Have you ever thought of mingling with nature in close proximity? Isn’t it a fabulous feeling to sit amid nature and witness the surreal beauty? Indeed it is, and the perfect way to experience such an intriguing charm is to spend a wondrous time at a camp in between the heart of nature. Today let me lead you on a virtual tour to some of the exotic camping destinations in India; where you can feel the essence of nature’s ethereal charisma.
Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh
No doubt one of the best and exotic camping destinations in India. Situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh in the district of Keylong; Spiti valley offers a splendid experience of the majestic Himalayan mountain ranges. The months between May and July are perfect to spend time in a camp at the foothills of the mountains and soak into the magnificent beauty of nature. Glittering lakes, lush green valleys, tiny pristine hamlets and ancient monasteries will entertain you and astonish you with their sparkling grandeur.
Rishikesh in Uttarakhand
Rishikesh occupies a special place in my heart. I can recollect memories of childhood when I visited with my parents. And then later when I again travelled to this amazing place, I was immensely astounded again observing its breathtaking landscape. Rishikesh is one of the most adventurous camping destinations in India, especially due to its fascinating natural wonders filled with gushing rivers, flowing streams, hillocks, deep gorges and green valleys. Camping at the banks of the river Ganges is the best option, providing opportunities for river rafting or just leisure at the bank site. Summers are the best time to camp at Rishikesh.
Jaisalmer in Rajasthan
The state of Rajasthan enchants tourists from India and abroad with its ancient historical heritage, cultures, traditions and architectural brilliance. The city of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan offers one of the luxurious camping destinations in India. It entertains the visitors with its folk culture, graceful traditional dances, melodious songs and delectable local dishes and drinks. You can even enjoy a desert safari and spend some time with the local folks. Winters are the best time of the year to camp at Jaisalmer since the camps are set up in the desert. Summers will be tough because of the hot temperature and the sandstorms.
Sonmarg in Kashmir
Kashmir is a heaven on earth, a spectacular tourist destination enticing globetrotters and travel enthusiasts. Sonmarg in Kashmir is one of the preferred camping destinations in India adorned by nature’s unending and limitless wonders. Near to Thajiwas glacier, the camps are set up with incredible views and tranquil beauties. The valleys, the mountains, the springs, the flowers, the lakes, and a plethora of flora enchant the campers. Summer and spring are the ideal seasons for visiting Sonmarg when the place is filled with lush greenery and colourful flowers. Perfect place to soothe your eyes and relax your minds. For trekkers, its the starting point for the Alpine lake trek.
Tso Moriri in Ladakh
Being one of the highest lakes in the world, Tso Moriri ranks high among the exotic camping destinations in India. The lake remains frozen for the most part of the year barring the months from May till September. So do not miss the chance of camping during those months amid nature’s stunning beauty whilst immersing in the freshness and purity. You can either spend walking around indulging in the serenity and pleasant landscape or else spend an adventurous vacation trekking along the winding mountain trails.
Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh
Enjoy being near to wildlife and observing animals in their natural habitat. Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh is the best place and more interestingly staying in one of its campsites. Truly one of the magical camping destinations in India, it offers several activities for the campers. Observing the tiger, bird watching, jeep safaris, spending time with the local villagers and walking through the forest trails and villages are the activities to engage within this region. It is a thrilling experience to camp in the forest premises; witnessing the chirping of the birds, and the wildness of nature.
Kolad in Maharashtra
An offbeat tourist destination, Kolad in Maharashtra is a perfect place to spend your weekends in camps or tents. Located in the middle of Mumbai and Pune, its simplistic beauty is a relief from mundane daily life. You can enjoy the beauty of the Kundalika river; the gorgeous sunset filling the sky with its bright golden radiance. A barbecue in the evenings with music and dance and sumptuous food will be an ideal vacation with family and friends.
A travel enthusiast craving to explore the exotic destinations in the world, deciphering the mysteries and the thrill concealed in them.