Mirik is located just 46 km away from Kurseong. The most beautiful geographical feature of this area is the Sumendu Lake. The scenic valleys of the Singalila Hills, the dense green pine forests, the gushing mountain streams and orchards of oranges and cardamom make Mirik the right place for a relaxing vacation. The monastery at Mirik is considered to be a very sacred place by the Buddhists of this region. Trekking from Mirik to Sandakphu, Phalut has become very popular. A short trek from Mirik to Kurseong via Balasan River &Namsu could be covered within the day only.