Places near New Tehri

If you are travelling to New Tehri, we recommend you visiting the following nearby places around New Tehri. Include these nearby places in your itinerary and make your visit to New Tehri more memorable.

Mussoorie: Mussoorie is a hill station which needs no introduction as it is one of the most frequently visited hill station of India. Mussoorie is visited by lakhs of tourists throughout the year. Mussoorie is set in the foothills of Himalayas in the Dehradun district of Garhwal region in Uttarakhand state. Mussoorie is situated 71kms from Tehri Garhwal and is set at an elevation of 2005mts above sea level. The place is situated amidst green hills and is rich in varied flora and fauna that's why Mussoorie is also known as 'Queen of the hills'. Kempty Falls, the Mall road, Bhatta falls, Gun Hill and Lal Tibba are some of the popular places nearby Mussoorie.

Devprayag: Devprayag is the sacred confluence of the two holy rivers Bhagirathi and Alaknanda making its water holier with the formation of Ganga River. Devprayag is one of the five confluences of Alaknanda River and the origin of Ganga River. Devprayag is the seat of the pundits of Badrinath Dham. Devprayag is located at an elevation of 472mts above sea level at the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi River. It is located 64kms from Tehri Garhwal.

Rishikesh Rishikesh is an ideal spot for white water rafting and camping on the river beach. Rishikesh comer under the shivalik range of the Himalayas and the place is also the home of numerous temples. It is one of the busiest places of Uttarakhand where lakhs of tourists visit every month throughout the year. Rishikesh is situated 76kms from Tehri Garhwal.

Dhanaulti:  Dhanaulti is situated 44kms from Tehri Garhwal amidst thick alpine forests of deodar, rhododendron and oak and it offers an atmosphere of perfect peace & tranquility. Dhanolti often brings surprise for the tourists as the beauty of Dhanaulti is yet to be explored and is less popular amongst people. The woods, cool environment, scenic valleys, lovely weather and enchanting view of snow capped peaks of majestic Himalayan range makes it an ideal retreat for a relaxed holiday. Dhanaulti is situated on the Mussoorie-Chamba route. The popularity of scenic beauteousness of Dhanaulti is now emerging as a travel destination. If you want to get away from the crowd and busy markets of Mussoorie, then head towards Dhanaulti.

Kanatal: Kanatal is situated 35kms from Tehri Garhwal on Mussoorie-Chamba Road in the Tehri District of Garhwal region of Uttarakhand state. Kanatal is a picturesque lake with pristine water which was forgotten and the lake almost died. Kanatal is now emerging as a popular tourist destination. The lake stands at an elevation of 8500mts above sea level amidst forest and lush fruit orchards. The peacefulness of this place is impregnable, the reflection of the enchanting surroundings blesses the place with illusionary elements of life and the sound of the wind is the only thing that could be listened without making an effort.

Uttarkashi: It is perched at an elevation of 1,352mts above sea level at a distance of 78kms from Tehri. Uttarkashi is a picturesque spot well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. It is situated on the banks of the holy Bhagirathi River. Uttarkashi houses one of the reputed mountaineering institutes of India i.e. Nehru Institute of Mountaineering.

Chandrabadni The deity of the sacred Chandrabadani Temple is Goddess Sati, the consort of Lord Shiva. According to Hindu mythology the torso of Goddess Sati was accidentally felt here when Lord Shiva was carrying her. The temple is one of the Siddhpeeth's holding great religious importance amongst Hindus. Scenic vistas of the Himalayan range are distinctly visible from here.

Surkanda Devi Trek: The deity of Surkanda Devi is Goddess Sati-Wife of Lord Shiva. This sacred temple is set at an astounding altitude of 3030mts above sea level near Dhanaulti. The temple can be reached by an easy trek of 2km on foot through dense verdant forest. The trek affords panoramic views of snow clad peaks of the splendid Himalayan range. According to mythology the head of the charred body of Goddess Sati fell here when Lord Shiva was taking her remains along with him. The temple holds enormous importance amongst the Hindus.

Sem Mukhem: Situated at an altitude of 2,903mts above sea level in the interior Tehri district, Sem Mukhem Temple is dedicated to Nag Raja. The temple holds esteemed respect and immense importance amongst the people of Tehri District. An easy trek of 7kms to Sem commences from Khamba Khal which is well accessible by motorable roads. Accommodation at Sem Mukhenm is provided by the Pandits of the Mukhem village.

Khatling Glacier: Khatling is one of the few massive glaciers situated in the Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state. The trek to Khatling Glacier is moderate commencing from Ghuttu situated 62kms from Tehri. Tourist Rest Houses are available at Ghuttu providing accommodation and food. One can reach Kedarnath via Gangi, Khatling Glacier, Shastra Tal, Masar Tal and Vasuki Tal. But the trek becomes strenuous if you proceed ahead to Kedarnath from Khatling Glacier. Trek to Khatling glacier is an unforgettable experience as while trekking you will encounter mesmerising and mystical vistas of nature's beauteousness and the enchanting Himalayan peaks.

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Jungle Camping near Tehri - 2 Nights Weekend Tour
3 Days / 2 Nights
Rs. 3,400.00
Road Trips of Uttarakhand
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Rs. 14,500.00
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