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Home > India Fair & Festival Tours > Camel Festival, Bikaner
Camel Festival, Bikaner

Date : 04 Jan - 5 Jan 2015
Highlights : Procession of ornamented and decorated camels, best breed competition, camel dance, tug-of-war contest, acrobatics, folk dances, fireworks etc

Camels are the star attraction across the desert state of colorful Rajasthan. Each year, the city located at theperiphery of the Thar Desert, Bikaner comes alive for this one of a kind camel festival, attended by tourists and locals alike. The centre of attraction is the ship of the desert. People from all over Rajasthan come to buy and sell camels at this fair where trading happens over two days. The city comes alive with various events involving camels and their handlers like camel races;camel shows where prizes for the best camel hair cut, best camel are awarded. There are demonstrations of how camels are milked too. While, everything centers around the camels, the culture, sounds and folk dances for which Rajasthan is famous for are to be found all the time during the duration of this two day and night fair. Organized by the Department of Tourism, Bikaner Camel Festival is festival of Art and Culture.

The city comes alive in every way with the locals adding the energy and enthusiasm to the fair in every way. Seeing camels decorated in traditional finery is a sight to relish with all looking decked up for the festival. You can take in the myriad sights and sounds of the fair, making it a fascinating experience for anyone. These gentle animals will regale you with their personalities and their antics. A grand display of fireworks marks the end of the event. Enjoy the lustrous traditions of Rajasthan with celebrating the camel festival at Bikaner.