To spend a night under the nature means to sleep under the starry heaven is a wonderful experience. Leaving the comfortable bed, sleeping on the hard ground is a different sort of experience. Leaving the city’s noise and air pollution and enjoying the natural sounds of insects, birds, and animals is amazing. For a sound sleep, there are ten sleeping tips for campers.
Table of Contents
- Sleeping Tips
- 1. Camping Mattress
- 2. Get Comfortable Tent Bedding
- 3. Pillow
- 4. Bring Earplug & Eye Mask
- 5. Tent and Temperature
- 6. Avoid Mosquitoes and Bugs
- 7. Heavy Meal in late hours
- 8. Follow Your Bed Time Routine
- 9. Extinguish Campfire
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1. Camping Mattress
You need a good mattress or bed, foam pads, or inflatable pads for a sound sleep. There are two types of sleeping beds:
- Car Camping Sleeping Bed
- Backpacking Sleeping Bed
A car camping sleeping bed is comfortable and easily transformed into the blanket. This bed gives a good space to change the sides. But you should carry such a bed that may be easily packed in small size. Backpacking sleeping bed may help you to keep the body warm, especially in cold nights. This is easy to carry from place to place.
2. Get Comfortable Tent Bedding
To sleep in a comfortable bed, you may need to buy nearly the same as in your house. A comfortable bed will save you from the hardness of the ground. You can buy the self-inflating bed or air and closed-cell foam bed. These beds are comfortable, but air pads and closed-cell foams are lighter to transport. These beds reduce the stiffness of the ground.
Camping far-off destination, you may need your favorite pillow. You can bring your favorite pillow from your own room. In camping, you need such a pillow that easily inflates and deflates. This type of pillow easily compresses and folds into your backpack.
4. Bring Earplug & Eye Mask
You are going far away from noise pollution. The city’s traffic and machines annoy you much. But in the campsite, you listen the natural sounds. You can expect the rustling sounds of trees and stray movement of outdoors. However, you may face other sounds, the white noise. Keep earplugs to block such noises.
Be well aware of white noise. You may download a white noise app. By doing this, you may prevent yourself from strange noise. During camping, if you face a full moon, you need to avoid the out light. Bring along an eyes mask to protect.
5. Tent and Temperature
Keep in your mind the temperature of the campsite. You may ask the senior campers about their experiences. You can take guidelines from the online weather or download the app. Campers may bring beds and clothes according to the season of the campsite.
6. Avoid Mosquitoes and Bugs
Bring an ointment and spray to prevent mosquitoes and bugs. Examine, there are no holes in the tent. First, spray the inner tent to prevent mosquitoes and bugs. Rub an ointment on your exposed body parts. Wear clothes with long sleeves. Keep your sweets and foodstuffs in the closed dustbin.
7. Heavy Meal in late hours
Usually, a light meal is better for good health. Avoid heavy meals, it will digest but late, and it may disturb your sound sleep. You may have refreshment-style meat at night because the dispensary is far away from the campsite.
To avoid alcohol and caffeine after late dinner. Alcohol may give you pleasure but interfere in your sleep due to drowsiness.
8. Follow Your Bed Time Routine
In camping, you have a different environment for sleeping from your routine bedtime. Camping is exactly a change of place, to face the darkness around you. You may not wind down the tent environment, first of all, adjust yourself. You may start your routine work before going to bed, brush your teeth, do simple exercises to keep you fit. Take a bath after using the toilet, then read a newspaper or book. Avoid Irregular sleeping that makes you tougher to fall asleep.
9. Extinguish Campfire
Extinguish charcoal and ashes completely. A Little mistake may create a big incident. So, you may get knowledge from the seniors. How the campfire incidents have happened. If you cook a recipe or make a tea, you will extinguish the fire after leaving the campfire. Therefore, you have to extinguish the charcoal to ashes before going to a sound sleep.
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