Picking the best place to pitch up for the night is an art that requires precision. Rocky terrain makes for an uncomfortable sleep; hard ground means battling with those tent pegs; and soft spots mean you might fly away. Put all these concerns aside for a moment though, and imagine waking up in the shadow of snow-capped mountains, or in the middle of a wild, 100-year-old jungle.

This interactive map plots some of our top camping spots. You can read more about our picks in our full screen gallery of the 20 Best Places to Pitch a Tent.

Explore the world, pitch by pitch:

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