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Balsamand Lake Travel

Balsamand Lake is the most popular picnic spot around Jodhpur. It is an artificial lake, built in 1159 AD as a water reservoir to provide water to the city. The lake is situated in the Jodhpur-Mandore Road, around seven kilometers from the centre of Jodhpur city.

The lake has a length of almost one kilometer, breadth of approximately 50 metres and a depth of 15 meters. Adjacent to the lake stands one of the several imposing palaces in the region, Balsamand Lake Palace. The lake is surrounded by 300 acres of lush green gardens that house groves of trees like mango, pomegranate, guava and plum and several animals and birds like jackal and peacock.

   
 
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