ITAF-2023: Uttarakhand is committed to taking tourism to new heights

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Experience the breathtaking Tehri Acro Festival featuring a gathering of over 150 awe-inspiring aerial acrobats, scheduled to take place from November 24-28, 2023. Prepare to be mesmerized as these talented artists showcase their remarkable skill, strength and artistic finesse. This extraordinary event promises an unforgettable atmosphere that will leave you completely mesmerized. Don’t miss this sensational opportunity – mark your calendars and be part of this unforgettable celebration.

Tehri Lake is the fastest emerging new destination in the tourism map of Uttarakhand. This place is proving to be a favorite for adventure tourism lovers. This is the reason why various events are being organized here regularly by the state government under Destination Uttarakhand. In this series, International Tehri Acro Festival 2023 is going to be organized in Tehri Lake from 24 to 28 November. The state government is making continuous efforts to encourage adventure sports in Uttarakhand. Chief Minister Shri Pushkar Singh Dhami says that the state government is working with full dedication to give global recognition to Destination Uttarakhand. He said that new events are being organized daily by the state government to make Uttarakhand a leader in the field of adventure tourism sports. The International Acro Festival to be organized in Tehri Lake will establish new dimensions in this direction.

135 pilots from India and abroad will participate
In November, the state is going to host the International Acro Festival 2023 for the first time in Tehri Lake. Tehri Acro Festival 2023 will begin on November 24 and end on November 28. 35 international pilots and 100 Indian pilots will participate to compete in this thrilling event. Many adventurous activities like acro flying, synchro flying, wing suit flying, de-bagging will be seen in this event. Tehri District Tourism Officer Atul Bhandari said that for the first time an international level event is going to be organized in Tehri Lake, in which players from India and abroad will participate. He told that during the event, famous bands like Euphoria, Pandavas will also perform in the evening.

About Tehri Lake
The nearby Tehri Lake is said to be one of the largest man-made lakes in Asia. Today, the lake is best known for adventure tourism. Visitors can enjoy jet skiing, hot air balloon rides, boating, zorbing, paragliding, hotdog ride, bandwagon boat ride, banana boat ride, etc. The Tehri dam, in the north of India, was commissioned in 2006 to provide water for electricity generation, irrigation and drinking water. It has a sediment trap efficiency of 95 per cent and was designed to offset 150 years of sedimentation. Situated at 2,500 ft above sea level, the Tehri Lake is at present 740 metres deep, which rises to 825 metres during the rainy season. It is a multi-purpose rock and earth-fill embankment dam on the Bhagirathi River in New Tehri, Tehri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand, India. One of the tallest in the world, this embankment dam on the Bhagirathi River is located about 50 kilometres away from Dhanaulti. A jaw dropping expanse of water, nestled within green hills, this dam is popular among tourists for its scenic vistas and adventure activities.