Karnataka, famous for its majestic landscapes, blue beaches and velvet green mountains it is obvious that Karnataka won’t let you leave without having a camping experience. There are camps spread all over the state utilizing its scenic beauty in the right manner. Here are some rejuvenating campgrounds across Karnataka offering a peaceful abode amidst nature.
Adventure Camp Kanakapura
The adventure camp provides you with compact tents and basic necessities and also adventure sports while you are staying there. These adventure camps keep your day packed with exciting activities with an awesome view of hillocks and lakes in the backdrop. Some of the standard activities adventure camps include are rope line, zip line, trekking, cave exploration and nature walks. This adventure camp is also equipped with an outdoor swimming pool and indoor games. Camps like these are perfect for family outings and one day corporate meets.
In addition to adventure camps, Bannerghatta National Park also provides camps and cottages in the forests. Depending on your package, you can go for early morning wildlife safaris, trekking or spot beautiful species of flora and fauna during your stay.
Madikeri, also known as Coorg is the crown jewel of Karnataka. The hill station is enveloped in exotic coffee plantations, clouds, river, waterfalls, pleasant weather and pristine mountain ranges. Being a hill station with growing popularity, Coorg has some beautiful out-of-the-world campsites. Beginning with Coorg Camping Jollyboys, this is a top rated campsite 15 kms from Madikeri town area. The camp is the best place to visit if you are looking for solace and a peaceful ‘you’ time. The camp offers a variety of recreational activity packages like jeep safari, hiking, trekking, tent stays, nature walks and bonfires. The camp’s area is vast and open, a perfect setting for an escape from reality. They provide compact tents to huge swiss tents including breakfast, exploring the waterfalls and jungles nearby.
Coffee hills camping resort is another camping ground in Coorg offering a stay near coffee plantations. You can rest in your tent as you sip your freshly brewed hot coffee. The place is solely made for relaxing and re-energizing. The tents are placed right at the cliffs looking over the beautiful terrace lands of coffee plants and clouds.
Other beautiful campsites around are Coorg Hills Tents, Civet Creek Camp,Balyabane Camping, Votecad Nature Camp etc
Gokarna nestled on the west coast of India has the most amazing beach treks and camping. The Gokarna main beach is filled with resorts and few campgrounds which provide tents as accommodation. To name a few, Gokarna Adventure, Campcee Gokarna. Both of these campgrounds are set up right on the beach sand with minimal basic necessities and hip music and compact tents. The place is jumping during the night with music, karaoke night, star gazing and beach bonfires.
Dandeli is a small town located in the northern region of Karnataka. The region is famous for its pristine lakes, wildlife sanctuaries and adventure activities. It is 460 km from Bengaluru city. The town is filled with resorts, jungle stays, and camping grounds. The famous ones are Greenland Jungle stays, Dandeli Kali Tiger Resort and Anshi national Park. Dandeli is situated at a prime location through which Kali river flows. The camps are set up right at the banks of this fast paced river providing activities like kayaking, river rafting, fishing etc. The camps here offer peace and adrenaline push for their guests with complimentary wildlife experience.
The Ramanagara camping is the closest escape town located near Bengaluru within 60 kms. The town is known for its top quality silk cocoons and quiet town life. The region is occupied with rocky granite hills, temples and open grassland at the foothills. Q Mango forest is located in Ankanahalli village. The campsite includes outdoor activities like rock climbing, rope jumping, trekking and a lake onsite to swim in. The backdrop of this camp is picture perfect. It also provides rain dance, wifi and meals for their guests.
Lastly, Vagabond Camp near Savandurga hills. The trek to Savandurga summit is a one day journey. If your weekend is yet to be over and you do not feel like going home yet, you can choose to camp at Vagabond Camp. The tents are spacious with a bed, and a closet space. You can have jam sessions in the camp area, open barbecue and dancefloor. The place is ideal for families with kids to have a quality time together over the weekend.