This December, head to Kamshet with your little one to check out the Geminid meteor showers. Organised by Marine Drive-based nature club, Heart & Soil, the overnight camp involves setting up tents to enjoy this shower, from the constellation Gemini, considered one of the most active annual showers.
A view of the Geminid meteor shower in Spain on December 14, 2012. You can also watch the shower from your terrace after 9 pm, believe stargazing experts. Pic/AFP
From December 13 to 14
At Kamshet, Pune.
Cost Rs 5,600 (one parent plus one child)
Khagol Mandal flags off the stargazing season with a sky watching programme at an open farmhouse, 3.5 km away from Neral. Spot open star clusters, globular clusters as well as planets at this site.
On November 14, 7 pm to 4.30 am
At Saguna Baag Farm House, Neral.
Cost Rs 250, Rs 200 for students (free entry for children up to 8 years)
Log on to www.khagolmandal.com