Hiking and Camping – Which Places To Choose?

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Hiking and then camping is one of the best ways to connect yourself with Mother Nature. Nothing can ever beat the feel of living within a tented lodging and sharing a night beneath the dim light of brightly shining stars. So, if you are looking forward to a hiking-cum-camping fun to begin your 2020 falls, here are few from our bucket list –

Chandratal Lake –

The Chandratal Lake is situated atop a high-altitude region of the Himachal. It is perhaps one of the best hiking and camping destinations to crawl. Gaining a height of around 4300 meters off the ground, the Chandratal Lake offers the blissful site to spend some time in the lap of Mother Nature. Hike for the day and the moment you reach at the top for your overnight camping, treat yourself with the delightful vistas of the stunning nature that the ‘Lake of the Moon’ surrounds you with.

Best time for camping – September to February

Rishikesh –

When it comes to a million-dollar idea of reconnecting with Mother Nature, there is no other pious place as Rishikesh. Camping on the banks of the Holy Ganges adds on a spiritual tinge to your relaxing mood. Although the tents available there are relatively simple, they are equipped with all the necessary facilities that a hiker expects after long hours of his arduous journey.

Best time for camping – September to May

Valley of Flowers Trek –

One of the most popular treks in the Himalayas, the Valley of Flowers Trek is for all those who enjoy moderate trekking excursion. Spread across less than a kilometre, the valley blooms with vibrant colours of blue, pink, and yellow waves. The flowers not only are distinguished based on their colour but even for their shapes, textures, sizes, etc.

Best time for camping – Beginning of June to the beginning of December

Nandi Hills –

Waking up to the call of dew-laden trees is nothing less than a dream coming true. If you have got a dream like this, never miss on the call of your inner self. Pack your bags and start on a blissful journey to rise to the top by hiking an arduous route of 1479 kilometres long. The evergreen Nandi Hills soothes you as you carry on your hiking trail.

Best time for camping – June to February

Triund –

A hidden masterpiece situated amidst the crown jewel of the Dharamshala, the beauty of the Triund is further embraced by the presence of the surreal Dhauladhar ranges. Moderately a 6-hour long trekking route, feasting yourself on the gorgeous natural vistas of the Triund from the hillock relaxes you inside out.

Best time for camping – March to June and later from October to December

Chopta Chandrashila Trek –

As the lofty terrains lead you on your way, the Garhwal Himalayan trails evoke a deep sense of real-life adventure and thrill. Rising high atop a height of 13000 feet off the ground, the Chopta Chandrashila Trek is a destination to visit year-round. This lively charming campsite blesses you with scenic vistas of the summits such as Chopta, Chandrashila, Tungnath, and Deoria Tal.

Best time for camping – April to June

Kunti Betta –

Falling close to the iconic city of Bangalore the Kunti Betta is a cluster of 2 to 3 high rising mountain ranges blending in one another to present a mind-boggling scenery for one and all. This is not just a great campsite, but also an exciting spot for planning on your adventurous trails such as trekking, adventure sports, swimming, kayaking, and rock climbing.

Best time for camping – Cooler months (September to February)

Skandagiri –

Situated amidst the deep-down valleys of the Nandi Hills, the Skandagiri stands at a 70 km distance from the city centre of Bangalore. The place is blessed with some of the astounding landscapes laden all over with deep lush greenery.

Best time for camping – Summers (End of May to October)

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