Curated experiences at Brij Gaj Kesri, Bikaner

Desert escapades

The Thar desert is a place of mystery, beauty and adventure. Ride a camel through the bush-speckled arid desert against a golden sunset, followed by a feast on the sandy dunes. Sample an array of delectable dishes while swaying to the melody of Kalbeliya performances. Infinity takes on new meanings under the starry skies.

Junagarh Fort

Visit Junagarh Fort

This 16th-century fort is one of the most well-preserved forts in Rajasthan. The fort is known for its beautiful architecture and elaborate decorations, including intricate carvings and stunning frescoes.

Explore the Old City

Take a stroll through Bikaner's old city, which is a maze of narrow lanes and alleys that are lined with traditional havelis (mansions), markets, and shops selling local handicrafts and textiles.

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Private Dining for special occasions at Brij Gaj Kesri Bikaner

Private Dining

How about a romantic candlelight dinner at the Arcade or a private celebration by the poolside on a starry night? Sit back and indulge in a sumptuous vegetarian spread of regional delicacies accompanied by fine beverages as we set up an impressive private dining experience for you.

Visit the Karni Mata Temple

This temple is dedicated to Karni Mata, the Hindu goddess of rats. The temple is home to thousands of rats that are considered sacred and are worshipped by the locals.

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Taste the Local Cuisine

Bikaner is known for its unique cuisine, including spicy snacks like Bikaneri bhujia, sweet desserts like ghevar and rabri, and traditional Rajasthani thali meals.

Visit the National Research Centre on Camel

This unique research center is dedicated to the study and development of camel breeding and husbandry. Here, you can learn about the importance of camels in local culture and see the animals up close.

Camel Centre

Attend the Bikaner Camel Festival

Held every year in January, this festival is a celebration of the region's rich camel culture. The festival features camel races, beauty contests, and other cultural events.

Usta Art

Usta Art: The Exquisite Traditional Art of Bikaner

Usta art, a unique traditional art form originated in Bikaner. This intricate art involves the use of gold and silver foils to create stunning designs on surfaces such as wood, glass, and marble. Witness skilled artisans practice this ancient art form at workshops in the city, and even try your hand at it with Usta art classes.


Plan a special occasion or simply a fun evening on a sandy canvas surrounded by wild Kikar and Kejri trees. Feel the moments of bliss under a canopy of shining stars, in the company of an indulgent vegetarian feast with choicest beverages to savour.


Bikaner Tiles: A Unique Blend of Art and Architecture

Sample the unique blend of art and architecture in Bikaner through its colorful and vibrant tiles. These tiles, made using traditional techniques by skilled artisans, can be seen adorning palaces, havelis, and temples across the city. Witness the tile-making process at local workshops and take home a piece of Bikaner's cultural heritage as a souvenir.

Take a Camel Safari

Explore the Thar Desert around Bikaner on a camel safari. This is a great way to experience the local nomadic culture and see the desert landscape up close.

Bikaner's Famous Bhujia Tasting

Bikaner is famous for its delicious bhujia, a popular snack made from spiced gram flour, and bhujia tasting is a must-try experience when in Bikaner. Sample different varieties of this popular spiced gram flour snack at a bhujia factory, learn about its history, and take some home as a souvenir. This unique culinary experience is perfect for foodies and those interested in Bikaner's food culture.

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Vulture safari at Jorbeer Conservation Reserve

Located just 30 minutes away from Brij Gaj Kesri, Jorbeer Conservation Reserve in Bikaner offers a unique offbeat experience to witness critically endangered vultures in their natural habitat. It has the second-largest population of vultures in India, including white-backed, long-billed, and Egyptian vultures. Apart from vultures, visitors can also spot a variety of wildlife such as jackals, foxes, and various bird species. The reserve also serves as an important stopover for migratory birds. Guided tours are available to observe vultures and learn about conservation efforts.

Cool off with Bikaner's Unique Camel Milk Ice Cream

Discover the unique and delicious flavor of Bikaner's camel milk ice cream. Made from locally sourced camel milk, this dessert has a creamy texture and a slightly sweet, nutty taste that sets it apart from regular ice creams. Beat the heat with this perfect treat and enjoy the added health benefits of camel milk. You cannot miss out on experiencing Bikaner's culinary culture with this one-of-a-kind dessert.

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Ganga Singh Museum

A popular museum located in Bikaner. It was established in 1937 and is named after Maharaja Ganga Singh, the former ruler of Bikaner. The museum features a diverse collection of exhibits, including miniature paintings, ancient coins, sculptures, weapons and armor from the Rajput era, and relics from the ancient Harappan civilization. The museum also displays rare manuscripts, historical documents, and royal decrees, providing visitors with insight into the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan and India.