If you have always wished of gazing at the milky way under the sheath of the dark blue sky, accompanied by the silvery moon but didn’t had the will to do it as you are a pampered one, then glamping is the thing for you.
Glamping which is the modern and luxurious way of camping is becoming popular in Uttarakhand. You don’t need to pitch your own tents, eat unhealthy food, sleep on the mattress filled with bugs and freshen up in the open. If you want to relish the idea of glamping just note down these stately camps where you’ll be treated like his majesty and your demands will be readily meet.
1. Camp Veda in Barkot (Yamunotri)– A tranquil abode in the natural surroundings
This placid camp is nestled along the pristine banks of river Yamuna near Barkot. One can sneak a peek of the snow-shrouded Banderpunch peaks from the comfortable Swiss camps pitched amidst the woods. At Camp Veda, you can choose between the 20 Deluxe Swiss Tent Cottages which are well facilitated with electricity, hot and cold running water. The camp has its very own multi cuisine pure-vegetarian restaurant which offers lip smacking food. STD/ISD, ample parking space and other facilities are also available.
2. Camp Pine Riviera Padampuri, Bhimtal– A safe haven in the lake city
Cradled in the lap of a minion hamlet called Dobi, Camp Pine Riviera is the hub of the adventure enthusiasts. You can sing songs with your dear ones on a bonfire night, relish mouth-watering snacks and groove on your favourite song.
3. Tiger Camp, Corbett National Park– A cabin in the woods
Breathe in the scent of the old oaks and deodar forests swaying in the wilderness of Corbett National Park alongside river Kosi. Listen to the roars of the tigers and the trumps of the elephants from your cosy camps. Go for exciting jeep safaris, spot various animals, visit the Jim Corbett Museum and admire the beauty of the cascading waterfall at Kaladunghi.
4. Camp Aspen, Rishikesh– A jungle house
Have a nostalgic stay in the pleasant aura of Camp Aspen in Rishikesh where the colossal river Ganga breaks the quietude of the ambience with its rumbling sound. The camp offers 20 naturally air conditioned Swiss tents and 6 luxurious cottages. You can dine under the thatched roof and relish an array of authentic cuisines hygienically prepared by an expert Ex-Hyatt Chef. You can also enjoy a wide variety of adventure sports like bungee jumping, jungle safaris, trekking and much more at Aspen.
5. Camp O Royale, Dhanaulti – A luxury camp of Garhwal
Await your stay at the luxury camp offering a peaceful stay at the tranquil vistas of Dhanaulti in the beguiling Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. You can indulge in the serenity of the natural surroundings and go for a short trek to the waterfall or the limestone caves in the vicinity. The camp also offers several adventure activities like bodysurfing, swimming, rappelling, obstacles courses, valley crossing, tug of war and adrenaline pumping rock climbing to its guests.
6. Ghangaria Valley Camp, Ghangaria– A comfy camp on the stairway to heaven
Located in the vicinity of the Valley of Flowers the Ghangaria Valley Camp is an ideal retreat for the travellers seeking contentment in the lap of Himalayas. The guests can await their stay at the seven Swiss tents which are well equipped with basic amenities.
7. Camp Nirvana, Guptkashi– Hush abode
Living up to its name the Camp Nirvana situated at Guptkashi offers a soul rejuvenating view of the Mandakini Valley, Chaukhamba, Neelkanth and other alluring Himalayan ranges. Have a comfortable stay at the spacious all weatherproof luxury tents having attached bathroom and toiletries.
8. Camp Little Jaguar, Kanatal– A peaceful stay at the terrains
Studded like a precious gem in the fairytale village of Thangdhar, the Camp Jaguar is one of the favourite camps of the backpackers visiting Kanatal. The camp provides all the modern day facilities to the guests along with a large playground area for the children.
9. Eco Adventure Camp, Kausani (Simkholi)– A bed of roses
Tucked away in the lush green terrains of Simkholi, adorned in the midst of Kausani and Almora the Eco Adventure Camp is an ideal place to stay while you are on a weekend getaway to Kausani. The camp is famous for offering the best hospitality and services to its honourable guests.
10. Wildrift Camp Purple, Mukteshwar– A snowy heaven
Perched on the high altitude Mukteshwar ridge, the Wildcraft Camp Purple is encircled by the luscious peach and apple orchards. The guests can gaze in wonder at the crimson hues formed in the fiery sky, smitten with tangy orange colours of the sun.
11. Wildrift Camp Ramganga, Munsiyari– A peaceful retreat
Cocooned in the beauteous Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, the Wildrift Camp Ramganga in Ram Ganga Valley offers beach camping along with bonfire night and several white water adventure activities.
12. Aloha on the Ganges, Rishikesh– A boutique camp on the Ganges
Adorned on the virgin banks of the holy river Ganga, the Aloha on the Ganges is a luxury camp located in Rishikesh. The guests can enjoy a number of adventure activities like white river rafting, campfire, trekking and rappelling. There is a Sal Forest where the guests can have a walk with their loved ones and bond with nature.
13) Prayag Kumbh Camps, Haridwar– An ideal pilgrimage retreat
Have a luxurious stay at the Prayag Kumbh Camps and add five stars to your pilgrimage to the “Land of Gods”. The camps offer top-notch services such as comfortable lodging, hot/cold running water, complimentary wi-fi facility, hot water bottles on demand, STD/ISD calling facility, travel desk etc.