Discover these jungle campsites in India


We all yearn for a trip away from the maddening crowds. A peaceful and calm place, preferably in the middle of nature. Pitching a tent in the middle of a jungle can be so relaxing. There is something so fundamentally primitive about wanting to go into the jungle and spend time among the trees and live to the rhythms of nature and the forest. This is why camping has always been attractive. Nature in its pristine splendor, waking up to the sound of birds, the rustling of leaves and the beautiful open air. It might be the best way to spend time with your family. Here are some must-see jungle camps for your opinion.

Camp Potters Hill, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla is the perfect choice if you are traveling on a budget. Besides the fact that Shimla is one of the most sought after hill stations in the state. In Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh, one can enjoy the fresh views as well as the idea that you still haven’t exceeded your budget. Shimla offers beautiful views of the mountains and snow-capped trees.

Feel like camping and enjoying the beautiful scenery of Shimla? There is an opportunity for that too. Camp Potters Hill will be a unique experience. Many activities are available for nature lovers here. You can go camping, tenting and hiking among the western Himalayan forests of Himachal Pradesh. There are cabins and tents for camp accommodation. The trekking here is beautiful and full of adventure.

Jungle Livinn, Chail, Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh is a popular destination among tourists, nature lovers and tourists for its scenic beauty and breathtaking views. While there are many popular tourist destinations in Himachal, there are just as many quirky places. Chail in Himachal Pradesh is one of those places. The Jungle Livinn Camp is located on one of the many beautiful hills here. From here you can spend time enjoying the magnificent view of the majestic hills and valleys. Surrounded by cedars, the place is always serene. If you come here in winter this place will be a wonderland and camping in a place covered with thick snow will be great.

Bundela Safari Lodge, Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
The safari lodge spans an area of ​​eight acres near the entrance to Kanha National Park. You can enjoy both the lush greenery of the forests and the fluctuating colors of the desert. Tourists from abroad come here to camp in the Kanha Desert. The campsite offers three choices: villas, luxury rooms and hunting tents. Each unit is designed to give the client plenty of space and the feeling of being in a forest.

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Eco Camp, Nameri National Park, Assam
Eco Camping is located in the middle of Nameri National Park in Assam. In the middle of a large wildlife reserve, there is a lot to see and experience. In addition to accommodation, you can also go rafting on the Jiah Bhoroli River and explore the whole national park. At night, you can gather around the campfire in front of the camp and light a fire. Located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas, Nameri National Park is home to over 370 species of birds.

Citrus Thekkady Wild Corridor, Thekkady
Thekkady is one of the fascinating destinations on the tourist map of India. Thekkady has some of the most beautiful places that are not frequented by tourists other than the regulars. Located in the middle of the forest, the Wild Corridor is a jungle resort that offers both wilderness and adventure. You can watch Thekkady in all its glory from here. The camp is located a few kilometers from Thekkady. Due to the proximity to Periyar National Park, there are many other sites to see.

Tribal camp, Pench national park
The tribal camps in Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh define everything “Amazing India” stands for. Whether it’s enjoying the beautiful sunrises and sunsets, dancing in the deciduous forests, sitting by the wild Pench River or getting to know a tribal family, there is so much to do. that you can see and do here! You can stay in Machaans, pretty mud houses with attached toilets, in the tribal camps of Pench. The most attractive thing about this camp is the personal touch given by the owner. The owner of this place is your guide and becomes your advisor as soon as you set foot in this place. This place allows you to realize the importance of personal interactions.

Tanhau Homestay, Corbett National Park
It is the first and one of the most famous national parks in India. From observing animals in their natural surroundings on jungle camping and wildlife safaris to engaging in adventure sports like river crossing, rafting and rock climbing, the place has plenty for you. You can easily locate an innocent magpie perched on top of a tree or a graceful khalij pheasant somewhere nearby. Tanhau is a homestay family that offers three cottages on the edge of Corbett forests. Tanhau specializes in walking safaris and camping experiences. Their nature walks, which last from a few hours to a full day, are a specialty. The owners of the property have also identified some great campsites, so guests can camp in the open under a million stars.

Camp Dubare, Karnataka
All you elephant lovers have the chance to observe an elephant up close at Camp Dubare. Located in the Madikeri region of Karnataka, this place is famous as an elephant training camp. Over time the slaughter operations halted and the elephants slowly retreated, yet you still have the chance to watch an elephant get cleaned and washed! The camps are designed to provide you with a comfortable stay with all facilities. It is surrounded by deciduous forests and is a great place to relax after a busy work schedule.

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The 5 Elements Camp, Deoprayag
It is about a campsite which is located on what one can call the Indianized-Beach. Spread over 800 acres of land, this camp falls on Deoprayag Road. It is a famous site among companies who often send their employees here to recharge their batteries. Beautifully surrounded by forests on three sides, it is magical at sunrise and sunset – the perfect place to relax or play volleyball along the beach. You can also walk around the campsite and relax.

Bheemeshwari Jungle Lodge
It is a beautiful place in Karnataka and one of the best getaways in Bangalore. Crossing the abundant jungle, the Cauvery river on the banks of which this captivating campsite is located. It is very famous for the Mahseer fish, which is a tropical sport fish. As this campsite is located right in the middle of the dense jungle, there are plenty of opportunities to encounter leopards, cobras, pythons, crocodiles and a host of other wildlife. It is also home to more than 200 species of birds and is a delight for lovers of wild nature.

Lion Safari Camp
Lion Safari Camp is a luxury animal camp located in Gir National Park in Gujarat. It is built on a private mango orchard overlooking the nearby Hiran River and is surrounded by thick green cover. This eco-friendly camp has 21 luxury tents with air conditioning and attached bathrooms. It is fully furnished with the necessary furniture to make your stay pleasant. Being so close to Gir National Park, the best thing you can do here is go on a game drive and try to spot the Asiatic lion. This park is also home to the largest population of leopards and other wildlife, including Chital, Nilgai, Wild Boar, Jackal, and Hyenas. This campsite is sure to leave you exhilarating.

Big Red Tent, Kolad
Imagine setting out to camp in a place where there is no electricity and no mobile networks. Do you like the idea of ​​spending time undisturbed? If so, then you should definitely spend your next camping holiday in the Big Red Tent. This is a very comfortable campsite located not far from Mumbai-Pune and it is a very intimate experience. It is run by a couple who gave up their chaotic life in Mumbai to create something unique in the countryside. The tents have basic comforts like foam mattresses, sleeping bags and inflatable pillows. You can have a total experience of life in the open air looking at the stars here. A major attraction is spending your evening around the barbecue!


Sally J. Minick