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Jawahar Parvat, Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Located in the hill station of Darjeeling, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is recognized as one of the best mountaineering institutes in the world. It was established on 4th November 1954. The primary purpose of this initiative was to encourage, enhance and support the interest of the...More

Thank Rajiv P
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you travel to Darjeeling I highly recommend a visit to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Zoo. The information about the numerous attempts at mountains in the Himalayas and the equipment on display is well organised and thorough. The zoo within the same complex, is...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have any interest in the conquest of Mt Everest then this is the place to go. An excellent exhibition with loads of photos and artifacts to look at.

Thank Paulellwood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a must watch if you are visiting Darjeeling. One get to know what it takes to concur the highest peaks of Himalayas. They have great collection of original stuff used by Tenzimg Norgay, Edmund Hillary and others. They have original news paper cuttings for...More

Thank Kshitindra
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place where you can learn about the Himalayas - the flora and fauna, the mountain ranges, the topography, the rocks and most importantly about the mountaineering expeditions. This place has got a wonderful collection of items used by the likes of notable mountaineers and...More

Thank SudipC79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was very knowledgeable to visit here... There are two different types of Museum whr U can find all the Indian Mountaineers and there equipments which the used during maintaining on Mount Everest.. And U can also enjoy Rope Cliff over there..

Thank Shivam S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place to see mountaineering school but there was a limited option to visit for tourist, so as a tourist this was an average place. Visited in April 2017.

Thank aman_vivek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the center hoping to find out what exactly it about. Not much info available. We did see a film about an expedition. No info on other exhibits if there were any. We did ask some people with gear what was going on, they...More

Thank Deborahhanna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, commonly known as HMI Darjelling, was established on November 4, 1954 primarily to encourage mountaineering as an organized sport in India. It is great place to go.

Thank Footprints727663
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Really a place to visit and feel proud to see the adventures of all the Tenzing and Sir Edmund Hillary.Mountaineering Institute is within the zoo campus and is a nice very beautifully maintained museum cum activity centre. The Everest Museum which has material from various...More

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February 4, 2018|
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Response from SantanuC87 | Reviewed this property |
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April 12, 2017|
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Response from SubirChandra | Reviewed this property |
mainly govt. holidays followed by hmi. opening time 9am to 5 pm. for further information contact the phone no. of HMI:0354-2254083
April 12, 2017|
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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