Camping abroad is the last housing alternative of this series. Bootsnall.com published an article recommending sites to camp that I have been adapted to pass along to you. The luxury camping treks to Morocco and Tanzania are based on information from GlobalBasecamps.com I thank both these sources.
New Zealand A most camper-friendly country, you can set up camp almost anywhere, beaches, forests, mountains, or on about any public land. There are, however, strict environmental regulations that need to be followed. You will need to have a waste disposal unit or camp-toilet if there are no public toilets available, and you must take all your waste with you. Campsites span all price ranges, but the government run campsites spread throughout the national parks provide basic facilities in some wonderfully remote regions, starting from as little as $5 a night.
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya On one of our custom Tanzania treks, you will be camping so near Africa’s wildlife that you will need a Maasai warrior to guard your tent through the night Your neighbors here will include world’s largest lion populations, 570 species of birds, and a migration of over 2 million gazelle, wildebeest, and zebra passing. On one of our custom Tanzania treks, you will be camping so near Africa’s wildlife that you will need a Maasai warrior to guard your tent through the night.
Whether you want to go back to basics at one of the budget campsites or relax in style in a luxury tent, there are a host of options for camping within the park, but all of them come with rich grasslands dotted with acacia trees, and rivers teeming with hippopotami and crocodiles
Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica The Park, one of the world’s most biologically diverse natural parks, includes deserted beaches, waterfalls, lagoons, and an enormous tropical rainforest. You can find a campsite surrounded by wildlife as well as wilderness, and “if you’re lucky (or unlucky), you might even come into contact with some of the park’s other residents – monkeys, tiger herons, sloths, and even pumas.”
Lake District, England It would be a shame to let England’s rainy reputation stop you from camping in one of the world’s most beautiful countryside in the Lake District National Park, Cumbria. It is a perfect example of the idyllic British countryside with verdant, rolling meadows, clear glassy lakes, and a horizon of vibrant wildflowers and epic mountain landscapes.
Sahara Desert, Morocco Global Basecamps notes that “our Moroccan eco sahara tours feature luxury camping, Bedouin-style, and is unlike anything else you will ever experience.
While you can camp in a basic or comfortable site, you can select a Global Base Camp’s luxury site. You will have to trek out there with a guide and dinner will be cooked on site, but you’re unlikely to find a more incredible setting to camp. “Tucked away at the foot of the dunes and surrounded by an endless desert landscape, the best part of all is watching the sunrise melt over the desert landscape – that is if you can drag yourself out of bed at 4am.”