Mirik Hill Station

Mirik Hill Station, West Bengal
Mirik Hill Station

Mirik Hill Station

Mirik hill station is situated in the state of West Bengal and it is very famous. It has a height of about 5800 meters above sea level. This is a new hill station formed recently. The natural beauty and the serene view of this place attract thousands of tourists every year. It lies in the lap of the lower Himalayan ranges. It is a small town which is covered with lush green trees, slopes, lakes and water falls.

Mirik hill station is far from the hum drum of the city life. Here tourists experience a clean and fresh air. This is the main attraction of this place. As this place is new the number of tourists coming here is little less as compared to the other hill stations.

Mirik hills is a tourist paradise as the natural beauty of this place pulls a number of visitors towards it self. People coming here fall in love with this place; this makes them feel like heaven on earth.

Tourists who are interested in sports adventures can enjoy their holiday trekking, boating, water rafting and paragliding. There are trainers who will guide tourists for their safety and as a precautionary measure. The hills are covered with fog for a maximum period through the year. Walking in this fog gives an amazing experience which will be memorable moments in ones life. This place is perfect for newly married couples as it is far from the city and they can get some time for each other.

In and around Mirik hills

Sumendu Lake:

It is an artificial lake which is one of the main attractions of this place. This lake is surrounded with huge mountains, flower garden and a fountain in the middle of the lake. People enjoy boating and fishing at this place.

Deosi Dara:

Deosi Dara is an amazing spot in the Mirik hills from this point there are some awesome views of hills, plains and peaks.

Singha Devi temple:

Singha Devi temple is located close to the Sumendu Lake. It is the main attraction of this place.

Place to stay:

There are many options available for accommodation there are hotels and resorts which ranges from luxury to economic class. There are top class facilities and good services available for the tourists. Besides this there are huts, lodges and cottages available which are of low budget.

Getting there

  • Airways:

    Nearest airport is the Bagdogra airport which is at a distance of about 55 kilometers away from Mirik hills.

  • Railways:

    Nearest railway station is the New Jalpaiguri station which is at a distance of about 60 kilometers away from Mirik hills.

  • Road ways:

    There are state transport buses and luxury buses available from Mirik hills to all the major cities of India.

Ideal tome to visit:

Best time to visit Mirik hills is from May to November as the weather is very pleasant and relaxing.