Travel to Bikaner

Bikaner is a noteworthy city, which ought to be fascinating to make a trip to while you are in Rajasthan. The historical backdrop of Bikaner uncovers that the braced city of Bikaner goes once again to the 15 th century.
Travel to Bikaner
The vacation destinations in Bikaner are the posts and castles of this noteworthy city. The must see places in Bikaner are Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace and Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum. Trips from Bikaner can take you to the Camel Breeding Farm, which is one of its kind in Asia managed by the Government of India, and the well known Deshnok's Karni Mata Temple devoted to Karni Mata known for giving an spiritual status to rats that they roam around freely.

How to Reach Bikaner
Bikaner is a city in the state of Rajasthan and is located 330 km northwest from Jaipur the state capital. The city is the administrative headquarters of the Bikaner District. The city of Bikaner is well connected with other cities in the state India.

By Air

The nearest airports to Bikaner are in Jodhpur (251 km) and Jaipur (330 km), the capital of Rajasthan. These two airports, Jodhpur Airport and Jaipur International Airport, are well connected with regular flights from all the metros cities of India.

Bikaner does not have an airport of its own. The nearest airports to Bikaner are in Jodhpur (251 km) and Jaipur (330 km), the capital of Rajasthan.These two airports, Jodhpur Airport and Jaipur International Airport, are well connected with regular flights from all the metros cities of India.Nal Airport is a domestic airport located around 17 km from Bikaner. It is presently under construction. Find Flights to Bikaner...

By Train

The city of Bikaner is connected via broad gauge railway and has well linked rail connections to Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, Chandigarh, etc. The "Palace on Wheels" luxury train also covers Bikaner in its eight-day tour of Rajasthan. The Bikaner Junction railway station is located in the city centre.

Trains to Bikaner

From Delhi:
Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Bikaner Intercity Express/22472
Rajasthan Sampark Kranti Express Slip/12463-Slip
Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Bikaner Express/12457 More Trains...

From Mumbai:
Ranakpur Express/14708
Dadar - Bikaner SF Express/12490
Mumbai Bandra (T.) - Bikaner SF Express/22474 More Trains...

From Kolkata:
Howrah - Bikaner SF Express/12307-Slip
Kolkata - Bikaner Pratap Express/12496
Howrah - Jaisalmer SF Express/12371 More Trains...

By Road

Bikaner is connected by road with the major cities in India. National and State Highways like NH 11, 15 & 89 link Bikaner with other major cities and metros in India. Inter city buses also connect the city with its neighboring cities and states. To Travel within Bikaner, the city has a fleet of buses along with auto rickshaws.

Distance to Bikaner
  • From Jodhpur - 251 km
  • From Ajmer - 267 km
  • From Jaipur - 330 km
  • From Bhilwara - 386 km
  • From Delhi - 439 km
  • From Udaipur - 489 km
Bikaner Distance Chart

Places to See in Bikaner

Junagarh Fort
Category : History & Culture
One of the most attractive forts in Bikaner is Junagarh fort. It was built by Maharaja Rai Singh. The entire fort is steeped in deep history due to which it appeals to the tourists to a great extent. The fort is completely built with red sandstone brought from the Thar Desert. However, the interior work is done with marble. There are many wonderful things to see within the fort. The rich heritage of the king along with many temples and Havelis of the kings are found within the fort. 
Junagarh Fort
Some of the palaces found here include Ganga Mahal, Phool Mahal, Badal Mahal, etc. There is also a fort museum within the fort and displays collection of dresses, weapons, paintings and many other things of historical importance. The museum is one of the major tourist points in Rajasthan. You can also find many manuscripts written in Sanskrit and Persian. Therefore, if you ever visit here, make sure that you also visit these different palaces to get the best experience. More... 

Fort Museum
Category : History & Culture
This museum is within the Junagarh fort which itself is a major tourist attraction in Bikaner - Rajasthan.
Fort Museum
This museum is the store house of some of the most rare antique pieces of weapons, jewels, paintings, first World War biplane etc.

Lalgarh palace
Category : History & Culture
Lalgarh palace is amongst the famous attractions in Bikaner, Rajasthan. It was built by the Maharaja of Bikaner in 1902. The architectural style is Mughal, Rajput and European which attracts the attention of many tourists. 
Lalgarh palace
Currently, the palace comprises of a museum, a heritage hotel and a luxury hotel. It is a three storeyed building which is coated completely with red sandstone and this makes the palace look more appealing. The magnificent pillars and the wonderful fireplace in the building make it further magnificent and attractive. This is something that should not be missed when one is in Bikaner. More...  

Camel Breeding Farm
Category : History & Culture
                               Camel Breeding Farm
Camel Breeding Farm which is one of its kind in Asia managed by the Government of India. Located a few kilometers away from the Bikaner city, this farm is one of the major tourist attractions in Bikaner. The only of its kind in Asia, the farm produces the fastest moving Camels in the world.

Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary
Category : Wild Life
The Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary of Bikaner is situated about 32 kms away from Bikaner town. This place has a lot of historical importance. In the past, the Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary at Bikaner used to be a favorite site of hunting for Bikaner's Maharajah. 

Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary
It is here that the Maharajah has hunted a number of wild animals. The Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary at Bikaner is currently used in preserving a number of wild animals. More...  

