Gone are the days when you need to be an experienced person to set up the pole and staking to install a camp. Such camps were made up of canvas and were heavy in weight. Nowadays, you would be surprised to see the type of tents available in the market nowadays. Tents of various sizes and shapes are readily available in stores.

Whether you are a single person looking for a tent to accommodate your sleeping bag and resembles to a miniature tent like cocoon or you are travelling with your family and require a large room like tent, present day tents have everything to offer to you. However, the type of camping tent you need depends on your plan of camping.

If you are planning to purchase a camping tent for yourself or your family or friends then you need to consider the following points:

1) Where you are about to camp- It is very important that you consider when and where would you camp. You need to purchase a tent that can withstand the season you would be camping. For example, a tent designed to bear rain may not prove to be useful in winter conditions. You can also opt for four season tents that can withstand wind and cold, are more durable to be used in severe winter conditions. Other types of tents available are three season tents that are not sustainable to cold weather. The best way to understand about the quality and capability of a tent is to read the product description in the manufacturer manual.

2) Secondly, you need to consider the size for your camping tent and the type of features you require the most. You can consider using a bivouac camping tent if you are alone or is travelling with whom you can easily share your tent. This bivouac type tent is very light in weight and you can carry only one instead of two in such a scenario. Moreover, it creates a sheath few inches away all around your sleeping bag providing extra protection for you and your beloved.

3) Some people prefer their tent to have more elbow room. For such people, there are various types of traditional tents available in various sizes that range from tents that can accommodate a single person to tents that are like a room and complete family can sleep in one tent. Nowadays, most of the smaller or medium tents are pop-up tents that unfold themselves in their assembled shape. This makes the task of setting up tent an easy task. You would require more assembly if you select a larger tent.

4) For camp lovers, not only size or features but design, colors and material used in tent are of significant importance. Some like their tents to have rooms within tent for privacy whereas others like to have some windows or skylights in their tent. Therefore, our stores are loaded with such trendy and basic tents to suit every need and requirement. Different tents with various features are available for varying prices depending on their capability.

Source by Abhishek Agarwal