Situated on the southern Himalayan slopes, Tehri Garhwal is a picturesque tourist location in the state of Uttaranchal. The snow-capped Himalayas and lush greenery paints a picture which enchants every tourist who comes to this amazing landscape in the north India. Tehri Garhwal tours have become an apple of every eye owing to its charming tourist destinations and much desired tranquility.
The Old Tehri is situated at the confluence of Bhagirathi and Bhilangna rivers. This place has a special admiration in the minds of Hindu devotees as it is said that the lord Brahma has meditated here. Now-a-days, it is new Tehri which is in existence as Old Tehri was evacuated to build Tehri Dam. The town was in centre of attention for quite few years because of protest movements against the Tehri Dam. On your tours to Tehri Garhwal, you will have glance over newly formed dam.
Tehri often acts as a base for the pilgrimage destinations like Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri as these destinations are best known for their religious importance.
Surkanda Devi Temple is one of the prime tourist attractions that you must visit on your Tehri Garhwal tours. The temple is frequented by thousands of devotees and receives a lot of tourist during annual Ganga Dussehra, held in the months of May and June. Tehri Garhwal is a paradise for adventure sports enthusiasts and offers excellent opportunities for trekking, camping, rafting and mountaineering.
Bhilangna Valley boasts of some very good venues for camping and there are some famous trekking routes in Khirsu Forest. The weather is pleasant throughout the year and you can travel to Tehri Garhwal round the year. Tehri Garhwal is easily accessible by road and regular bus services from the major cities of Uttaranchal like Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Uttarkashi, Mussoorie and Pauri are available to make your Tehri Garhwal trip comfortable. The nearest airport from Tehri Garhwal is Jolly Grant that is at a distance of 101km while the nearest railway station is in Rishikesh.
On your Tehri Garhwal tour package, you will find a large number of good-quality accommodations, ranging from luxury to budget hotels that are known for their friendly services and modern amenities. So make most of your tour to this north Indian destination.