Things to see in and around Mirik , Darjeeling , West Bengal, India

There are lots of tourist attractions around Mirik including  Samendu Lake: Positioned at the central point of the Mirik valley, this is the key attraction of Mirik. This is not a natural lake but was formed by the government in order to promote tourism in Mirik the area of it is about1.25 sq. kilometers. The lake with its boating amenities attracts tourists. Angling is also allowed in the lake to some extent. The Dhupi forests encircling the lake increase the natural beauty of the place. Swimming in this lake is neither suggested nor permitted as the lake is used as sewerage by part of the inhabitants.
The Helipad: It allows some of the best views the Mirik Lake along with the town also as a view point of the magnificent Kunchenjunga.

Devi Sthan: Devi Sthan or the place of worship of Singha Devi is situated on the west bank of the Sumendu Lake. This temple is one of the chief attractions for the tourists. The places of worship of Shiva, Hanuman and Kali Mata are on the other bank of the lake. An extra holy place for the tourists is Bokar Gompa situated in close proximity to these temples.

Kawlay Dara: This is the place of natural beauty. From is point the whole Mirik can be observed too.
Rameetay Dara: This view point is distinguished for the scenic beauty of nature during sunset and sunrise.  

Thurbo Tea Garden and Factory: Mirik is located in the midst of several best tea gardens of the West Bengal. The visit to these tea gardens is one of the unforgettable events for every tourist.

Orange Orchards The view of the orange orchards are breathtaking. Soureni, a orange growing village in Mirik produces huge number of oranges. Mirik is the major supplier of oranges in West Bengal. The difference between the oranges of the plains and of Mirik lies in its juice content. Oranges of Mirik are exceptionally juicy.

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