Geminid Meteor Shower Mumbai 

Geminid meteors winter shower will peak from December 13 to December 15 join us for an amazing Star Gazing Camp at Dindori Nasik. Geminid are the best meteor showers as each individual meteor are bright and visible.  We have selected Dindori as it has good dark sky with very less night pollution essential for Stargazing and Astrophotography. We will be providing comfortable tents and weather is pleasant during December. 

Activities conducted at Star Gazing Camp and Geminid Meteor Shower Camping learn about Northern Hemisphere Constellations we will teach you to identify them under expert guidance, Star gazing using telescopes, Learn Astrophotography Technique you will be able to photography milky way and star trails. Spend your weekend camping under the stars and learn about Geminid Meteor Shower.

Event Details Stargazing Mumbai at Dehne Asangaon

  • Place: Dehne near Asangaon
  • Endurance: Low
  • Activities: Stargazing, Camping, Astrophotography

Cost for Dehne Stargazing

Option 1 - With Transport (Asangaon to Asangaon)

  • Child (4 to 8 years): Rs. 1999/- per person  
  • Adult (above 8 years): Rs. 2199/- per person

Option 2 - Without Transport (coming by your own vehicle)

  • Child (4 to 8 years): Rs. 1699/- per person  
  • Adult (above 8 years): Rs. 1899/- per person

Event Itinerary - Stargazing camps near Mumbai 

Day one - Stargazing and Camping 

Board local from Mumbai CSMT on Saturday

Train timings CSMT - Asangaon fast Local

  • 01:13 pm CSMT
  • 01:20 pm Byculla
  • 01:26 pm Dadar
  • 01:33 pm Kurla
  • 01:37 pm Ghatkopar
  • 01:53 pm Thane
  • 02:09 pm Dombivli
  • 02:19 pm Kalyan
  • 02:54 pm Asangaon

03:00 pm - Meet at Asangaon railway station and begin travel to the base by local jeeps.

03:00 pm - Leave for Dehne after a brief introduction session
04:00 pm - Reach Dehne, freshen up and head to the camping site. 

05:00 pm - Reach Campsite. Set up tents

06:30 pm - Begin stargazing session

  • Introduction to telescope
  • Introduction to Astronomy
  • Naked sky observation
  • Telescopic Observation

09:00 pm - Dinner time. 

10:30 pm - Restart the stargazing session

  • Naked sky observation
  • Telescopic observation

Day Two

01:00 am - Tea break

02:00 am - Question Answer session

04:45 am - Session restarts

  • Dawn sky observation
  • Naked sky observation
  • Telescopic observation

06:00 am - Session ends.Freshen up, Have tea and snacks

09:00 am - Leave for Asangaon


Important Notes

  • In case of the Cloudy Sky, Event will not be cancelled and will continue with Campfire Activities and Information session.
  • Observation depends on subject to availability of object & weather condition.
  • No refund on cancellation & postponed of shows due to BAD Cloudy /Rainy Climate.
  • Those who are coming by their own vehicle, please follow all covid-19 safety guideline and reach at base village on time.
  • Due to above issue, if you come late or unable to come, will not provide any refund.
  • People may board the same train from their respective stations of convenience.
  • Missing the train is missing Stargazing and Camping at Dehne, no refund will be provided.
  • If you want double sharing tent, then you need to pay Rs 200 extra.
  • Male and female separate stay
Overnight Available on request
Dates and Rates
date & duration price
  • Sorry no more departures available. You could get in touch with us at highfive@treksandtrails.org if you'd like to make a booking.
  • Inclusions/Exclusions
    What we'll give/What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Traveling from Asangaon to Asangaon (Option 1)
    • Day 1 - Evening Refreshment, Dinner
    • Day 2 - Breakfast
    • Instructor & Telescope
    • Tented Accommodation on multi sharing basis (Triple)
    • Treks and Trails Charges

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Travel cost till Asangaon (Option 1)
    • Any transportation (Option 2)
    • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
    • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered
    • Any kind of personal expenses
    • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above
    • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
    • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
    Things to Carry
    Things to Carry
    • Identity proof (must)
    • Face mask or shield
    • Sanitizer
    • Sleeping Bag or 2-bed sheets
    • Torch with extra batteries
    • A bottle of water (at least 2 Ltrs)
    • Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc
    • Towel, a napkin
    • Jacket/ Sweater, Extra clothes 
    • D-SLR with Tripod (Optional)
    • Scarf, Cap, Sunglasses, etc (optional)
    • Medicine those if u require usually
    • Floaters
    • A Rucksack or Daysack to put in all the things to be carried
    • Do not carry sling bags or zholas.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
    • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
    • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date 
    • No show No Refund.
    • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
    • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
    • If Trek gets canceled from our side, we will refund "Trek Amount" only.
    • If the event is canceled due to any natural calamity, political unrest or other such reasons beyond our control the same cancellation policy will apply.
    Frequently Asked Questions
    1. Indian toilet available
    2. Personal car parking at owner risk route will be provided via Google maps
    3. Camp Site is safe for Women  
    4. We have 60 - 40 % or more Male - Female ratios on our events 
    5. Kids below 15 with Parents supervision only 
    6. Food preference - only Veg local cooked food available 
    7. Limited phone connectivity available for most cellular services 
    8. Local jeeps used for Transport can accommodate 10 people 
    9. Registration against 100% upfront payment only on the spot payment not accepted 
    10. No Discount for Kids


    List of Stargazing Mumbai seen throughout the night

    • Pleiades Cluster 
    • Double Cluster c64
    • Mars Neptune 
    • Andromeda Galaxy M31, M32, 110
    • Orion Nebula
    • Crab Nebula
    • Andromeda galaxy M31,32,110
    • Orion nebula M45
    • Crab nebula M1
    • C64 averted vision star cluster with nebulosity
    • M41 open cluster canis major
    • M35 open cluster
    • M78  globular cluster
    • Almaak double star
    • M46 open cluster
    • Beehive cluster m44
    • Bode cigar galaxy m81 - 82
    • Leo triplets galaxies
    • Sunflower galaxy
    • Venus.
    • Comet 48P
    • Flame Nebula 
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