New Tehri

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The newly established township is the district headquater of Tehri Garhwal. It is situated at an elevation between 1550 to 1950 mts. Above sea level. A modern and well planned town, only 11 Kms. From Chamba & 24 Kms. From Old Tehri, it overlooks a massive artificial lake and a Dam. It will soon become an important centre of attraction on the completion of the dam.

General Information

Altitude

1550 mts. To 1950 mts.

Climate

Min. Temp. 40 C,

Max. Temp. 300 C

Language

Garhwali, Hindi & English

Clothing

Summer – Cotton,

Winter -Wollen

Transport

Air – Nearest is Jollygrant 93 kms

Rail – Rishikesh is the nearest railway station, 76 kms.

Road – New Tehri is well connected by road to all important stations of Garhwal Division like Dehradun, Mussoorie, Haridwar, Pauri, Rishikesh, Uttarkashi etc. Private Taxies abd jeeps are available for trips to nearby towns of chamba & Tehri. Bus service connect to New Tehri to Tehri, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Dehradun, Mussoorie


Source : District Administration Tehri Garwal - Uttarakhand, Last Updated on 03-09-2014