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Best Camping Tours in Nainital

Camping in Nainital is so much fun because it is never a solo activity. It is mostly teamed with adventure activities like rappelling, rock climbing, trekking, night hiking, jumaring, jungle tours, caving, mountain biking, bird watching, and yoga etc. Nainital camping packages make sure that at least one of the adventure or recreational sports are included in them. Think of a night in the cocoon silent valley where the mountains echo with the tunes of your guitar and melodies. In the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, there are three major lakes surrounded by the Himalayan ranges. Nainital Lake is one of the three lakes which is a mango-shaped lake sprawled on the foothills of outer Himalayas and a town is inhabited surrounding the lake which is known as Nainital. Nainital is a very popular hill station and a frequented weekend getaway for people living in the nearby metropolitan cities like Chandigarh, Dehradun, and Delhi. It is situated at an elevation of 6,837 ft above sea level and is a subtropical highland climate where winters are snowy and summers are breezy, the monsoon showers will drench you in and out and the spring is beautiful by the lake.

Boating in the Lake is a common activity and is a cliched desire of everyone who visits Nainital. People often search for hotels with the view of the lake and the mall road flutters with tourists every evening. In the outskirts of the town lie many campsites which promise to bestow a fine experience of camping in Nainital. Naini Lake is shrouded in the stories of Sati and is believed to be the place where the eyes of Parvati fell when Lord Shiva was carrying the charred body of Goddess Parvati. Naini Mata temple depicts the significance of the locals who worship the Goddess in the temple established on the northern banks of the lake. This magnanimous lake is divided into two parts, the southern tip is known as Tallital and the northern upper side of the lake is called Mallital.

Nainital is a popular honeymoon destination and is a paradise for couples. The town is dipped in romance and love. Camping in Nainital promises personal space to the couple in a peaceful setting, away from the chaos of the world, two people in immense love make the best tent sharing partners. Jungle safari on the back of a horse is another delighting activity that is offered by many campsite operators. The tall alpine cobbled slopes of the jungle can bring your heart into your mouth while you hop on the back of a muscular Horse. Generally, Nainital is a weekend escape for most of the crowd but if you are keen on spending some time in the serene setting of the Himalayan foothills then a couple of days in serenic camps in Pangot, a picturesque hamlet which is located 15 KM from Nainital. The dense forest covering of oak, pine and rhododendron hide more than 200 bird species which is a treat to the eyes. The add-on activities such as Tarzan swing, rappelling, Burma bridge, and jungle hiking can be your bonus treats.

There are camps which are located in and around the Jim Corbett National Park belt, think about the thrill to be camping in the middle of the man-eaters abode. The camps also provide cottages with basic amenities if they are set amid the jungle and along with this, you can tread on a wild safari in the chilly mornings of the hill station. At certain camps, you will be surrounded by the wilderness of the jungle whereas some will lure you into the sweet-scented orchards of Peach and Apple. The camps also try their way out to offer you an authentic touch of the place in everything they provide, right from the fresh pot cooked meals to the succulent garden Apples and Peach. From traversing around the rustic villages to hiking the ridges and walking through the meadows and rivulets of the hills; there is no other way to describe your stay in a better way.

Camping in Nainital is the best way to experience the charm of this hill station away from the mall road and the lakeside chaos. You can definitely pay a visit to the lake and boat around for a couple of hours, trek down to the base of the town and enjoy the sunset by the lake, indulge in some food tasting activity where you can try gulab jamuns, roasted corns and peanuts etc. to munch while you see the orange streaks painting the sky as the sun slides down. You can stay comfortably in camps amid the Oak and Pine laden forests, bath in the Subhash Dhara Waterfall and enjoy a ride on the descending narrow misty turns of the valley. While camping in Nainital, you can also start on a trek to glaciers like Kafni and Pindari where Pindari wedged between Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot peaks, Kafni is found beneath the Nandakot peak next to Pindar valley in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand.

