Gajner Palace situated At a distance of 34 km from the Bikaner district of Rajasthan India. Gajner Palace is a hunting lodge of Bikaner rulers located on the banks of the Gajner Lake of Bikaner. Situated in the midst of the Thar Desert, Gajner Palace is one of the top tourist destinations in Rajasthan and one of the top places to visit in Bikaner.
History of Gajner Palace Bikaner
Gajner Palace was mainly built by Bikaner, a former ruler of Maharaja Ganga Singh Ji, as a hunting resort in the days of the British Raj. The royal mansion has hosted many dignitaries including the Prince of Wales in 1905, Lord Irwin’s Governor General Lord Elgin and Lord Mountbatten in 1927 when he was Viceroy of India.
Gajner Lake is situated near Gajner Palce.
Gajner Palace, spread over 6000 acres, is a heritage property with a green garden. It was built in red sandstone and is a perfect example of craftsmanship. The palace is known for its distinctive terraces and balcony. The palace complex also has the remains of a historic railway station. This hunting resort was connected by rail to Bikaner Palace in 1922 AD.
Gajner Palace is situated in the Gajner wildlife sanctuary.
Gajner Palace has been converted into a luxurious heritage hotel in 1976 and is currently owned by the HRH Group of Hotels. The Gajner Palace is divided into four wings, Dungar Niwas, Mandir Chowk, Gulab Niwas, and Champa Niwas. The hotel has 13 historic suites. Each suite has been radically restored to its original grandeur. Every detail from furniture to wallpaper, four-poster beds, and picturesque windows have been carefully preserved.
Nestled in the midst of a dense forest, tourists can spot migratory birds such as the Imperial Sand Goose, Antelopes, and Black Bucks near Nilgiris, Chinkaras, Blue Bulls and Deer near Lake Gajner. Tourists can also go for boating in the lake.
Gajner Palace Ticket Price
200 RS per person visiting duration 2 hours
How to reach Gajner Place & Gajner wildlife sanctuary Bikaner
Near Railway Station:- Gajner Railway Station 03KM
Near Airport:- Nal Bikaner 22KM