Ditching the comfort life of hotels and restaurant is a far fetched thought for most of us who are travelling. But, if you want to be the closest to nature, then camping is your option. Pitch in a tent in the middle of nowhere. Cut off from the blinding city lights and the ear-splitting traffic; an once a while getaway in the nature laps couldn’t feel better. If you are looking for that right scape for yourself then look no further, we have the best camping locations around the world to add to your bucket list.
12 Camping Locations Around The World To Satisfy Your Wanderlust
Many factors affect the right location to set up your stay – the ideal destination, miles away from the city’s bustle, the luxuries of nature and the correct temperature. Early morning chirping of birds, the fresh morning dew, starry night sky and the smooth luminescence of the moon, complete your camping bucket list at these enchanting locations.
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Home to Africa’s most prominent indigenous Maasai tribe, the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya hides the world’s most exotic fauna. The national reserve is perfect for all those who seek a little adventure in the middle of the neverending grasslands. You could opt for a wildlife safari which will take you on a big cat tour, Hippo pools and various housings of wild beasts. Furthermore, if you camp on the banks of the Mara river, then you can hang out with the Maasai tribe and learn about their distinctive culture.
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Twisting and twirling trails are what makes Grand Canyon National Park so much more alluring. Arizona is known to feature various campsites to engross yourself into the astounding views that the canyon offers. Moreover, nothing feels more relaxing than a warm cup of coffee to sip while watching the red and orange sunrise through the ranges. A trek through the place will take you through the more breathtaking unusual view of the site.
Limestone cliffs, along with the glowing emerald waters of the sea completes the dramatic experience that Zakynthos island in Greece provides. The white powdered sand of the beach makes the spot perfect for pitching a tent. That way, you can take a dip in the water which ripple with both warm and cold currents and try your hand at various water sports. Set amidst the wilderness of dense olive trees, you will get the chance to observe the endangered loggerhead turtles.
Laying amidst the snowy ranges of the Himalayas, Ladhak in India is certainly a surreal beauty. Various dull coniferous plants dot the vastness of the cold white desert of the place. Set up a camp across the blissful Tangong lake and trek along the curves of the ranges that will take you through various off beaten paths. Moreover, there are numerous Buddhist monasteries and villages that you can explore. The strange phenomenons of the magnetic cliffs and the availability of adventure sports like rafting make it one of the top camping locations in the world.
The Mediterranean offers one of the most refreshing beach experiences in the world. You wouldn’t question us twice about this if you have been to Sardinia in Italy. The crystal clear water of the sea ripples the incoming rays of the sun like a kaleidoscope. Adding on to the charm are the hidden coves and white rock cliffs on the coast. Doesn’t make for one a kind camping destination? You can go around exploring the historical megalithic structures on the shores or go into the villages to discover the folk traditions of the place.
Set amidst the German Alps and overlooking the Austrian borders is Waldseilgarten. While you can always take your tents and pitch your stay anywhere in the dense forest, we suggest you try something different. Waldseilgarten Hollschlucht offers you tree camping. You can climb up the thick branches of trees and sleep overlooking the vast landscape from atop the tree branch. You have to jump into the cosy cocoon by a rope and make your own nest which hangs overlooking the forest.
Denali National Park, Alaska
The unearthly beauty of the north pole ranges sparks at Denali National Park in Alaska. The fresh greenery of creeks, colourful vistas and thriving wildlife add to the charm of one of the best camping locations in the world. Furthermore, you also have a getaway to take in the essence of Mount Kinley, which is the tallest peak in North America. You can hit up the ranges for snowboarding and skiing if you are feeling adventurous.
Miyajima Island, Japan
Take a cultural tour off the road in japan to the island of Miyajima thriving with ancient temples and shrines. Take a boat from the coast of Hiroshima, and you will enter the island through the magnificent orange Tori gate, half-submerged during high tide. The island features several scenic spots filled with forests and lot of deer. Furthermore, you can trek through or take the ropeway to the forest-covered Mt Misen and explore several architectural beauties on the way.
Covered with both rainforests as well as South Poles glacial fjords, Patagonia is a mosaic of islands, jagged peaks and water channels. The marble caves created by thousand years of wave crash at Lake General Carerra. The light play at these caves and its tunnels create an unearthly yet picturesque image of nature’s beauty. Furthermore, the camping region mostly lies in the Torres del Paine National Park, where you can not only pitch your tent among the theatrical peaks but also go for glamping at luxurious Eco camps. the fjords and icebergs carved by the icy glaciers over the milky waters are a sight to behold and experience.
Sahara Desert, Morocco
Moving from the cold, head to the most extensive spread of desert in the world at the Sahara Desert in Morocco. The sun setting behind the mammoth-sized sand dunes, the starry night African sky and an experience of a traditional Berber tent, this camping location is one of a kind in the world. Furthermore, trekking on a camel’s back will take you through surprisingly scenic landscapes on a dessert. However, do pack your necessities for the heat of the day and cold of the night. The best part is to be a part of traditional drumming around the fire with the locals!
Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
Covered with thirteen major ecosystems, Corcovado National Park is home to extensive flora and fauna. Resting within the dense rainforests and waterfalls with gushing white waters. You can set your camp amidst the forest or as close to the beach as you can get. Moreover, the forest hides many natural water bodies where you can take a dip. One of the best part about the park is that there are no roads so you can explore the entire park on foot without worrying about any honking disturbance. Discover the most colourful of bird species, sneak in some pictures of crocodiles in the swamp or walk the trail with two and three toed sloths.
Mount Cook, New Zealand
Explore the vibrant floral grounds, trek through the lush ranges or surf along the base of Tasman Glacier at Mount Cook National Park in New Zealand. Not only the mountain is the largest in the country but also, a UNESCO world heritage site. The site around it is considered one of the best camping locations in the world. Hiking to the Mueller Hut and staying the night, there is one of the most thrilling experiences here. While you are at it, the view of the ethereal Mueller Lake is a must-do. Moreover, you can even enjoy a clear starry cold night at Dark Sky Reserve.
Feel a bit closer to the world’s natural wonders couldn’t get better than this. We think they would look gorgeous in your bucket list.
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