If you’re feeling a bit of wanderlust lately, camping is the way to go for you! It’s indeed an amazing feeling to pitch your tent in a beautiful place and spend the night under the shimmering stars. A camping trip also lets you get in touch with your adventurous streak and participate in exciting activities. So, if you’re seriously considering a camping venture, we’ve come up with a list of some truly spectacular camping sites around the world. Read on and make your choice!
1. Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand
New Zealand has awestruck landscapes great for camping. Mount Cook is the highest mountain in the country and the whole rugged region surrounding the mountain makes the finest outdoor playground of South Island. You’ll get to see staggering views from the campsite here.
2. Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
If you’re looking for a serene nature retreat, Shenandoah National Park would make a great camping site for you. Its distance from Washington, D.C. is just 75 miles. Here, you’ll find the Appalachian Trail stretching for 101 miles, and overall wild and peaceful natural beauty. The park also has many waterfalls.
3. The Alps, France
The Alps are a favorite of skiers during the winter months. With the arrival of the pleasant spring weather, the place draws campers and hikers. Feel the fresh alpine air and see the quaint villages located on the foothills. The Alps is a magical camping site, and what makes it more special is the twinkling stars in the night sky above.
4. Boya Lake Provincial Park, Canada
Boya Lake Provincial Park is an amazing place to carry out water recreation activities. The lake is famous for its clarity and color and makes one of the few lakes in the north with water that’s warm enough to swim. The area has several lakes and islands or you to explore.
5. Hossa National Park, Finland
Hossa National Park is the newest national park of Finland located in the country’s wild northeast. The area is a rugged landscape consisting of old-growth forests of spruce, lakes, and rivers. The country welcomes wild campers to the site. The park comprises rustic cabins and lean-to shelters, all having campfire spots.
6. Patagonia, Argentina & Chile
The southern tip of South America, spanning Argentina as well as Chile, is a wild place and a great camping site for campers having an adventurous spirit. Explore camping spots with snow-capped mountains and wide open skies by following the RN-40. This pristine camping site is great for outdoor exploration.
7.Denali National Park, Alaska
Denali National Park’s primary attraction is Denali itself, also referred to as Mount McKinley or ‘the great one’. Whether you’re looking for mountaineering or simply a relaxing stroll, the park offers you great hiking opportunities. The park comprises 6 million acres of land, which accommodates a lot of wildlife too. So, keep in mind that the site has some grizzly and black bears too.
8. Asturias, Spain
Asturias is an underrated area in northwest Spain, with fishing communities along the craggy coastline and villages clinging to lush green hills. You can find some amazing campsites of Spain on the coast in Asturias, added with delicious food as well as welcoming hosts.
9. Garden Route National Park, South Africa
Having a spectacular stretch of coastline, Garden Route National Park is an amazing blend of mountain and ocean. Enjoy hiking in the mountains, mountain biking, kayaking in the waters, or simply enjoy the view and relax.
10. Sahara Desert, Morocco
Although dry and hot, Sahara Desert is an extremely picturesque place to camp. After going for a camel trek on the desert dunes, spend the night in a Berber camp beneath the stars. During your trip here, ensure that you try out sand boarding (similar to snowboarding, but it’s done on sand dunes).
11. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
If safaris are what you want, head to Maasai Mara. The ideal time for visiting this place is between the months of July and October, since during that time you can see the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra, and Thomson’s gazelle from and to the adjoining region of Serengeti, Tanzania. The Mara River’s banks are an amazing place for camping. While you’re here, get to know the local Maasai people, famous for their unique dress and customs.
12. Isle of Arran, Scotland
The Isle of Arran is an amazing combination of history and beauty. The island houses various seascapes and landscapes that include rolling hills and rugged mountains. You can cycle, kayak, sail, or hike around the region.
13. Yosemite National Park, California
Around 95% of Yosemite National Park has wilderness, implying no electricity, no buildings, and no cars. Go for hiking up to the Glacier Point to get a view of Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, and Yosemite Valley, and sleep beneath the stars. However, store your food carefully as black bears are known to be common here!
14. Ladakh, India
Situated between Xinjiang province, Tibet, and Pakistan, Ladakh makes one of the most awestruck places for experiencing the Indian Himalayas. Camping in Ladakh is a wonderful way to discover the region. Take the beaten path; visit the many Buddhist Monasteries of Ladakh and the remote villages. Want something more adventurous? Try out hiking or rafting.
15. Lake Myvatn, Iceland
Well, whatever the name suggests, Iceland has a pleasant weather during summer. Choose the right time to go for a camping trip to Lake Myvatn, and you may get to catch a staggering view of Northern Lights!
So, ready for your camping trip? This list would certainly help you choose a great camping site for your trip. So, hurry up! Pack your bags and head out for some adventure.Read More