Bikaner is famous for its Old Havelis. Bikaner was founded in 1486 by Bika, one of the fourteen sons of Rao Jodha. Bikaner - lying in the north of the desert state, bikaner is dotted with many sand dunes. More popularly called the camel country , Bikaner is renowned for the best riding camels in the world. The exotic camel safaris, its gorgeous forts and the worship of thousands of holy rats at Karni Mata temple are some of the most interesting aspects of Bikaner. The camel festival at Bikaner held in the month of January is also an event worth witnessing if one wants to get the actual color of the place.
Jaisalmer is a beautiful city located in the heart of exotic Thar desert. Also famous as the golden city, as all the buildings are constructed with yellow stone and painting yellow. Jaisalmer is one of the major travel destinations of Rajasthan. Every year thousands of foreign and domestic tourists visit Jaisalmer to witness the exotic beauty of the golden city. The major highlight is the old havelis mansions and Sonar Killa - the golden fort or Jaisalmer Fort, located on the top of a hill, in the center of the city.
Jodhpur is at the edge of the Thar desert and is the largest city in Rajasthan after Jaipur. The city of Jodhpur is also known as the Sun City for its bright, sunny weather it enjoys all day long through out the year. It is also referred as the Blue City, due to the indigo tinge of the white washed houses around the Mehrangarh Fort.