Mirik is a beautiful, laidback town, about 40 km from Darjeeling, popular for its scenic beauty and quiet surroundings. Mostly on the list of travellers visiting Darjeeling, this lovely town promises a wonderful day trip. Mirik Lake, located at the centre of town is a popular spot owing to its natural beauty. Do also visit the peaceful Mirik monastery situated close to the lake. This is where you'll find most locals and also a variety of local food stalls serving an assortment of snacks including the very famous jhaal muri! With umpteen homestays springing up in the region, Mirik is slowly becoming a popular weekend destination as opposed to the picnic spot it is. Surrounded by views of tea estates, on a good day you can also catch glimpses of the Kanchenjunga peak. It's best to plan your visit enroute to Darjeeling since it's convenient and the weather here is just perfect.
Best Time To Visit
Best time to visit Mirik is from March to June and from September to October
How To Reach
Book a Package Tour
Fed by a number of perennial river, this 'Long Lake' is in the most famous hill resort of Bengal, i.e., Darjeeling. There is a bridge and a fountain in the middle of the lake forming the main attraction of Mirik Lake. It is also very close to Siliguri and thus easy to reach. The reflection of the Kanchenjunga into the eaters of the lake looks beautiful. Besides the natural beauty of the surroundings is also refreshing.