Top 5 places to go for camping
Keep close to Nature’s heart… and breakaway, once in a while, and climb a
mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.- John Muir
The words of America’s most influential environmentalist is the most significant reason why you should go camping at least twice a year. Camping is an extremely exhilarating experience and can be done with that bestie of yours or with family or just with your very selves. From feeling rejuvenated to getting some ‘me-time in the lap of nature, the benefits of camping are many.
Here are the top 5 places in India to relish that ultimate camping experience
Situated above 2500 feet above sea level, the lakeside town of Bhandardara is still an unexplored haven of nature’s beauty. A sharp contrast from the bustling city of Mumbai, the clear skies, fresh air and cool weather makes it just the right camping spot. When choosing a spot pick one near the Wilson dam or Arthur lake for a thoroughly enjoyable experience.
Lake Tsomoriri, Jammu & Kashmir
Known as the highest lake in the world, this is just the perfect spot to have a mind-blowing camping experience. The lake is accessible only from May to September as it is frozen during the winter season. It is impossible to be untouched by the mesmerising beauty of the lake and its surroundings. Just remember to brace yourself for altitude sickness while you are there.
Grahan Village, Parvati Valley
Located at 7700 ft above sea level in the Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, Grahan village in the Parvati valley has a population of about 350. The best times to visit the valley are in the months of March to June and September to November. Hiking in the daytime is a must to explore the glorious greenery of the valleys and camping there will be an invigorating experience for the mind, body and soul.
A popular tourist hotspot for camping, Kodachadri in Karnataka has a lot to offer to the senses. Home to the famous Mookambika temple, the campers can also spend time here going trekking through the forest that has a wide variety of flora and fauna.
If you are an avid camper, then you must spend a few nights camping in the deserts of Jaisalmer. While you are there, you can even witness the regal Rajasthani cultural dances and parades. Camping under the starry sky on the vast desert land is definitely a travel goal for those with wanderlust.
So, take this list to heart and plan where you would like to to set out for with your tent in tow.