Has the city life drained you to the bits? Are you looking for a place to escape your monotonous schedule which doesn’t cost you a lot? Then head out to the outskirts of Mumbai where there are numerous camping sites around the periphery of lakes, beaches, and hill forts. A lot of these campsites offer various activities like kayaking, astrophotography, wildlife safaris, nature trails, archery and grilling your own barbecue.  These campsites are set amidst the jungle, under the canopy of trees which lets you explore nature up close and personal.

Unwind yourself through an experience of nature’s wonderful synchronization and the striking mountains at these unexplored camping places. A treat to sore eyes, tired mind, as well as beautiful scenery, to chill with your squad, these camping sites are a must visit for the ones looking for a relaxing getaway from the fast-paced city life to rest in the lap of nature. Sneak in a weekend for a surreal camping adventure at exclusive spots within the reach of the city, which doesn’t compromise on your leaves and budget.

Things to bring on your camping trip

When planning a camping trip, it's important to bring the right gear to ensure that you have a safe and comfortable trip. Here are some items that you should consider packing:

  1. Tent: Choose a tent that is appropriate for the weather and number of people in your group.

  2. Sleeping bag: Make sure to bring a sleeping bag that is rated for the lowest temperature you expect to encounter.

  3. Sleeping pad: A sleeping pad will provide insulation from the ground and make your sleeping bag more comfortable.

  4. Camp stove: If you plan to cook while camping, you'll need a camp stove and fuel.

  5. Cooler: A cooler is essential for keeping food and drinks fresh.

  6. Water bottles or hydration system: It's important to stay hydrated while camping, so bring plenty of water or a hydration system..

  7. Headlamp or flashlight: A headlamp or flashlight is essential for navigating your campsite at night.

  8. First aid kit: Pack a basic first aid kit in case of any minor injuries.

  9. Sun protection: Don't forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun.

  10. Clothing: Bring layers of clothing that can be adjusted as the weather changes.

  11. Footwear: Choose sturdy, closed-toe shoes for hiking, and bring sandals or water shoes for around the campsite.

  12. Maps and a compass: It's always a good idea to bring a map and a compass in case you get lost.

  13. Personal items: Don't forget to pack any personal items such as toiletries, medications, and any other items you'll need during your trip.