Excursions in Tehri Garhwal
Tehri Travel Guide
While you are planning a trip to Tehri Garhwal, you can plan to visit following tourist places close to Tehri Garhwal.Mussoorie
Located at a distance of 71 kilometers from Tehri Garhwal in the foothills of Himalayas,
Mussoorie is a well known hill spot in the state of Uttarakhand. Tagged as the “Queen of Hills”
the picturesque town is situated at an elevation of 1,880 meters above sea level. The Mussoorie
hill spot is popular for amazing flora and fauna, lush green valleys, snow covered peaks and
splendid view of Shiwalik ranges on the South. Mussoorie is called the gateway to the Gangotri
and Yamunotri shrines and this place is well connected with Delhi and other major northern
Indian cities by road. Several sightseeing places are here to watch like Mall Road, Gun Hill,
Kempty falls, Lal Tibba, Jharipani Falls, Christian Church and much more. Mussoorie is
frequently visited place by honeymooners and tourists.
Devprayag is a small beautiful town located at a distance of 75 kilometers from Tehri District of
Uttarakhand. Situated at an elevation 2700 feet above sea level, Devprayag falls on Rishikesh to
Badrinath route and is prominent destination of Yatra for Hindu followers. It is on the confluence
of river Bhagirathi and river Alaknanda. One interesting fact about this holy place is that here we
will not see any crows. Every year Devprayag is visited by thousands of devotees and tourists for
yatra, sightseeing, adventure seekers and travel seekers.
Rishikesh in Uttrakhand is a holy city on the banks of River Ganga. This religious city, a part of
Dehradun district is known as the yoga capital of world and also considered as the doorway to
Himalayas. Rishikesh offers wide range of tourist spots right from holy places to exciting
adventure activities. For adventure loving people Rishikesh is worth watching destination. It is
located at a distance of 76 kilometers from Tehri Garhwal
Located at distance of 44 kilometers from Tehri Garhwal and surrounded by deep alpine forests
of oak, rhododendrons and deodar, Dhanaulti is most visited tourist destination in Uttrakhand
state of India. It is set up at an altitude of 2286mts above sea level and is quite near to Mussoorie
This beautiful picnic place with ideal climate and tranquil landscapes make it a perfect holiday gateway for thousands of travelers. This place has various sightseeing locations and excursions such as Amber Park, potato farms, Devi Temple, Dhara Park, Suranda etc which attracts thousands of domestic as well as foreign tourists every year. The hilly land of Dhanaulti offers a unique opportunity for mountain climbing, trekking, camping and other adventure sport activity.
Located at the distance of 35 kilometers from Tehri Garhwal, Kanthal is small beautiful village
in Tehri district of Uttarkhand state. Situated amongst several snow covered hills, Kanatal is not
overloaded or well developed town like other hill spots of Uttarakhand state. Set up at an altitude
of 8,500 ft above sea level, Kanatal attracts hundred of tourists every year to its natural beauty
enriched with snow covered hills and lush green forests. The name of Kanatal is given after an
invisible lake, which once existed here and now almost died. Numerous scenic places are here to
watch like Surkhanda Devi Temple, Tehri Dam, Kodia Jungle and much more. Various
adventure sport activities are also conducted at Kanatal under the guidance of their govt.
Situated at a distance of 78 kilometers from Tehri Garhwal and set up at an altitude of 1,352
meters above sea level, Uttarkashi is charming and religious place which is frequently visited by
numerous tourists all over the world. Uttarkashi is conveniently connected by road with Delhi
and other major Northern Indian cities. It is lies on the banks of scared Bhagirath River and
houses India’s most respected and famous mountaineering Institute namely Nehru Institute of
Chandrabadni is a holy place and frequented Yatra destination for Hindu devotees. The divinity
of the sanctified Chandrabadani Temple is Goddess Sati, the wife of Lord Shiva. According to
Hindu myth the chest of Goddess Sati was fortuitously felt here when God Shiva was carrying
her. The Chandrabadni temple is one of the Siddhpeeth's possessing great religious consequences
amongst Hindus. Here you can clearly see the scenic views of magnificent Himalayan.
Surkanda Devi Trek
The Surkanda Devi Temple is located nearby the village of Kaddukhal, at a distance of 33 km
away from the district of New-Tehri. It sets at an altitude of 3030 meters above sea level.
Surkanda Devi Temple is devoted to Goddess Parvati the wife of Lord Shiva, and is positioned
on the Sukhanda Peak.The ambiance of this temple possesses various sorts of flowers along with
several native herbs. The temple is also a perfect site for seeing different species of western
Himalayan birds. Dehra Dun, Chandrabadni, Rishikesh, Chakrata, and Pratapnagar are the
excursions to this place. Every year in the month of Jyaishtha (according to Hindu calendar) a
fair is held on the festive of Ganga Dusshera.
Khatling is one of the few enormous glacial masses arranged in the Tehri Garhwal area of
Uttarakhand state. The trek to Khatling Glacier is moderate starting from Ghuttu arranged 62kms
from Tehri. Visitors Rest Houses are easily accessible at Ghuttu giving settlement and
sustenance. One can easily reach Kedarnath through Gangi, Shastra Tal, Khatling Glacier,
Vasuki Tal and Masar Tal. At the same time the trek gets to be strenuous on the off chance that
you move ahead to Kedarnath from Khatling Glacier. Trek to Khatling ice sheet is a life-
changing background as while trekking you will experience hypnotizing and otherworldly vistas
of charming Himalayan tops and nature's beauteousness.
Located at an elevation of 2,903 meters above the sea level in the district of Tehri Garhwal of
Uttrakhand State, Sem Mukhem is famous temple devoted to Nag Raja. This is has great respect
and importance among the people of Tehri District and other parts of Uttarakhand. An easy trek
of 7 kilometerss to Sem starts from Khamba Khal which is conveniently connected by road