Kaylana Lake in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is located 8 kms to the west of Jodhpur on the Jaiselmer road. Pratap Singh, the then Prime Minister of Jodhpur, got the lake constructed in 1872. This artificial lake is spread over 84 square kms. Where the lake now lies, was once an area having palaces and gardens of two rulers of Jodhpur. They were destroyed to make the Kaylana Lake. Near to the lake is a Dak Bungalow of PHED, the Irrigation department. There are also boating facilities available for the tourists here.
An ideal picnic spot for tourists, this lake offers a breathtaking view
of the sunset. At that time the sky looks like a canvas splashed with
spectacular colors. Kaylana Lake is the perfect place to relax or have
picnics. If you are interested in birds, then, this place will further
interest you. Also known by the name of Pratap Sagar, the area around
this lake was once full of wild bears. It served as a secured hunting
place for the royal members. But, with the increase in population it has
not remained so.
Don't even try to swim in this if you are not an expert swimmer. Better
still, don't swim at all. Many youngsters trying to swim across this
deep lake have lost their lives. Inspite of this, Kaylana Lake is a
charming picnic spot. The beauty of this place will keep on lingering
with you for a long time after your visit.
Here we provide you the attractions of Kaylana/Kailana Lake in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.