Every January, the small village of Ladera in Bikaner, Rajasthan becomes the venue of the two-day and night Bikaner Camel Festival. People from all over the world come to India to attend the Bikaner Camel Festival where camel owners flock to show-off their camels.
Camel and owner alike, dressed in their finest designer jewellery and accessories, kick-off the Bikaner Camel Festival with a regal march. This is a spectacular sight as the camels parade past spectators to the open sands with the Royal Junagarh Fort in the background. Colorful bridles, bejeweled necks, jingling anklets and long, lanky camel shadow on the dusky sand casts a magical atmosphere over the Bikaner Camel Festival.
The Camel Festival at Bikaner scheduled for January08 and 09, 2012 is one of the most colorful fairs and festivals of Rajasthan. Witness the spectacular activities like camel race, camel dance performances, the best breed competition and tug-of-war contest. Relish tea and sweets prepared by camel milk in the festival. Evenings at the Bikaner Camel Festival are lit by campfires, as folk dancers and musicians lure droves of eager spectators. A desert fireworks spectacle concludes the festivities on the second evening. No matter what part of the world you come from, the music will cast its spell on you. From musical performances to camel acrobatics, everything at the Camel Festival Bikaner will leave you spellbound. The festival adds a lot of colors to the desert city of Bikaner.
Enjoy the lustrous traditions of Rajasthan while celebrating the humble camel, ship of the desert, at the annual Bikaner Camel Festival.