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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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Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

This is basically an institute/college for mountaineering students. With all due respect to these youngsters who have chosen such adventurous path, it's not something I enjoyed visiting.

Thank Pssnt_traveller
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Interesting to see some of the kit used on the early Everest expeditions! Don't know how they survived !!

Thank Alice R
Reviewed November 16, 2016

This place is situated beside the Zoo. You would get some historical details from the museum. The museum was very neat and clean. (August-2015)

Thank Emrul M
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Loved this museum, it was an unexpected find and I spent a lot of time at each of the exhibits before taking photos outside by the memorials to Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hilary. If you are in Darjeeling and at the Zoo this...More

Thank Kelly A
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Nice Musuem with lots of info on Everest and other mountains in the Himalayan Range. Must see for those interested in History.

Thank NVD123
Reviewed November 10, 2016

WE have visited this place long back, liked it a lot of information provided and worth visiting place.

Thank shaniruddh
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Located behind the Darjeeling Zoo and admissible with the same ticket, this is one of the world famous institute where world famous mountaineers have either visited or have undergone training. Within the museum, there is a huge model of the Himalayan Range with all the...More

Thank Kaustav D
Reviewed November 5, 2016

HMI gives a very good insight into the history of mountaineering in the Himalayan region... Only problem is that you need to walk uphill to have a glimpse of this history

Thank contact_poly
Reviewed November 1, 2016

its basically a museum on which all information and equipments are displayed in the musem .all tools which were used in everst hiking

Thank Ankit G
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Very informative but up on a steep hill and one has to get through the zoo to get to it and y see all the animals in to small Enclosure

Thank whitewolf97206
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795anishs
any holiday for hmi?
April 12, 2017|
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Response from Lavanya J | Reviewed this property |
Govt holidays apply I believe
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795anishs
how much entry ticket cost? and maximum time taken for inside visit
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
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