Places To Visit In Tehri Garhwal

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Here are the top 16 tourist attractions to see in Tehri Garhwal:

1. Mussoorie

Must visit 3.4 /5

40 km
from city center
1 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Located 71 km from Tehri Garhwal, this place need no introduction. It is visited by thousands of visitors every year to enjoy the varied flora and fauna of the place.

2. Tehri Dam

3.6 /5 View 8+ photos

0 km
from city center
2 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

One of the Asia's largest and highest dam, it offers a sight that is both astounding and magnificent. It also serves as the worlds largest hydro electrical project drawing water from two great rivers of the Himalayas Bhagirathi and Bhilangana. The place is a must visit offering a sight of massive dam with stagnant water and high mountains on all side and can be reached via well maintained roads.

3. Trekking in Tehri Garhwal

3.1 /5

34 km
from city center
3 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

With countless trekking trails and spots in the region interspersed with streams and rivers and some breathtaking views, Tehri Garhwal tends to be quite a favorite for trekking.

4. River Rafting

3.1 /5

33 km
from city center
4 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Tehri Garhwal is a popular spot for white water rafting.

5. Chamba

3.1 /5

9 km
from city center
5 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Situated 18 km from Tehri Garhwal, Chamba is one of the major tourist attractions among travellers. Apart from offering the panoramic views of Himalayas, it also provides an amazing view of the holy River Bhagirathi.

6. Devprayag

3.1 /5

28 km
from city center
6 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Devprayag is a place of holy confluence of two sacred rivers namely Bhagirathi and Alaknanada which in turns form the most worshipped river in our country, River Ganga.

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7. Dhanaulti

3.1 /5

24 km
from city center
7 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Located on the Mussoorie - Chamba route almost 44 km from Tehri Garhwal, Dhanaulti is a land of hidden treasures. With very few travellers aware of the degree of beauty, the raw trails are almost untouched.

8. Rafting in Bhagirathi

3.5 /5

15 km
from city center
8 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Raft on the Bhagirathi River, feeling the rush of gushing water of the main tributary of River Ganga. The thrill of the activity is one of the best you will ever have.

9. Kanatal

3.1 /5

14 km
from city center
9 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Once a deserted land, today Kanatal is a usual haunt for those travelers who seek peace and solitude. Kanatal is said to be named after a lake that once existed there.

10. Shopping in Tehri Garhwal

3.0 /5

12 km
from city center
10 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Tehri Garhwal is home to numerous street vendors and local markets with plenty of option to shop. Although will not find any particular souvenir to take back home, but the place is loaded with junk jewelry, warm clothes and handicrafts.

11. Sem Mukhem temple

3.1 /5

22 km
from city center
11 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

A temple dedicated to Nag Raja is one of the most sought after attraction in the town. Perched at an altitude of 2903 m above the sea level, the temple lays en route Khamba Khal - Sem trek trail.

12. Gautam Rishi Temple

3.1 /5

12 km
from city center
12 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Gautam Rishi temple is considered a scared place where one of the Saptarishi, Gautam Rishi, a devotee of Lord Shiva is said to have resided. The lake nearby the temple is considered holy enough that dip in the water is equivalent to a dip in River Ganga.

13. Surkanda Devi

3.1 /5

22 km
from city center
13 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Situated near Dhanaulti, Sukanda Devi Temple is perched at an exhilarating altitude of 3030m above the sea level. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Sati and is approachable by an easy trek of about 2 km.

14. Narendranagar

3.1 /5

31 km
from city center
14 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Located in the proximity of Tehri Garhwal, Narendranagar is a tourist attraction where one can enjoy the beautiful sights of River Ganga and Doon valley.

15. Khatling Glacier

64 km
from city center
15 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Khatling Glacier is a hidden gem nestled between a group of mesmerizing snow capped mountain peaks in the Tehri District. Khatling Glacier is at an elevation of 15,000 feet and is considered sacred by a lot of people. The glacier is surrounded with variegated moraines which looks as if the place is circumscribed with walls of gravel and mud.

16. Rock climbing

3.6 /5 View 11+ photos

55 km
from city center
16 out of 16
places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

New Tehri, the headquarters of the district, is one of the only planned towns of Uttarakhand. Situated at an altitude of 1550-1950m above the sea level, it over looks a massive lake and equally impressive dam which also serves as the major attraction of the area. The Old Tehrithat was once heavily inhabited, today lies under the water in ruins. With countless trekking trails and spots in this cold region, interspersed with streams and rivers and some of the most breathtaking views, Tehri Garhwal tends to be quite a favorite for trekkers and mountain climbers. Apart from these adventerous activities, one could also visit Chamba, Tehri dam, River Rafting, Mussoorie, Dhanaulti, Gautam Rishi Temple, Sem Mukhem Temple, Devprayag, Narendranagar, Surkhandadevi, etc. near Tehri.

FAQs on Tehri Garhwal

Can you suggest an itinerary for Tehri garhwal?

Tehri Garhwal is a place which can be enjoyed a lot in one day. Wake up early morning to enjoy the solitude of the site following with a healthy breakfast. The first destination of the trip is the Tehri Dam, the most sought after attraction in the area. Enjoy the early morning sight of the dam along with the boating and fishing in the lake. From there head on to Surkanda Devi Temple which is an easy trek of 2 km. If you are up to visit some more temples, then Sem Mukhem temple and Gautam Rishi Temple are the options. Make sure you break for lunch in between and if possible carry food along.

How can I commute within Tehri garhwal?

Tehri is a small town where transportation is available in form of taxis. They are readily available to commute from place to another.
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How much does a package cost for Tehri garhwal?

The packages for Tehri garhwal start at INR 6100 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Tehri garhwal?

The top sightseeing places in Tehri garhwal are Mussoorie, Tehri Dam, Trekking in Tehri Garhwal, River Rafting, Chamba, Devprayag.
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