Things to Do in Tehri

Tehri is a small region in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand that is fast gaining popularity as a holiday destination in the Himalayas. Built around the Tehri Dam and surrounded on all sides by towering mountains, Tehri is a fantastic weekend getaway in North India. Some of the best things to do in Tehri, you can enjoy relaxing by the dam as the winds blow fresh mountain air over you or hiking through the forest-covered slopes, there will always be a sense of rejuvenation and refreshment accompanying you. The Tehri dam, around which the new Tehri is built, is Asia’s highest dam as well as its largest. The dam draws on the waters of the Bhagirathi and Bhilangana rivers, and offers tourists the chance of indulging in jet skiing, water zorbing, kayaking, boating, parasailing and rafting as well as the chance of staying in a houseboat. If you want to indulge in some adventure, the currents of Bhagirathi are a perfect place to try your hand at some river rafting. And if you want a break from the water, climbing the steep rocks around Tehri is a great way to test your strength and endurance. And since a stay in the Himalayas is incomplete without extensive hiking, exploring the magnificent trails around Tehri is a rewarding experience that most tourists like to indulge in.

You can hike or trek to popular spots like Nagtibba, Khatling Glacier, Sem-Mukhem, Panwali Kantha, Sahasratal, Masar Tal, or simply explore new routes. Trekking in Dhanaulti, a few kilometres away from Tehri, is also an amazing experience. Tehri is surrounded on all sides by other fascinating hill stations which are worth visiting too. Day trips to Mussoorie and Chamba are popular among tourists since it gives you a chance to enjoy the best of all worlds. The fabulous view of Bhagirathi from Chamba should not be missed. Tourists from Tehri also enjoy making a pilgrimage to the majestic confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda into Ganga, that takes place in the holy city of Devprayag. Shopping in the Tehri market and enjoying the warm food along with the cool winds is a perfect end to a day in Tehri. Have a look at the best things to do in Tehri for the best experiences here.

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Tehri Dam
Tehri Dam in Uttarakhand is built on the Bhagirathi River and it is the tallest and biggest in India. It holds a reservoir for irrigation, municipal water supply and for the production of 1000 megawatt hydroelectricity. It is considered to be on a multi- purpose rock and an earth-fill embankment dam of 575 meter length. The nearby states including Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir etc are benefited by the power supply from this hydro- electric power project.

The exotic surrounding attracts tourists in plenty toward this location as greenery plays a pivotal role in creating a pleasant atmosphere throughout the year. There are spots around the dam where adventure activities can be availed to add on more thrill to one’s vacation time. Near to Tehri Dam there are multiple villages and sightseeing locations that will entertain you.

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Shresthi Bandopadhyay
Reviewed: 10 Apr 2016
We had a wonderful trekking experience in this beautiful region surrounded by the lofty himalayan mountains. The camp was set in a fabulous location right next to the river which helped us relax late in the evening after a tiring day. The tents were very comfortable. Great experience.
Shresthi Bandopadhyay
Shresthi Bandopadhyay
Shresthi Bandopadhyay

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