Tinsukia in a glance :
Tinsukia is an industrial city. It is situated 480 kilometers north-east of Guwahati and 84 kilometers (52 mi) away from the border with Arunachal Pradesh. Here are a few places to visit in Tinsukia.
This scenic and mesmerizing village is located 12 km from Tinsukia. It is surrounded by towering snow capped peaks.
Bell Temple :
Located at a distance of 17 km from Tinsukia, the Bell Temple is a major attraction of the town. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Also known as the Tilinga Temple, where ‘Tilinga’ stands for ‘bell’, a huge banyan tree which stands in the complex is tied all over with pretty bells by devotees.
Bherjan-Borjan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary :
Just 6 km from Tinsukia, it is a popular tourist attraction. Various species of animals including species like hoolock gibbon, stump tailed macaque, capped langur, common macaque and slow loris can be found here.
Dibru-Saikhowa National Park :
This National park is located just 13 km from Tinsukia. Brahmaputra, Lohit and Dibru rivers are surrounding this National Park. Various animals including aquatic animals are found in this National Park including White-winged wood ducks, water buffaloes, wild horses, tigers and Capped Langurs.
The colonial atmosphere, amazing ambience and the lush greenery all these put together make this place quite an attraction. The beautiful tea plantations are a major tourist puller.
This is the starting point of the historic Stilwell Road. It is situated in the Patkai foothills on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border. The Tangsa Naga tribe is the main tribal community residing in this town.
The Na-Pakhuri is the biggest attraction of the town. This is a group of nine lakes on the periphery of the town. It is a historical monument built during the period of King Sarbananda Singha.
Once the central market for all tribes of the North East, it is now popular mainly for a temple named Tameswari – a Shakti worship centre of Assam. A ferry must be taken from the Dhola Ghat in order to reach Sadiya.
What to Eat in Tinsukia Assam : Tinsukia’s cuisine, like the food of the rest of the state is light and mild and lingers with flavors of natural and local herbs. A number of delicacies can be indulged in, such as Maasor Tenga, Aloo Pitika, Khar, Dal and a variety of Chutneys andutneys and Pickles to go with these. You might want to chew on a delicious Paan for a perfect ending to your meal.