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Tinsukia: Explore The Industrial Heart Of Assam!



Tinsukia: Explore The Industrial Heart Of Assam!

Tinsukia is a northeastern industrial town in the territory of India. Most of travellers choose the northeastern side of India for their explorations in order to experience its distinctive landscape, nature, and biodiversity.

But by visiting the town of Tinsukia in the state of Assam, you would be able to understand the pulse of industries and the industry-oriented lifestyle of the place.

This town is also the commercial centre of the state of Assam adding to the number of domestic tourists found in the region. There is also a rich royal history you can explore by visiting the town. 

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Best Places To Visit In Tinsukia 

Dibru Saikhowa National Park 

For those who are still passionate about the unique wildlife and biodiversity in the town of Tinsukia, Dibru Saikhowa National Park would be a great choice to include in their itinerary.

  • Dibru Saikhowa National Park 
  • Dibru Saikhowa National Park 

This national park is spread over a total of two different district territories in the state of Assam; Dibrugarh and Tinsukia. It was in the year 1997 that this particular biosphere reserve got established in the state.

It is also included in the list of IUCN Category II National Parks. Feral Horses and Wild Water Buffalos are some of the celebrity species found in this national park. 

Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary 

This wildlife sanctuary is also situated in the territories of the districts; Tinsukia and Dibrugarh. It was during the year 2004 that this area got the designation of a wildlife sanctuary.

Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary 

But now it is not a wildlife sanctuary anymore since its designation got changed into a national park by the interference of the Government of Assam. This rainforest is loved by nature enthusiasts visiting the state of Assam. You can also see a lot of Asian Elephants preserved here. 

Bhupen Hazarika Setu – Dhola Sadiya Bridge 

Bhupen Hazarika Setu is the official name of the popular tourist attraction; the Dhola Sadiya Bridge. This particular beam bridge is also a connection between the states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

Bhupen Hazarika Setu – Dhola Sadiya Bridge 

This bridge is built across the Lohit River, which is one of the major tributaries of the significant Indian river, Brahmaputra. It was during the year 2017 that this particular bridge got opened to the public.

Currently, this bridge has got the title of being the longest bridge over water in India. 1000 Cr INR is the construction cost of this bridge. 

Tilinga Mandir Temple 

This is an ideal pilgrim destination for the believers of Hinduism visiting the town of Tinsukia in the state of Assam. Hindu God Lord Shiva is worshipped as the main deity in the shrine of this particular temple.

Tilinga Mandir Temple 

Bell Temple is the other name attributed to this Shiva Temple in the territory of the city of Tinsukia. From the city centre of Tinsukia, you need to travel to the region called Bordubi in order to reach the destination of the temple.

The countless bells found in the region are the main attractive feature of this temple. 


This is one of the landmark tourist attractions you can visit in the town of Tinsukia. You can see a total of 9 lakes by visiting a single region in the town. This place is also important concerning the historical side of the city of Tinsukia.


Hence history enthusiasts would also find this destination quite attractive and worthy to explore. You can also visit the monument built during the period of the reign of King Sarbananda Singha.

The central tank located in the region is also an important thing to explore while visiting Na-Pukhuri in the town of Tinsukia. 

Bherjan-Borjan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary 

Again it is one of the most important and crowded tourist attractions in the town of Tinsukia in the state of Assam. This is a protected forest area and hence there are a lot of restricted areas in this particular wildlife sanctuary.

Bherjan-Borjan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary 

Bherjan, Borjan and Padumoni are the three different forest areas found in this sanctuary. Gibbons, Langurs and Macaques are some of the celebrity species that can be found by visiting the wildlife sanctuary in the region. This can also be a great destination for different species of birds attracting bird watchers to visit this destination. 

Rukmini Island 

Rukmini Island is another important tourist destination perfect for nature lovers and biodiversity enthusiasts. You can also get close to the habitats and biodiversity associated with the river of Brahmaputra and its tributaries by visiting this particular island since it is located in the same river.

Rukmini Island 

The scenic beauty of the island is quite attractive and you can click a lot of aesthetic portraits and landscapes by visiting the location. You would also be able to spot different varieties of birds and animals by visiting this particular island in the town of Tinsukia. 


This is an urban area in the town of Tinsukia. You can add this region to your Tinsukia itinerary if you would like to explore the tea gardens and the industry associated with them.


If you have a 1-3 hour duration to spare during your Tinsukia vacation, you can easily cover the area. The tea plantations found in the region belong to Hindustan Lever and you would be able to understand the lifestyle and culture of the workers of the plantations.

You can also explore the forest region nearby while having a visit to the town of Doomdooma.


The industrial side of the city of Tinsukia can be felt by visiting the Digboi region. The Centenary Museum in the region is also a popular landmark here.

  • Digboi
  • Digboi 1

Round the year a lot of national and international tourists are seen visiting this place to understand the industrial, commercial and historical side of the town of Tinsukia.

This particular city is also known as the “Oil City of Assam”. This city has got a significant past during colonial times also. 

How To Reach Tinsukia?

Nearest airport: Mohanbari (Dibrugarh) Airport 

Nearest railway station: New Tinsukia Junction Railway Station (NTSK)

Best Time To Visit Tinsukia

Winter months of the year 

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