Maneri Dam

About Maneri Dam

The Maneri Dam is a concrete gravity dam built on the Bhagirathi River located at Maneri about 5.3 millimeters east of Uttarkashi. This dam diverts the water into a big tunnel and feeds 90 megawatts about 1,20,000 hp run of the river Tiloth Power Plant. 

UttarkashiNear Uttarkashi on Bhagirathi River
14.2 kms / 30 mins
From Hotel Shivananda, NH 34, Near Bus Stand, Uttarkashi
2 hr

Maneri Dam in Uttarkashi

The power station is stage one of the Maneri Bhali Hydroelectric Project which was planned in the 1960s. The area around the dam sprawls with the natural abundance, which makes it a picturesque place to visit.

Location of Maneri Dam

Maneri Dam is located in Uttarkashi ( Near Uttarkashi on Bhagirathi River).

Location & How to Reach Maneri Dam

Maneri Dam erected on the Bhagirathi River is located about 16 km from Uttarkashi city. Dehradun is the closest city connected with rail head and airport from Uttarkashi.  At Mussoorie bus stand, Dehradun direct buses to Uttarkashi side are available, shareable cabs from Rishpana pull are also available to Uttarkashi. However Rishikesh is also situated at a favorable distance from Uttarkashi connected with metal roads. The distance between Uttarkashi and Dehradun, Rishikesh are 145 & 171. Buses to Uttarkashi are also available at Inter State Bus Terminus Rishikesh. Public transport is available at Uttarkashi city to Maneri Dam.

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What is Maneri Dam famous for?

Maneri Dam is popular place for following activities/ interests - Boating, Dams and Reservoirs.

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