Top 10 Camping Places in India: For Some Leisure Time
Exploring the hidden regions of India is something that attracts avid campers and the not so famous nook and corners of the country. The geographical variations in India have blessed this country with amazing camping sites that are counted as most sought after among native as well as international travelers. Camping in India can be a totally different experience for the travelers. Mountains, deserts, valleys and jungles of India offer wide range of camping sites. Camping takes you away from pollution and chaos of cities to completely different environment. Find the list below of top 10 camping places in India:
Situated in the lap of the Great Himalayas, Rishikesh is a major pilgrim destination for Hindus. It is one of the most sought after camping destinations in India and a popular Indian pilgrimage destination. One can go for rafting and can try hands at other adventure sports. It too attracts people from all over the world.
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Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Nestled in the Keylong district of Himachal Pradesh, Spiti Valley is one of the desired camping sites for adventure enthusiasts and trekkers. It is an ideal place for camping in summers, to get respite from the hot sun. May and June are the perfect months to enjoy the natural setting of the valley.
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The natural setting of Jaisalmer makes it a perfect paradise for campers. Fondly known as the ‘Golden City of India’, Jaisalmer is indeed a trekker’s paradise. The famous Sam Sand Dunes offer some of the amazing camping sites in India. The son touched gleaming sands create a silhouette against the sand dunes. However, if you want to indulge yourself, The Serai will provide you a wonderful experience. It houses 21 large canvas tents built on a base of Jaisalmer stone, set away from it all on 30 acres of desert scrub.
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Chandertal Lake – Himachal Pradesh
Located at a high altitude in Lahaul and Spiti Valley, Chandertal Lake is situated about 4,300 meters above sea level. The beauty of the Chandertal Lake has attracted tourists from all over the world. The lake is popularly known as ‘Lake of Moon’. It is an ideal camping sight and a weekend in the place will surely mystify your senses.
Manali Solang Valley – Himachal Pradesh
One of the best camping sites in India, Manali Solang Valley is an ideal place for trekking due to the rough terrain and therefore adventure enthusiasts can find a lot to explore in the valley. There are beautiful plantations and fields in the valley and therefore sheltered camps in the open area are a good place to stay.
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Mussoorie, well-connected via Delhi, is one of the most popular travel destinations in India. It is famously known as the ‘Gateway’ to Yamunotri and the Gangotri shrines of the northern India. Every year a lot of trekkers and visitors set up camp in the lush Mussoorie to enjoy the abundance of nature.
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One of the best tourist places in Rajasthan, Pushkar is home to many lakes, numerous Ghats and temples in Pushkar. It also houses the one and only Brahma temple in the world and a sought after destination for trekkers. Orchard Tents and tranquility feature 11 new and spacious luxury tents with air conditioning, bedrooms, living rooms, dressing rooms and verandahs. To complete the experience, a free camel cart service will bring you into Pushkar. The Greenhouse Resort also offers quality luxury tents; around 10 minutes drive from Pushkar.
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Sonamarg, Jammu and Kashmir
The literal meaning of Sonamarg is ‘Meadows of Gold’. It is a beautiful place in Srinagar and has snowy meadows as backdrop. The town offers campers a nice and breathtaking view of the Great Himalayas. The free flowing Sindh Sagar adds as an important attribute to its natural setting. For campers, watching the mountain top and glittering snow is a lifetime experience. The look of the Great Himalayas against an azure blue sky is certainly a visual treat.
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Well-known for its beautiful and serene beaches, Anjuna is one of the best camping locations in Goa. It is a nice little place in Goa where people tend to camp to enjoy the scenes and lifestyle of Goa’s hippy culture. Beaches, chapels and flea markets can be explored at will while camping on the Goan landscape. The happening nightlife of Goa is something you must watch for.
Kaudiyala – Uttaranchal
One of the major camping sites in Uttaranchal, Kaudiyala attracts adventure seekers from all around the globe. The place is also a kind of stopover en-route the Kedarnath trek. Many pilgrims and visitors camp at Kaudiyala at the lower base of Himalayas. It is located at an altitude of 480 meters and is based on the banks of the holy river Ganga. Therefore, treat your eyes with the scenic beauty and camp in an ideal way.
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