Mirik Travel

49 km from Darjeeling, the famous hill station in the state of west Bengal, is located the secluded hill resort of Mirik. Pleasant temperate mountain climate and beautiful scenic beauty against the backdrop of Mount Kanchanjangha makes it a wonderful holiday destination for those who wish to take break from the crowd that throngs Darjeeling.

Located at an altitude of 1767 metres, Mirik is 53 km from Siliguri which is a two hour drive from the hill station through scenic tea gardens and lush greenery. Mirik is also noted for its oranges.

Places of Interest in Mirik

Sumendu Lake

Located in the middle of Mirik, the Sumendu Lake is one of the top tourist attractions in Mirik. Commanding a stunning view of the Kanchanjangha, the lake, surrounded by pine trees, offer visitors boating facilities and its surroundings a perfect ambiance for leisurely walks.

Bokar Monastery

Located on the way to Rameetay Dara, Bokar Monastery is centre of Buddhist teachings. The monastery is home several monks who engage here in the study of Buddhism.

Side trips around Mirik


49 km from Mirik, Darjeeling is one of the most famous hill stations in India. This awe – inspiring hill station is visited by a large number of visitors including the locals as well visitors from other parts of India and abroad.


46 km from Mirik, Kurseong is located at an altitude of 1458 metres. Kurseong, which means the place of white orchid, is a scenic place surrounded by tea gardens. St. Pauls Church, Kunsang Choiling Monastery, Juma Mosque, Eagle's Craig, Kettle Valley and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Museum are the places of inertest in Kurseong.

Where to stay in Mirik

Orange Country Retreat, Hotel Jagjeet Hotel Ratnagiri, Vasthan Hotel, Mrigaya Hotel and Regal Hotel are some of the accommodation faculties in Miririk.

How to reach Mirik

Air: Bagdogra in Siliguri is the nearest airport connected by flights to major cities in India like Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati.

Rail: Nearest railway stations Siliguri is directly connected by rail to all the major places in India.

Road: Mirik is connected by good motorable roads to all places in India. Some of the places connected by road with Mirik are Ghoom (42 km), Kurseong (46km), Darjeeling (69 km) and New Jalpaiguri (60km).