Summer is here and the camping spree is on a height. Adventurers and trekkers have started planning for their next camping around the country and popular tourist agencies have initiated booking for camping. The enjoyment of life in the high altitude of the mountain and natural landscape indeed gives a great pleasure in camping. And this time of the year, i.e. from May to October, the weather supports the journey and you’ll get avoided by the monsoon. Let’s find some of the best camping spots around the country where adventurers prefer to go:-
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Kunti Betta falls near Bangalore city where you’ll find around 2 to 3 mountain ranges which is considered as the mind blowing scenery of the spot. The Thanoor Lake lies behind the mountains followed by a number of villages. Kunti Betta is an outstanding place which is specific for adventure sports, trekking, rock climbing, kayaking and swimming. The place is distanced around 129 km from Bangalore and the Best time to visit : June to October.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Hiking, Rock Climbing, Trekking, Rappelling, Kayaking, Swimming, Water Board, Dinghy motor boat
Skandagiri is a hill fort that lies in the Nandi Hill ranges around 70 km from Bangalore. The place got amazing landscapes which are surrounded by the lush green mountains. The decrepit walls of Tipu Sultan’s fort can be seen here near the Kalwara village. The steep and high altitude mountain gives extreme pleasure in trekking. There are 2 caves in Skandagiri where one leads to the temple at the peak and the other somewhere mid-where. The Best time to visit : May to September.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Night Trekking, Bonfire
Anthargange lies about 70 km from Bangalore which consists of unique natural scenery. The major attractions of Anthargange are the volcanic rock formations and a variety of natural and mystic caves. The hilly ranges and rocky slopes give an ultimate pleasure in camping. You’ll also find a few old temples in the place dedicated to Lord Shiva. Best time to visit : May to September to enjoy the pleasant weather of Anthargange.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Night Trekking, Bonfire, Cave Exploration
4. Mount Abu
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Mount Abu is situated in Rajasthan on the remote plateau of Aravali range hills and is one of the loveliest hill stations in India. Mount Abu is also considered as one of the best locations of mountaineering and adventure sports. You will find dense forests which are perfect for night trekking and camping and also enjoy rock climbing. Best time to visit : February to June or September to December.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Trekking, Zipline, Rock Climbing, Cave Exploration, Night Trekking, Gun Shooting, Ladder climbing, Blind Trail
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Ramnagaram is popular known for the making of Sholay and it is situated around 50 km from Bangalore. A vital hub for rock climbers and trekkers, Ramnagaram is one of the most visited places for camping in the country. The place is surrounded with rocks and boulders, lakes and beautiful landscapes which is the major attraction for visitors. Best time to visit : June to September.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Trekking, Rappeling, Chimney Climbing, Jumaring (Tree climbing), Archery, Target shooting, Outdoor games
6. Sandhan Valley
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Sandhan valley is located near Bhandardara region in Maharashtra and is one of the most beautiful trekking spots in India. The valley is surrounded by Madan, Alang and Kulang mountains and is filled with lakes and waters. Best time to visit : May to September.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Canyoning, Trekking, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Sliding, Descending, Wading Through Water, Camping
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Kanakpura is located around 50 km from Bangalore and is popular for the amazing lake of Hosadoddi. The place is surrounded with exquisite beauty and hills and is one of the best camping spots in the country. Best time to visit : June to October (When the weather remains pleasant.)
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Trekking, Boating, zipping, Rappelling, Treasure Hunt, surviving skills, Team Games, Balance Walk, Ladder Walk, Target Shooting
8. Kodiyala River
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Kodiyala River is popular for river rafting and water sports and adventures. There are several camps set up beside the river. The place is situated near Rishikesh and is one of the most favorite beach camp sites in India. Best time to visit : May to September.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Camping River Side, Beach Camp, Rafting, Rock Climbing, Repelling, Body Surfing, Cliff Jumping, Bon Fire
9. Ranthambore National Park
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Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most visited national parks in India. The park is around 130 km from Jaipur and is one if the popular hunting grounds of the maharajas. It is a popular tourist attraction and a favorite destination for wildlife photographers.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Jungle Jeep Safari, Camping, Hiking, Bird Watching, Nature Walks, Village Trip
10) Sarchu Camping
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Sarchu is 222 km from Manali and is one of the best locations for camping. The place offer various camps and foods and the groups live altogether inside the camps. Best time to visit : June to September.
