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Mirik

State: 

Mirik is a picturesque tourist spot nestled in the serene hills, free from hustle bustle and pollution. The name Mirik comes from the Lepcha words Mir-Yok meaning "place burnt by fire". The hill town, enveloped by flowers and forests, has plenty of orange orchards, tea estates and cardamom plantations. It is a peaceful place.

Accessibility: 

Air: Nearest airport Bagdogra, about 55 km from Mirik

Rail: Nearest rail-heads are Ghoom-41 km, Darjeeling-49km and Siliguri-52km

Road: Connected to Darjeeling, Siliguri and Kurseong by road on the following routes:

Mirik-Hilay-Bhanjang-Pashupati Fatak-Simana-Sukhiapokhri-Ghoom-Darjeeling-49 km.
Mirik-Soureni-Phuguri-T.E.-Gaya-baree T.E-Dudey Garidhura-Khaprail-Siliguri-52 km.
Mirik-Garidhura-Longview T.E.-Makaibari T.E. Kurseong-46 km (Jeepable)

Accommodation: 

The Swiss cottages of Mirik are also good place to stay. These are also called the Motels.
Orange Country Retreat (Deluxe)
Hotel Park (Standard)

District: 
Darjeeling
Location: 
55 km from Siliguri and around 50 km from Darjeeling