Bikaner situated in Rajasthan is one of the most beautiful places to visit. Every year several tourists from all over the world visit Bikaner to cherish its culture, tradition and festivities. Bikaner Festival is one of such events which attracts thousands of visitors from India and abroad. This festival is dedicated to the camels which are considered to be the lifeline of desert. Bikaner Festival takes place during the month of December every year.

Bikaner Camel Festival :

Bikaner Festival is organized every year by the Rajasthan Government Department of Tourism. Those who want to explore Rajasthan in its purest form should visit at the time of this festival. The festival starts with a colorful display of camels that are beautifully decorated. Bikaner Festival includes several spectacular activities such as the best breed competition, camel races, camel beauty pageant, camel milking, camel acrobats, tug of war contest, camel dance, fur cutting design and many more. These activities take place in the open polo ground. This festival also includes folk performances and musical performances which are done by the local artists. Not to mention the famous swirl dance performed by the Rajasthani women. The local people can be seen in their colorful and traditional attires in this grand festival.

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Camel Fair

One of the attractions of this Bikaner Festival is the huge variety of Rajasthani cuisines and delicacies. These delicacies are unique in their flavors and are really very delicious. Some of the popular dishes of Rajasthan available here are the sweets (prepared from camel milk), daal-baati, choorma and many more.

Those who have special interest in handicrafts and artifacts will not be disappointed at all since there is a vast display of artifacts and handicrafts for sale. These handicrafts portray the magnificent traditional art of Bikaner. Those visitors who come here for the first time will find it to be pretty unique and intriguing. All these features of Bikaner Festival are unique to Bikaner only and are nowhere to be found anywhere else in the world.

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