Bikaner at a Glance
Bikaner is a small city in Rajasthan, northern India. Home to some incredible monuments to Indian history, such as the centuries-old fort and ornate temples, it is a fascinating city with an up-and-coming tourist trade.
Holidays to Bikaner are a good choice for travellers hoping to explore northern India and experience the local architecture and traditions. Still rather off the beaten track, it is nonetheless close to well-known resorts such as Delhi and Mumbai and is an interesting visit to see a smaller desert city.
- The ancient walled city is a labyrinth of winding streets and little old buildings, and is well-worth exploring to gain a real feel for the area. Beyond the city is the Junagarh Fort. Built in the 16th century for the royal family, it is one of the oldest in India. Inside you can visit a museum that displays a number of impressive relics and weapons of the era.
- The dusty desert town is becoming a popular place for camel rides – an unforgettable experience on any holiday to India. Goa is another charming Indian destination for your 2013 holidays.
Why a Holiday to Bikaner?
- Bikaner is a great choice for foodies. Sample some of that famous cuisine in the most authentic way possible. With some local food markets around as well as little local restaurants, there are plenty of chances to taste some traditional cooking, from curries to Indian-Chinese fusion and local sweet delicacies.