Places To Visit In Mirik

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Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Mirik:

1. The Mirik Lake

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The most prominent place in Mirik, The Sumendu Lake is beautiful, calm and yet invigorating. The lake also has an 80 foot bridge running over it for people who don't wish to walk around it.

2. Pashupati Nagar

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from city center
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A very interesting market, about 15 km away from Mirik is the Pashupati Nagar Market. The market is at the Indo Nepalese border and half of it lies in the neighboring country.

3. Orange Orchards

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Another unique and offbeat offering of Mirik are the numerous plantations spread across the cities. The orange orchids are one of the most beautiful plantations you will ever see.

4. Bunkulung

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from city center
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A very elusive and unexplored place, Bunkulung is literally the agricultural hub of Mirik. The place cannot be accessed on foot. You will need to hire a cab, but a few minutes in the car and you will see yourself in the most authentic hillside village there is.

5. Bokar Monastery

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The seat of the Venerable Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche, the monastery belongs to the Kagyud order. The Monastery is one of the few in India that have retained its traditional beliefs and environment from the very beginning.

6. Mirik Tea Gardens

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Going to a place in Darjeeling and not seeing a tea estate will leave you trip incomplete. Mirik is full of valley covered in tea bushes. Almost throughout the year, you can see workers picking ripe leaves or watering the bushes.

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7. Rameetay Dhara

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from city center
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Like every hill station, Mirik too has a beautiful viewpoint for you to spend at dawn or dusk. The stunning view with Kanchenjunga on the backdrop and the valley at the bottom, will take you aback.

8. Mirik Church

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Constructed recently, adjacent to Don Bosco School, the church is one of the few places for Christian worship in Mirik. In addition to its fresh architecture, the location of the church adds to its grandeur.

9. Devi Stan

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Devi Stan is one of the most revered temples of Mirik. It houses idols of Goddess Singla Devi, Lord Shiva, Hanuman and Goddess Kali. The Temple is a few minutes walk from the Sumendu lake and another few minutes away from Bokar Monastery.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Mirik?

From your hotel after breakfast, you can head off to the Mirik Lake, which is the heart of the town. Boating and fishing can be a good idea to explore the lake and its shores. You can then take pictures from the Rainbow Bridge and also indulge in horse riding. On the western bank of the lake, you can visit Devisthan, a small temple of Hindu Goddess, Singha Devi. Tea Estates can be your next stop where you can experience the production of the world famous Darjeeling tea. Finally, you can watch the sunset Rameetay Dara Viewpoint where has a scenic view of plains as well as frozen mountain range from there. Given more time, you can even explore more small areas in this small town.

How can I commute within Mirik?

Intra city transport is largely done in tourist cars and small vehicles including rickshaws and three wheelers run by local people. Although local transport is easy to find, it is preffered to arrange for tour guides and cars. Most of the hotels provide this facility.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Mirik?

The top sightseeing places in Mirik are The Mirik Lake, Pashupati Nagar, Orange Orchards, Bunkulung, Bokar Monastery, Mirik Tea Gardens.
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