Located in the South of Bikaner at the distance of 30 km along the Jodhpur Road, Deshnok is one of the main tourist attractions in the state of Rajasthan that is famous for Karni Mata Temple, which is 600 year old where rats are worshipped. Earlier Goddess Karni Mata was worshipped by the royal family and general public of Bikaner and other parts of Rajasthan. It is very close to Pakistan border where thousands of devotees gather during Dussehra Festival. During your holidays in the beautiful village, you will also see a number of wonderful tourist attractions in Bikaner and surrounding areas. You have to simply plan your tour according to your choice to explore the wonderful city and its surrounding areas. Not forget to mention a number of mansions and various ancient places that will keep you spellbind and persuade you to visit the tourist destination again and again.
Important Information about Deshnok Tourism
Best time to visit the beautiful and sacred village is from October to March as the weather conditions become in favor of tourism. However, avoid visiting the tourist destination in summer months as you may witness the scorching eat and storm full of dust. The beautiful tourist destination is located in middle of the Thar Desert that has a hot desert climate with very little rainfall and extreme temperatures. In the summer months, temperature can exceed 50 °C, and during the winter they may dip below freezing.
The beautiful town is also famous for some wonderful events. Karni Mata Fair that is organized two times in a year is the main occasion here. It is organized in March-April and September-October every year. You may also find some wonderful accommodation here. However, Bikaner is the best place to accommodate.
Hotels in Deshnok – Choice is Yours
Some Hotels in Deshnok are also available.
How to Reach Deshnok?
By Air : Jodhpur is the nearest city having airport for regular flights. Distance between Jodhpur and deshnok is 140 km. Sagener Airport in Jaipur is another main airport to reach Deshnok by Air. Rest of the journey of 259 km is covered by bus or taxi.
By Rail :Deshnok is the main railway station having well connectivity through trains. You can take a train from Jaipur, Jodhpur or any other city to reach here.
By Road : There are regular buses from Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and other cities to reach Deshnok. You can also reach by your own car. Road journey is safe. Bikaner is also the nearest main city at the distance of 30 km from Deshnok.