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MIRIK.... Land of tea garden

Mirik is beautiful hill station situated an altitude of 5,800 ft. and  almost 110 km distance alternative route from NJP Rly stn / Bagdogra Airport. Mirik is an excellent scenic spot and Kanchenjunga is visible from everywhere. Mirik is in tiny valley shaped which is rare in Himalayan regions. In the western side of this flat ground there is a natural lake formation fed with perennial spring and rain water. Now the water here is impounded by construction of weir, there is a 1.25 km long lake named 'Sumendu Lake'. The western bank hill slope is covered by a rich forest of about ten thousand ’Crytomaria Japanica’ trees. At present Mirik is ready to receive day or long or short stay visitors. A garden has been laid out 3.5 circular foot walk on eastern bank and a footbridge is completed over the lake. Mirik is a picturesque tourist spot nestled in the serene hills of Darjeeling. It is blessed with pleasant climate, beautiful landscape, garden, tea estate, orange and cardamom plantation. The area is famous for some of the world best tea garden. One day excursion from Darjeeling, Kalimpong & Siliguri is more profitable to spend at Mirik. View of the sunrise and sunset from Ramitey Dara would be all fine for holiday. The favourite pastime on holiday at Mirik Lake is boating, fishing, beautification and overnight accommodation at hotels and lodges will be good remembrance for visitors. Climate of Mirik in summer max. 13 C, light woollen in summer and heavy woollen in winter.

PLACES OF TOURIST INTEREST

SUMENDU LAKE: The beautiful 1.25 km long lake is the most attractive spot of Mirik Tourism. The depth of the lake is 26 ft. It is a natural lake where the 80 ft arch type over bridge across the lake is wonderful engineering skill of the project. The boating , fishing, horse riding in the lake is an experience itself.

KAWLEY DARA: For fabulous view of the plains of West Bengal and Dooars and mountain view as well as beautiful view of the sun set and sun rise also can be seen from this point.

DEOSI DARA: The  observatory point for stupendous landscape view mountaineous hill, the point is known for. Another point Rai-Dhap and Dhudia are famous for beautiful panoramic viewed for picnic spot.

TEA ESTATE: Mirik area is well known for famous tea estate. There are eight tea estateamong them one of the best tea estate is Thurboo only 2 km away from Mirik can entered by permission of concerned Manager.

ORANGE ORCHARDS & CARDOMOM GROVE: Mirik is famous for the Orange orchards and cardamom grove. Only Mirik is main supplier of orange to West Bengal. Caromom grove can seen in murshy areas of Mirik is a part of journey to Mirik. One can see the real life of village people of the hill.  

INDO-NEPAL BORDER [PASUPATI BAZZAR]: Few km away from Mirik, there is small market within the territory of Nepal which is famous for busy window shopping for both local and tourist people.

Tags: Sikkim, Pelling, Lachen, Lachung, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Zuluk, Dooars, Bhutan & Nepal Package Tour

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