Bookmark and Share

Rajasthan India Tours

Camel Festival in Bikaner - The majestic land, Rajasthan, is known for its exurbent fairs and festivals all over India. Get indepth information about the lively and colourful camel festival held in Bikaner every year.
Camel Festival Bikaner Camel Festival in Rajasthan
Rajasthan
Rajasthan Tour Packages
» Golden Triangle Tour » Cultural Rajasthan
» Rajasthan Heritage Tour » Camel Safari Tour
» Rajasthan Wildlife Tours    more Rajasthan packages...
Rajasthan Hotels
Rajasthan Hotels
» Hotels in Ajmer » Hotels in Jaipur
» Hotels in Bharatpur » Hotels in Jaisalmer
» Hotels in Bikaner    more hotels...
Rajasthan

Untouched Rajasthan

» Banswara
» Barmer
» Churu
» Dausa


Palace on Wheels


TRANSLATOR : EspañolEspañol FrançaisFrançais DeutschDeutsch ItalianoItaliano PortuguêsPortuguês EnglishEnglish


You are here : Rajasthan for Ist Timers >> Fairs Festivals Rajasthan >> Camel Festival

Fairs Festivals


Camel Festival

Plan your holidays with us...
» Ajmer
» Bikaner
» Jaipur
   more...

Camel Festival in Bikaner

A lively and colourful event, the Camel Festival is organised by the Department of Tourism, Art & Culture, Rajasthan in Bikaner every year. January is just the right month for a desert spree, and Bikaner just the right place to see the Ships of the Desert. In the camel country Bikaner, these desert leviathans pull heavy cart loads, transport grain and even work at the wells.


The Camel Festival begins with a colourful procession of bedecked camels against the red sandstone backdrop of the Junagarh Fort, the festivity advances to the open sand-spreads of the grounds, followed by the best breed competition, the tug-of- war contest, camel dance and acrobatics, etc.

The camels display amazing footwork, dancing gracefully to the slightest direction of their trainers. Bridal bridles, bejewelled necks, jingling anklets and long, lanky camel shadows on dusky sands cast a magical spell. Hundreds of tourists and thousands of locals and dignitaries revel in this man-and-animal affair.

The evenings close with a different tenor and tempo altogether: a traditional rendezvous of renowned artistes of Rajasthan and the local folk performers. The jubilant skirt-swirling dancers, the awe inspiring fire dance, and the dazzling fireworks light up the fortified desert city of Bikaner.

General Information

Location
Bikaner, Rajasthan.
Main Attraction
Best Breed Competition, Tug-Of- War, Camel Dance, Acrobatics.
Timings
January.

Suggested tour packages of Rajasthan

Rajasthan

Duration : 15 Days / 14 Nights
Places Covered : Delhi, Mandawa, Bikaner-Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Mount Abu, Udaipur, Pushkar, Jaipur, Jaipur, Agra, Delhi

Rajasthan

Duration : 10 Days / 9 Nights
Places Covered : Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Jaipur

Rajasthan

Duration : 10 Days / 9 Nights
Places Covered : Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Lathi , Dalasar, Mulana, Zarat Camel, Jawalmer Camel, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Delhi








Rajasthan
Rural Ossian Havelis Amber Fort Desert Park
Rural Rajasthan Ossian Havelis Amber Fort Desert Park
Jaipur Camel Safari Lake Palace Ranthambore Jaisalmer
Jaipur Camel Safari Lake Palace Ranthambore Jaisalmer