Nainital has many unspoiled lands that you can explore and camp at. If you are planning to pitch your own, you must know that the jungle is dangerous and you should be aware of your surrounding before clamping the hooks of your tent. But if done right, you will have the best travel stories to share. A night spike with a little wine under a sky full of stars and a small tent to keep you covered in the wilderness of the jungle and the mightiness of the mountains; with no second thoughts given, it would be few of the most beautiful nights to cherish in your life.

 

Popular Packages

Package Name Duration Price Rating Details
Weekend Camping in Pangot near Nainital 3D 2N ₹ 6500 4.0 star View Details
Stay at Aspen Adventures Camp in Nainital 2D 1N ₹ 3500 4.0 star View Details
Camping in Mukteshwar - Camp Purple - Flat 18% Off 2D 1N ₹ 2640 5.0 star View Details
Mountain Quail Birding Lodge, Pangot 3D 2N ₹ 9600 3.0 star View Details
Camping in Valley Bed of Nainital 3D 2N ₹ 1800 4.0 star View Details
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    Weekend Camping in Pangot near Nainital
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    Nainital
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity:Get amused at the serenity prevailing in Pangot, a picturesque hamlet in the state of Uttarakhad which is just 15 KMs away from Nainital with this 3 day camping trip.Pangot is quite famous for being a haven for more than 200 species of birds since the ...

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    Stay at Aspen Adventures Camp in Nainital
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    Nainital
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Experience:An unspoiled spot where adventure meets luxury, located at a great height of 5000 feet above mean sea level is Aspen Adventures Camp in Nainital.Just 17 KM away from Jim Corbett National Museum, Aspen Camps have 17 spacious cottages properly equipped...

    Very Good 4.0
    29 ratings

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    Camping in Mukteshwar - Camp Purple - Flat 18% Off
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    Nainital
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity: Camp Purple, Mukteshwar Camp is surrounded by apple and peach orchards and its name is inspired by the color which blends perfectly with nature as the sun sets (or rises) over the snow covered mountains. Mukteshwar literally means 'Abode of Shiva'...

    Excellent 5.0
    122 ratings

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    18% OFF

    2640


    3240

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    Mountain Quail Birding Lodge, Pangot
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity: Embraced in the lap of the well famed Naina Devi Himalayan Bird Conservation Reserve, Jungle Stay at Quail Birding Lodge is located near the hamlet of Pangot. Enthrall in an experience of living in wide – open jungles unlike any of your previou...

    Good 3.0
    35 ratings

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    2% OFF

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    9800

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    Camping in Valley Bed of Nainital
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    Nainital
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About Nainital:Nainital is one of the most favorite holiday destinations in the country owing to its unmatched beauty. This stay experience in a camp will become the epitome of stays in the lake city of Uttarakhand for you along with the multiple numbers of activities re...

    Very Good 4.0
    23 ratings

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    14% OFF

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    2100

    Cashback 850*

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    Sattal Camping Uttarakhand Flat 24% Off
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    Nainital
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Camp:The mesmerizing location of the camp will want you to stay longer as it is placed on a hilltop of around 4300 feet that overlooks 7 lakes of Uttrakhand, Sattal. A waterfall nearby with lakes at plunge pool attracts travelers to take adventurous activities ...

    Excellent 5.0
    148 ratings

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    24% OFF

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    2650

    Cashback 750*

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    Mukteshwar Ridge Camping, Uttarakhand Flat 21% Off
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    Nainital
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Camp:The camp is located right in between meadows with a view of Himalayan peaks and snow capped mountains all around the zone. Fifty kilometers from Nainital, this site has proximity to fruits orchards and provides panoramic scenario for a perfect stay. Also, ...

    Excellent 5.0
    140 ratings

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    2550

    Cashback 1000*

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    Nainital
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity: Come and experience Camp Kyari, Siyat, Nanital which is located in an organic farm on the hill slopes above Kotabag. American Safari Tents along with mats and sleeping bags ensure a comfortable stay on the meadows. For maintaining the natural jungl...

