Famous Mirik Hill Station of Darjeeling

After promoting as a New Hill Station, Mirik is becoming a small hill resort in Sing-lila hills area of about 50 Km from both Siliguri and Darjeeling district. magnificent views, soothing climate and recreational activities of Mirik Hill station attracts a thousand visitors through out the year. Some interesting sight seen are described below.

Mirik Hill StationFamous hill station of Darjeling named Mirik hill station is located at 52 km away from Siliguri and 55 kms away from the nearest Bagdogra Airfield. It consists a height of about 5800 meters above sea level. This is the new hill station built recently. The natural beauty with gigantic scenic view of this place attract a lot of tourists every year. It is placed basically in the lap of the lower Himalayan. It is a cool city which is a land of lush green trees, slopes, lakes and water falls.

The small city Mirik is wrapped in huge forested hills of the Himalayas. Mirik blinks with many tea estates, orange orchards and cardamom plantations areas. Among with beautifull flowers, enchanting Sumendu lakes and flourishing forests consisting Cryptomaria Japanica trees make Mirik a heaven on earth, and the Kachunjanga, a backdrop raises its beauty for the tourists.

The Sumendu Lake is one of the major tourist attraction of Mirik. The arch bridge across the lake is 80 ft. long. and Boating and fishing are two most popular activities provided by the lake. Rameetay Dara is a most scenic point from where tourist can observe a sweeping scenery of the plains and the mountains. The most beautiful scenic view of this place is the Sunrise and sunset seen from this point is quite superb.

Deosi Dara is another sight-seeing at a high altitude can ber observe which offering a gigantic view of the hills, the plains and the peaks. Rai Dhap is a perfect picnic spot in Mirik and also the main source for drinking water for the whole Mirik. Debi Sthan is the famous Hindu temple of Singha Devi Mandir located on the western bank of the Sumendu lake. Swiss Cottage and Helipad is the hilltop helipad providing an awesome view of Mirik and the Samendu Lake. Thurbo tea Estate and factory is one of the well known Tea plantation area and is located only 2 km from Mirik.

Getting Mirik

By Air :

Bagdogra Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 55 km from Mirik.

By Rail :

New Jalpaiguri Railhead is the nearest major station for reaching Mirik.

By Road :

Well accessed road network connects Mirik with other places like Bagdogra, Siliguri, Darjeeling and Kurseong.

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