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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

Jawahar Parvat, Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101, India
+91 354 225 4087
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If i could stay there!!

As a traveller it's everyone's dream to visit Himalayan. But not possible for everyone. Visit this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ahsan R
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
via mobile
Himalayan Mountaineering

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is located within the complex of the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mumbai, India
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Jawahar Parvat, Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101, India
+91 354 225 4087
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As a traveller it's everyone's dream to visit Himalayan. But not possible for everyone. Visit this place, you will have a feel of it.

Thank Ahsan R
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is located within the complex of the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan zoological Park. For someone with mountaineering interest, this place is great. All information about Everest missions are available in great detail. This museum has all the possible things for Himalayan trekking.

Thank miteshsagar27
Reviewed 6 days ago

we been this HMI for to know about history of tenzing norgey during there sumit of Everest 1953. it's was great place.dress and all other items required for climbing and the most attracting part for me was the view of Himalayan range.

Thank Micheljames2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place to know the history of climbing mountain but we could not see those mountain climb equipment well due to blackout.

Thank smilyyy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Institute promoting mountaineering, it runs courses in mountain adventure and rock climbing round the year. Best instructors teach here. Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, first to conquer Mt. Everest was director till his final departure. He was cremated here and his memory is in stone structure in...More

Thank swamiji_drupad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can only see from outside. There is a museum for Visitors. Can see and learn about mountaineering. Details of expeditions, rare photographs were there. There is a indoor climbing wall named CHEEMA INDOOR ROCK WALL where tourists can try climbing under guidance and with safety...More

Thank airy06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never knew that there is an institute for mountaineering until I visit this place. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was built as a tribute to Tenzing. There is a statue of Tenzing Norgay standing on a mount with a flag in his hand. The museum is...More

Thank Soumiyamr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really it is a different taste for the traveller. The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) and Padmaja Naidu Himalayan zoological Park both are located within same complex on the way mall chourasta Bhanu singh manch. I visited here on 24.12.17, with family. It is mainly museum...More

Thank SubirChandra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1) This is the foremost mountaineering institute of India and has a beautiful museum hosting period photographs & equipment of various expeditions. 2) The information and exhibits are arranged in chronological order and we can see the improvement happened in the mountaineering equipment through all...More

Thank Sanjeev M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my kids to this place. My son was very excited as I told him about the equipment and the stuff laid out there. It's pretty informative about the expeditions that have been undertaken since the beginning. Should take kids there. Educative.

Thank raginikshitij
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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