The Department of Tourism, Art & Culture Rajasthan organizes every year in the month of January the Camel Fair held at Bikaner in front of Junagarh Fort.
The objective of organizing the fair is to understand that camel, which is fondly called a Desert Ship; is made to make the desert life easy in transportation of people and their luggage over long strenuous journeys. The services of camel are indispensable because of hard terrain of the region.
The beginning of the Camel Festival at Bikaner is marked by spectacular procession in which the participants or highly decorated camels, with ornaments. The procession proceeds to the Polo ground moving through the entire city. The camels look very graceful and charming; the tourists feel wonder struck witnessing a great event.