New Tehri is newly established township and 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 calles Tehri Lake and Tehri Dam respectively. It has become an important center of attraction on the completion of the dam.
1550 mts. To 1950 mts.
Garhwali, Hindi and English
Summer – Cotton,
How to Reach:
The nearest airport to New Tehri is Jolly Grant airport, it is located at a distance of 86 kilo meters away from the area. Flights available from Delhi to Jolly grant airport on a regular basis. Cabs and taxis are easily available for hiring to New Tehri and neighboring areas.
The nearest railway station to New Tehri is placed in Rishikesh. The Rishikesh railway station is at a distance of 72 kilo meters from New Tehri. Motorable roads are also well joined with New Tehri. The common connecting city is Delhi for most of the trains.
New Tehri is the headquarters of Tehri Garhwal region so it is well connected with most of the major cities in the state, like Haridwar, Rishikesh and Dehradun. Buses and cabs are easily available from the major cities across the Grahwal region.