Glamorous camping, or glamping as it's so called, is one of the latest travel trends that's really catching on. India has much to offer happy glampers as luxury tented camps are being set up all over the country -- in the desert, in the mountains, on farms, and at the beach! Here are 5 of the best places to go glamping in India to inspire your adventures!
Jaisalmer offers numerous opportunities to go glamping in the desert. The majority of tented camps are located close to the Sam Sand Dunes, where people flock to go on a camel ride into the sunset.
Fancy glamping on the beach? If so, Goa's the place! The gorgeous Amarya Shamiyana, on trendy Ashwem beach, sets the standard. Not far away, Otter Creek Tents offers three luxury tents along side a picturesque creek near the beach. In south Goa, Cola Beach tented resort has seven luxury tents on an exclusive beach, decorated inside with Rajasthani handicrafts. In addition, H20 has luxury tents on Agonda beach.
3. Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore National Park offers plenty of fabulous opportunities for glamping. The most opulent of these is The Oberoi Vanyavilas. It's been voted the best hotel in the world and consistently wins awards. There are 25 tents with polished hardwood floors, four-poster beds, and freestanding bathtubs.
4.Kanha National Park
Similar to Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh has plenty of resorts with luxury tents that are perfect for glamping. The pick of them, Shergarh Tented Camp has just six luxury tents located adjacent to the Mukki entrance of the park.
For a really intimate glamping getaway amongst nature, head to Grassroots in the lush Wayanad district of Kerala. There are only five luxury tents on the property. They're set on a three acre coffee, areca nut and pepper plantation, overlooking the area's renowned tea plantations. The surrounding mountains and stream add to the relaxing ambiance. Activities such as hiking, rafting and Ayurvedic treatments can be arranged.