Nestled amongst the lower altitude hills and greenery of Eastern Himalayas, Mirik is very much favoured by the local people as a weekend destination for tour with family and friends. And when the outsiders make a Darjeeling-Sikkim trip, they do not forget to add this place to their itinerary.
Also known as Mirik Lake, this is the prime tourist attraction in Mirik. The lake covers almost an area of 1.25km and what makes it so favourite to the visitors in the peaceful ambience. There is a footbridge arched over Sumendu Lake. You can also go for horse riding around the lake or boat riding in it.
On the way to Mirik from Siliguri, you halt for a beautiful location named as Tingling Viewpoint. The spot provides a marvellous opportunity to absorb the sublime beauty of the valleys down and the mountains at a far distance.
Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery is another point of attraction in Mirik sightseeing tour. One the way to Rameetay Dara, you can stop and visit the Buddhist institute here. The place where the monastery complex stands in the highest altitude of Mirik.
Bunkulung is also known as Jayanti Nagar. Recently, the initiative of promoting eco-tourism here has been taken. Homestay facilities are available here.
A breathtaking view of Mt Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world, and the valleys down is what Rameetay Dara has to offer you. This site is an excellent viewpoint and visited mostly during dawn and dusk.
Tourists love the location of Rai Dhap as a proper Mirik picnic spot and spends their weekends or a day’s get together here. Besides, it is a source of drinking water for entire Mirik.
Close to the Sumendu Lake, there is a temple, dedicated to a Hindu Goddess. Many people worship the idol of the goddess regualrly. Even tourists make a short visit to the temple.
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