Camping in Dharamshala
Camping in Dharamshala: It is one of the best adventure activities in Dharamshala, McLeodGanj, Himachal Pradesh. Since camping is considered as an adventure, it offers multiple adventure activities like rock climbing, river crossing, day trekking etc. The location is surrounded by cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas. This hillside city is home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile.
If you want to do Camping in Dharamshala, it has several options for you. There are lots of camping sites in nearby Dharamshala villages, where you can book and reach even by your car. Or if you are an adventure lover, you can book jungle camps or camps in the mountains. You have to walk for 10 to 40 minutes to reach the destinations.
Camping in Dharamshala is an undertaking supervised by expert guides. They accompany the tourists on their trips in and around Dharamshala and take care of all the safety precautions. Camping in Dharamshala has also been prepared as a great way to enjoy sustainable tourism. Recently camping in Dharamshala has become the most popular activity among our neighboring states’ tourists who seek an offbeat adventurous experience in the serene setting of Dharamshala. We highly recommend camping in Dharamshala and this should be on your bucket list for your future trips.
Frequently Asked Questions – Camping In Dharamshala
Question: Is camping in Dharamshala safe?
Answer: Most of the Camping Sites in Dharamshala are based in safe and secure environment. Some of the sites have CCTV surveillance on their entrance, food court and activity areas, which ensures utmost safety. These camping sites have the fencing around the property.
Question: Why should we stay in these camping sites in Dharamshala?
Answer: If, someone desires to feel the closeness to nature and wants to get away from concrete jungle (cities) then camping in Dharamshala is the best option. It is well connected to Delhi the Capital of India. It has regular private and government AC Volvo buses (more than 20 buses up and down daily). Pathankot is the nearby railway station (approx. 100km) which is well connected with rest of the Indian states. It has also a small domestic airport with daily 2 to 4 flights.
Question: How much is the average cost for camping in Dharamshala?
Answer: Cost starts from INR 1500 and goes upto INR 7500 per person including breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can find low range cost and as well as high range cost camping in Dharamshala as per your budget. Dharamshala campings also offer day trek, wifi, bonefire and other adventure activities (depends on their cost inclusions).
Question: What are the nearby must see places in Dharamshala?
Answer: Dharamshala is a well know place for its natural beauty, dhauladhar hills, rich Tibetan culture, home of his holiness Dalai Lama, Dal Lake, Bhagsu Temple and Water fall, Tibetan market in McLeodGanj, Namgyal Monastery, beautiful Tea Gardens, Paragliding in Dharamshala, Trek to Triund, Kreri Lake Trek, Norbulingka Institute, Gyuto Temple (Karmapa Temple) etc.
You can book a local texi on reasonable rates and go for day sightseeing to Masroor Temple, natural spring water, Kangra Temple and fort, Chamunda Temple etc.
Question: What kind of medical facilities are available at camp sites in Dharamshala?
Answer: Many camp sites in Dharamshala have basic medical kits with them for minor medical treatments. Besides that, they would also call a doctor or can transfer guest to nearby hospitals, if needed (on guest own expenses).
Question: Are toilets available at camp sites in Dharamshala?
Answer: Many camp sites in Dharamshala have basic mobile toilets. However these toilets are equipped with less facilities. Some luxury campsite has well furnished toilets too.
Tips For Camping In Dharamshala
Please follow the below tips for your safe camping in Dharamshala and you can plan your vacation as per these:
- Don’t go outside alone in the nights and always walk with your group people.
- You should carry your warm clothes as nights could be more colder than day time and wear comfortable shoes.
- Also carry your sunscreen, medicines and toiletries with you while camping in Dharamshala.
- Always hire a guide or book your camping site with a reliable tour operator.