    Good 3.0
    25 ratings

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    2640


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    Nainital
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Camp Suriya Goan, Saattal  is located on the hilltop with birds’ eye view of the valley below. If you love exploring mountains and forests then this is the experience you must go through. It is not a hotel so say good bye to your TVs, internet and m...

    Good 3.0
    32 ratings

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    2640


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    Nainital
    d2 Days n1 Night

    Nainital is a place visited by many but truly explored by very few. This campsite will give you the best opportunity to get yourself counted in those very few.Factual InformationThis amazing campsite is nicely placed in the lap of nature, near the village Jakh close to K...

    Good 3.0
    41 ratings

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    2100


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    Kathgodam
    d13 Days n12 Nights

    About the destination:Snow treks are some of the most fascinating things to do in the Himalayas. And if you add to that some mystery and a certain aspect of mythology, the enthusiasm to complete the trek reaches new heights. That is what the trek to Om Parvat is about. M...

    Excellent 5.0
    424 ratings
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    Shimla
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    The Pindari Glacier is located between two famous peaks. The first one Nanda Kot and the other one, Nanda Deviq has lots of religious importance. The uneven elegance of the place offers stunning sights, specifically if you are trekker who has a special attachment to natu...

    Very Good 4.0
    41 ratings
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    Kathgodam
    d11 Days n10 Nights

    Kafni Glacier Trek is nestled with the scenic beauty with tranquility. It is located in the district of Bageshwar within Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state. Kafni is situated left of Pindar Valley, beneath the famous peak of Nandkot and to the southeast of Nanda Devi Pea...

    Very Good 4.0
    35 ratings

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Traveller Tales from Nainital

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Abhijeet Saxena

17 June 2018

"Roopkund is a beautiful trek with heart-filling views throughout the trek. You travel from forests to meadows to rocky areas to snow in a matter of 4 days with landscape changing every day. Trek thoug...

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Pradeepta Mohanty

16 June 2018

The awesome journey started from the station Kathgodam itself where we could see the ubiquitous Pine and Fir trees that we had seen previously only in TV. We had a warm welcome from the UTT staff in Lo...

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Himadri Bhat

15 March 2016

The trekking experience was great. I had a really really fun filled trek. The beautiful surrounding, the bird’s eye view of the place, and everything else added more beauty to the travel experience. th...

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Chandan Somayaji

19 November 2015

Many Many thanks to our tour guide whole instriction made this long trip possible. i miss my camping moments at bhagwabasa and ali bugyal... i was so relaxed there... magnificient mountain views follow...

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Amay Rathore

18 June 2017

"A must have experience Roopkund the mysterious lake was really an unforgettable journey that has given us the chance to know more about art of the god i.e. nature. It changed our lives in terms of und

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Harita Achari

28 November 2015

Wow! So finally a big thing off my travel bucket list. A trek to Mystery Lake of Uttarakhand. Also known as the Roopkund Lake, this place is a must-trek spot for any avid traveller and trekker. Well, t...

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Aaratrika Singh

16 March 2015

Wow! I am just awestruck from the beauty of the trek still. The trek was so poignant and beautiful that it left me speechless for so long. This trek is a perfect amalgamation of fun, beauty, and thrill...

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Kirti Achari

06 June 2014

Nature is so beautiful! It was an amazing experience especially because it was my first trek with friends. The tour guide helped us immensely. Thankkkkkk youuuuuu Thrillophilia for an amazing layout of

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Tanushri Pothuvaal

08 January 2016

Those 8 days of Roopkund was the best days of life. The place was like a complete movie set to me. i had seen such place in movies only.

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What You Should Know More About Camping in Nainital

  • Q. Which are some famous campsites in Nainital?

    With a great number of options for Camping in Nainital, here one can enjoy this activity to the fullest. Camping sites like Pangot, Ayar Jungle Camp, Aspen Adventure camps, Camp purple, Camp Kyari, and various others, one can make a selection, as per their preferences. If you wish to stay close to nature and gaze at the natural wonders, then camping is an excellent pick. Also, when the sun sets down you can enjoy the starlit sky at its best.

