relaxation method works out if its not done in the lap of Mother Nature.
And the best hide out that one can get from the busy city life. You can
very feel the soothing effects of the green environs, pleasant
countryside climate and peaceful atmosphere.
Camping is perhaps the best way of enjoying the wonders of nature given
to Himalayan regions and sharing the warmth of its people. Wildlife
camping is not very different from normal camping, except the wild
camping doesn't get restricted to season or any adventure activity. It
works as a recreational program and
About Wild Camps
Wild camps have become the ultimate focus of wildlife conservation in
the whole world. Since the days when natural wilderness and wildlife of
the the world cam under threat, the wildlife authorities of forests
preservation societies, started of a new kind of awareness programme,
which will educate the people about nature and its preservation in a
better way and that's how, wild camps came into being.
Wildlife camping is not very different from normal camping, except the
wild camping doesn't get restricted to season or any adventure activity.
It works as a recreational program and there isn't any age limit in
this. Any one who likes to explore nature and want to learn the facts
about what nature has given to us and what we can give in return, can
take up this camping expedition
Camping Sites in The Himalayas
Enroute to the frontiers of civilisation in the Himalayas, the Banjara
camp at Chail is a welcome break. A picturesque, thickly forested tract
of land at 2000m, Chail was once the summer retreat of the Maharaja of
Patiala. With its carpet of lush green meadows and thick Deodar forests,
Chail offers a tranquillity simply unimaginable in today's fast paced
The world's highest cricket pitch is located here at the famous "King
George Royal Indian Military College". While from one side of Chail
you can see the twinkling night lights of Shimla, you get a glimpse of
the Choor Chandani peak, the highest in this region of the Himalayas.
Sangla Valley :
The beautiful Sangla Valley has to be the highlight of your Himalayan
camping holiday. A mere 30 Km from the Tibetan border, the Sangla Valley
was closed to travellers until 1992 and even today is quite untouched by
civilisation. Situated at an average height of 2700 m, Sangla Valley is
a place where you can unwind in style as you wake up in your cosy Swiss
style tents to the chirping of birds.
You can enjoy the breathtaking views of Himalayan peaks and snow
covered mountains, go for a walk in a valley bursting with exotic
fruits, flowers, birds, butterflies and Himalayan wildlife or walk to
nearby villages of Batseri and Rakcham and meet the local inhabitants,
the Kinnauris. At Banjara Camps you'll surely wish you could stay
Located at a height of 3000m the Spiti Valley takes you further away
from civilisation as you enter an arid, cold and rocky desert.
At Banjara Camps shivers of delight await you. The camp is located at
Tabo, where it sometimes actually feels that time stopped over a 1000
years ago. The Tabo Monastery or Gompa is centuries old and second in
importance only to the Tholing Monastery in Tibet, in the entire
Amidst this barrenness, broken only by the sounds of mountain rivers
crashing over the rocks, Banjara Camps is a welcome sight, with all the
warmth and caring of home around a bonfire, music and chatter.
Camping in Nainital
Among the Indian wilds and forest regions there are various places
where one can enjoy wildlife camping. Among the northern regions is
Chitrauli, situated near to the hill station of Nainital in Uttaranchal
and is considered to be a prime camping paradise in this region, where
nature lovers can witness panoramic views of the Himalayas and the
Ratighat Valley with the Ghuna River in between.
Camping in Chitrauli
Chitrauli is situated in the north-western part of Nainital on the Alma
Hill range. This area is primarily a trekker's paradise. This is the
place from where one gets a panoramic view of the Himalayas and the
Ratighat Valley with the Ghuna River in between. The valley and slopes
around Chitrauli abound in beautiful flora and fauna offering ample
opportunities to Naturalists, Trekkers, Painters and Bird watchers. The
walk to Chitrauli Wild camps takes us out of the tourist's Nainital with
its inevitable mall, picnic spots, tourist touts and noise. Few lazy
turns of the track and we are amidst Oaks, Deodars and patches of
stately Pines. The entire area is set off by a single burst of the deep
welcoming red Rhododendrons with the fallen flowers gently colouring the
Camping in Nepal
Nepal is blessed with marvelous and impressive trekking & camping
site, that makes it a heaven for camping. The range of scenery, from
sub-tropical jungle to glacier, is as varied as the many ethnic groups
and cultural heritage of Nepal. It is not only the mountains that cast
their spell. The people, the flora and fauna and the immense landscape
combine in a kaleidoscope of sights and sensations that make a camping
trip among the Himalayas a unique experience.