Kaylana Lake Overview

The Kaylana Lake is an artificial lake located in the premises of the Machia Biological Park. The best part of this lake is that this place is rarely explored by tourists when they visit the Machia Biological Park. So you have a high chance of having the entire lake and its premises to yourself. 

This lake was built by Pratap Singh in 1872 and ever since then it has been a serene space to unwind. The lake is spread over 84 square kilometers and also has hills and rock formations on all sides. Tourists visiting the Machia Biological Park and its lake usually opt for just going for long walks. However, you can opt for activities like boating, photography, going for a picnic, and also trekking. Either way, the lake is a must-visit for all planning a Jodhpur package visit to the Machia Biological Park.


• Take a leisure walk around the lake and admire its serene premises while you unwind and rejuvenate yourself. 
• Try spotting a variety of migratory birds that flock in huge numbers around this lake. 
• Enjoy a boat ride and unwind in the calm and serene premises of the lake, especially when the sun sets.
• Go for a picnic near the lake and sprint some time with your loved ones while you share food and simply unwind. 
• Explore the best spots for shutterbugs and try capturing some of the best shots and carry home a visual souvenir.

How To Reach

1 Car: The activity location is 12.9 km from the city centre, it will take 21 min via the NH 62 route.

Best Time To Visit

Since the Kalyana Lake is open throughout the year, you can plan your visit to this park at any time of the day. 

  • The best season to visit the Kalyana Lake will be the winter season. This season ranges from November to February as during this time, the climate is more favourable. 
  • The best day in the week will be on the weekdays due to low possibility of crowds on weekdays. 
  • The best time of the day will be the morning as during this time there is a high possibility of watching the animals. During this time the climate is also favourable, making it apt to plan your visit. 

Other Essential Information

  • The Kaylana lake in the Machia biological park has different timings in summer(8 AM to 6 PM) and winter(8:30 AM to 5:00 PM)
  • The lake is closed to visitors on Tuesdays, so plan your visit accordingly. 
  • You can plan an entire day at the lake by trying out the different types of activities here. 
  • To visit the lake in the Machia Biological Park, you might need at least 2-3 hours to explore its premises completely. 
  • There is an entry fee for both domestic and foreign tourists visiting the Kalyana Lake in the Machia Biological Park. 
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Day Wise Timings
Open Today
Normal Timings:
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Normal Timings:
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Normal Timings:
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Normal Timings:
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Normal Timings:
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Normal Timings:
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Normal Timings:
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Point of Interest for Kaylana Lake
Go camping near the lake

Go camping near the lake

The bank of the lake is an apt place to camp and gaze at the stars at night. This is one of the most sought after activities after spending a lot of time checking out the animals in the park. Whether you are visiting this place with your friends or family, this is a great experience. The best part of this adventure is that you can also play music and light a bonfire. For a better experience, we recommend getting enough food to cook over the fire. 

Go for a Picnic

Go for a Picnic

After a long day of exploring the biological park, you can unwind by going to a picnic near the lake. This activity is perfect for those travelling as a group. For the best experience, carry enough food that you can share and bond over while you unwind near the lake. Overall, you are assured of a memorable time at the lake when you opt for a picnic. There are also some sports offered near the lake that are worth checking out.

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