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Wild Camps
About Wild Camps | Cautions & Essentials | Wild Camps In India | Famous Wild Camps

About Wild Camps

Wild camps have become the ultimate focus of wildlife conservation in the whole world. Since the days when natural wilderness and wildlife of the the world cam under threat, the wildlife authorities of forests preservation societies, started of a new kind of awareness programme, which will educate the people about nature and its preservation in a better way and that's how, wild camps came into being.
Wildlife camping is not very different from normal camping, except the wild camping doesn't get restricted to season or any adventure activity. It works as a recreational program and there isn't any age limit in this. Any one who likes to explore nature and want to learn the facts about what nature has given to us and what we can give in return, can take up this camping expedition.

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Cautions & Essentials About Wild Camping

Wild camping is always an activity of leisure and pleasure, but that doesn't mean that you cannot have adventure while camping. Still, there are certain cautionary measures that every camper should keep in mind before moving into the wilds. Camper should remember that where they venture in the wilds, they are declared as protected ares, so please do not harm natural world of the forest or nature park areas.
The forest is home for herds of Elephants, Gaur, Chital, Sambar Deer, Sloth Bears, Langours, Crocodiles and over hundred species of birds. Its a delight a camper to be within the wild surroundings and observing what these animals do in their natural habitats, so just observe do not disturb the animals. Please observe these Do's & Don'ts when camping in the forest regions of India: Use of Polythene and Plastics is unhealthy for the environment, better not use them. Carry away all non-degradable litter-empty bottles, tins, polythene bags etc and throw them in municipal dustbins only, so that they can be disposed off properly. Observe the sanctity of holy sites and pilgrimage centres. Respect local traditions. When taking photographs, respect privacy ask prior permission and use restraint. in case temporary toilets are set up near camp sites, after defecation cover with mud or sand. Ensure that the spot is atleast 30m from a water source.
Taking away of cuttings, seeds and roots is illegal in the forest region, let the flora and fauna flourish in their natural environment. avoid using pollutants, such as detergents, in streams or springs. Do not use wood as fuel to cook food at the camp site and do not destroy the forest wealth of the Himalayas, which are our heritage. Do not leave burning cigarettes or make open fires in the forests. Do not consume alcohol, drugs or any other intoxicant. Do not consume alcohol, drugs or any other intoxicant. do not listen to Radios, Tape Recorders or any other electronic entertainment at high volume to avoid noise pollution.

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Wild Camps In India

Among the Indian wilds and forest regions there are various places where one can enjoy wildlife camping. Among the northern regions is Chitrauli, situated near to the hill station of Nainital in Uttaranchal and is considered to be a prime trekking paradise in this region, where nature lovers can witness panoramic views of the Himalayas and the Ratighat Valley with the Ghuna River in between.
Surroundings of Chitrauli is abound with beautiful flora and fauna offering ample opportunities to Naturalists, Trekkers, Painters and Bird watchers to try out their favourite adventure activity over here. The wild camps of Chitrauli take one to a little off beaten natural treks midst of Oaks, Deodars and Pine trees. This camp provides a pleasant escape from the pollution and grime of the cities to terraced fields, small villages, shimmering water streams and the complete range of the snow clad Himalayas.

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Famous Wild Camps

  • Cauvery Fishing Camp, Karnataka
  • Kali Wilderness Camp, Karnataka
  • B.R. Hills Wildlife Adventure Resort, Karnataka
  • Periyar National Park, Kerela
  • Jim Corbett National Park, Uttaranchal

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