Tehri Lake Festival(Last Updated 05 Aug, 2021)
16/02/2021 - 17/02/2021
The biggest lake festival of Asia - Tehri Lake Festival is here again with all its festivities! Uttarakhand Tourism organizes Tehri Lake Festival every year with action and entertainment are in full swing. This is the most popular festival in Tehri. Enjoy a visual treat with picture-perfect landscapes. Cultural events add charm to the festivities. All in all, the festival assures non-stop fun and frolic. It is a delight to every type of visitor. As Uttarakhand beckons all types of travelers; be it devotees, adventure enthusiasts, or nature lovers; Uttarakhand fairs and festivals give more reasons for a visit. Let’s know more about this festival.
Dates of Tehri Lake Festival 2021
The Tehri Lake Festival (Mahotsav) is all set to be organized on February 16 and February 17 in New Tehri in the Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. If you are looking forward to be a part of this festival, book your tickets well in advance.
The Festival Objective
One of the most awaited festivals in Uttarakhand in February, Tehri Lake Festival is organized with the sole objective to develop the lake as an international tourist spot. And why not? Came into existence in 1978, Tehri Lake has some incredible aspects associated with it. Built over it, the Tehri Dam is among the tallest dams in the world! The lake is an amazing boating spot and caters well to tourists on a family vacation. Enjoy an eclectic blend of entertainment, music, and adventure during this festival, which among the most sought-after Uttarakhand fairs and festivals.
How is Tehri Lake Festival Celebrated?
Set to be held on Koti Colony, Tehri; this most popular festival in Uttarakhand is celebrated with much vim and vigor. There are cultural events, musical shows, folk dances, as well as jewelry and photo exhibitions. Indulgent watersports such as banana rides, jet skiing, surfing, paragliding, canoeing, and river-rafting bring glam to the celebrations. Bollywood celebrities’ performances and yoga sessions add to the revelry of the fest.
Celebrations are not just limited to events on land and water but the festival is also celebrated in the sky! Professionals exhibit their aerial skills as well in this unique festival merriment. All the zest is taken on top with spectacular fireworks.
The delightful atmosphere adds flavors with some mouthwatering food items to gorge on. In short, being one of the most exciting festivals in Uttarakhand in February, the Tehri Lake festival is a hot-pot of culture, adventure, art, and music.
How to Reach?
The most convenient way to reach this festival by air is to land at Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is the nearest airport to Tehri. Almost 87 km from the place, the airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. From the airport, you can easily reach the festive venue by hiring a cab.
Rishikesh is the nearest railway station to Tehri, which is nearly 73 km away. From Rishikesh, you can board buses that ply frequently to the spot. You can also, hop on a cab to reach the destination.
Tehri is well-connected through motorable roads to all major cities such as Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Srinagar, and New Delhi. You can either choose government/private buses or hire a taxi to reach there.