• Address

    Jawahar Parbat, Pattabong Tea Garden, West Bengal, India
  • Opening hour

    Peak Season: daily 9am to 1pm, and 2pm to 5pm
    Off Season: Closed on Tuesday
  • Contact number

    +91 (354) 2254083/ 2254087
  • Email

  • Price / Fee

    Camera Fee: RS 10
    Combo Ticket with Darjeeling Zoo: RS 40
  • Categories

  • Interests

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Desmond Lua
  • 6 years ago

Visit the Museum and nearby Darjeeling Zoo, unless you are here for the mountaineering course.

Information & Tips about Himalayan Mountaineering Institute?



Desmond Lua
  • 6 years ago
There is a nice little museum with all the old hiking equipment and history of hiking around Himalaya and Everest. At the front is statue of Tenzing Norgay: one of the first two individuals known to have reached the summit of Mount Everest, which he accomplished with Edmund Hillary on 29 May 1953.[
  • 16 years ago

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) was established in Darjeeling, India on November 4, 1954 to encourage mountaineering as an organized sport in India. The first ascent of Mount Everest in 1953 by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary sparked a keen interest in establishing mountaineering as a well-respected endeavour for people in the region. With the impetus provided by the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, HMI was established in Darjeeling. Tenzing Norgay was the first director of field training for HMI.
  • 6 years ago
  • 291 reviews

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Reviews - Darjeeling, West Bengal Attractions - TripAdvisor

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling: See 291 reviews, articles, and 41 photos of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, ranked No.5 on TripAdvisor among 70 attractions in Darjeeling.

Lily's Hotel and Travel Blog : Darjeeling Part 8: A Visit To The Himalayan Zoological Park And Mountaineering Institute.

The Mountaineering Institute is located at the end of the zoological park. Like most other venues it is a steep climb up. You'll really need a lot of energy if you ...