The picturesque beauty of Manali gives you an ideal camping enjoyment in the dense woodlands, mountain air and cedar forests. Manali contains a relaxing air where you can hike out and trek in the arms of mother nature. Best time to visit : April to June and September to October.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Camping, Paragliding, River Rafting, Trekking, Mountain Biking, Snow Skiing, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, River Crossing and Valley Crossing, Zorbing, Snow Biking, Motorcycle expeditions to Leh
12) Dhanaulti Camping
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Dhanaulti lies 28 km from Mussorie and is enveloped with thick dense forests and trees. The location has a very peaceful atmosphere which is ideal for holiday adventures, treks and campings. Tourists fall love with the cool breeze and hospitable weather and the snow covered mountains looks extremely stunning.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Camping, Trekking, Rock Wall, Valley crossing, Zorbing, Rifle Shooting
Dhanaulti lies about 28 km from Mussoorie
13) Dharamsala Camping
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Dharamsala is a favorite tourist’s attraction in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh and an adventure camping spot loved by tourists. The place is surrounded with oak trees and snow peaked mountains and is one among the ultimate destinations for camping and fun. Visiting Dharamsala during the summer will be great since the weather remains favorable.
14) Kothi Camping
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Kothi falls 12 km from Manali and a lovely vacation spot. The scenic beauty and tranquility of Kothi is considered as the poet’s heaven. Trekking and adventure camping is heavily enjoyed in Kothi because of its surroundings with rocky cliffs, mountains and beautiful landscapes.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Camping, Trekking, Paragliding, Zorbing, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Snow Scooters, Horse Ride
15) Solang Valley Camping
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Located 13 km from Manali, Solang Valley is packed with a blissful atmosphere and scenic beauty which will provide you ultimate fun in camping and trekking. Surrounded by large trees, ice capped mountains and panoramic landscapes, Solan Valley is considered as one of the best destinations for camping in India.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Camping, Trekking, Paragliding, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, River crossing, Skiing, Horse Riding
16) Kolad Camping
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Kolad in Maharastra has large open spaces for camping. Encircled with green mountains and lands you can also have trekking and adventure sports fun in Kolad. Best time to visit : June to October is a good time since the weather remains friendly at that time.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Camping, Flying Fox, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Kayaking
17) Ooty Jungle Camping
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Jungle Camping in Ooty is quite very adventurous. Among the dense forests and large tress, camping is really a fun. Moreover, Ooty weather is quite eco friendly which will be in favor of you if Best time to visit : September to October.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Jungle Camping, Rock Climbing, Forest Trekking, Mountain Hiking
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Lonavala is a hill station which located nearby Khandala in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is one of the major tourist attractions and a gateway spot for Mumbai and Pune which connects both the city. The mountain view in Lonavala supports adventure sports like paragliding, rock climbing, etc.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Trekking, Night Trekking, Rock Climbing, Repelling, Commando Bridge, Valley Crossing, Ladder climbing, Flying–Fox, Blind Trail
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Bordered by the beautiful grasslands, gushing rivers and luxuriant valleys, Sharavathi includes a rare treasure of flora and fauna. The place is located 6 km from the Jog Falls and is one of the best camping hubs around the country.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Trekking, Camping, Kayaking, Rafting, Canoeing, Coracle
20) South Western Ghats
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South Western Ghats consist of high altitude mountains, rainforests and luxurious grasslands. There are amazing camping sites in the place where travelers enjoy the fluid breeze and eco friendly air.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Trekking, Camping, Chinnar Wildlife sanctuary
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Coorg is a tropical location surrounded by green hills and dense forests. You’ll get a unique experience in camping which is filled with adventure and peace. The place is 270 km from Bangalore and is one of the most preferred destinations for camping.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Trekking, Camping, Jumaring, Phoenix, Zipline, Hiking, Jungle Trails and Hills
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Camping beside the evergreen Rive Cauvery would be indeed fun. Bheemeshwari contains a delightful mix of nature and adventure which would make your holiday worth remembering. Best time to visit : Bheemeshwari is after the monsoons, i.e. August and February.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Trekking, Camping, Water Zorbing, Archery, Shooting, Outdoor Games, Swimming
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Surrounded with tea gardens and low altitude hills, Bir is an ideal place for para gliding and camping. You can spend your time visiting the Buddhist monasteries which would be a very peaceful experience.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Trekking, Camping, Paragliding, Rock climbing, Repelling, River crossing
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Sakleshpur is located on a hill and provides a serene and calm experience in camping. The place is ideal for nature lovers and photographers and gives you a completely different experience.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Camping, Campfire, Trekking, Swimming, Rope Activities, Zipline, Waterfalls trekking, Trampoline, Bird Watching
25) Hasiru Valley
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Located around 40 km from Bangalore, Hasiru Valley is enveloped with dense forests which are perfect for an adventure trip. You’ll get to enjoy various activities like rock climbing, trekking, camping and a number of aero sports.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Trekking, Camping, Parasailing, Rock climbing, Rappeling, Paintball, Zorbing, Wall Climbing
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Pauri lies in Uttarakhand which contains the exquisite beauty of the high altitude mountains and panoramic landscapes. You will enjoy the snow capped Himalayan ranges with adventure activities like paragliding, camping, rock climbing, etc.
