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Mirik:



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.




Geography:


Location : 26.9°N 88.17°E
Elevation : 1495 m (4904 ft)


Climate :


Summer: 30°C 
Winter :  2°C Minimum.


Transport :


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

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.
Address:
P.O. Mirik 734214
District Darjeeling West Bengal India.




Sumendo lake:

Sumendo Lake



Sumendo lake is one of the beautiful place of Mirik .The lake has a footbridge of  around 3.5km that encircles the park.The lake has fishes and provides boating facilities.Its 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.




Mirik Bazar:



Few other beautiful Places :


Rai Dhap
Debisthan
Tingling Vew Point
Tea gardens
orange orchids
Bunkulung
Pasupati nagar
Mirik Church
Swiss Cottage
Sunrise point Saureni



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