Bounded by lakes, small temples and mosques, Lumding is a vibrant town situated in North Cachar Hills District
. Timber, cotton, jute and tea are the main trading items of this commercial center. Lumding is about 39 km from Diphu
, the headquarters of the Karbi Anglong District
. The divisional headquarters of north-east frontier railway is situated here. Lumding reserve forest is renamed 'Elephant Reserve' by the Government of India in 2003.
The town has a railway station, the Lumding Junction Railway Station
. Dimapur Airport
is the nearest airport.