From the snow-capped Himalayas to the peaceful serenity of Kanyakumari, India is blessed with geographical variations that attract travellers from around the globe. And one of the best ways to enjoy these landscapes is by spending a few days camping in the wilderness of these regions. Here are some wonderful camping spots in India that offer an excellent camping experience.
Chandra Tal Lake
At an altitude of 4,300 meters, Chandratal Lake – Moon (Chandra) Lake (Tal) – in Himachal Pradesh attracts tourists not just for camping but for trekking and other adventure activities. But if you want something more laidback and romantic, take a telescope along, and you can gaze up at the stars – though you might be able to see the Milky Way even without it!
Make a road trip out of your camping plans in your Ford Endeavour. With its long list of capabilities like Hill Launch Assist, Hill Descent Control and the first-in-segment Terrain Management System – the Endeavour will make driving through challenging terrain smooth and comfortable.
Exploring the rough terrain of Solang Valley is the dream for every trekker. Lush with plantations, the valley offers many sheltered camping spots where you can set up base. Depending on when you decide to go, you can also enjoy adrenaline pumping activities such as paragliding, skiing, Quad biking, Zorbing and several other fun things.
Located just 13 kilometres from Manali, a drive to Solang valley is perfect in your Ford EcoSport. The compact SUV has ample boot space to keep all your camping equipment and 20 smart storage spaces throughout the cabin so that you don’t have to leave anything behind.
Home to several majestic sand dunes and several camping options, Jaisalmer offers diverse geography and attractions that lure tourists from all around the world. Make your camping trip more exciting by adding camel safari to it on the dunes. While in Jaisalmer, take a trip to Longewala– border town in the Thar Desert or go shopping in the colourful markets of this quaint Rajasthan town to bring back souvenirs of a fantastic camping trip.
A drive to Jaisalmer from Jodhpur will make for a perfect road trip in your Ford Endeavour. Sande more on its Terrain Management System and a differential lock will make wading through towering sand dunes a breeze.
A quiet and beautiful district in Srinagar, Sonamarg has a snowy backdrop and offers an excellent view of the magnificent Himalayas that make it an excellent place for a camping trip! Explore the Zoji-La Pass – your entryway to Laddakh – or visit the Thajiswas Glacier, which is 3,000 meters above sea level. There are several camping spots you can choose from to enjoy a memorable trip.
Drive up from Jammu and soak in the scenic beauty of heaven on earth – Kashmir valley – along the way. The Hill Descent Control and Launch Assist feature of your Endeavour will make driving up and downhill easy and smooth.
One of the most popular camping sites in Himachal Pradesh, Spiti Valley lies in the Keylong District. Campers and trekkers from world over flock here during May and June to make the most of the natural light that bathes the valley in an enchanted beauty. You can reach Spiti Valley either from Manali or via Shimla-Kinnaur. The former is the shorter route, but the latter is more scenic route as it goes through the Tibet Highway, and gives you time to get acclimatised to the climate.
The Electric Locking Rear Differential feature on your Ford Endeavour makes off-road driving easier with better grip while ensuring full engine torque to both rear wheels for added safety.
So, what are you waiting for? Plan your adventurous escapade to one of these gorgeous locations in your Ford Endeavour before the chilly season comes to an end.