  • Q. Where can I get camping gears in Nainital?

    If you are not a frequent camper and wish to rent the gear, then you are at the right place as here you can rent it from various operators. Places like Ayar Jungle Camp, Aspen Adventure camps, Back to nature, and various other sites provide a remarkable camping experience and you need not to worry about the gear as they provide it. But if you still wish to set up your own tents, then you can stroll through the streets of Pangot or you can rent it online. Be it the lightweight sleeping bags or vibrant tents, here you can have all of it.

  • Q. What is the best time to go camping in Nainital?

    Wondering about the best time to go Camping in Nainital? Well, it is the summer season, that is from March to June, as at this time the realm of the quarter is just amazing. Though this picturesque upland exhibits amazing vistas throughout the year but considering camping, one must not tour the region in monsoons as it receives heavy rains which makes the adventure almost impossible.

  • Q. Which are the famous places to visit in Nainital?

    This popular town, of the Himalayan region, is toured by revelers from all over the map and holds a good number of tourist places. Destinations like Nainital Lake, Snow view point, Naini peak, Tiffin top and various others which make it a frequently visited destination. Well, if you are looking for taking souvenirs from here, then you can stroll through the mall road which is packed with an abundance of handicrafts and pretty little things. If you wish to savor the wilderness of this place, then you can make a visit to the Nainital Zoo, which holds a wide array of flora and fauna.

  • Q. Do we have to take a permit to do camping in Nainital?

    No, any sort of permit is not required for Camping in Nainital all you need is a perfect location along the fresh environs and tent gear. Camping can be well-enjoyed when witnessed with your bunch of folks, as a solo trip can get a little boring. Talking about Nainital camps, here one can make the best of memories with them, as the town is brimming with multiple spots, which are a perfect pick for setting up a tent.

  • Q. What adventure activities can I do in Nainital?

    Are you an adventure buff and seeking for exceptional adventures? With a wide list of enthralling adventures, here once witness ropeway ride, boating, horse riding, rock climbing and a whole lot more of a unique experience. If you love hiking up the bewildering trails, then you can trace the tiffin top which showcases alluring displays of the scenic wonders and is a possession of Himalayas. Apart from these, Camping in Nainital is another activity which is witnessed by a lot of people.

  • Q. Is it safe to do camping in Nainital?

    Speaking about the safety of Nainital Camps, the answer is absolute Yes, without giving a second thought. This quaint town has a very low crime rate and easy access to hospitals and control rooms. Though, it is advised not to tour the Jungles without appropriate knowledge of them, as they can have the wilds. Apart from this dimension, the upland is safe for all types of trips be it a solo trip or a group one.

  • Q. What can I do in Nainital in a day?

    Seeking for an escape from the chaotic life of the city? Nainital is a perfect selection as it has a lot to offer. If you are touring the city only for a day, then here you can stay at the camps, and enjoy the scenic views or nature but if you wish to taste the luxuries you can stay at the lavish resorts and stroll through the tourist destination like the Nainital Lake, Snow view point, Naini peak, Tiffin top, and various others. But, if you are an adventure lover then you can also witness various exciting activities it has to offer.

  • Q. Do we have to carry food while doing camping in Nainital?

    No, carrying the food is not a mandatory thing, but one should keep a substantial amount of packed food items and eateries like nutrition bar which are light in weight and satiate the hunger. If you are planning to hike up the trails, then all these eateries are a must, as they provide energy. Apart from this, one can also book a package which includes the meals which will make your stay hassle-free.

  • Q. What are the things I should keep in mind before going for camping?

    If you have planned to go camping here, all you need to do is keep certain things in mind which will make your experience even more amazing. You should carry a substantial amount of things like a pocket knife, medical kit, warm clothes, packed food items, torch, and various other things you think are important for the excursion.