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Stargazing in Changthang Valley

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When it comes to getting the best views of the milky way and the stars which can be seen in the sky it all narrows down to planning and some amount of luck. Three of the key factors you must know when it comes to clicking fantastic photos of the night sky are No/less light pollution, Clear skies & High altitude. And that’s why Ladakh is a perfect destination for Astrophotography as it offers all 3 of them. In fact, a few destinations of Ladakh like - Hanle, Pangong Tso & Maan Village are renowned destinations among Astrophotographers. Hanle is a remote region in Ladakh and is also home to the highest space observatory in the world, the Indian Astronomical Observatory. It is located at an altitude of about 14,500 ft, which means that practically half of the atmosphere is below you. The air is dry as the amount of water vapor is less and the gaps between the mountains are huge which makes it easier for you to capture bright shots of the milky way. Hanle experiences over 150-180 cloud-free nights besides over 260 nights that are useful for overserving the night sky. You will have plenty of opportunities to click the perfect shot of the Night Sky. During your stay in Hanle, you get to see and capture the inner planets of our Solar system such as - Mercury, Venus, and Mars and outer planets such as Saturn and Jupiter. On your visit to Pangong lake, you will stay at the Maan Village. The local women running the homestays in the village are not just trained in hospitality but also in operating the telescopes and reading the night sky. Apart from learning about the night sky you will get to know the local culture, taste the local cuisines and how the people survive and go on with their daily lives in remote regions of Ladakh. Also, enjoy walking on Pangong Lake and taking sunrise & sunset photographs. Highlights Visit Indian Astronomical Observatory at Hanle, the world’s highest space observatory Gaze & capture a time-lapse video of the milky way during your stay in Hanle See the planet of our solar system with the help of a high-power telescope during your homestay at Maan Village, Pangong Captures breathtaking images of the unique wildlife in Ladakh during your stay in Tsomoriri Learn about the Nomadic (Changpa) culture of Ladakhi living in the remote areas of Hanle and Pangong Sunset photography at Pangong lake Price includes: An experienced driver with Innova taxi, which includes multi-day sightseeing including airport pickup and drops All accommodations with 3 times meals and refreshments All the entrances and monastery fees A sim card to get in touch with your family and friends Experienced astrophotography Inner line permits fees Oxygen cylinder for high passes journey Customer support and guidance throughout the journey in English, French, Hindi and Malayalam. Not included Anything not mentioned in the tour inclusion Transportation charge for personal use and an extra distance charge in case of any natural calamities Tips
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