Camping off a toll road close to Mawlynnong, Meghalaya. Parked with the aid of using the facet of the toll road is our motorbike.
The camp spot can not be withinside the center of a village (an excessive amount of interest or maybe denied permission), or too some distance farfar from it (now no longer gaining access to meals, help, etc). Neither can it’s withinside the jungle, mainly those which are frequented with the aid of using elephants and wild cats. In numerous public spots, the neighborhood woodland dept, the police and pretty much all and sundry can ask you to vacate your camp anytime. Private grounds regularly rate for pitching as an awful lot one fees for rooms. Your satisfactory guess is to discover an unused / deserted floor, 1 to two km right into a carefully inhabited street branching off a toll road. You will maximum in all likelihood be left by myself for the night, however you may additionally have get admission to to the toll road.
The floor ought to now no longer be too rocky with sharp ridges as it is able to preclude your sleep. Rocky surfaces additionally purpose hassle in using the piton to shape a robust base for pitching the tent. Minimal grass on a leveled floor with dust is ideal. Too an awful lot grass may also imply reptiles like snakes and so is satisfactory avoided. It ought to now no longer have rained recently, as it would purpose the camp place to get too muddy.
Find an area inside two hundred metres of a water source, so you can get your water pouches refilled for the night. This may be a river, lake or pond. However, do now no longer camp inside a hundred metres of a river or a dammed lake, as flash floods may also purpose your camp to be washed away, even earlier than you awaken and comprehend what’s going on round you.
10 CAMPING ESSENTIALS
FIRST AID KIT
MAP AND COMPASS
WEATHER-APPROPRIATE CLOTHING AND RAIN GEAR
FLASHLIGHT, LANTERN OR HEAD LAMP
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