & Sandeshwar Temples are the oldest and most famous monuments in Bikaner. These temples are constructed by two brothers Bhandeshwar & Sandeshwar which were named after them. Bhandeshwar & Sandeshwar Temples are famous for their impressive carvings, astonishing wall paintings, admirable gold leaf paintings and rich mirror work.

Devi Kund
Devi Kund is the royal crematorium of Bikaner ruling family. Situated at a distance of 8 kms from Bikaner, the chhatri of the royal house is neatly arranged in architectural style. Every chhatri is made in the memory of the royal rules of Bikaji dynasty where they were royally cremated. They lend an impressive look and are made of white marble rendering it interesting look.

Gajner Wild Life Sanctuary
Gajner Wild Life Sanctuary is most common places in the city. Lush with greenery, it renders enchanting look to the visitors. It is covered by lakes and wooded hills. Here in this wild life sanctuary, one can feasibly spot a Wild Boar, Black Buck, Blue Bull, Chinkara and Sand Grouse. This place has a lot of historical importance as well. In ancient time Maharajas used to hunt wild animals. Now, this place is currently used for safeguarding wild animals.

Samadhis
Samadhi is a place situated at the bank of Devikund. Here in Samadhis several Chattries built by Bikaner's Maharajas can be seen. Chhatri of Maharaja Anup Singh and Maharaja Karan Singh are quite impressive and superior.

How to reach



By Air: The nearest airports are at Jodhpur and at Jaipur. These airports connect to the prominent places of India with frequent flights and swift service from Delhi, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Mumbai, and Jaipur.

By Rail : Bikaner is well connected with all major cities of India including Jaipur, Allahabad, Calcutta, Delhi, Mumbai, Kanpur, Agra and Ahmedabad.

By Road: Bikaner roads connect to all major cities of India including Jaipur, Allahabad, Calcutta, Delhi, Mumbai, Ajmer, Kanpur, Agra, Udaipur and Ahmedabad. There are provisions of private taxi services from Bikaner and to other cities. Also, frequent bus services make this place a favorite tourist destination.