5 Campsites Less Than A 3-Hr. Drive From Delhi That'll Make You Feel Like A New Person
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Are you up to challenge yourself? Maybe go back to your roots? Test your camping skills and rough it up in the lap of nature. And to nudge you in that direction, we’ve got you a list of the best camping sites around the city, to connect with Mother Nature.
1. Nature Camp, Bhondsi
This nature camp, carved out of a 600-acre ashram, Bharat Yatra Kendra, which belonged to the former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar, is a plush 100-acre property with eco-lodges, tents, tree huts and a lake, amidst the beautiful Aravalli hills. The place is also equipped with cool, hi-tech and eco-friendly models like a rainwater harvesting system, solar water pump and composting & water recycling mechanisms. Come here to not only SEE nature but experience it, in its full bloom!
Where | Nature Camp - Bhondsi (Near Gurgaon), Haryana
Distance From Delhi | 1 Hour 46 Minutes Drive
2. Camp Wild Dhauj, Gurgaon-Faridabad Border
With facilities to host a family getaway, school trips and even corporate outings, this camp has you covered for a fun weekend with your choice of people. You can have fun roasting marshmallows over their bonfire at night and dancing away in the peaceful ambience. They have a wide range of off site visits, as well, ranging from the Taj Mahal, to mesmerising Agra Forts!
Where | Camp Wild Dhauj - Manger - Dhauj Road, Mangar
Call Them | +91 9999 273 336
Distance From Delhi | 1 Hour 55 Minutes Drive
Browse Through Their Website Here | https://www.campwilddhauj.in/
3. Camp Tikkling, Gurgaon
Right in the middle of the beautiful Aravallis, is this ideal getaway to get your mind and body back on track. As a nature camp, they offer you an array of activities to keep yourself busy while on a break. So, come here and test your zeal for adventure with fun activities like rappelling, rock climbing and zip lining here!
Where | Camp Tikkling - Gairatpur Bass, Gurgaon
Call Them | +91 9311 398 050
Distance From Delhi | 2 Hours Drive
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/CampTikkling/
Browse Through Their Website Here | http://www.camptikkling.com/
4. Camp Mustang, Manesar
With loads of outdoor adventures, picnics AND team building activities, Camp Mustang is the perfect place to relax and let go of all the worries of the fast paced city life. Be it an outing with your rowdy cousins, cool colleagues or a romantic getaway with bae, Camp Mustang is the place to be!
Where | Camp Mustang - Sohna Road, Manesar, Gurgaon
Call Them | +91 9911039423 & +91 9910644233
Distance From Delhi | 2 Hours 1 Minute Drive
Check Out Their Website | http://www.campmustang.com/
5. The Farm Camp, Faridabad
This picturesque campsite lies deep in the woods of the Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary, It’s unique locations asures you a one-of-a-kind experience amidst the tall trees and the singing birds. Aside from engaging adventure activities like lake crossing and commandos net, this camping location offers you a tour of their organic farm.
Talk about the lap of nature!
Where | The Farm Camp - Chhota Anangpur Village, Near Karni Singh Shooting Range, Faridabad
Call Them | +91 9811 597 834 & +91 9819 934 906
Distance From Delhi | 1 Hour 44 Minutes Drive
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TheFarmCamp.in/
Browse Through Their Website Here | http://www.thefarmcamp.in/
6. Damdama Natural Adventure Camp, Gurgaon
Picture Credits: Birpal Damdama
The Damdama Natural Adventure Camp is a stone’s throw away from Delhi, making it the ideal spot for a super quick getaway to rejuvenate after an exhausting week at work. It is situated near the Damdama Lake making it a picturesque, lake-view camping site. Inhabited by even some wild animals, this camp will truly feel like being in nature’s lap.
Where | Damdama Natural Adventure Camp - Khore Haveli, Harchandpur, Near Damdama Lake, Saras Complex, Sohna
Call Them | +91 8506 055 650
Distance From Delhi | 2 Hours 12 Minutes Drive
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/pages/biz/Damdama-Natural-Adventure-Camp-933104763405976/
Browse Through Their Website Here | http://www.damdamaadventurecamp.com/
Be sure to include these camps in your list, the next time you want to get away and revel in the lap of nature.
P.S. - Drive time from Delhi to the camps varies depending on the traffic and time of day.