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Nainital is one of the best places for adventure sports, camping, paragliding and spending your holiday. Situated in Uttakhand, you can enjoy the wildlife adventure in the dense forests of Nainital which would be a lifetime experience. Paragliding is one of the favorite sports of tourists and missing it would be a great loss.
28) Royal Safari Camp in Pushkar
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Pushkar contains the traditional beauty of deserts and forts. Camping in the Royal Safari Camp in Pushkar would be a quite different experience from the general camps since you’ll be surrounded by the cultural beauty.
29) Luna Ladakh Eco Camp
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Luna LAdakh Eco Camp is located in the Himalayas, which is 8 km from Lamas, Leh. You’ll be thrilled with the mystic beauty of the mountains which will give you the ultimate pleasure in camping. Away from the city life, holidaying in Luna Ladakh Eco Camp is worth a lifetime experience.
30) Mashobra Green Camp 2N/3D
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Mashobra Green Camp is located on the Shimla-Naldhera highway and falls 12 km from Shimla. You’ll find the tiny streams and verdant grasslands in Mashobra which is an ideal place for camping and trekking.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Camping, Trekking, Rafting, Skiing
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Lying 50 km from Bangalore city, Savandurga is a popular camping hub in south India. Savandurga is surrounded by the rocky hills and maintains and huge boulders which gives ultimate satisfaction in trekking and rock climbing.
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The Corbett National Park is famous for its sanctuary and is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. The place is filled with grasslands, hills and rich flora and fauna. The place is eco friendly and a number of organizations hold camping sessions over there.
Plan your trip to Jim Corbett
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Camping, Trekking, Rafting, River Crossing, Rappelling , Flying Fox, Jungle safari, Elephant Ride
33) Rajaji National Park
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Located in Delhi, Rajaji National Park is rich in bio-diversity and is famous for the wildlife sanctuary. With wide range of verdant grasslands and rivers, Rajaji National Park is also one of the camping hubs in the country.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Camping, Trekking, Rafting, Rappelling , Flying Fox, Jungle safari, Wildlife, Rock Climbing, Jeep Safari, Cliff Jumping
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Sivagange is filled with the huge rocks and boulders and an ethereal landscape that will mesmerize you. You’ll also find a few old temples and caves to hike in. Camping Shivagange will give you a pleasing experience.
35) Tsomoriri Camp
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Tsomoriri camp is located around 240 km from Leh which contains picturesque signature landscape of Leh. You’ll love the tranquility and serenity of Tsomorir camp and it is one of the most ideal places for camping. Best time to visit : May to September.
Plan your trip to Tsomoriri camp.
36) Sangla Valley
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Sangla valley includes the steep mountain slopes and the adventure heart called Kaza falls near the place. Adventure enthusiasts prefer visiting this place because of its mesmerizing landscapes and surroundings that favors long time camping. Best time to visit : June to October.
37) Watermark Camp
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Watermark camp lies on the banks of Pangong Lake. The place is surrounded by low altitude hills and the lake itself is the key attraction of Watermark camp. You’ll love the serene atmosphere and camping is indeed a fun and peaceful experience. Best time to visit : May to September.
