The National Camel Research Center is located in Bikaner, Rajasthan. Also known as Camel Farm. The National Camel Research Center is a very beautiful place in the tourist spots of Bikaner, where tourists can see their behavior with camels of different breeds.
A camel museum is also available at the National Camel Research Center to apprise you about aspects of camel development and research. Camel Research Center Bikaner has about 300 camels of three breeds.
Camel is an important animal component of the fragile desert eco-system. With its unique bio-physiological characteristics, the camel has become a symbol of adaptation to challenging ways of living in arid and semi-arid regions.
National Camel Research Center Bikaner Rajasthan
The world-famous Ganga-Risala of the then Bikaner state was accepted as an Imperial Service Troop and participated in World War I and II. The camel helped the engineers in the construction of Indira Gandhi Canal in the western part of Rajasthan.
Presently, the Camel Corps was an important branch of the Border Security Force of the Indian paramilitary services.
The Government of India established a Project Directorate on camels in Bikaner (India) on 5 July 1984 under the aegis of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), in view of the importance of camels in the socio-economic development of arid and semi-arid regions.
On 20 September 1995, the National Research Center of Camel (NRCC) was upgraded.
The National Camel Research Center has been identified as one of the important tourist destinations of Bikaner and has been included in the tourist book. Tourists visiting the canter can see camels of different breeds and their behavior.
A camel museum is available to appraise the developmental and research aspects of the camel in the desert ecosystem. Camel rides, safaris, and video/photography facilities are available for tourists.
Camel milk parlor is a special attraction due to its seller’s unique value-added camel milk products such as ice cream, hot and cold beverages. Thousands of foreign and Indian tourists visit the center every year.
Camel farm Bikaner timings
The visiting hours for tourists will be from 14.00 PM to 14.30 PM (April to September) and 12.00 PM to 18.30 PM (October to March) on all days.
The ticket counter will be open from 12.00 PM noon to 18.00 PM noon.
To visit Indian tourists at Camel Research Center: Rs 30 per person
For foreign tourists: Entry fee is Rs 100 per person.
And while for the camera and video camera: there is a fee of Rs 50.
How to Reach Camel Research Center
Near Railway Station Bikaner 5KM
Taxi & auto facility available from Bikaner railway station to Camel Research center & Horse Farmhouse available Near Camel Research center