Top 10 Camping Places in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand which is known as Dev Bhoomi and as we know the deities reside in heaven. But Uttarakhand is also no less than a paradise. Millions of people from all over the country and abroad come to visit here every year. Although Uttarakhand is a small state, but due to being surrounded by mountains and rivers, this state remains a center of beauty within the country. In such a situation, let us tell you today, about the top 10 camping places in Uttarakhand, where you can go alone, with your friends and family and make your vacation memorable.

Top 10 Camping Places In Uttarakhand 


Dhanaulti is situated on the Chamba-Mussoorie road of Uttarakhand. There are forests of deodar, oak and rhododendron trees all around Dhanaulti, which adds to the beauty of the place. Dhanaulti is situated at a distance of 29 kms from Chamba and 24 kms from Chamba on the Chamba-Mussoorie road. Due to being surrounded by forests etc., there is an atmosphere of utmost peace here. In such a situation, people from far and wide come here to spend their holidays and have fun. Many hobbyists make camp here and stay for several days and enjoy the beauty of nature.

2. Kanatal

Kanatal is a very beautiful small village situated on the land of Uttarakhand. Kanatal is situated on Chamba-Mussoorie road in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. Let us tell you that this very beautiful village named Kanatal is situated at an altitude of 8500 feet above sea level. There are snow-capped hills, beautiful forests, and flowing rivers around here, which make this place a center of immense beauty. People from far and wide come to this village for holidays and also stay here by making camps.

3. Chakrata

Chakrata is a beautiful town located in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand state. Where lush green valleys and flowing waterfalls add to the beauty of the place. If you want to go to a place where you can get peace of mind and you can make a camp there for a few days, then Chakrata is the perfect tourist place for you. Chakrata is situated between Tons and Yamuna Nagar. This means the Tons river flows from one side of this city and Yamuna river flows from the other side. The city is situated at an altitude of 7250 feet above sea level and is situated at a distance of 98 km from Dehradun district. One can also enjoy trekking in Chakrata along with camping etc. Here you can go for a walk with your friends, family, etc. and it will prove to be a paisa worth trip for you.
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4. Lansdowne

Located in the Pauri district of Uttarakhand state, a place called Lansdowne is a major center of natural beauty. The name Lansdowne to the local people is 'Kaludanda', which means 'black hill'. Lansdowne is such a tourist destination where people from far and wide come to visit and enjoy the beauty of nature. You can also stay in Lansdowne by making a camp and it has different fun. If we look at the history of Lansdowne city, it was discovered in 1887 by Lord Lansdowne, who was the Viceroy of India. Lansdowne is named after him.

5. Chopta

Chopta is a very beautiful hill located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand state. It is situated at an altitude of 2680 meters above sea level. Chopta is also known as 'Mini Switzerland', because its natural beauty competes with Switzerland. Chopta has pleasant forests and the lush green grass and flowing waterfalls make this place extremely beautiful. If you have come out of the mood to roam the mountains from home and want to spend some time by making camp etc., then this place will prove to be perfect for you.
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6. Auli

You will be mesmerized by the beauty of Auli situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. Snow hills all around here will entice you a lot. Auli is the main tourist destination of the Himalaya Mountains. Every year many people from all over the country and abroad come to visit. Auli is situated at an altitude of 3,000 meters above sea level. Auli is also famous for many types of adventure activities. Auli has been recognized as one of the best skiing destinations in India. There is a lot of snowfall here in the winter season and when this place is covered with a sheet of snow, the beauty of this place is worth seeing. People come from far and wide to stay here by making camps.

7. Landour

Landour is one such tourist destination located in Uttarakhand, about which very few people are aware. Landour is located at some distance from Dehradun and Mussoorie. Landour is a small very beautiful town. It is a major center of nature's beauty. You will not find much special to roam here. But if you want to make a camp and stay in the mountains for a few days and want to give peace to your mind, then Landour is a very good place. Its surroundings are very pleasant.

8. Kausani

Kausani is situated at an altitude of about 6075 feet from the beach. Kausani is a major hill tourist destination. From Kausani, you can get a very grand view of Nandakot, Trishul and Nanda Devi mountain including the vast Himalayas. The city of Kausani is surrounded by dense pine forests. Here you also get to see the beautiful valleys of Garuda, Someshwar and Baijnath Katyuri, etc. Kausani is a suitable tourist destination for trekking and camping.

9. Ranikhet

Ranikhet is located in the Almora district of Uttarakhand state. Ranikhet is a very beautiful hill station surrounded by angel and oak trees. Which is located at a distance of 85 km from Kathgodam Railway Station. Ranikhet is situated at an altitude of 1824 meters above sea level. Where you can make a camp for several days and enjoy the natural environment.

10. Kedarnath

Kedarnath is the main religious place of Uttarakhand, where devotees come from far and wide to worship Lord Shiva. Kedarnath surrounded by snow all around is very beautiful. Here some devotees/tourists make camps and stay for several days and enjoy the devotion and natural beauty of Shiva.

Apart from this, there are many such tourist places in Uttarakhand, which are important from both religious and social point of view. Where you can come between the season and worship Lord Shiva. You can also enjoy the natural beauty here.


This Whole article is originally written by Deepak Bisht on It is a translated version of that article if you find some errors. Please correct us. :)

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