Places to Visit:

Junagarh Fort

Lalgarh Palace

Laxmi Nath Temple

Rampuria Havelis

Royal Cenotaphs (Bikaner Raj Parivar Vishram Grah)

Sadul Singh Museum (inside Lalgarh Palace)

Seth Bhandasar Jain Temple

Places in Outskirts:

Gajner Palace (35 km from Bikaner)

Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary (35 km from Bikaner)

Karni Mata Temple (30 km from Bikaner)

National Research Centre on Camel (10 km from Bikaner)

Must Visit Places:

Junagarh Fort (One of the few major fort, not built on a hilltop, awesome interior)

Karni Mata Temple (In Deshnok, also called rats temple)

Best Location for Stay:

Near Railway Station Area (centrally located), various luxury and budget hotels available



Boating in Gajner Lake, Camel Safari


Entry Fees and Timing:

Junagarh Fort:

Entry Fee: Rs 50 (Adult),

Timing: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, All day open


Lalgarh Palace:

Entry Fee: Rs 50 (Adult),

Timing: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, All day open except Sunday


National Research Centre on Camel:

Entry Fee: Rs 30 to 50,

Timing: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, All day open


Transportation Facility:

Taxi service available in Bikaner, Or you can visit by your private or rented vehicle


Best Time to Visit:

November to February (Winter Session)


About Weather:

Cold during night (Carry Warm clothes), Little warm in day time (Carry some summer type clothes)


Shopping Market:

Kote Gate (for street market), Station Road Market


Best Place for Eat:

SkyBytes Rooftop Restaurant (for Dinner), Sattvic Multi Cuisine Restaurant, LalJi Restaurant (Best for budget food, self service), Chhotu Motu Joshi Sweet Shop (for snacks), Chhappan Bhog (for snacks)


Famous things:

Rasgulla and Bikaneri Bhujia (from Chhotu Motu Joshi Sweet Shop, Bhikharam Chandmal Bhujiyawala shop, Lalji Restaurent)


Nearby Airport:

Civil Airport Bikaner, Nal (Domestic airport, around 10 km from Bikaner City)


Nearest Railway Station:

Bikaner Jn (Within the city), all major city directly connected by train like Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Kolkata


Preferable Itinerary:

Day 1: Visit Junagarh Fort (must visit), Lalgarh Palace, Rampuria Havelis, Royal Cenotaphs (Bikaner Raj Parivar Vishram Grah), Sadul Singh Museum (inside Lalgarh Palace). Evening time explore the shopping market, sweets & snacks shops. Overnight in Bikaner.


Day 2: Visit Deshnok Karni Mata Temple (must visit), around 30 km from Bikaner city. On your return visit National Research Center of Camel, if time permits – you can also visit Gajner Palace & Lake.


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