Day 1 - Reach Bikaner by morning. After freshening up and relaxing, start exploring the city by 11 am. First, you can head to Junagarh Fort. It will take around 2-3 hrs to go around the entire fort. After having lunch, you can go to Station road or Kote Gate for shopping traditional items and handicrafts. These markets are full of local items like paintings, footwear, upholteries and clothes. Do not forget to visit Chotu Motu Joshi, a sweet shop which is very famous.
Day 2 - Start your day by visiting Karni Mata Temple early morning. The total time including the travel time and discovering the temple will be around 3 hrs since it is located at a distance of 35 km from Bikaner. After this, you can visit the Lalgarh Palace and the Rampuriya Haveli. You can also cover a few Jain temples in the evening including Bhandasar Jain Temple and the Laxmi Nath Temple.
Day 3 - If you are here for another day, you can go to the Gajner wildlife sanctuary which is about 27kms from the city and you might witness a lot of migratory birds. After lunch, you should visit National Research Centre for Camels. This institute, located around 8-10 km from the main city has a lot of camels and you could learn a lot about different breeds of camels. Alternatively, if you plan to extend your trip by two or three more days, you can plan out a camel safari with any of the organisers.
What are the best places to visit in Bikaner?
The top things to do in Bikaner are Junagarh Fort, Karni Mata Temple, Lallgarh Palace, Rampuriya Haveli, National Research Centre On Camel, Gajner Palace. You can see all the places to visit in Bikaner here
How much does a Bikaner trip cost ?
The starting price for a Bikaner package is INR 12149
Which is the best time to visit Bikaner?
The best time to visit Bikaner is from October to March, which is during the Winter season. Camel festival takes place in January every year. Rest of the year is extremely hot and should be avoided. Bikaner witnesses extreme winters and extreme summers. From March to June, the days are sweltering with the temperature rising to 46 degrees celsius. Dust storms are very common during this season. The monsoon arrives during the period of July to September. These months are also not as suitable as the weather becomes hot and humid. October to February is the winter season. The temperature may fall to 4 degrees. However, this is the best time to visit Bikaner since the weather is pleasant. Read More
What is the ideal duration to visit Bikaner ?
Ideal Duatation for Bikaner is 1-2 days
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