Camping spots in Leh-Ladakh
You would also love to read our comprehensive article on camping spots in Leh-Ladakh road trips. Camping in the lap of Himalayas is something each one of dream about and when it comes to camping in Leh Ladakh, it becomes a more pristine dream… Camping in Himalayas is considered to be one of the key adventure activities by the people with craze of adventure. And, I will say why not, when you have the luxury of a billion star place to stay right in the middle of nowhere with just raw nature surrounding you and your soul.
Today, in this article, I will talk about some most important tips which you should keep in mind while camping in leh Ladakh.
1. Nubra Valley
Nubra Valley is probably one of the most picturesque places in Ladakh. Characterized by scenic slopes of the mountains, lush greenery, arid mountains, the beautiful Shyok and Nubra rivers, sand dunes and a rich culture, Nubra Valley is probably one of the best places to sleep under the star laden skies and wake up to a breathtaking view.
2. Pangong Tso
Remember the scene in 3 Idiots where Kareena rides a scooter to meet Amir and the whole reunion of the friends? Well, that’s Pangong Tso. This one movie has changed the whole geography of tourism in this region of Ladakh and some of the consequences have been grave. However, there is no doubt that Pangong Tso is still the most serene and breathtakingly beautiful view that Ladakh has to offer. Pangong Tso generally bustles with numerous such camping sites which guarantee you spellbinding views and an amazing experience under the clear starlit sky.
3. Tso Moriri
Tso Moriri is another place which is abundant in camping sites. Blessed with a lake known by the same name this is another scenic location to experience nature at its best. The sight of clouds like cotton balls floating in the sky and sometimes just above the surface of the lake are just a few of the spectacular views that could leave you awestruck at this place. A perfect place to make those amazing time lapse videos or star trail pictures, Tso Moriri will definitely leave you baffled.
Sarchu is where you can experience the cold desert lands of Ladakh. Sarchhu can also be the starting point of the challenging Zanskar Trek. The adjacent passes to Sarchu are Baralacha La in the Zanskar Range and Lachulung La along the Leh-Manali Highway. Barren yet alluring this place is apt for an astounding camping experience.
Alchi, a quaint village in Ladakh is a treasure trove of scenic beauty. Located on the banks of River Indus, this is no less than a utopia and camping under the stars here could feel like a dream come true. Apart from its scenic locales, Alchi is also famous for the Alchi Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh.
6. Desert Himalaya Resort
7. Chamba Camp Thiksey
8. Camp Redstart