Bikaner

  • Weather : 32
  • State Rank : 11
  • Ideal Duration : 1-2 days
  • Best Time : Oct, Nov, Dec
  • Tags : Extreme Sports , Religious,Wildlife,Deserts,Historical monuments

Bikaner is a fascinating city famous for its historical monuments, palaces and temples. This city is located in the state of Rajasthan which is the largest hub of tourists in India.oriental forts, graceful havelis and acres of white sand, travel attractions in Bikaner, the depository town are various. There are a number of Bikaner travel attractions and also the preferred

 The depository within the fort homes valuable assortment of miniature paintings dating back to many centuries. Lalgarh Palace, a significant a part of that is currently a luxury building, was designed by Sir Swinton Jacob for prince Ganga Singh nearly ninety years past and has interesting combination of European luxury and oriental fantasy. Ganga Golden day of remembrance depository homes good specimens of Harappan civilization, the Gupta and Kushan era.


Best Think about Bikaner :


Rich in culture with many heritage properties, Havelis, hotels and forts. The traditional architecture takes you back in history.

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Worst Think about Bikaner :


Extreme weather conditions, especially in the summer season and frequent rainstorms with dusty air.

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Best For Whom :


Great for the people who want to know the gist of Rajasthan. Perfect for history buffs and those who like exploring and digging into the past. Very good for dessert lovers as Bikaner is famous for its sweets.

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Local Food in Bikaner :


The cuisine of Bikaner is famous for wholesome dishes like Khasta, Gatte Ki Sabji, Mangodi and others. Since Bikaner is a dry place, you can find many dry foods here. Butter milk is the common beverage of the locals. Butter is used generously in almost all dishes here.

Dried lentils and corn are the common ingredients. Rajasthani spices are used lot in the dishes. Since spices are grown in Bikaner, you can always expect a rich spicy food. If you do not want your food to be too spicy, mention during ordering. Bikaner cuisine is mildly hot when compared to many other cuisines of India. Due to dryness, vegetables are not common here. Thus, most of the Bikaner dishes uses dried versions of vegetables or meat.

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Food :


The cuisine of Bikaner is famous for wholesome dishes like Khasta, Gatte Ki Sabji, Mangodi and others. Since Bikaner is a dry place, you can find many dry foods here. Butter milk is the common beverage of the locals. Butter is used generously in almost all dishes here.

Dried lentils and corn are the common ingredients. Rajasthani spices are used lot in the dishes. Since spices are grown in Bikaner, you can always expect a rich spicy food. If you do not want your food to be too spicy, mention during ordering. Bikaner cuisine is mildly hot when compared to many other cuisines of India. Due to dryness, vegetables are not common here. Thus, most of the Bikaner dishes uses dried versions of vegetables or meat.


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By Air


Though Bikaner does not have its own airport, the closest airport will be the Jodhpur Airport, which is 251 kilometres away from the city. Some of the Indian cities which have a direct flight from Jodhpur Airport are Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Mumbai, Pune, Goa, Indore, Guwahati, Ahmedabad, Jammu, Chennai and others. The airport also have flights from major international sectors like Chicago, Los Angeles, London, Paris, New York, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong and Zurich.

Located in a suburb called Sanganer, the second nearest airport to Bikaner is Jaipur International Airport which is 330 kilometres away. It has two terminals where Terminal 1 caters to both international and domestic sectors; Terminal 2 caters to domestic sector only. Like Jodhpur, even Jaipur airport is well-connected with major cities across the globe. Some of the popular carriers that run to and from Jaipur Airport are Indian Airlines, Air Deccan, Jet Airways, Air Sahara and Go Air.

By Bus

Bikaner is well-connected with plenty of bus services. Depending upon your budget and the time taken to travel from one city to another, you can choose a particular bus service that ranges from the premium coaches like volvo, luxury, air-conditioned, non-air-conditioned and deluxe buses to other state-owned government buses. In case you plan to take an overnight journey to Bikaner, it is advisable that you opt for a sleeper coach for a comfortable journey.

A lot of inter-city buses also connect Bikaner with its neighbouring cities. Most popular routes that operate from Bikaner are for Delhi, Ganganagar, Pali, Jodhpur, Agra, Ajmer, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jaisalmer, Udaipur and Kota.

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