Stop 11 – Bikaner
Long drive to Bikaner. Our hotel the Gajner Palace was outside Bikaner and was built by Maharaja Sir Ganga Singh of Bikaner as a hunting resort during the days of the British Raj. It is over 6000 acres and includes lake Gajner.
The following day we visited the Karni Mata Temple also known as the Temple of Rats. We did not get to see the white rat but many of the 25,000 black rats that call the temple home. Following that we visited Junagarh Fort an unassailable fortress comprising of various palaces, pavilions and a museum.