Top Camping Sites in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is regarded as one of the best locations in India where camping can be done. People from far off places visit Himachal to enjoy its beauty and the flora and fauna of this place.

In this article, we have listed the top sites where people can do camping.

Triund, Dharamshala

This place is located in the Dhauladhar range as is regarded as a jewel to the Dharamshala. This site is located near the Mcleodganj which is in district Kangra.

To reach Triund hill the people have to follow the trek. Also, camps are the only option to stay there. This is one of the best places for camping enthusiasts. It needs 22 tiring curves to reach the top of the Triund hill. The scene from the top of the Triund hill is astounding and breathtaking. The place is calm and serene. It gives a lifetime experience of camping to those who visit this place.

The best time to visit this place is from April to May and in Mid November. To reach this place the tourists have to complete the trek of 7 km from the Mcleodganj.

Bhrigu lake, Manali

This place lies on the east of the Rohtang pass. Manali is no doubt the definition of beauty and serenity and the best sites for camping as well. Bhrigu lake is known for its mythological significance.

The tourists will find lush green forests while trekking to Bhrigu and also witness pine, oak, and even the cedar forests.

There is a cool breeze on the way to trek and the blue sky above will soothe all your worries.

The best time to visit this site would be from April to October. The trek starts from Gulaba and is about 29 km.

Naddi, Mcleodganj

This is also one of the camping sites in the Kangra Valley. The place is surrounded by beautiful green forests and there are pristine meadows all across the Naddi.

It can be regarded as one of the best sites for camping as well as trekking. The place can be reached even through motorbikes, but through the trek, it is much more adventurous.

There is a perfect view of the place and the tourists can also see the snow-capped mountains and the Dhauladhar range from here.

The sunsets and the mornings are magical and no one would wish to miss them. Apart from this, the tourists can even gaze at the midnight stars. The best time of visiting and camping at this place would be around March, April, May, to September.

There is a trek of 4-5 hours from Mcleodganj.


This place is situated in Kullu and is one of the best sites for camping. It gives a mesmerizing view to the tourists and the trekking experience in the Parvati valley.

Tourists can enjoy the view of snow-covered mountains and the lush forests. The environment here is so calm and us away from the crowd of the city.

March to May and the months of October to June are regarded as the best months for trekking in this place. The tourists can reach here through the trek of 26 km that starts from Tosh.


This place is situated in the Kasol which is in the district Kullu. It is near Manikaran. The camping and trekking sites if this place is very famous and regarded as the best. The place is also famous for the marijuana and hippie culture. The surroundings are beautiful and the natural fauna is very impressive.

This place attracts a lot of tourists and travelers from around India. This is a paradise and is set up at the hill.

The best time for visiting this place is from March to May and from October to June.

The place can be reached by road and after that trekking 1 km.


This place is located at a higher altitude. It is situated in the Lahaul Spiti district and surrounds the spell bounding lake called the Chandertal. The name of the place itself is so beautiful and the people must visit this site for once in their lifetime. The place is 4300 meters above sea level and is also visited by tourists from around the world. The best time for visiting it is from May to September. People can reach here through the road that is from the Manali route or the Shimla- Reckongpeo road.


This is situated in the Kinnaur district. It is divine and one of the most loved sites for camping. It offers a great view and time to the tourists who visit this place. Travelers from around the world visit this place. The area has the rustic feel of a village. The habitation is minimal and the natives live in old houses. Camping in this place is truly a different experience.

The best time to visit it would be from June to September. To reach here tourists can prefer the motorable road through Kalpa.


This place is regarded as mini Switzerland. It is one of the best camping sites in the Dalhousie region of Himachal Pradesh. There is a natural lake which is surrounded by beautiful green forests.

Apart from camping people can even enjoy zorbing, hiking, nature walk, and mountain biking. A lot of tourists visit this place throughout the year for its beauty and weather. The best time to do camping here is from May to November.

Bijli Mahadev

This is one of the less explored sites for camping but is one of the best and tourists will truly enjoy visiting this place. The place is known after the temple of Bijli Mahadev. This is an amazing campsite and is one hilltop.

The trek would be 3-4 hours long but the view is beautiful. The best time for trekking and camping here is from March to May and from September to November.

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