Campshala Guide on Glamping | Definition, Types of Glamping and popular Glamping Experiences in India

You might be listening to a lot about “Glamping” these days and that can be one of reasons you landed here. Go through this article to know everything about Glamping.

Glamping is a portmanteau of “glamorous” and “camping” and describes a style of camping with amenities and, in some cases, resort-style services not usually associated with “traditional” camping. Glamping has become particularly popular with 21st-century tourists seeking the luxuries of hotel accommodation alongside “the escapism and adventure recreation of camping.

The need for experimental stays among Millenials and new age travelers is growing across India wherein people are keen to experience the luxury of a hotel yet stay in a non-traditional accommodation.

Below is the guide on Glamping stay types.

Tree House

treehousetree fort or tree shed is a platform or building constructed around, next to or among the trunk or branches of one or more mature trees while above ground level. Tree houses can be used for recreation, work space, habitation, hangout space, and observation.

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Yurts

A traditional yurt (from the Turkic languages) or ger (Mongolian) is a portable, round tent covered with skins or felt and used as a dwelling by several distinct nomadic groups in the steppes of Central Asia. The structure consists of an angled assembly or latticework of wood or bamboo for walls, a door frame, ribs (poles, rafters), and a wheel (crown, compression ring) possibly steam-bent. The roof structure is often self-supporting, but large yurts may have interior posts supporting the crown. The top of the wall of self-supporting yurts is prevented from spreading by means of a tension band which opposes the force of the roof ribs. Modern yurts may be permanently built on a wooden platform; they may use modern materials such as steam-bent wooden framing or metal framing, canvas or tarpaulin, plexiglass dome, wire rope, or radiant insulation.

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Safari Tents

Bringing that out-of-Africa touch to foreign soils, safari tents are the perfect glamping set up for family trips. Of all the glamping offerings it’s usually safari tents that boast the most space, with room for several beds, huge living areas and wide verandas out front.

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Geo Dome Tents

Geo Dome tents are small globe-shaped tents with all the modern amenities. What’s more? you get a wide view to enjoy the nature around.

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Glamping Pods

The glamping pod is like a tent without the faff and the poles, and is ready for you at the site when you arrive – taking you from camping to glamping in one easy step. If the weather is bad, it’s the ideal option to enjoy camping without worrying about keeping dry. Glamping pods are eco-friendly too – often insulated with sheep’s wool to keep you cosy but not too warm, and let you stay toasty even when it’s snowing outside.

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To sum it up Glamping is one of the best ways to travel these days where you find all the luxury of a hotel yet you stay close to nature. They create long-lasting memories and bound you to nature.

If you wish to book your next glamping experience you can find it below.

Glamping Experiences in India