Scenic views of the sun rising in the east and its reflection on Kanchanjunga in the north. The plains of North Bengal can also be seen from here.
Mirik is famous for its high-quality oranges. These are grown in Mirik Busty, Murmah and Soureni Busty.
Mirik has one of the best climate for a typical orchid called Cymbidium orchids, which fetches one of the highest prices in the world flower markets. One such Cymbidium orchid garden is "Darjeeling Gardens Pvt. Ltd." located in Rato Mate in Mirik.
A number of tea gardens producing the famous Darjeeling tea are located in and around Mirik.
This border market with Nepal is a commercial center for trade in clothes, electronic and household goods.