Camping is perhaps the best way of enjoying the wonders of nature given to Himachal and sharing the warmth of its people. You can carry your own gear along - or opt for any of the several camps that are pitched in various parts of the state. These camps offer accommodation, catering and a variety of activities like hikes, fishing, nature-tours and rafting. Most of these offer quality facilities and services.Himachal Tourism has camps at Sarchu in Lahaul, and in addition to built-accommodation, tents are available at Sangla and Kalpa in Kinnaur, and at Kazza in Spiti.The Youth Hostel Association of India, runs camps at Dalhousie and at Kullu-Manali. Camps run by the private sector are in Baspa (Sangla) valley and at Kalpa in Kinnaur, at Tabo in Spiti, at AI Hilal (Taragarh) and Dharamshala in Kagra, at Shoja near Kullu, and at Mashobra and Baldian near Shimla. Adventure camps are likely to be available soon in the Pabbar valley, in the Jubbal-Hatkoti-Rohru area.
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.