Tinsukia, located in Northeast India, is known as the most famous tourist destination of Assam, and it is one of the largest cities of Assam. The name Tinsukia comes from a pond called Tinkuniya Pukhuri (Three Side Pond), located in the center of the city.
Tinsukia is a nice mixture of wildlife, entertainment, and education. Endowed with natural wealth, this city is known for its beautiful sites, folk culture, and enchanting climate, which allows tourists to understand the traditional culture of Assam.
The major local communities of the district are Ahom, Tea tribe, Moran, Matak, Singpho, etc. The languages spoken here include Assamese, Bengali, and Hindi.
Tourists can buy handicrafts, Assam silk, artifacts, local tea, and other souvenirs from the market here. The main occupation of the people here is agriculture. Tea plantation and agriculture such as oranges, ginger, other citrus fruits, and paddy cultivation are mainly done.
Working in coal mines and the oil field is another profession for the people here.
Bihu and Durga Puja are the main festivals in Tinsukia. The tribal communities have their own indigenous culture and festivals. Tulani is an important festival in Tinsukia which is celebrated by the Sema Naga people.
Some of the other important festivals celebrated here are Shapawang Yang Mano Poi, Ali-Ae-Ligang, and Saghi Festivals.
The places to visit in and around Tinsukia are Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Bell Temple, Bherjan Borjan Padumoni wildlife sanctuary, Na Pukhuri, Doomdooma, Lekhapani, Sadiya, Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary, Bardubi, Dighaltarang, Digboi, Rangagora, Ledo, and many more.
Tinsukia welcomes all kinds of tourists, where you can plan with your family or friends.