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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
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+91 354 225 4087
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"tenzing norgay"
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"edmund hillary"
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"mountain climbers"
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"mount everest"
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"interesting museum"
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"mountaineering institute"
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"on display"
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"must visit place"
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"rock climbing"
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"worth a visit"
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"hmi museum"
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"darjeeling zoo"
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"first floor"
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Reviewed yesterday

A place to visit for our learnings on the mountains and the activities on them. This is just by the zoo which is also a good place to visit.

Thank MBaskar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Month of May being peak vacation season, there was hell lot of crowd. they had rock climbing at rs 30/hr or so. and a museum with the collection of things used by Tensing during his climb to Mt everest. They had exhibited the gears used...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

For the first time I liked any museum. It was an eye opener. It depicts the journey of mountaineering since beginning till now. It was hard to believe that in early days it was pretty difficult for a person to join mountaineering. Very knowledgable visit...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took a guide and that is the best thing we did.. It was a bunch of information which you would never be knowing without a guide.. She was excellent and explained everything in details..Thanks to her, A must visit place for young kids..

Thank HyderabadTraveller
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You get to learn about the Himalayas and the people who have conquered the Everest. Sherpa Tenzing samadhi is located here.

Thank 129ranjit
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This institute is must see for all those who are interested in mountains.The museum is very inspiring and provides first hand experience of the life of mountaineers.However they can be more informative regarding the courses conducted and display the address of website more prominently.

Thank vipul74
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is a must visit for people who would like to know what mountaineering is all about. Equipment and tools used in mountaineering from way back in the early 30,s to the current time are on display. This helps one in understanding how the...More

1  Thank ravi15000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away inside a corner of the zoo in Darjeeling is the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. Surely worth your time and kids can overcome their fear if any of heights ar the rock climbing training wall. Just for Rs 30. Kids will surely get enthralled by...More

Thank girish h
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

mountainering institute is wonderful place for learning about hills and how to clinb - it is working as base camp for everest climbers - you can tech and tools here

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The institute shares its boundary with the zoo and has an entry fee of Rs. 60. people having interest in mountaineering will enjoy the most since detailed information is available, others can avoid.

Thank Suneel_12
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dakshudakshayini93
February 4, 2018|
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Response from Santanu C | Reviewed this property |
Connect with them for your queries.
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795anishs
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
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795anishs
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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
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