A contemporary village called New Tehri was built on a hill in Uttarakhand, ranging in elevation from 1550 to 1950 meters above sea level, with a view of the massive lake and the Tehri dam. On clear days or in the early morning, New Tehri also offers Himalayan views.
The Tehri Garhwal district’s New Tehri, located 16 kilometers from Old Tehri, serves as the district headquarters. The Tehri Dam, one of the greatest hydroelectric dams in the world that use water from two significant Himalayan rivers, the Bhagirathi and the Bhilangana, is the main tourist attraction in Tehri.
The only planned city in Uttarakhand, New Tehri, is becoming a well-liked tourist destination due to its nice temperature and healthy weather. Winters in New Tehri bring snowfall. The government has constructed a number of tourist attractions in New Tehri.
About Old Tehri
Tehri’s name comes from “Trihari,” a location that atones for three different kinds of sin, specifically those brought on by thinking, word, and deed, or Mansa, Vacha, and Kamana, respectively. After the Tehri Dam was built, the ruins of Old Tehri are now submerged.
Activities in New Tehri
You can enjoy various water sports like Jet Ski, Banana Ride, Boating, Para-Sailing, Kayaking, and Water Skiing. Also, there are many famous treks around the area, some of which are Nag Tibba Trek, Kunjapuri Temple Trek, Surkunda Devi Trek, etc. You can pre-book your activities at https://adventuretehri.com.
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