Mirik Tourism

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(For the village in Azerbaijan, see Mirik, Azerbaijan. For the village in Iran, see Mirik, Iran.) Mirik is a picturesque tourist spot nestled in the serene hills of Darjeeling district in West Bengal, India. The name Mirik comes from the Lepcha words Mir-Yok meaning "place burnt by fire". Mirik has become a popular tourist destination for its climate, natural beauty and easy accessibility. The centre of all attraction is the Samendu lake, surrounded by a garden on one side and pine trees on the other and linked together by an arching footbridge called Indreni Pool (Rainbow Bridge). A 3.5-km-long road encircles the lake and is used for walks with the view of Kangchenjunga on the far horizon. Boating on the quaint shikaras and pony riding are available.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Mirik in India. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Mirik like a local. When planning a trip to Mirik, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Gangtok. Take a short trip from Mirik and set some time aside to explore the Gangtok. Dotted with places like Tsongmo Lake, Ganesh Tok, Tashi Viewpoint; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Mirik, you'll have to take a flight to Gangtok; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Mirik are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Mirik*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mirik

    Know the pollution level of Mirik before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 55.36 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 66.07 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 66.07 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 48.44 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 43.33 (Moderate)
  • Mirik: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mirik for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mirik.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Mirik - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 73.44 (High)
    • Pollution Index 64.05 (High)
    • Health Care Index 94.44 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.61 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mirik

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mirik

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.33 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 17.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 43.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 33.66 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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