Bikaner Excursions - Kalibangan
Nestled at 205-km away from Bikaner, Kalibanga, is located in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan. Situated on the left bank of the Ghaggar (Ancient Saraswati) river, usually dry but occasionally flooded, at a distance of about 5 km from Pilibanga Railway Station, Kalibangan has equal Historical importance like Harappa and Mohenjo-daro. Saraswati was a part of the Indus River system. Historic ruins at Kalibangan can be seen as excursions from Bikaner that keeps high importance for the people who have interest in history. Kalibangan has cosmic historical importance as it was an important part of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization that flourished during 3000 B.C. to 5000 B.C.
The remains at Kalibangan, Bikaner give indication about pre-Harappan and Harappan civilizations and also hold evidences of how the Harappan civilization evolved from the pre-Harappan civilization. You will get opportunity to learn more about the structure of town planning that existed in one of the first human civilizations in the Indian sub-continent.
See a primitive graveyard, a ploughed field, evidences of nature and fire worship and other objects of daily use that were excavated at the sight on your excursions to Kalibangan in Bikaner. The remains at Kalibangan, Bikaner give us an apparent picture of the advanced methods of water harvesting and town planning that existed in the pre-historic and ancient times. Archaeological evidence found at Kalibangan give us a fair idea of the rituals and religious practices of the Rig Vedic people.