Introduction of Mirik
Mirik the beautiful hill station of West Bengal is situated nearly 52km away from Siliguri. It is a very beautiful place, which attracts tourists around the whole year. It has developed as a peaceful and picturesque hill station of West Bengal and is considered as a tropical paradise on earth.
Best Time to visit in Mirik
The climate of Mirik is very pleasant during the summer seasons and so it is recommended to visit Mirik during summer seasons. During winters the weather of Mirik becomes very much cold.
How to reach Mirik
The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri. You can easily avail buses, sumos or cars from there to reach Mirik.
The nearest airport to Mirik is Bagdogra Airport, which is almost 60km away from Mirik. From there taxis, buses are easily available throughout the day to reach Mirik.
Where to Stay in Mirik
Accommodation in Mirik is very easily available but it is always recommended to make advance booking before going there. There are several budget hotels, lodges in Mirik where one can accommodate him or her very comfortably. Hotel Jagjeet is considered as one of the most renowned hotel of Mirik. Some hotels are Hotel Ratnagiri, Mirik Tourist Lodge, Ashirbad Lodge and many others. One can also stay at Swiss cottages of Mirik, also known as Motels. They are very beautiful and are famous for movie shootings.
Attractions of Mirik
This lake is a must visit tourist spot in Mirik. This lake has a floating fountain located in its center and is surrounded by a beautiful garden. This lake is ideal for boating.
Singha Devi Temple
This temple is situated just very near to Sumendu Lake. This temple has religious importance and also attracts tourists very much. One has to travel through a bridge over the Sumendu Lake to reach this temple.
Deosi Dara is considered as an era point in Mirik. From here one can see the beautiful plains, hills, lakes, orchids, different plantations in and around Mirik. It's very nice to see from here.
There are also some other places to visit in Mirik like Dudia, which is a very famous picnic spot, Rameetay Dara, beautiful tea estates, and many other plantation sites.