10 Best Places for Camping in Uttarakhand

Camping in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is a very popular travel destination and one of the best places in India for camping. Every year tourists from different places visit this place to travel the various attractions and camping sites. The place is very popular for containing some of the best camping places along with scenic beauty.

Wide mountain ranges, lakes, and a variety of jungles along with other places make this one of the prime locations for a camping trip.

Here are some of the best camping places in Uttarakhand that you need to visit.

1. Rishikesh

Among all the popular places in Uttarakhand, Rishikesh comes at the top of the list. This place is located in the foothills of the great Himalayan and popular as a spiritual place. Every year, many tourists and pilgrims visit this place to witness the beauty of this place.

The place is not only famous for these reasons, but it also offers different outdoor activities. The famous Ganges River offers the chance to enjoy rafting, fishing, camping, and many other adventures here.

Best time to visit Rishikesh for camping: October to November and March to June

2. Corbett

Corbett is very popular and placed in the list of best national parks in India. This place is known very well for exploring the jungle and witnessing the wild along with many different animals.

Apart from that. Corbett holds many outdoor activities that can help you to get a lifetime experience. The officials provide the option of camping in the jungle at small cottages to get the best camping experience.

Also, you can get the option of taking a safari to witness the wild animals and take an elephant ride for a unique experience.

Best time to visit Corbett for camping: November to June

Suggested Tour : 9 Days Uttrakhand Tour with Corbett

3. Binsar

This place is situated near the Kumaon Hills and holds the best surprises for tourists. The unique environment of this place is perfect to get close to nature. Binsar is surrounded by a wide range of different trees such as rhododendrons, oak, and many more.

Tourists have the option to perform many different activities in this place. You can camp in this place along with a bonfire to get the best experience.

Apart from that, the long list of outdoor activities includes rappelling, valley crossing, rock climbing, jungle camping, and many more.

Best time to visit Binsar for camping: October to November

4. Nainital

Nainital is one of the best hill stations in India that helps the tourists to get the best experience of this place. Tourists visit this place from different places to enjoy the beauty of both lake and the hills. It is also very famous for camping and there are many options to rent camping tents or cottages to get the best experience of the place.

Apart from camping, you can also perform other outdoor activities such as hiking in the trails, trekking, paragliding, rock climbing, and many others. This is one of the popular places of Uttarakhand that comes with a lot of activity options.

Best time to visit Nainital for camping: March to June

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5. Deoria Tel

This is one of the ideal places to witness nature and this place is very heavily crowded during the summer season. The place is located between the Sari village and Mastura village. Tourists have to travel off-road 3km to reach this place, but it's worth visiting as the place.

This place offers one of the best experiences of traveling and also there are many outdoor activities that you can do here. The clear water of this lake and surrounding hills makes it the best-suited place for camping.

Best time to visit Deoria Tel for camping: March to Mid June

6. Chopta

Chopta is one of the unexplored heavens that offers the tourists a spectacular view. The sight scenes of this place are so beautiful that people also call it “Mini Switzerland”. The hills far across this place such as the Nanda range and Chaukhamba and tree range surrounding the area make it the prime spot to camp.

Apart from that, other activities such as rock climbing, bonfire, hiking make it more attractive. While spending a night camping in this place, do not forget to witness the sunrise and sunset along with the birds.

Best time to visit Chopta for camping: April to November

7. Shivpuri

You have to travel 16km from Rishikesh to reach this other popular place. This place is very famous for performing outdoor activities.

Apart from adventures, the place is also famous for having a white sand beach and Ganges. You can visit this place to enjoy a large variety of outdoor activities including bungee jumping, volleyball on the beach, river rafting, kayaking, and jungle walks, and the list goes on. You can also camp in this place and enjoy the experience of campfire to get the best ambiance.

Best time to visit Shivpuri for camping: Mid September to November and April to February

8. Auli

Auli is one of the best places in Uttarakhand that helps the tourists to have one of the best experiences for a lifetime. The place is located at a height of 8200ft, and most of the time crowded with tourists. White snow all around the place makes it very enjoyable for the tourists.

Many outdoor activity options are available here including ski in the snow, camp to get a very good experience. Do not forget to take a walk at night and enjoy the Himalayas from this place.

Best time to visit Auli for camping: All of the months

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9. Jharipani

The place is known for giving the mesmerizing site of Doon valley. Every year thousands of tourists visit this place to get close to nature and witness the valley with their own eyes. This place is ideal for camping at night and experiencing the stars along with fireflies.

This offbeat place will give you a lifetime experience of camping along with many other outdoor activities. Some of the other activities that you can do here include trekking, rafting, paragliding, horse safari, and many more.

Best time to visit Jharipani for camping: March to June

Also Read : Best Trekking Places in Uttarakhand

10. Kanatal

This place is one of the prime locations for tourists who want to perform outdoor activities. This is a place containing both mountains and a jungle that is far from the city and its crowd. Situated at 2590m above the sea level, this place offers some of the best views.

However, most tourists visit this place to camp and enjoy the surrounding areas.

Also, the options are available to do trekking, hiking, yoga, and many other activities.

Best time to visit Kanatal for camping: April to June

These are some of the best places of Uttarakhand that will give you a lifetime experience of camping along with other outdoor activities.

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