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Best Camps of India

If given a chance, where would you love to camp this summer? In the mountains, Desert, Jungle or a Beach? so lets find out

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Tsomoriri camp

Tsomoriri camp

Tsomoriri Resort & Camps is situated on Tsomoriri Lake (240 Kms from Leh) in the Changthang area at an altitude of 4,595 m (15,080 ft) in Ladakh and is one of the largest of the High Altitude Lakes in the region.Cozying up in the wild and uninhabited Tsomoriri, camping in here is some experience. Being the highest lake in the world, Tsomoriri is completely frozen during winters. Camping here is an experience of a lifetime. You can wake up next to this heavenly water body each morning in comfortable well decorated tents. Best time to visit: May to September (as the lake is accessible only during this time). Accommodation: Tents Attractions: Sunset at the lake, proper medical facilities for people suffering from altitude sickness, electricity in bathrooms besides rooms and wide variety of cuisines

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West Ladakh Camp

West Ladakh Camp

Sprawled across 20 acre ranch, the West Ladakh Lake is on the banks of Indus River. This camp can be an ideal place to start trekking in ladakh and to the monasteries nearby. The location of the camp is superb. Each tent is surrounded by rocks, apricot, willow trees where the migratory birds come and rest. You can also enjoy authentic Tibetan and Ladakhi food. Best time to visit: June to September Accommodation: Tents

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Sangla Valleyy Camping

Sangla Valleyy Camping

is the best way to have the adventure in the lap of the nature. Dare Adventures make arrangements for tent accommodation.The options may include food, lodging, adventure activities and bonfire. The best months of the year for Camping in Sangla Valley are from March to middle of September to the first half of November. Warm clothes are highly recommended.

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Watermark Camp

Watermark Camp

Situated on the banks of Pangong lake, the highest salt water lake in the world, this camp overlooks the vast Changchenmo range. Living by the lake and seeing the colors change from blue to black to hues of green is also a spectacular feeling. An interesting fact about this lake is that it is 150 kms long and more than 2/3rd of it lies outside India. Best time to visit: Mid May to September Accommodation: Deluxe tents Attractions: All types of facilities for a comfortable stay like first aid and comfortable tents and different cuisines are available at 11,500 feet.

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Sarchu

Sarchu

Located 222 kms from Manali, Sarchu is a favorite stop for overnight stay en-route Manali Leh highway. Indian army camps nearby the Tsarap Chu river are set up nearby. Many travelers choose to mark the start of the difficult trek into the Zanskar region from here. With a separate dining tent, good electricity storage and comfortable tents the facilities are sufficient at the camp. Best time to visit: April to September Accommodation: Tents Attractions: Emergency medical facilities, Birthday cakes if you wish for an unconventional birthday celebration.

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Kareri Lake Camp

Kareri Lake Camp

Kareri Lake, in Himachal Pradesh, is a fresh water lake approximatelty 9km from Dharmshala. This lake is not connected by road and one needs to trek to this lake. Beautiful campsite can be arranged for people close to Kareri Lake. Variety of dense conifers and many types of perennial flowers provide a soothing relief to the eye.

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Camp Potters Hill

Camp Potters Hill

Camp Potters Hill is located at an altitude of 2050 metres and it about 5 kilometres west of Shimla. The name of the place it is located in is called Van Vihar. The Jubbarhatti Airport is nearly 25 km away from the heart of the city. A leading hotel situated in the lap of natural beauty welcomes it guests with the best facilities and modern room amenities. Not matter what is need of the guests, whether they need space for a company away day, team-building exercise or an essential business meeting, staff at hotel meet every wishes of the guests. At camp potters hill you can forget civilization and its noises and engross in nature’s sounds. Located near Shimla, camp potters hill has a set up of fully equipped tents and cottages that make staying here very comfortable. The experiences of being in the middle of the jungle are rejuvenating. Best time to visit: March to June Accommodation: Tents and cottages Attractions: Rafting, Air gun shooting, Treks, Burma Bridge

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Camp Mashoobra Greens

Camp Mashoobra Greens

This camp is set up at 7000 ft height, is not very far from Shimla and is surrounded by conical trees on all sides. Gorgeous alone will not describe the views you get from your these tents. The flora and fauna that surround you paint a perfect picture that refreshes your soul. Best time to visit: March to June Accommodation: Bamboo cottages Attractions: Picnics lunches in forest, meadows or orchards.