Plan your trip to Watermark camp.
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Sarchu is located around 222 km from Manali and many adventurers prefer to hike to the troublesome Zanskar region. You will love the low altitude hills that surround Sarchu. Travelers set up tents in large numbers to spend a peaceful day in Sarchu. Best time to visit : April to September.
39) Kareri Lake Camp
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Kareri lake camp lies 9 km from Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. This beautiful campsite is accompanied by the Kareri lake and magnificent mountains which is quite soothing to the soul. Best time to visit : March to October.
40) Potters Hill
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Located nearby Shimla, Potters hill is packed with the large trees and dense forests and is a perfect trekking and camping spot for travelers. You will find fully equipped tents and cottages to organize your camp in Potters hill. Best time to visit : March to June.
Plan your trip to Potters hill.
41) Mashoobra Greens
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Situated at a height of 7000 ft, Mashoobra Greens falls near Shimla and is surrounded by the conical trees and forests. People who love nature are bound to visit this place because of its peaceful atmosphere. Best time to visit : March to June.
Adventure Activities to Do Here : Camping, Trekking, Rafting, Skiing
42) Banjara Camps
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Banjara camps are famous for its apple orchards. You will find a variety of trees and the beautiful landscape will mesmerize you. You can also visit a few old temples around the place which would add some ingredient in camping. Banjara camps can be visited at anytime of the year.
Plan your trip to Banjara camps.
43) Jungle Livinn
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Jungle Livinn is situated in Himachal Pradesh where you’ll find beautifully crafted Swiss tents exclusively made for enhancing your camping experience. There you can enjoy mountaineering, rock climbing and trekking. Best time to visit : March to June.
Plan your trip to Jungle Livinn.
44) Oakwood Hamlet
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Situated 5900 ft higher, Oakwood Hamlet has a picturesque view of the mountains and valley. An ideal spot for holidaying and camping, Oakwood Hamlet gives ultimate pleasure to travelers. Best time to visit : March to June.
Plan your trip to Oakwood Hamlet.
45) Rishikesh Valley
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The organic surroundings of Rishikesh Valley will give some tranquility to your mind and soul. Constructed with small cottages to enhance your camping experience, Rishikesh Valley also includes a beautiful surrounding. Best time to visit : July to September.
Plan your trip to Rishikesh Valley.
46) Riverine Woods
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Situated on the foot of Corbett National Park, Riverene Woods give a pleasing experience to travelers. The cottages here are made of locally sourced materials and provide a number of offerings for people. Best time to visit : November to June to enjoy the favorable weather here.
Plan your trip to Riverine Woods.
47) Chardham Camp
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Chardham is situated on the way to Kedarnath and is considered as an ideal spot for camping. Located in the outskirts of Guptakashi, you’ll find several snow capped mountains in the surroundings. Best time to visit : May to November will give you a favorable weather and experience.
Plan your trip to Chardham Camp.
48) Osian Camp Resort
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Having a completely Rajasthani tradition, you’ll find the 6th century architecture in the Osian Camp Resort. The camps are designed like the fortress and are located in the sand dunes. You can enjoy your campings along with a jeep ride or camel safari. Best time to visit : May to November.
Plan your trip to Osian Camp resort.
49) Camp Desert, Pushkar
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Camp desert is situated in Pushkar which also includes a Rajasthani tradition and culture. Travelers prefer this place specifically because of the Pushkar cattle fair which is the largest cattle fair in India. Best time to visit : October to March.
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Kasbah camps are organized just after the Pushkar fair which also holds the traditional beauty and culture of the place. You can enjoy the flavor of the Royal families of Balasinor and Bandandwara over there which adds an enjoyment to camping.
Plan your trip to Kasbah
51) Lion Safari Camp
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Lion Safari Camp is located in Gir National Park and the camps there are designed very luxuriously. You’ll find the Hiran River flowing by the resort which is an exquisite beauty and the mango farms to give you a summer enjoyment. Best time to visit : October to March and April to June.
Plan your trip to Lion Safari Camp.
These 51 places are the ideal spots for camping in India which also shows that you have enough of beauty to explore in the country. So, plan out a holiday in summer and explore the mind blowing spots in the country to attain peace and pleasure.