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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

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 2 days ago via mobile

The institute was next to the mountaineer museum, it has all the equipment used for trekking and mountaineering. There are lots of pictures and statues made to understand the field better.

Thank VivekSingh111
Reviewed 1 week ago

The institute was established with Mr. Tenzing Norgay, with the objective of imparting the knowledge of the explorers who climbed Everest.

Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...where you can learn different information and history of mountain climbing. The beauty of nature is also worth watching over there.

Thank Shaikat_BASIC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I and my friends....visiting Himalayan institute... Very natural views here and beautiful ....very fun here.

Thank Sarvesh9451
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very well designed place giving interesting information regarding the mountain climbing as well as history of first ever Everest Victory.

Thank Arif K
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Interesting museum, if you are interested in the first mountaineers and sherpas that conquered the huge Himalayan range. Especially if you want to know something more about the famous Edmund Hillary and his the local sherpa Tenzing Norgay. The content of the museum is ok,...More

Thank Bruno V
Reviewed 2 September 2017

we visited this place as part of the zoo. Museum is mainly the only place to visit and its really good if you are interested in mountaineering , i am frankly no fan of mountaineering but it was enjoyable. you get illustrations of mountains, hiking...More

Thank naveen m
Reviewed 31 August 2017

One of the first mountaineering institutes of the country.The learning center for all budding adventurers is holy grail for students.Mr.Tenzing Norgay Who was the first to summit Mt.Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary was the institute's very first principal.

Thank HiteshAdventure
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you anything about mountaineering or if you want to know, this is the place to be. Clean area and one can understand more about the challenges and techniques. definitely worth a visit.

Thank YogiNB
Reviewed 18 August 2017

.bestest best...Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was built as a tribute to Tenzing sherpa.so that he could impart his skills to all those who pursued climbing activities in the Himalayas.

Thank Rojan S
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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