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Banjara Camps of India

Banjara Camps of India

Banjara camp is set up in Kotgarh, the town famous for its apple orchard. In the year 1916, Samuel Stokes came here from Philadelphia and brought along with him an apple sapling. Ever since his apple orchard “Starking Delicious” is present here. Apart from the apple orchard there are several other places nearby. You can visit the Nagdevta temple, the Hattu peak and Juggar lake. Best time to visit: All round the year Accommodation: Rooms and independent log cabins

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Riverine Woods

Riverine Woods

Earlier known as Van Ghat river lodge, Riverine woods was constructed in the year 2003. It is made from locally sourced materials providing ample opportunities for locals to be employed. The staff is well acquainted with the surroundings here, which gives a very personal touch to this place. This camp is on the foot of Corbett national park, welcoming you with sounds of wild animals and birds. Best time to visit: November to June Accommodation: Mud cottages Attractions: Elephant rides to Corbett Park

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Rishikesh Valley

Rishikesh Valley

You are invited to stay at a place that is not just close to the nature but also has deep spiritual connections. This camp is in surroundings that let you contemplate and introspect your own life. To aid your detoxification process, the restaurant serves complete organic food. Other things to do here are rafting, trekking, ayurvedic spas and elephant rides. Best time to visit: July to September Accommodation: Hermit styles huts Attractions: A complete organic restaurant inside the camp.

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Camp Room

Camp Room

Situated 25 kms from Chakrata, Camp room on the roof is built on top of slementtep farms. Not just the ambience of this place but also the surrounding has mind blowing vistas. From your campsite, you can enjoy the sights of Virratkhai Valley. Rafting at the pristine Yamuna River is a thrilling experience. You can also enjoy rappelling, slithering and mountain biking. Best time to visit: July to September Accommodation: Tents Attractions: Mountain biking, orienteering

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The camp 5 elements

The camp 5 elements

This camp is situated on the way to Deoprayag and is sprawled across 800 meters of silver sand river bank. The camp is surrounded by jungle on three sides and is a scenic delight during sunrise and dawn. You can play beach volleyball or walk around the camp site. A lot of companies send their employees here to distress and rejuvenate. Best time to visit: July to September Accommodation: Tents

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Corbett Woods Resort

Corbett Woods Resort

A full jungle experience which will leave you enthralled. It’s an awesome experience to stay in a resort surrounded by jungles. This camp is a luxury camp and offers first class comfort with personalized services.

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Sher Bagh Sawai Madhopur

Sher Bagh Sawai Madhopur

To have a complete wildlife experience with the comforts of a star rated hotel, staying at Sher Bagh Sawai Madhopur comes as an obvious choice. The camp has spa and wellness facilities where trained massage therapists use ayurvedic knowledge to relax and cool your senses. Abhyangam, an Ayurvedic full body massage that is done here cures insomnia, improves skin texture and leaves you with a sense of inner peace. A visit to the Ranthambore National park is organized early morning or later afternoon. Best time to visit: October to March Accommodation: Luxury tents with private verandahs

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Osian Camp Resort

Osian Camp Resort

Osian, a popular trading center is also home to beautiful temple architecture, as old as 6th century. Migratory cranes are seen near the village of Jambha. The pilgrimage of Ramdeora is located on the Osian-Jaiselmer highway. The camps are designed like a fortress and are located on the Osian Sand dunes. Jeep and Camel safaris are offered to the visitors during the stay. Evening bonfire with traditional folk music is one of the attractions of staying at the Osian. Best time to visit: October to March Accommodatin: Swiss tents

