General Information
Altitude: 1550 m to 1950 m.
Min. Temperature: 4°C
Max. Temperature: 30°C
Season: Round the year.
Summers: Cotton.
Winters: Woollens.
Languages : Garhwali, Hindi and English.
Air : Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, 101 km.
Rail : Rishikesh is the nearest railway station.
Road : Tehri is well connected by road to Dehradun, Mussoorie, Haridwar, Pauri, Rishikesh, Uttarkashi, and other parts of the region.
Kaudiyala, Ph. No. : 01378-262911.
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Chamba Dhanaulti
Nagtibba Kempty Fall
Kaudiyala New Tehri
Narendra Nagar
Info Centre
Dehradun (Head Office),
GM (Tourism),
Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd., 74/1, Rajpur Rd., Dehradun-248001.
Tel.: 0135-2740896, 2746817, 2749308, 2748478.
Fax: 0135-2746847.
Email:gmvn@gmvnl.com, gmvn@sancharnet.in .

One of the brightest spots of Tehri Garhwal, 1676 m, Chamba is just 60 km from Mussoorie. This quaint town offers one of the most sepectacular views of snow capped Himalayas and the enchanting Bhagirathi valley. Being the centre point of routes to Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Tehri and New Tehri, Chamba is fast changing into the ideal interlude.
Dhanaulti, located amidst thick, virgin forest of deodar, rhododendron (burans) and oak, has an atmosphere of the long wooded slopes, relaxed outdoors, cool caressing breeze, warm and hospitable inhabitants, lovely weather and fabulous view of snow covered mountains makes it an ideal retreat for a relaxed holiday. Situated on the Mussoorie - Chamba route, Dhanaulti is 24 km from Chamba. For accommodation, Tourist Rest House, Forest Rest House, Hotel Drive-in Dhanolti and a couple of guest houses are available.
For those who are interested in trekkiing and adventure, Nagtibba, at an altitude of 3048 m offers one of the most captivating views of the majestic Himalayas as well as Mussoorie, Doon Valley and surrounding areas. The area is full of dense forests and natural beauty. Nagtibba is the most unspoilt wonder round the year.
To reach Nagtibba, one has to come to Pantwari via Nainbagh from Mussoorie or Vikas Nagar by direct bus service. Pantwari is the base camp for visiting the place, from there, it is 8 km trek to Nagtibba, through dense forests. There is no accomodation at Nagtibba so one has to carry tents or come back, to the picturesque village of Pantwari, gay with life and presenting the culture of Jaunpur.
The second route is via Thatyur, which is connected by road to Mussoorie and Chamba, and is 66 km from Thatyur to Nagtibba is a 21 km trek via Devalsari. Devalsari is the last place where a Forest Rest House is available for accommodation on this route.
Kempty Fall
15 km from Mussoorie on the Yamunotri road having an altitude of 1215 m. It has the distinction of being the biggest and prettiest water fall located in a beautiful valley and is surrounded by high mountains. A bath at the foot of the fall is refreshing and enjoyable for children and adults alike.
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It is 37 km from Rishikesh on the Rishikesh-Badrinath highway at an altitude of 389 m. Here, the mighty water of Ganga is ideal for white water rafting. GMVN conducts river rafting courses at Kaudiyala. They provide rafts, river side camping items and trained guides who make the sport a pleasure. Safety precautions are also stressed on. There is ample opportunity to view wildlife in its natural habitat.
New Tehri
This newly established township is the district headquarter of Tehri Garhwal. It is situated at an elevation between 1550 to 1950 m above sea level. A mordern and well planned town, only 11 km from Chamba and 24 km from Old Tehri, it overlooks a massive artificial lake and a dam. It will soon become an important centre of attraction on the completion of the dam.
Narendra Nagar
14 km away from Muni-ki-Reti at an altitude of 1,129 m lies this capital of the former King of Garhwal. Until a few years ago it was the headquarter of the district Tehri Garhwal, but now New Tehri town is the headquarter. Here, the palace of the Tehri Raja, is situated amidst the forest.
Situated on the main Rishikesh-Gangotri-Yamunotri route Narendra Nagar offers a fine view of the Ganga and the beautiful Doon Valley. The Sun set view from here is particularly .
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