Kaylana Lake is spotted 8 km west of Jodhpur on the Jaiselmer Street in Rajasthan, India. Pratap Singh, the Prime Minister of Jodhpur, got the lake developed in 1872. This artificial lake is spread more than 84 km2. In antiquated times, this area had palaces and gardens made by two rulers of Jodhpur – Bhim Singh and Takhat Singh. These were destroyed to make Kaylana Lake. Close to the lake is a Dak Bungalow of PHED, the Irrigation division. There are likewise boating facilities available for the visitors here.
The lake is arranged between igneous rock land formations. It gets its water from Hati Nehar, which is further joined with the Indra Gandhi canal. The natural vegetation here for the most part comprises of Babool trees (Acacia nilotica), and different migratory birds, for example, Siberian cranes are seen here in the winter season. The city of Jodhpur and all the encompassing towns and villages depend on Kaylana Lake as a wellspring of drinking water.
A perfect picnic spot for visitors, this lake offers an amazing perspective of the sunset. Around then the sky resembles a canvas sprinkled with breathtaking colors. If you are interested on birds, then, this spot will further interest you. The area around this lake was once brimming with wild bears.
Useful for: Nature Lovers, Loners Photo Fanatics
Entrance fee: no section expense
Timings: All days of the week (12:00 AM – 12:00 PM)
Visit duration: Around 2 to 3 hour