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Bikaner travel guide

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You're Going to Love Bikaner

In the desert of Rajasthan, Bikaner rises like a gorgeous apparition, with its red brick palaces, exotic temples and atmospheric ancient center. Add in camel safaris and stunning desert scenery, and you've found one of north-west India's finest destinations.

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When to Visit Bikaner

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Generally, Bikaner is at its best between November and March, when you can avoid the incredibly hot summer temperatures. January is a great time to go, as the city hosts its annual Camel Fair.

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How to Get to Bikaner

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Where to Stay in Bikaner

Accommodation highlights in Bikaner include the exquisite Lalgarh Palace and the Laxmi Niwas Palace, where you can literally live like a prince.

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How to Get Around Bikaner

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Shopping Streets

Bikaner isn't a famous shopping destination, but you can find some stunning woolen textiles at stores like Arvind Textile or Deepak Textiles.

Groceries and Other

If you need groceries, Bikaner's options include Reliance Fresh and Banwari Lal. As a guide, expect to pay around RS160 for a gallon of milk.

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Where to Eat in Bikaner

Rajasthani food is sublime, with street food and mains to suit everyone's tastes. Some of the best eateries in Bikaner include Gallops (which fuses Indian, European and Chinese dishes), Heerelal's (which has a vegetarian emphasis) and Bhanwar Niwas, an upscale hotel-based restaurant. Expect meals to come to around RS450 per person.

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