Know about amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Mirik – West Bengal Hill Station

Mirik surely most popular hill station of West Bengal is still in the younger age of tourist traffic. Hill resort Mirik is easily accessible from Darjeeling and Siliguri so this magical, peaceful and tranquil hill resort is gaining speedy popularity as the best summer holiday destination in India.
Mirik is famous for luxuriant green and serene surroundings of tea estates, orange orchards and cardamom plantations. Sumendu Lake is the prime and central attraction of Mirik for the children there is provision of Boating and pony riding where as the adults will find it very charming to have spectacular breathtaking beautiful views of at skyline while walking on footbridge Indreni Pull around the lake.
During the British rule Mirik was favorite hangout of officers of armed forces for playing Polo still a Polo ground found existence near the garden around the lake. Another change which can be observed that now the Mirik has developed as Mirik Bazar a commercial center and shopping place for nearby villagers and popular summer holiday destination among the mountain lovers worldwide.
Mirik Bazar, Thana Line, Krishnanagar, Dewsidara, Thurbo, Mirik Busty etc are some of the areas where tourist can find many lodges and private guest houses along with some luxury hotels for tourist accommodation. Forest Rest House and Inspection Bungalow of PWD are also providing tourist accommodation.
On the tour of Mirik visitors are bound to get feeling of being in Paradise because of wondrous views of the Kunchenjunga, wide variety of wild flowers, lovely lake and charming forests of Cryptomaria Japanica trees.

Vital Tourist Information : Mirik

Location :
Most popular eastern Himalayan hill station Mirik is situated in the West Bengal state at almost equal distance from famous hill station Darjeeling [49 km] and Siliguri [52 km] city.

Mountain Range : Eastern Himalaya

Altitude : 1768 Meter

Near By City : Darjeeling - Siliguri

State : West Bengal [India]

Region : East India

Famous as / For :
Popular Hill Station in East India.
Scenic photogenic picture perfect views of Kangchenjunga.

Weather & Climate :
Mirik experiences salubrious pleasant weather through the year, even the summer temperatures don't appear harsh.

Temperature :
At the Mirik average temperature remains in range of maximum from 13°C in the winters to 32°C in the summers. Where as at the peak winter mercury may fall to 1°C .

Tourist Season :
As the Mirik climatic conditions are tourism friendly during the months of March to May and Mid September to November which is best time for the pleasure tour to Mirik.

Spoken Languages :
Nepali - Bengali - Hindi - English

Souvenir / Shopping :
Mirik is famous for tea, cardamom and orange plantation hence processed tea bags and orange products are often find place in the shopping bags of tourists.

Trekking/Excursions :
Mirik to Sandakphu, Phalut are the most popular among the trekkers, who also have option of Short trek from Mirik to Kurseong via Balasan river and Namsu.

Fair & Festivals :
Mirik celebrated all most all Indian and major Nepali festivals. Some of them are Maghe Sankrati, Losar and Guru Purnima.

Travel Tips :
There is regular and frequent bus service between Mirik and Darjeeling but check out for late afternoon bus time table if visiting Mirik for day trip.

Must Visit Places :
Deosi Dara - Devsthan - Kawlay Dara - Mirik lake - Rai Dhap - Singha Devi Temple - Sumendu Lake

How To Reach Mirik West Bengal [India]

Basic Travel Info :
Mirik is accessible from Darjeeling and Siliguru.

Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
On the train journey rout to Mirik Siliguri is best option. Siliguri have effective links for the train journey. New Jalpaiguri is the nearest rail station and connected with Kolkata, Guwahati and many other cities by super fast and express trains.

Road Travel / Bus Route :
Mirik is best accessible on the road travel. Regular and frequent buses are available from Siliguri, Darjeeling for bus journey to Mirik. Hired tourist vehicles is another option. National highway 31 via Siliguri connects Mirik with rest of the country.

Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Bagdogra airport at Siliguri is the nearest airport for air travel to Mirik.