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    Stargazing in India

    With the temperature soaring sky high it’s time for you to take some time off and bring yourself close to nature. Beat the summertime blues by travelling to your favourite destination and gazing at the twinkling stars in the night sky.

    So, let’s just step out of our mundane lives and go camping underneath the stars?

    We list down 10 awesome places in India where you can go stargazing and have an amazing experience this summer.

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    1. Leh-Ladakh

    Star lit sky in Leh-Ladakh

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    The most famous spots to stargaze in Leh-Ladakh includes; Nubra Valley, Shanti Stupa and Pangong Lake. You can also try the Hanle Observatory for a better stargazing experience.

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    2. Andaman

    The clear shimmering sky of Andaman

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    Lying underneath the stars in a secluded beach of Andaman, is an out of the world experience. When the clear night sky is lit up with zillions of stars, all you can do is marvel at the beauty of the infinite cosmos.

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    3. Coorg

    Glittering night sky in Coorg

    Another great place for stargazers this summer is Coorg. You can go hiking up the Nilgiri Hills and camp for the night while you enjoy the glittering night sky while stargazing in Coorg.

    4. Spiti Valley

    Clear Night Sky in Spiti Valley scattered with

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    The best spot to watch the clear night sky is Kibber Village in Spiti Valley, located at a height of 14000 feet and known as the highest motorable village in the world.

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    5. Kausani

    Stargazing, camping and bonfire in Kausani

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    Not many people know this, but I am speaking from personal experience and I can say that Kausani is in fact an awesome place for stargazing. The illuminated sky peeking from behind the tall conifer and oak trees calls for a campout with your favourite people.

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    6. Udaipur

    Illuminated sky in Udaipur

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    Watch the reflection of an illuminated sky on the Lake Badi while you sit cozily sipping on a cool beverage in Udaipur.

    7. Jaisalmer

    Star studded night sky in Jaisalmer

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    There’s nothing more exhilarating than camping out in the wild sandy desert and star gazing in Jaisalmer. You’ll be treated with a blanket of star-studded night sky from your cozy tents itself.

    8. Rann of Kutch

    White marsh of Rann of Kutch shimmering under a starlit sky

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    If the porcelain white marsh of Rann of Kutch is breathtaking in full moon nights, try experiencing it once in a moonless night. When the night sky, sparkling with countless stars reflects on the vast expanse of Kutch, you’ll realize what you’ve been missing in life! We suggest you to try stargazing in Kutch at least once.

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    9. Matheran

    Stargazing and Bonfire in Matheran

    Being one of the most environmentally protected areas in India with no vehicles allowed inside town limits, Matheran ought to have a beautiful and clear sky overhead. As the unpolluted sky light up at night it is quite a sight to catch.

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    10. Shillong

    Star filled sky in Shillong

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    The abode of clouds, Meghalaya has one of the most beautiful skies in the country. Even if you rarely get to have a clear sky without clouds in Shillong, when it does clear up the night sky is something to look at and marvel.

    Have you ever tried stargazing in India? If you have, we’d love to hear about your experiences of stargazing during summer.


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