5 Stunning Places In Northeast India Where You Can Go Stargazing

by Sanmita A
5 Stunning Places In Northeast India Where You Can Go Stargazing

Stargazing is the only time when one could say darker the better! With the city lights and polluted skies, watching the stars is a distant dream for many. And, star gazing from our homes while we stand on our balconies, isn’t possible anymore. But there are many of us, who love to connect with nature in various ways and one of them is star gazing. If you are possibly travelling to the North East to connect with nature once again, do not miss out on these locations where stars look brighter and better.

The stargazing locations that must be on your must-visit list:

1. Dzukou Valley In Nagaland

To see the valleys, green fields, flowers and the starry nights in Dzukou Valley, you have to be in Nagaland. The location falls between Nagaland and Manipur. And your dream to watch clear night skies can very much come true here. It is a loved location for the people of Northeast, and you must too give it a try. If you love adventures, hiking and sweating out, Dzukou Valley will offer that to you!

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2. Bomdila In Arunachal Pradesh

The serenity that northeast India has is rare. So are the views here. Bomdila is a halting-place before you reach Tawang and it is a great place to view the starry skies at night. Even Tawang serves you with great night skies. So, while you explore the town and see the monasteries during the day, take the nights to watch the skies.

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3. Majuli In Assam

Majuli, in Assam, is famous for being the largest river island in the world, and apart from that, it is also one of the few spots where you can watch the night sky while you sit by the Brahmaputra river.

4. Shnongpdeng In Meghalaya

Meghalaya has the wettest place on earth and has mostly cloudy skies. But once in a while, especially during winters, you’ll be able to witness the sky glittering with the brightness of stars. But to experience the magical nights, head to Shnongpdeng, located in the Jaintia Hills and treat yourself to this visual delight.


5. Katao In Sikkim’s Yumthang Valley

One of the best tourist destinations in India, the skies at night mesmerize you too. Well, all you have to do is head to Mt Katao in Sikkim, witness the snow-clad mountains and enjoy the starry nights.

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