1. National Research Centre on Camel
Meet baby camels here! Just 8 kilometres away is Asia’s biggest Camel farm known by the name of the National Research Centre on Camel. It is located towards the eastern side of Bikaner.
While you are here- go for a camel ride, discover the in-house museum, try whipped camel milk lassi or walk around the camel farm. All this surely calls for a unique experience in Bikaner and should not be missed.
Opening Closing Time :- Daily: 2 pm to 6 pm
For Kids :- Children can have a gala time here. From knowing facts about camels to enjoying rides, the National Research Centre on Camel surely promises fun for the family.
Entrance Fee : Entry: Rs. 10
Camera: Rs. 20
Rides: Rs. 30
Tour Guide: Rs. 100
2. International Camel Festival
Dedicated to the spirit of the humble animal, every year in the month of January, Camel Festival is celebrated with a huge aplomb. Tourists across different continents flock in Bikaner to see the colourful procession of camels.
Lasting for 3 days, this festival also showcases traditional handicrafts, camel milk sweets, folk dances and music. Competitions ranging from best decorated camel, camel milking, camel fur design to best camel hair-cut make up for an interesting photography.
3. Hastshilp – A Society for Handicrafts
We are a society for Mahatma Gandhi’s idea of Khadi. Since its creation in June 2004, we have found incredible crafts of Khadi in the villages of Bikaner and their guardians- the artisans who have been considered untouchables and have faced emense diversities in life. In spite of this they have survieved and carrying their centruries old craft techniques.Mahatma Gandhi discoverd Khadi as a medium of reving the centuries old ‘village culture’ of India. The Charkha “spinning wheel” was his tool of freedom for all against the evils of modern industrialization. Practically Khadi is a handmade fabric in India but Gandhi meant more then that by this and he said it like this – “Khadi is not a cloth but ideaology.”You are welcome to our shop “Charkha”, at E-35, west side of overhead water tank, Chalana hospital road, Khaturia colony, BIkaner. Send convo. contact information can not be given here but you can visit us on thecharkha website.
We have more then 200 artisans with us from different villages who make beautiful cotton fabrics as well as marino wool shawls and stoles, and colourful hand embroideries. These are all showcased at our fair trade shop “Charkha”.Besides the shop we are promoting rural tourism in the villages around Bikaner. For this, the excursions for the interested travellers are as follows:-Village tour, Craft tour, Desert and Camel safaris, Homestay, Farmstay, Night camps, Bishnois eco culture tour, concerts, traditional cuisines.Travellers will have a great opportunity to visit remotest villages of Bikaner in the Thar Desert which is a rare cultural experience many travellers search for.Address: E-35 | Khaturia colony, Bikaner 334003, India
4. Skybird Water Park
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5. Dunes Safari & Camp Rajputana
We Organise full and half day camel safari in the thar desert.Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner with Traditional Musicians and dancers,Bone fire and stay in Tented Accommodations are also Provided By Us.Jeep Safari 4*4 is also a part of our Camp.Address: Near Amar Sar Well, Bikaner 334001, India
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6. Deshnoke Camel Safari Day Tours
Deshnoke is surrounded by Camel Highways leading to some of the best Denes/Desert of Thar where people breed camels for selling so the desert nearby Deshnoke is like a ‘camel park’.Address: Nr. Karnimata Temple | Deshnoke, Bikaner334801, India
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