If you are one of those who love to explore the star-studded sky and howl over the moon while cooking for memorable dinner, here are some of the exciting camping destinations in India where you must pitch a tent before you die.
It is another ideal campground on the Himalayan ranges which is located amidst the pines and about 96 km from Jalpaiguri through Kalimpong. This small birds’ paradise is well located opposite to the mighty Mt. Kunchunjenga. It is the exciting bird-watching haven for the visitors. This lush trail is well located at the altitude of 6000m and providing beautiful and birds’ eye view of Teesta, a winding place.
The meadow of gold, Sonamarg, is well positioned at the height of over 2800 m above the sea level at the lap of Himalayan ranges. The Machoi and Kolhoi glaciers are located at the vicinity of this camping spot. It is very adventurous for the bravehearts. Nallah Sindh River is also flowing through this place and you can get the ample opportunities for fishing here.
It is well located on Chembra Peak which remains chilling cold at night. So check the weather conditions and temperature rating before packing up your backpack. It is located around 17 km from Kalpetta and at the altitude of 2100m. It is region’s tallest peak and you need whole day trek to access the summit. The backpackers need to get official permission to go camping at Meppady. But you can get a lot of opportunities to capture panoramic photos, especially the heart-like lake in the midway.
Here, you will be able to wake up to the trees laden by the dew at the altitude of 1479m and is well surrounded by the greens of Nandi Hills. It is located around 60 km from Bangalore. Here, you will be able to explore the migrant flycatchers and thrushes’ species on the hill slopes while trekking. Nandi Hills is also known as Anandagiri.
Being the Scotland of India, Coorg is rightly said to be the silent haven for the trekkers. The routes for trekking pass through the coffee and tea gardens and some of the most splendid destinations of Western Ghats. The rippling of the serene cascade at Bettigiri is very melodious when you pitch the tent and getting ready for barbeque and bonfire.
It is said to be the wonderful crown jewel embraced by Dhauladhar Range in Dharamshala. This trek is around 6 hours long starting from Mcleodganj. You can explore the star-packed sky and the bounty of nature at the hill top. You can carry the tents along or rent them out at the top. You can enjoy the nature walk in the morning and enjoy playing the cricket at the lush green landscapes.
This valley is the complete bliss with the serene blue sky and vivid para-gliders gliding around the sky. It is located around 14 km from Manali and is isolated from the chaos oftourists. It is set on the west of Beas River and is the ideal spot for trekking. You can rent the tents here in summers.