(5000 Ft Above Sea Level)

West Bengal | India
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Mirik is categorised as Lakeside / Hillside Hamlet

Mirik Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 12 June 2010)
Bokar Monastery (Photo Courtesy: Sailendra Dewan)

Reasons to Visit
  • Mirik is a local getaway ex-siliguri
  • Mirik is set around the Sumendu Lake, the area is surrounded by a garden on one-side and pine trees on the other.
  • Mirik has a 3.5-kmlong road encircles the lake and is good for walks with the view of Kanchenjunga on the far horizon.
  • Boating on the quaint shikaras and pony riding are popular for guests to Mirik
Know It
  • There are no Premium stay options in Mirik
  • Offbeat Destinations in West Bengal Hills and Sikkim"A Lakeside local getaway at 60 kms from Siliguri and 40 kms from Darjeeling. Mirik is set around the Sumendu Lake, the area is surrounded by a garden on one-side and pine trees on the other. Mirik is recommended for guests looking for quiet lakeside getaway."
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Bagdogra (45 kms), Gangtok (160 kms), Deoghar (407 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Kurseong (34 kms), Darjeeling (40 kms), Siliguri (45 kms)
  • Mirik is an Ex-Siliguri Getaway

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Point to Point Transport

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Pickup from Bagdogra and Drop to MirikRs. 2934

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Mirik has Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Bokar Monastery near Mirik is a thriving monastic center with nearly five hundred monks participating in a full schedule devoted to studying, practicing and sustaining the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha.
    Monastery, Institute
    Buddhist Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    Mirik is home to Sumendu lake which lies at its centre surrounded by a garden on one side and pine trees on the other and linked together by an arching footbridge called Indreni Pull (Rainbow Bridge). A 3.5-km-long road encircles the lake and is used for walks with the view of Kanchenjunga on the far horizon. Boating on the quaint shikaras and pony riding are available.
    Lake or Riverside, Rides
    High Altitude Lake, Boating
    Mirik church is located near Don Bosco School.One of the most beautiful and one of the bigger catholic church of entire Darjeeling area.
    Roman Catholic Church
    Sunrise Point offers scenic views of the sun rising in the east and its reflection on Kanchenjunga in the north. The plains of North Bengal can also be seen from here.
    View Point
    Himalayan Views, Countryside
    There are number of tea gardens around Mirik that grow export quality Darjeeling tea. A drive around the area is popular for guests.
    View Point
    Tea Gardens
    Mirik has one of the best climate for a typical orchid called Cymbidium orchids, which fetches one of the highest prices in the world flower markets. Guests can visit one of the nurseries around Mirik, most notably Darjeeling Gardens in Rao Mate.
    This border market with Nepal is a commercial center for trade in clothes, electronic and household goods.
    Border Market

Destinations within reach from Mirik

  • Kurseong ( 34 Km )

    Kurseong (4800+ ft asl) is a hillside hamlet 30 km short of Darjeeling offering views of the more

  • Siliguri ( 45 Km )

    Siliguri is arrival point for accessing Bhutan, Darjeeling, Sikkim and tea plantations around the more

  • Bagdogra ( 45 Km )

    Bagdogra is visited for being a base point near Siliguri having an Airport from where guests more

  • Baiguney ( 86 Km )

    Baiguney is home to Zuri, a destination resort and where guests can enjoy luxury resort experience more

  • Chalsa ( 110 Km )

    Chalsa in the Doors region (1800 ft) is spread over 130 kms by 40 kms and is known for its tea more

  • Pelling ( 132 Km )

    Pelling located in West Sikkim (6800 ft) is mainly for Himalayan views and monasteries, most more

  • Namchi ( 134 Km )

    Namchi is a hillside hamlet commands panoramic view of the snow capped mountains (Oct - March) and more

  • Falakata ( 150 Km )

    Falakata is a tea plantation area and lies in close proximity to Jaldapara and Garumara wildlife more

  • Rumtek ( 161 Km )

    Rumtek Monastery (4500 ft) is located 24 km from Gangtok. The monastery is currently the largest more

  • Zuluk ( 173 Km )

    Zuluk is a small village atop a hill in Sikkim that falls on the historic Silk Route from Tibet to more

  • Deoghar ( 407 Km )

    Deoghar also known as Baidyanath Dham is an important Hindu pilgrimage. It is one of the twelve more

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Getting There

No Localities defined for Mirik (Localities are defined only for destinations that are large enough and/or have many hotels)

Nearest Airport in Mirik
  • Bagdogra Airport ( IXB ) , Bagdogra-45 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Mirik
  • Kurseong ( KGN ), Kurseong-34 Kms
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