Tehri Garhwal - Where Nature Reigns Supreme and Serenity Abounds.

About Tehri Garhwal

Tehri Garhwal is located in the foothills of the Himalayas, in Uttarakhand. It is named after its headquarters, the town of Tehri, which was the capital of the erstwhile princely state of Tehri Garhwal. The district is known for its natural beauty, with the majestic Himalayas, lush forests, and the pristine waters of the Bhagirathi and Bhilangana rivers.

Tehri Garhwal is also home to many religious sites, including the famous Hindu pilgrimage town of Rishikesh, and the ancient temple of Kedarnath. The district has a rich cultural heritage and is known for its folk music, dance, and cuisine. The people of Tehri Garhwal are predominantly Hindus, and their main occupation is agriculture and horticulture.

The district is home to the Tehri Dam, one of the largest hydroelectric projects in the world, which has transformed the landscape of the region. The region attracts tourists from all over the world who come to explore its natural beauty, indulge in adventure sports like rafting and trekking, and immerse themselves in the rich culture and traditions of the area.

The major first language of the district is Garhwali. Hindi is widely used as a other common language. Other languages spoken include Jaunsari and Nepali.