Uttarakhand Shines Bright: Nakshatra Sabha Ignites Astro-Tourism Boom!

Commencing its voyage in June amidst the environs of George Everest, Mussoorie, Nakshatra Sabha promises celestial odyssey that stretches across mid-2025. This celestial will traverse the landscapes of Uttarkashi, Pithoragarh, Nainital, Chamoli.

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At the helm of this cosmic escapade stands the Secretary of Tourism, Government of Uttarakhand, envisioning a celestial convergence of astronomical wonders and Uttarakhand's rich culture tapestry. "Uttarakhand has tremendous potential to become the go-to destination for all things related to astronomy-focused travel," proclaims the Secretary. "Nakshatra Sabha is India's first-of-its-kind astro-tourism campaign, inviting global travelers to witness the enchantment of the universe while delving into Uttarakhand's unparalleled heritage."


The heartbeat of Nakshatra Sabha pulsates with an array of celestial spectacles designed to ignite the imagination and foster a profound connection with the cosmos. From enchanting stargazing sessions guided by specialized equipment to captivating seminars and webinars featuring esteemed experts, every facet of the campaign promises to elevate the astro-tourism experience to celestial heights.

Ramashish Ray, the visionary Founder of Starscapes, heralds the dawn of a new era in astro-tourism. "For years, we have been at the forefront of nurturing Uttarakhand's celestial allure," Ray shares. "The overwhelming response to our previous endeavors spurred the inception of Nakshatra Sabha—a monumental endeavor poised to showcase the celestial splendor of Uttarakhand on a grand scale."

Central to Nakshatra Sabha's ethos is the advocacy for dark sky preservation—an imperative endeavor to safeguard the pristine nocturnal vistas that grace Uttarakhand's celestial canvas. Through the formulation of a comprehensive dark sky preservation policy and community-driven conservation efforts, Nakshatra Sabha seeks to nurture a sustainable astro-tourism ecosystem that reveres both the cosmic wonders above and the terrestrial treasures below.

Key highlights of the Nakshatra Sabha include captivating stargazing sessions facilitated by cutting-edge equipment, enlightening expert talks on the nuances of astro-tourism, an enthralling astrophotography contest, and special solar observations synchronized with the sun's peak activity and the imminent Aditya mission.

As the curtains rise on Nakshatra Sabha, Uttarakhand emerges as an unrivaled beacon of astro-tourism in India, beckoning travelers from far and wide to embark on a celestial odyssey unlike any other. With its pristine landscapes, minimal light pollution, and celestial wonders aplenty, Uttarakhand stands poised to ascend to the zenith of astro-tourism glory, casting its radiant gaze upon the cosmos and beyond.

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