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New Tehri Town


About New Tehri Town

New Tehri is the town built to rehabilitate the people of Tehri Town, which is submerged in the lake formed after construction of Tehri Dam. It is one of the planned cities in Uttarakhand, now a tourist attraction. Situated at an altitude of about 1,550 mts. above sea level. Book Your Tour

Brief History of New Tehri Town :-

Culture Uttarakhand
New Tehri is newly established township derives its name from Tehri. New Tehri is the district headquarters of Tehri Garhwal district situated 16 Kms from Old Tehri. The most important tourist attraction of Tehri is the Tehri Dam. The old town of Tehri lies at the confluence of the Bhagirathi and Bhilangna rivers, the site of the Tehri dam.This lake is 260 meters deep and having potential to produce 2400 MW electricity along with great importance for North India. The location of Tehri Dam, which is Asia's largest man made lake, has totally submerged the old tehri town and now headquarters of tehri district is known as New Tehri.

General Information :-

Temperature : Ranges from 3 to 10 degrees in Winter and 10 to 30 degrees in Summer                                                   

Clothing : Light woolen/ cottons clothes in summer and Heavy woolen clothes in Winter

Language : Hindi English & Garhwali

Best time to visit : From April till Octoberand during December and February

How to reach:

By Air :Jolly Grant which is 96kms is the nearest airport to reach New Tehri Town. There are regular flights from New Delhi.

Rail: Nearest Railway station isRishikesh, Connected with many other parts of India. Taxis are available from Rishikesh Railway station to New Tehri Town.

Road :Connected by road from Delhi and other parts of North India.
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