Mirik is a beautiful tourist destination at an elevation of 1495 m (4904 ft).in the district of Darjeeling,West Bengal.Mirik got its name from Lepcha word [Lepcha-a tribal community from the hills and few other areas] 'Mir-Yok' meaning "place burnt by fire".Sumendu lake is the center of attraction for Mirik which is surrounded by Pine trees and beautiful gardens.There is a beautiful road of 3.5 km long that encircles the garden and is used for walks where one can view the glowing Kanchenjunga on the far horizon.
Location : 26.9°N 88.17°E
Elevation : 1495 m (4904 ft)
Winter : 2°C Minimum.
Distance from Siliguri : 41 Km
Distance from Darjeeling : 50 Km
Nearest Railway Station : New Jalpaiguri Platform [N.J.P.]-50 Km
Nearest Airport : Bagdogra -52 Km
Places of interest around Mirik:
Bokar monastrey :
Bokar Monastry is a famous Buddhist Monastry located on the way to Ramitey Dara,Ramitey Dara is a beautiful view point nearby the Mirik town from where one can view the mountains and plains.
Few other beautiful Places :
Tingling Vew Point
Sunrise point Saureni
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