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Chhatra Sagar Nimaj

Chhatra Sagar Nimaj

Thakur Chhatra Singh of Nimaj, built a dam that drained him of his resources. It completed in the 1890 and now is lush green oasis offering great scenic landscapes and land for farming. The camp of chhatra sagar was built by the king’s grand children in his honour. Gradually it became a venue for royal dinners and sports parties. Today the camp is hand decorated by Marwari women to welcome the visitor. The tents are luxurious and guests can sit around the camp and experience royal Rajasthani dining by the lamp. Best time to visit: October to March Accommodation: Luxury tents Attractions: Sightings of migratory birds, authentic Rajasthani meals

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Manvar

Manvar

Manvar camps of India take you back in times of Jehangir, the luxury loving king, who transformed living in deserts into royal getaways. Today when you visit Manvar, 30 exquisitely decorated tents await visitors with luring teak furniture, rich jute rugs and delicious meals. Local music and folk dances are arranged for the visitors. Mashaals and camp fires remind you of the days of war. Manvar camps are located a few kilometers off Jodhpur/Jaisalmer highway. Best time to visit: 15 September to 15 April. Accommodation: Though cottages are available for stay, we insist you book tents to experience the magical deserts closely.

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Rohet

Rohet

Sitting here at Rohet, Bruce Chatwin wrote The Songlines, William Dalrymple penned City of Djinns and film maker Wes Anderson wrote The Darjeeling limited. Placed on mounds of sand, the tents are furnished with rich teakwood, have flaps that let the air in but keep the mosquitoes out and en suite bathrooms that have running water all throughout the day. Situated not very far from Rohet Garh, you can go horse riding around the area. Village safaris and high tea are other delectable reasons why you should be here. Best time to visit: October to March Accommodation: Rooms in the heritage hotel or tents in the camp Attractions: Stables and Marwari horses

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Mehar

Mehar

Situated near the sand dunes of Jaisalmer, Mehar camps are a perfect place to eat, drink and be merry. The camp is surrounded by touristy places like Kuldhara, Damodara, Lodhruva and other abandoned villages. The camps have all the modern facilities for a comfortable stay with activities to keep you hooked throughout the day. Best time to visit: October to June Accommodation: Furnished tents

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Rann riders

Rann riders

This family owned resort is known for providing superb service to its visitors. This eco resort has beautifully done cottages that take the cue from surrounding villages letting visitors get the closest they will to a rural way of life. It seamlessly merges modern way of living with old traditional kutch culture. Horse Safaris, jeep safaris and camel safaris are stuff you should indulge in. Best time to visit: October to February Accommodation: Cottages

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Lion Safari camp

Lion Safari camp

Located at Gir National Park, Lion Safari Camp is the first of its kind in Gir. There are in all 12 tents designed luxuriously with en suite bathrooms and other facilities. The Hiran river flows along the resort where you can sit and enjoy a quiet meal. And the mango farms beside the resort fill up your nostrils and keep you craving for mangoes for sure. Being the only place after Africa, where lions roam around free, Gir national park is densely populated with its flora and fauna. Best time to visit: October to March, April to June Accommodation: Swiss tents

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Garha

Garha

Located 15 kms from Bhuj, Garha Lodge has 17 suite cottages built near Rudramata reservoir. All the cottages have en suite bathrooms, are well furnished and well maintained. There is a garden overlooking the reservoir. This lodge is the perfect place from where you can start exploring the city of Bhuj. Best time to visit: October until March Accommodation: Suite Cottages

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Shaam-e-Sarhad

Shaam-e-Sarhad
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Desert Coursers

Desert Coursers

Situated 45 kms from Viramgam, Desert Coursers lies on the bank of a lake. This place provides Jeep as well as camel safaris to the Rann of Kutch. It is famous for its Asiatic Wild Ass. During the migratory season you may get to spot a lot of birds. Sun temple is 50 kms from this place. Best time to visit: August to November Accommodation: Ethnic cottages

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