Junagarh Fort - Bikaner
Bikaner is a famous centre for embroidery and applique work, painted pottery, carpet weaving and delicately carved wooden doors. Bikaner is also famous for a variety of snacks specially the Bikaneri bhujia.
Camel Festival (Jan)
Is a colourful spectacle of beautifully decorated camels. Several competitions are held, marked with typical Rajasthani colour, joyous music and lilting rhythms and gay festivities.
Teej is celebrated in the Hindu month of Shravan, corresponding with July-August every year and marks the advent of the monsoons, a time of joy and respite in Rajasthan. The festival is extremely popular with Rajasthani women. It is dedicated to goddess Parvati, the consort of Shiva. Married women dress up in all their bridal fineries, they apply henna on their palms and swing on flower-decorated swings as they sing traditional songs. They pray to goddess Parvati for the long lives of their husbands.
The nearest airport to Bikaner is Jodhpur, 247 km away. Regular airlines ply between Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur, Mumbai and Delhi
Bikaner is on the metre gauge network of the western Railways. It has convenient connections from Delhi and Jodhpur. Air-conditioned coaches are attached on the Delhi trains.
Bikaner is well connected by road to the rest of the country. The National Highway No 8 connects Agra to Bikaner via Jaipur while National Highway 11 runs from Pathankot to Kandla port, via Amritsar and Bhatinda. Regular bus service operates between Bikaner and major cities like Jaipur, Kota, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Ajmer. Rajasthan Roadways run daily deluxe coaches between Jaipur & Bikaner