Camel Festival Bikaner
Bikaner is a city in the north Indian state of Rajasthan, east of the border with Pakistan. The Camel Festival at Bikaner is organized by state’s Tourism Department of rajasthan. The festival is organized every year in the month of January or late December.
Bikaner is a taste of Arabian Nights.
Bikaner is a well-connected city with the nearest airport at Jodhpur, regular train services from Delhi, Allahabad, Kolkata etc. and the travellers can also opt for bus services, rent car or jeep from the neighboring states.
This festival’s main emphasize is to increase the value of Camels. Bikaner Camel Festival is an annual festival dedicated to the surly, hardy animal i.e. Camel. This festival cordially invites the public who want to enjoy the colorful festival with full excitement and enjoyment. This festival serves its dedication to the tough animals that stay in this harsh desert conditions.
The Camel Festival in Bikaner district is a two day affair. This festival is full of colorful events and camels are elegantly decorated as they are the only center of attraction. This carnival starts with a parade of attractively garlanded camels which in itself is an exciting scene against the red environment of the Junagarh Fort. The second day belongs to camel races. The festival concludes with the expected fireworks, fire dances which add glamour to the festivities, which brings lots of celebrations and continues with lots of excitements.
This celebration includes
- Camel races,
- Camel milking,
- Fur cutting design
- The best breed competition,
- Camel acrobatics and
- Camel beauty pageants.
The camels are well-trained and they display their footwork, dancing gracefully to the slightest direction of their riders. Their displays and competitions accompany the color, music and rhythm unique to a fair in Rajasthan. The festival includes folk dances and songs also. This festival brings tranquility and each visitor really enjoys this festival.
The Bikaner Camel Fair gives the opportunity to the public to taste camel milk sweet meats and camel milk tea. Handicrafts, jewelry, pottery and rare delight are also the attraction point in the Bikaner.
Tickets for Camel Festival Bikaner
This is open festival for everyone. Camel Festival Bikaner is open to the public and anyone can enjoy this festival.
In 2017 the festival starts on 14th January and conclude on 15th January.