Mirik is a small beautiful town located in Darjeeling District of West Bengal. Mirik is a popular tourist destination because of its climate, easy accessibility, and natural environment. The weather of Mirik stays charming all through the years. It never reaches to the point of extreme cold like Darjeeling because Mirik has an average elevation of 1495m. The temperature of the city stays 30-degree Celsius during summer and a minimum of 1 degree Celsius during winter.
New Jalpaiguri Railway Station or NJP is the main railway station located near Mirik. NJP serves the city Siliguri which is the largest city of North Bengal. It also serves as the entry point of Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal, and even the northeastern states. As a result, many long-distance trains pass through that station. If you successfully arrive in NJP, there are several options to choose to reach Mirik such as Taxi, bus or by rail.
Mirik is well connected with many cities such as Darjeeling, Siliguri, Kurseong by Road. Mirik is located near 52 km (32 mi) northwest of Siliguri city and 49 km (30 mi) south-southwest of Darjeeling town. After arriving at New Jalpaiguri, you will get plenty of options to choose to reach Mirik. There are many private taxis available. Sometimes drivers demand more and their demand increases during the peak tourist season. There are many Taxi Rental services available too but we are the only one who offers car rental at a cheap and reasonable price. All you have to do is that just pre-book us one day before your scheduled journey from NJP to Mirik.
If your plan is to go for a little cheap option, you can take a shared taxi. You can find many shared taxis from Siliguri. But you have to bear troubles if you want to get a shared taxi from Siliguri as you must take an auto to reach there. Shared taxis usually do not start until it is completely full of passengers , thus you have to wait and let other passengers come first. You can feel bored while waiting and that is why we offer a convenient car rental service. Here you don't have to wait for the car to get fully occupied. Hence, you can comfortably reach your desired destinations. Shared Taxis carry your luggage on the roof-top of the car. But here at Himalayan Wheels, we take care of you including your luggage so that you can travel tension free.
Buses are also available to travel to Mirik. You can usually opt for buses from Siliguri. Driving distance from Siliguri to Mirik is 47 km and the approximate journey time is 1 hour and 40 minutes. But if you firmly choose to take a bus from New Jalpaiguri, it will take around 2 hours because the distance between NJP to Mirik is 58 km.
But getting a bus from NJP is quite problematic. You can't get a bus every time because they usually run in scheduled timing. Therefore, we are here to help you when you needed us the most. Just pre-book and give us a chance to help you.
If your plan is to travel Mirik by air, you have to go Bagdogra first. Because, Bagdogra is the nearest airport to Mirik at a distance of 52 km. You can opt for our car rental service to travel to Bagdogra from NJP. And after then, you can travel to Mirik by airplane.
Himalayan Wheels is an agency that provides car rental services to the tourists so that they can enjoy the peace and beauty of nature without worrying about the medium of their journey. Here at Himalayan Wheels, our chief focus is your comfort. We always ensure that you reach your desired destinations safely on time and without wasting any extra penny. So why are you waiting? Just call us to book a car to enjoy the mesmerizing Mirik and if you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact us.