is recognized as one of the best ways to unwind yourself from the hustle and
bustle of city life and relax in the lap of the mother nature. Camping in
India offers a great holiday experience with a wide array of internationally
recognized camping destinations located amidst natural surroundings. Camping
is recognized as one of the most thrilling adventure activities among
adventure vacationers. Green environs, soothing countryside climate and
serene atmosphere make it a memorable experience. You would like to cherish
each and every moment while camping amidst adventure camping on the
snow-capped mountains, thousands of feet above the ground level. The
Himalayas are one of the rare locales in India offering excellent camping
experiences. Adventure enthusiasts can carry their own gear along or they
also can go for the various camps which are pitched in various parts of
India. Tourism department of India provides proper accommodation facilities
for camping tours. Other facilities offered here include rafting, hiking,
fishing, nature tours and catering etc. You can choose from a wide range of
adventure holiday camping, wildlife camping or normal camping for example. A
list of varied camping experiences here follows. Some of the major camping
destinations in India are mentioned here.
Camping in Himachal Pradesh
camping sites in Himachal Pradesh near the Himalayas are at Sangla and Kalpa
in Kinnaur and Sarchu in Lahaul. A major camping spot - Kaza in Spiti - is
always ready to fill your days with unforgettable fun. Dharamsala in Kangra
is the seat of the government in exile of the Dalai Lama. It is a top
tourist destination in North India. Major camping and trekking sites in this
region are located between Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges.
Camping in Ladakh
Encircled by lofty ranges of the Great Himalayas and Karakorum, Ladakh
provides splendid chances for trekking and camping tours. Smaller Ladakh and
Zanskar ranges can also be explored for camping. Some of the favourite
trails in the region pass through Zanskar or Stok Kangri or Markha or
Rupshu. Admire the splendor of camping in remote Ladakh while you are on any
of the tour offered by us. Witness the splendour of mighty Himalayas and the
Karakorum from close quarters while camping in Ladakh region.
Camping in Uttaranchal
You can enjoy the wildlife camping in northern areas in Chitrauli, set
amidst the close vicinity of Nainital in Uttaranchal. Enjoy the magnificent
views of the Himalayas at Ratighat Valley around Ghuna River. You also can
avail well designed camping tour packages in Rishikesh also well, from where
you can relish the delightful sights of the Himalayas.
Camping in Rajasthan
Rajasthan is usually known for its desert sands, but it also has some
interesting camping sites. These sites are abundant with serenity and free
from large crowd. Many of the vacationers who don't follow the beaten trek
come to Rajasthan for camping. The camping sites in the state are
characterized by artistically crafted tents, furnished with all the
facilities of home and set amidst the charming Great Indian or Thar Desert.
Vast fields and rolling hills around some of the campsites and yummy
Rajasthani cuisine are other attractions for you. Some of the major camping
sites in Rajasthan include Jaisalmer Sam sand dunes, Siana camp and the
camps at Ranthambore National Park. Jaisalmer Sam is is a desert camping
site and other two provide wildlife camping.
Tips for Camping
» Plan not only to take a first aid kit, snakebite kit or bug
repellent, but also learn how to use them.
» Never pack wet or damps tents in your bags, as they are prone to
decay and rot.
» It's advised to campers to leave the campsite better than you found
it; any waste or rope bits etc. should be taken out.
» Choose a proper campsite to minimize the ravage to vegetation or
natural environment. Better to choose a non-vegetated area, may be sand or
» Try to keep your group size small. It will limit the damage you can
or will do to that area.
» You also should try to keep the natural splendor untarnished. Main
aim is to avoid spoiling the marine life while launching or landing your
kayaks or canoes.
» Never cut branches or tree down. Ensure keeping unnecessary noise to
» You should choose a tent strong enough to resist the strong blows of