State Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj on Saturday announced the Tehri Lake festival in the town’s Koti Colony from February 16. The aim is to provide an impetus to economic activities in the region and a distinct recognition to Tehri for its adventure tourism opportunities.
Tourism secretary Dilip Jawalkar said, “The state government is constantly making efforts to revive tourism after the Covid pandemic. I am confident that we will again take Uttarakhand tourism to a new level. We hope the Tehri Lake Festival will boost the inflow of tourists in the region.”
Poonam Chand, Nodal Officer of Tehri Festival, said that several adventure activities will be organised for tourists at the festival as per directions of the adventure wing of Uttarakhand Tourism Development Council. Water sports will include surfing, kayaking, canoeing and scuba diving. Other than that, there will be mountain terrain biking, ATV bikes, archery, paragliding in aero sports, paramotors and hot air balloons, etc.”