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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

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Jawahar Parvat, Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101, India
+91 354 225 4087
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Jawahar Parvat, Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101, India
+91 354 225 4087
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The model of the Himalayan ranges is the best tool to understand the various mountain ranges, where they are placed and how they are connected. It also gives an overwhelming view of the spread of the majestic range. The artefacts and history of mountaineering actually...More

Thank NirupamaSP
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a real hidden gem which is not so famous to the whole world The institute has a museum which has almost every minute detail of each and every climb over the Everest and the museum has the grave of Tenzing Norgay.

Thank Sathvik P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a nice place to visit. It shows the history of mountaineering as well as such a wonderful museum which describe all about mountaining.

Thank shakti k
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place holds immense information about Mountaineering, past Indian expeditions etc. If you are a mountaineer or trekking enthusiast, this is a must visit place.

Thank rat_astro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Housed in the same complex of Padmaja Zoological park, Darjeeling, this institute is a pride of India. The trainers are trained bya team of well versed knowledgeable teachers in mountaineering and related areas. The general atmosphere with the facilities available make a trainee a fitter...More

Thank Sivakumar V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An experience to see the apparatus and other things that the mountaineers carry alongwith while climbing the summits. Its worth a watch to see those coz not every common travellers go on higher altitude to trek - its a must when you have school going...More

Thank sonardevika
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

HMI conducts Basic Mountaineering Course, Advance Mountaineering Course primarily other than different adventure courses. The institute has a very interesting Everest Museum that archives as well as displays information regarding all the historic endeavors to summit Mount Everest since 1924 expedition of George Mallory!.Must visit!

Thank 25urvic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are love trekking/mountaineering this is a must visit for you in Darjeeling. This place is inside the zoo. It has a museum which has many wonderful things like original clothes and accessories of people who have climbed Everest. And it has many incidents...More

Thank dpkmall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was built as a tribute to Tenzing so that he could impart his skills to all those who pursued climbing activities in the Himalayas. Tenzing was the first Director of field training in HMI. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is now a complex of...More

Thank Himanshu K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It wasn't the best kept museum but the artifacts collected over the years were very interesting. Our guide had attended the school there and said it was fantastic and challenging.

Thank SunnyandBuster
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Response from udayan_roy85 | Reviewed this property |
The entry fee is Rs. 50 for both HMI and the Zoo packed together. Camera fee is Rs. 10. The time depends on you. For ourselves, it took more than 3 hours to visit the two. Also there is a Natural History Museum in the zoo... More