Tehri Garhwal

Places to visit in Tehri Garhwal

Devprayag

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Devprayag is a place of holy confluence of two sacred rivers namely Bhagirathi and Alaknanada which in turns form the most worshipped river in our country, River Ganga.

Gautam Rishi Temple

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Gautam Rishi temple is considered a scared place where one of the Saptrishi, Gautam Rishi, a devotee of Lord Shiva is said to have resided. The lake nearby the temple is considered holy enough that dip in the water is equivalent to a dip in River Ganga.

Kanatal

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Once a deserted land, today Kanatal is a usual haunt for those travelers who seek peace and solitude. Kanatal is said to be named after a lake that once existed there.

Narendranagar

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Located in the proximity of Tehri Garhwal, Narendranagar is a tourist attraction where one can enjoy the beautiful sights of River Ganga and Doon valley.

Sem Mukhem temple

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A temple dedicated to Nag Raja is one of the most sought after attraction in the town. Perched at an altitude of 2903 m above the sea level, the temple lays en route Khamba Khal – Sem trek trail.

Shopping in Tehri Garhwal

Tehri Garhwal is home to numerous street vendors and local markets with plenty of option to shop. Although will not find any particular souvenir to take back home, but the place is loaded with junk jewelry, warm clothes and handicrafts.

Surkanda Devi

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Situated near Dhanaulti, Sukanda Devi Temple is perched at an exhilarating altitude of 3030m above the sea level. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Sati and is approachable by an easy trek of about 2 kms.

Tehri Dam

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One of the Asia’s largest and highest dam, it offers a sight that is both astounding and magnificent. It also serves as the worlds largest hydro electrical project drawing water from two great rivers of the Himalayas Bhagirathi and Bhilangana.

What to eat in Tehri Garhwal :

Local Food and Cuisine

The place holds many options to eat outside the hotel, although you may not find and fancy and luxury restaurant. The food served is mainly vegetarian and North India cuisine is quite obviously dominant. Street food and small dhabas serves food that is delicious and worth tasting.

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