Bikaner is one of the cities of Rajasthan that experiences a huge tourist influx throughout the year. Bikaner is actually embedded with various tourist attractions that range from historical monuments to places with natural splendor. Bikaner is a famous city in Rajasthan with a large number of tourist attractions. Bikanerís historical importance is very much reflected from the existence of a number of forts and palaces in the city. A large number of tourists are attracted by these historical monuments and visit the city from different parts of the world. Bikanerís popularity has been increasing day by day as a tourist destination. This has also increased the demand of Bikaner tour packages. Tourists always enjoy a visit to Bikaner.
The city of Bikaner is said to be built by Rajput Rao Bikaji. He started building Bikaner in 1465 which was completed in 1488 AD. The entire city is surrounded by a wall and there are five gates or entry points to enter in the city. Bikaner can be actually called as a desert city being positioned amidst a desert. Jodhpur is at a distance of 248 km from Bikaner and is another tourist attraction.Almost all major cities in the northern and western parts of the country are well connected with Bikaner through rail and road network.