Siliguri to Mirik by road

How to reach Mirik -In this journey we will cover Siliguri to Mirik road journey which is a famous tourist spot near Darjeeling. MIRIK which comes before Darjeeling.

We began our journey from Siliguri which is in New Jalpaiguri area. From Bagdogra airport Siliguri is about 15-16 kms.

Siliguri to Mirik via road

The road lead to Mirik was full of lush green. Siliguri to Mirik distance is about 45 km by road.

On our way to Mirik we saw Tea workers working in beautiful tea gardens

Tea Garden Siliguri

It is recommended to visit the beautiful Balason River which comes right before Mirik.

Visitors can halt here while coming back from Mirik also. After staying here for a while we resumed our journey.

After a while we reached Mirik Point where we had noodles from street stalls which was great. Visitors can take a halt here and enjoy the mesmerizing weather while having tea and light snacks

After sometime we reached the famous Mirik Lake which is the main attraction here. Mirik Lake is also known as Sumendu Lake which is more than 1 km long.

There is a beautiful park adjacent to the lake which has beautiful seats and benches where visitors can enjoy the natural scenery of this place.

Parking facility is available here

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you will be able to feel the nature very closely here.

Mirik Lake

Boat riding facility is available here.  Boating in between the mountains is a sheer pleasure here.

Apart form Boat Ride visitors can also enjoy Horse riding. You can opt for short ride and long ride both. A short horse ride is around 300 meters however a long ride is around 1.5 to 2 km.

For shopaholics there is no dearth of local stuff here. from idols to local art and craft items everything is available here. 

There are various restaurants here where you can try Indian, Bengali  and Chinese cuisine

With these sweet memories we headed back to our destination

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