If you’re craving for a holiday away from the cobwebs of an urban life, going camping to a wondrous sight far away under a blanket of stars doesn’t sound too bad. To escape from the constant noise of the honking cars, from the myriad of people who seem so great in number that the earth seems small, wanting to go away for a while is not such a bad thing. In fact, the pace of camping has picked up throughout the country as tourists from India and outside alike, flock to the remotest corners of the country and long to be comfortable while having a perfect view.
Camping is the best respite as it provides us with a means to enjoy some quiet time with our near and dear ones, away from the daily hassles of life.
India is a great place for camp lovers. It has ideal spots one can visit to see the nature’s breath-taking beauty. Here are the best camping destinations across India.
A place so charming, it finds its way into every possible list. But why not? With boundless sky stretching above you on all sides, magnificent views of the Himalayan ranges and the nothingness of the desert where you stand, Ladakh is a dream of every traveler. The region has many places one can camp at, the best ones being: Tsomoriri Lake, Mystic Sangla Valley, West Ladakh Camp. The remoteness of Ladakh attracts people from all walks of life and from all over the world.
The dunes of Jaisalmer and the sky are in silent harmony with each other. The unblemished beauty of the beginning of the desert in Jaisalmer leaves one speechless. The sky bursts with stars at night making a campsite here more of a necessity. This region will also give you the experience of riding a camel, having delicious local cuisine and the joy of truly an unforgettable time spent here. While in Jaisalmer you can also enjoy a ride on camels, tour to Jaisalmer fort and etc.
Known as the “Scotland of India” for its weather, Coorg sits high amidst its tea and coffee plantations. The tranquil air of Coorg will unwind you almost immediately with the exotic surroundings and the dense vegetation. The foggy sight of the western ghats invokes a deep sense of gratitude and peace towards mother nature. Away from the city life, here you can unburden yourself of all the troubles for a while and accept the serenity the places offer.
One of the most popular choices for camping destinations in India, Rishikesh, located in Uttarakhand amongst the Himalayas. One of the most visited sites for pilgrimage is Rishikesh. An ideal place for camping as it provides a calm atmosphere where lush green misty mountains envelop you and the cold icy water chills you.
Sonmarg or “Meadow of Gold” sits in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and overlooks the great Himalayas. People are attracted to this secluded location from far and wide because of the untainted surroundings. It’s a perfect painting that we have always seen in books or beautiful colored drawings, come alive. Sonmarg brings the mountains to life, the river idly flowing with water bouncing off the rays of the sun, the snow-capped peaks at a distance, the azure sky, everything about Sonmarg is perfect, to say the least.
This list shows that India doesn’t just have dazzling beaches and soothing hill stations. There are other alternatives more enjoyable and peaceful like camping. With such wonderful locations for camping in India, it is no wonder that more and more people are alluding to it.