How to Reach usTinsukia is well connected by air, national highway and railway. It is only 492 km by road from Guwahati, the state capital of Assam. The nearest airport is Dibrugarh Airport at Mohanbari, Dibrugarh which is about 40 km from Tinsukia with daily connection to Delhi, Guwahati and Kolkata. Tinsukia town is very well connected by railway. It falls under Northeast Frontier Railway of Indian Railways. It is also one of the divisional headquarters of NF Railway. Many important trains like Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express, Brahmaputra Mail, Kamrup Express, Avadh Assam Express, Kamakhya - Ledo Inter City Express etc. run through New Tinsukia railway station. Local transportation is facilitated by Auto Rickshaws, Trackers, Rickshaws being the primary mode of transportation.
Tinsukia is located at 27.5°N 95.37°E. It has an average elevation of 116 metres (380 feet).
National Protected Area
Dibru-Saikhowa National Park.
Tinsukia is known for its best quality tea production, wood related products like Kitply, Merino Ply, National Ply etc. Chamber Road, situated at the centre of the town, is the traditional business hub. Besides the wood industry, businesses dealing in garments, electronics, hardware for tea industry form the commercial base of the city.
Place of Interest
The Dibru Saikhowa National Park situated adjacent to the city is a National Park of India and is considered an important Biodiversity Hotspot in India. The Brahmaputra at the northern border and the Dibru river at the southern, the park is an island which houses feral horses, endangered White-winged Wood duck, the Hoolock Gibbon among varied flora and fauna. Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary is at a distance of about 6 km from Tinsukia. It is famous for different species of primates including endangered Hoolock Gibbon. Maguri Beel is another important spot for nature lovers. It is a hotspot for birdwatcher.
The Shiv Dham is a big temple of Lord Shiva with a pond in the middle. The Tilinga Mandir (bell temple), located at Bordubi, about 9 kilometer from Tinsukia, is another famous Shiva temple. This temple is known for its numerous bells (tilinga) tied on the branches of a giant peepal tree by devotees whose wishes made at this temple have been fulfilled. The area also has many Tea Estates. Marut Nandan Kanan Park is also an important place of attraction for visitors.