Bivy shelters includes is really an overall category term that includes outdoor accommodation styles that do not fit into the other categories.
Tarp shelters or tarp tents provide versatility whether you are car camping, backpacking or bicycle touring. Use your tarp shelter as a cook area, for gear storage, shade in hot weather, protection from the rain or to sleep under.
Check out coverage area of the tarp to make sure it meets your needs along with the weight and packing size. Click on the links below to check out these tarp shelters and tents.