Shopping in Bikaner
Shopping in Bikaner can be a pleasure for those looking for exquisite crafts, which have a feel of this historic city. Bikaner, the historic city of Rajasthan is famous for its leather and wood products made from camel and sheepskin.

Bikaner will be a delectable experience for the sweet-toothed. Snacks like like bhujias, and sweets like rasagolas and other sweets, which you find all over India, have become synonymous with Bikaner.

The main shopping areas in Bikaner are Kot Gate, King Edward Memorial Road and Station Road.Urmil Trust at Junagarh Fort and Khadi Industries Institute on Station Road are places where you can buy souvenirs and handcrafted items.

In Bikaner, you can shop for miniature paintings in Bikaneri style. Another art form typical of Bikaner is the gesso work on buffed camel hides, which are now revised by painting with 24 -carat gold on wood. Though expensive, items made of camel skins and hides are unique to take home. 

Food of Bikaner
Like the state itself, its inhabitants and their rich culture, Rajasthani cuisine is a splendid array of colorful, spicy and unique dishes. The Rajasthani platter is a gastronomic delight and it is a part of today’s urban Indian culture to indulge in Rajasthani food festivals. 

Food of Bikaner
The food style of this glorious desert state of India has been affected by the natural topography and indigenously available ingredients like most other civilizations of the world. A lack of leafy green vegetables, a pronounced use of lentils, pulses, legumes and the use of milk, curd and buttermilk in place of the water in the gravy marks the essentials of Rajasthani cuisine. 

Hotels in Bikaner

Budget Hotels

  • Basant Vihar Palace
    Address : Sri Ganganagar Road, N.H. 15
    City : Bikaner
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 334002
    Phone No. : 0151-2250675/ 2250669
    Fax No. : 0151-2250676
    Email ID : royalheritage@basantviharpalace.com
    Website : www.basantviharpalace.com
    Rooms in Hotel : 31
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 2800
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1700
  • Gajner Palace Hotel
    Address : Gajner, Tehsil Kolayat
    City : Bikaner
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 334301
    Phone No. : 01534-275061-9
    Fax No. : 01534-275060
    Email ID : crs@hrhhotels.com
    Website : www.eternalmewar.in
    Rooms in Hotel : 45
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 9000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 4000
  • Heritage Resort Bikaner
    Address : 9 K M Milestone, Jaipur Highway
    City : Bikaner
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 334301
    Phone No. : 8003192393/ 94/ 95/ 96
    Email ID : carnival@vsnl.net
    Website : www.heritageresortbikaner.com
    Rooms in Hotel : 50
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 6000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 5000
  • Karni Bhawan Palace
    Address : Gandhi Colony
    City : Bikaner
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 334001
    Phone No. : 0151-2524701-5
    Fax No. : 0151-2522408
    Email ID : crs@hrhhotels.com
    Website : www.eternalmewar.in
    Rooms in Hotel : 12
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 5000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 3000
  • Laxmi Niwas Palace
    Address : Dr. Karni Singhji Road
    City : Bikaner
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 334001
    Phone No. : 0151-2202777, 2521188
    Fax No. : 0151-2521487
    Email ID : bikaner@laxminiwaspalace.com
    Website : www.laxminiwaspalace.com
    Rooms in Hotel : 60
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 31000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 10000
  • The Lallgarh Palace
    Address : Lallgarh Complex
    City : Bikaner
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 334001
    Phone No. : 0151-2540201 to 2540207
    Fax No. : 0151-2523963
    Email ID : info@lallgarhpalace.com
    Website : www.lallgarhpalace.com
    Rooms in Hotel : 56
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 28000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 6000
  • Vesta Bikaner Palace
    Address : 10th Mile Stone,?Jaipur Bikaner Highway, Himmatsar
    City : Bikaner
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 334001
    Phone No. : 9214447911, 9214223344
    Email ID : reservation.vbp@vestahotels.in
    Website : www.vestahotels.in
    Rooms in Hotel : 48
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 5000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 3000

3 Star Hotels

  • Hotel Sagar
    Address : Hotel Sagar, Lalgarh Palace Campus
    City : Bikaner
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 334001
    Phone No. : +91 - 9414137397 +91-151-2520677,
    Fax No. : +91-0151-2201977, 2522041
    Email ID : hotelsagar.bikaner@gmail.com?
    Website : http://www.sagarhotelbikaner.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 125
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 2830
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1846

Deluxe Hotels

  • Bikaner Palace
    Address : Jaipur Highway
    City : Bikaner
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 334005
    Phone No. : +91-02974-238673, 235121, 235363, 235494?
    Fax No. : +91-2974-238674
    Email ID : bikhouse@sancharnet.in
    Website : http://www.palacehotelbikanerhouse.com
    Type : Deluxe
    Rooms in Hotel : 31
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 7199
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 6461
  • Gaj Kesri
    Address : Gaj Kesri, Bypass Road
    City : Bikaner
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 334005
    Phone No. : 0151 220 1043
    Type : Deluxe
    Rooms in Hotel : 36?
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 7015
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 6215
  • Raj Vilas?Palace
    Address : Raj Vilas Palace Hotel, Public Park
    City : Bikaner
    State : Rajasthan
    Pin Code : 334001
    Phone No. : ( 91 ) - 151 - 525901 to 525903
    Fax No. : ( 91 ) - 151 - 525904
    Type : Deluxe
    Rooms in Hotel : 55
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 4676
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 2338
Tourist Map of Bikaner
Tourist Map of Bikaner