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The Best Camping in India

Looking for the best camping in India? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around India. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near India

  • Jaisalmer, India

    Camel Trek through the Thar Desert

    4.3
    If you are in the town of Jaisalmer signing up for the camel trek is a must. We took an overnight train from New Delhi to Jaisalmer, which is probably the best option if that's the city you're coming from.When you get off the train, be prepared to be bombarded by tons of locals all trying to get ...
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  • Wan, India

    Hike the Roopkund Trek to Skeleton Lake

    31.1 mi / 8000 ft gain
    The Roopkund Trek is considered one of the best treks in all of India. From thick, winding forests, to rolling hills, to the majesty of the the Garwhal range of the Himalayas, this 6-day adventure has everything you could want in a journey. Arduous, beautiful, awe-inspiring. This trip is truly a ...
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  • Khaknal, India

    Backpack to Chandratal Lake

    5.0
    42.3 mi / 7611.5 ft gain
    Day 1: Jagatsukh Village to Seri: 15km: 6-8 hoursThe trailhead starts in Jagatsukh Village so if you're staying in the town of Manali you'll either need to take a bus to the village or rent a motorbike. There is only one large bus terminal in Manali so it's fairly easy to catch a bus. From the tr...
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  • Sidri, India

    Winter Trek to Kedarkantha Summit

    12.4 mi / 12500 ft gain
    Dehra Dun to Sankri, 6400ft - 220km; 10 hoursKedarkantha Peak winter trek is a fairly challenging trek in Uttarakhand. The weather condition and the dropping temperatures make it a thrilling experience. The minimum temperature drops down to -10 degree C at night. Sankri is the nearest village whe...
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  • Leh, India

    Climb Stok Kangri

    25 mi / 8337 ft gain
    Stok Kangri is located within the larger area of Ladakh, closest to its capital city Leh (11,562 ft.). Because Leh sits at such a high elevation, it is incredibly important to spend one to three rest days in the city before starting this climb – you’ll find plenty to do between all of the great r...
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  • Synrang Kaban, India

    Hike the David Scott Trail

    9.9 mi / 984.3 ft gain
    An old trekking route and one of the most popular trekking routes in Meghalaya, David Scott Trail Shillong has been named after David Scott, a British office. The officer discovered this route in the first half of 1800s in the form of a mule track for travelling from Assam to Bangladesh. This rou...
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