Mirik is perched at an elevation of f 1767 metres . A 1.25 Km.long Lake is fed by perennial streams a reach forest with thousands of cryptomaria-japanica trees make this place a great ambiance of nature . One can enjoy boat ride in the lake.
There are a number of options that you may exercise while planning your trip to Mirik. You may stay here for one or two nights and explore the place and its surrounding. Or you may stay at Darjeeling and make a day trip to Mirik. Being an hour and half drive from Darjeeling makes a nice day excursion. You may also visit Mirik enroute Darjeeling from Bagdogra or New Jalpaiguri. On your way you may spend an hour or so besides the lake and proceed on your journey onwards.
Nearest rail head is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) rail station (61 Km).ROAD
49 Km. from Darjeeling and 52 Km. from Silliguri.