Tehri, the headquarter of Tehri-Garhwal district, is situated at an altitude of 770 mts (2,325ft) at the conflux of Bhagirathi and Bhilangna rivers, Tehri is the entry to important pilgrimage destinations such as Kedarnath, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Gangotri. The peaceful atmosphere and the natural scenic beauty on your tour to Tehri will leave you breathless.
Tehri is one of the picturesque places in Garhwal surrounded by snow covered peaks. The beautiful Bhagirathi River flows through Tehri cutting in across while Alakananda, Yamuna and Ganga border it along the east and the west.
Tehri was the capital of the erstwhile princely state of Tehri-Garhwal. Maharaja Sudarshan Shah founded the town in 1803. Earlier to which Srinagar used to be the capital. The palaces and temples built by the old rulers can be seen.The Tehri Dam has come up on the river Bhagirathi and the project is estimated to generate 2400 MW of electricity.
Moreover Tehri attracts tourists for its immense opportunities for adventure sports. Trekking, camping, rafting and mountaineering are the adventure sports that the adventurous in spirit opt for. The Bhilangana Valley has some excellent venues for camping. Trekking routes in Kharsao Forest are also found in abundance.