5 Best Campsites in India
Camping can be a great experience for anyone who is just getting introduced to the outdoors. Setting up your tents, camp cooking and spending time with your friends and family around the bonfire can be a great bonding and relaxing experience.
Camping usually involves an overnight stay in beautiful outdoors in camping tents. Camp Monk provides an excellent database of safe and secure campsites in India and you can even book campsites right from their websites.
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Without making you wait any further, here are Zen Mountain Gear’s handpicked Top 5 Campsites in India.
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1) Rocky Hill Camp
Rocky Hill Camp is beautiful campsite just 90 Km from Bangalore. The campsite is near Devarayandurga and surrounded by temples and history. Located at the foothills and surrounded by lush dense forests, the experience at the campsite can be very pleasant. With delicious foods being served to guests and bonfire in the evening, camping at Rocky Hill Camp is a must try experience for families. For more details visit Rocky Hill Camp.
2) The Leh Adventure Camp
The Leh Adventure Camp was developed keeping in mind the needs of adventure and thrill seekers. . Camp is surrounded by Zanskar Mountains and just nearby River Indus and a forest with views of Khardung La, Stok La and other famous attractions. Located just 15 km short of Leh city, near Manali to Leh Highway, in a picturesque little Ladakhi Village, 15 cosy and comfortable tents await you. Easy access is available to nearby tourist locations like Thiksey Monastery, Shey Palace Stok Palace along with Matho Monastery and Hemis Monastery.
With village walks and opportunities to try local cuisine right at their homes of the local folk, camping at The Leh Adventure Camp is a must.
3) Camp Karnala
A beautiful campsite located near Mumbai, Camp Karnala is surrounded by endless palm trees and greenery and is just about 1.5 hours away from the city. During the monsoons, a private waterfall located within the property comes to life and creates a beautiful location where campers can spend some quality time.
The campsite also provides hammocks for campers to relax and be lazy. Camp Karnala will also arrange for a BBQ dinner if requested in advance. To book Camp Karnala click here.
4) Jungle Edge Wayanad
Situated atop a hill in the beautiful, rustic and serene village of Valad, Wayanad the Jungle Edge Resort campsite gives you a breathtaking view of the Wayanad forest and hills.Wake up and enjoy the soothing scent of our surrounding tea plantation and herbal gardens.
To reduce impact, Jungle Edge grows its own organic vegetables, has its own dairy farm and raises goats and chicken that help preserve the campsite.
Jungle Edge also aims to give back to the local community by advising and providing alternative means of livelihood. Click here for more details on Jungle Edge Campsite.
5) Mango Lake Camping
With 60 acres of mango farms, the hills around, a lake and the woods, there’s seriously nothing else we suggest when you come over for an outdoors weekend. We’ll help you setup a bonfire if you’re like to light one (it’s a challenge!), go on a trek up the rocky hillside up to the temple, maybe build a raft and go across the lake! And if you’d like to help with some farm activity, let us know. If you come cycling, or get your own bikes along, the place is great for riding around. There’s also a couple of abandoned gold mines in the area we could point you to!
Surrounded by 60 acres of mango farms, hills, a lake and gorgeous forests, Mango Lake camping is great destination for rustic camping outdoors. With activities like short trek, rafting across the lake, cycling and bonfires in the evening, camping at Mango Lake camping could be the best way of getting outdoors. To Book Mango Lake Camping, click her.
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