MIRIK " Beauty of Mirik"
If you are planning a vacation in Darjeeling area, it can be a great idea to spend a couple of days in Mirik and then make an onward journey to Darjeeling or other places. You can also do the reverse. In fact Mirik lies almost halfway between Siliguri/NJP and Darjeeling on the alternative route that goes to Darjeeling through scenic tea estates. Mirik is a small hill town and part of Kurseong subdivision and within Darjeeling district.
Elevation : 1,495 m (4,905 ft)
Population : 47000 approx.
Weather : Winter - Minimum 2.5 °C , Maximum 11 °C ( Approx )
Summer - Minimum 11 °C , Maximum 30 °C ( Approx )
Humidity : 80%
Best Time to Visit : March , April , May , June-Mid , October / November / December .
Language Used : Nepali , Hindi , English , Bengali Etc
Popular Spots Of Sightseeing are
Mirik Lake, Pashupati Nagar, Cochrane Place, Rameetay dhara,Bokar Monastery
HOW TO REACH
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The main Road to Darjeeling is from National Highway number 10 . It is a distance of 55 kilometers from Siliguri and approximately 55 kilometers from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) and New Jalpaiguri station (NJP).
The nearest Railway Station from Darjeeling is New Jalpaiguri approximately 55 kilometers and 2 Hours drive. New Jalpaiguri and is well connected to almost all Railway station of India. Tourist destinations of the region including Bhutan & Nepal .
The nearest Airport from Darjeeling is Bagdogra Airport (IXB) approximately 55 kilometers and 3 Hours drive. Bagdogra airport is served by regular flights of Indian Airlines, Spice Jet, Kingfisher and Jet Airways from Kolkata, Guwahati and Delhi. The airport is well connected by road to all the tourist destinations of the region including Bhutan & Nepal .