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Address: Jawahar Parvat, Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101, India
Phone Number: 0354 2254087
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Good collection of historical events and developments in indian mountaineering expeditions... and moments.... mountaineering is an art of tough practice and passion... well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Te museum at the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute takes us through the conquest of Mount Everest. It has a monument to Tenzing Norgay. As one goes through the exhibits one can experience a little bit about the adventure and hardship involved in the initial expeditions to conquer Mt. Everest. There is also an exhibit of a 3D view of the whole... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Well just as I am writing a review about Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, I feel goosebumps all over my body. It is this special feeling that is attached to this institution. I am an alumni having done by Basic Mountaineering Course No. 192 in March 1997(1st - 28th), and having spent so much time there I feel this was like my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This Institute is built around the memory of 'Tiger' Tenzing, who was the Sherpa who, with Edmund Hillary, was the first to climb Mount Everest. It also includes much information on the many assaults on the summit that have been made since, as well as the many pre-Hillary/Tenzing attempts - including Mallory's. Photos of the relatively recent discovery of Mallory's... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I was not too keen initially to visit the place. However, it was a thrilling experience. The Everest museum is a must must visit.

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Agra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Good collection of historical events and developments in indian mountaineering expeditions... and moments.... mountaineering is an art of tough practice and passion... well explained . must go

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Nice collection of artifacts and accessories used by legendary mountaineers (Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, etc.) on their expeditions to Everest. There are other mountaineers too who conquered other peaks in the Himalayan region. This provides visibility into the rich history and tradition to tame the wild unknowns, also what the institute does on various fronts, etc. This is in the... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Institute is full of information on various mile stone in the evolution of mountaineering in India. You feel proud that Indians are capable of achieving the highest grades

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Situated inside Padmaja Naidu Zoo, this Mountaineering Institute is tribute to Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, Edmund Hillary and all those mountaineers who have scaled the mighty Himalayas. It has beautiful photos of the mountaineers, gears they use for travel and lots of other information. One can see what kind of prep is necessary for such a feat! They also have a... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

An excellent musuem portraying the famous climbs to Himalaya.The terrain, equipments,etc used. The zoo & the institute ate in the same premises. There is also an oppurtunity to get your snaps clicked in traditional attire.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

HMI is a place that displays the achievements of the mountaineering sport in the country since its birth. Inspired by late Pt. JLNehru this institute makes one feel proud about the achievements of our mountaineers and the good work being done by them. One feels truly motivated to enjoy this sport after visiting it.

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