"New Tehri" town is very attractive as it is built at the meeting points of the Bhagirathi and Bhilangna. It is the district headquarters of TehriGarhwal district, located at 16 kilometers from Old Tehri. It is the only well planned city of Uttarakhand. The most popular tourist attraction of this town is Tehri Dam. To build the Dam at Tehri was not safe enough. This was the main reason to develop New Tehri. Population of town was shifted too to New Tehri for people safety. The site become as popular as it was protested against by the Sundarlal Bahuguna with their followers at the time of Chipko Movement. The area of Tehri Dam where the lake located is the largest Lake in Asia which is made by man power and is about 260 meters deep in the water.
Summer: 25 Degree Celsius
Winter: 04 Degree Celsius
Monsoon: 14 Degree Celsius
By Air:- The nearest airport is Dehradun which is about 93 kilometers away from New Tehri. The Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun is well connected with all major cities of India.
By Road:- New Tehri is well connected via road with major destinations of Uttarakhand. You can get the frequent bus services from all the major cities of India. Buses and Taxis to New Tehri are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Rishikesh, Dehradun, Uttarkashi, Barkot, Chamba etc.
By Train:- The nearest station is Rishikesh; it is located 75kms fromNew Tehri. It is well connected by railway networks with most of the destinations of India.