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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

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Address: Jawahar Parvat, Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101, India
Phone Number: 0354 2254087
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i had seen many new things, knowledgeable, I f somebody loves treking one of the best place in india to visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i had seen many new things, knowledgeable, I f somebody loves treking one of the best place in india to visit

Thank Himanshu S
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

HMI was established in Darjeeling, India on November 4, 1954 to encourage mountaineering as an organized sport in India. 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. They offer various mountaineering and rock climbing courses. There are 16 scheduled... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The museum has all the details related to when the institute was established, and the achievements of the institute. It also has equipments used by notable Everest climbers. It has info about various himalayan peaks.

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Thane, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Anything you want to know about the mountaineering, you must visit this institute. The information and guidance you get here is really great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent collection of Everest history and equipment. It is adjacent to the Zoo and the two visits make for a great afternoon.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place to Explore Himalayan Following the conquest of Mount Everest in 1953 for the first time in history, Edmund Hillary was knighted by the Queen of England. And in India, the nation built the HMI in Darjeeling to commemorate the success of sherpa Tenzing Norgay who was the only other companion of Edmund Hillary to the summit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a traveler or a trekker, this is a must visit place. Very classic collection of old artifacts. Very good for kids.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

its great to see the efforts taken by govt. in maintaining old artefacts & equipments used by the trekkers & team of epedition of Mountaineering

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this and the zoo are next to each other ..did both together Has good information, we all found it interesting...4 adults and 4 kids ( 2B, 2G, ages from 12 to 13)

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got to know the mountaineering history and their struggle in a very interesting way. got a clear idea

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