9 Breathtaking Stargazing Locations In India For Memorable Starry Nights

When was the last time when you spent your night under the sky staring at the stars? If you have got blurry memories of the same, read on and find out about the 9 places in India where you can spend a starry nights worth remembering.

Locations For Memorable Starry Nights

“I know nothing with any certainty but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” –Vincent Van Gogh. Many of us carry similar experiences about starry nights. Spending a night gazing at the stars makes us feel better. But pollution in the cities has dragged us away from this experience. Let’s dig in to find out about the places where you can fulfill your desire for looking at the twinkling stars by keeping all the worries aside.

1. Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh

Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh is known for starry nights

The first on our list is Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh. It is a cold desert mountain valley at an altitude of 15,000 feet. Kaza, Tabo, Dhankar, Losar, Komik, and Kibber are worth camping here.

2. Pangong Tso, Ladakh

Pangong Tso, Ladakh

Sitting along with the beautiful Karakoram ranges and looking at the night sky is a wholesome experience. Ladakh’s Pangong Tso should be on the top of your list if you truly admire starry nights.

3. Naneghat, Maharashtra

Naneghat, Maharashtra

Talking of stars is talking of peace, away from the complexities of the metro life. Naneghat, Maharashtra gives you one such experience.

4. Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Next on our list is the salt desert. The place is famous for its starry nights and is worth capturing. It is an ideal spot for night sky lovers.

5. Katao Valley, Sikkim

Katao Valley, Sikkim

At an altitude of 15,000 feet, this unexplored heaven in Sikkim should be prioritized in case you are eager for stargazing. It is located near Lachung and requires prior permission from the Army.

6. Coorg ,Karnataka

starry nights at Coorg, Karnataka

You must have read about the Indus Constellation. Want to have a look at that? Visit Coorg and find yourself close to the beauty of starry nights.

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7. Neil Island, Andaman

Neil Island, Andaman, starry nights and natural views

The last on our list is Neil Island, Andaman. Nothing’s better than spending the night sky along the lovely beaches. Try this ‘Blue’ if you are already coping with Monday blues.

8. Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh

Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh

This small town along the India-Tibet Highway is known for its night sky views. At an altitude of 3400 meters, stargazing at Hatu Peak must do this thing. The Hatu Mata temple nearby is also worth visiting.

9. Roopkund, Uttarakhand

Roopkund, Uttarakhand

The mysterious glacial lake at a higher altitude is also called ‘Skeleton lake’.5,020 above sea level, Roopkund also gives an amazing night view for the sky lovers, dark yet beautiful, away from the hustle-bustle of the cities.

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