With its origins in prehistoric times, astronomy is one of the oldest forms of natural sciences. Ever since the existence of mankind, celestial bodies have continued to fascinate scholars, writers and even travellers. Passion for the science that astronomy enthusiasts and astrophotographers continue to travel all around the world for that perfect view of the night sky. However, did you know that India also makes for one of the most popular places in the world for stargazing and recreational astronomy?
If you've been wanting to spend a night under the stars but don't want to travel to Ladakh or some other remote place at a high altitude, here's something to brighten your day! Merely 20km from the popular hill town of Nainital, a luxury resort has everything you need for your ideal astronomy getaway—uninterrupted views of the night sky, state of the art equipment and a drop dead gorgeous setting!