With every beautiful place in Rajasthan being overcrowded and commercialized, here we have Bikaner a perfect place for any backpacker to enjoy Rajasthan’s beauty and it is really budget friendly too.
Here is a Travel Guide for you to experience Bikaner in its authentic and purest form.
If you are still in dilemma, there are more than 7 reasons to visit Bikaner right now.
|Total Cost = Rs1,000 only|
Days Required : 1 or maximum 2 days depending on you.
How to Reach Bikaner
By Train: Cheap as much as Rs 250 from Delhi for a Non-Ac Train, it will directly drop you at Bikaner Railway Station under 8 hours.
Place to Stay in Bikaner
Taking the biggest headache out of your mind with a little tip.
TIP: Always try to stay at home stays at a destination.
Sourav’s home stay in Bikaner was beautiful plus he is a really great guy and know a lot about Bikaner which is unheard even on the internet.
Sourav’s Contact Number – (+91) 9166650699.
If not home stay then, Book from 94 properties in Bikaner.
Places to eat in Bikaner
1. Breakfast at Chotu Motu
Close to the Railway Station and superb for its delicious Kachori, Jalebi
By the way Bikaner is famous for its Kachori so by any means you have to try it.
2. Get yourself a Free Lunch at Deshmukh Temple
Yes you hear it right!!
If you visit Deshmukh Temple before 2 o’ clock there is a free lunch served there which no one knows about.
Ask people where is Langar, but for your concern it is behind Deshkmukh Mueseum in a small pink color building and they will serve you really good food for free.
4. Exquisite Sharbat at Chunni Laal
Wow! The water is in my mouth even when I am writing about.
From more than 15 Sharbat to choose from, Chunni Laal is the best place to get a break during your bustle inside the city.
3. Dinner at the spicy Punjabi Dhaba
You must be thinking why eat at a Punjabi Dhaba in Rajasthan?
Because of the simple fact that it is superb and cheap.
The taste of the food is so luscious that as soon as it hits your tongue you forget all of your trouble and just sit there wondering how can something be so tasty and so affordable at the same time.
Places to Visit (in pictures)
1. Rampuria Havelis
2. Junagadh Fort
3. National Research Center on Camels
4. Deshmukh Temple (Rat Temple)
One last advice Please Don’t Visit Lalgarh Palace and Laxmi Niwas Palace both the places
Slippery Tips for you
- Auto Rickshaws are available everywhere in Bikaner
.(but before sitting on them always ask and negotiate about the price)
- Reach Deshmukh Temple before 2 for free lunch.
- Don’t leave any food in your plate as it is considered as disrespectful in Bikaner.
- Carry Student Id for
additionaldiscount on ticket prices.
- Don’t book hotels online for more than 2 days.
- Always smile when asking for Hitchiking.
So with this amazing Guide and driven passion of yours, you are well prepared to travel in Bikaner at shoe-string Budget.
If you are interested, you can also check out How did I solo travel in Rajasthan under Rs350/day.
If you have any queries regarding Bikaner then hit me a mail (because I generally reply to them).
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