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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling
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Learn the history of humankind's efforts to conquer the rooftop of the world at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. Established one year after the first ascent of Mount Everest in 1953, the institute allows visitors to expand their knowledge about all of the documented attempts to reach the world's tallest summit, acquire information about the development of climbing tools and techniques, and take up comprehensive mountaineering courses. To visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and other attractions in Darjeeling, use our Darjeeling trip builder.
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  • Located inside the Padmaja Nadu Zoological Park, not quite big but full of interesting info about climbing techniques and equipment, not to mention the displays relevant to climbing history of the Him...  more »
  • Just beyond the local zoo lies the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. It is a must visit place as it details the history of the pioneers of mountaineering, especially the legendary Tenzing Norgay. It...  more »
  • A most interesting Institute to see the various people who have climbed Mt Everest and the gear used from mid 1900 to the current period 
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  • You must have to visit this wonderful place if you have passion in mountaineering. A good collection of accesorios used in climbing, hiking. Good history about mount everest and other highest peaks of india. Collection of pictures of mount climbers.
  • Must visit if you are interested about Mount everest, hike and climb knowledge and history of winner. Their museum is really great. Lots of historic collection. Definable people will get great knowledge if they visit this place. So don't miss this place if anyone visit Darjeeling. Entry fee 40 rupee. This fare included zoo and museum ticket.
  • Can see wildlife and Sir Edmund and sherpa Tenzin memorial.... Place for Himalayas lover and if u want to do mountaineering course then You mist go
  • I did basic and advanced mountaineering course from here. The place changed my life and it made me a better person they take you to places u will never see anywhere on the earth and place which was given by the king to the institute and only people in the course can view that area up in the mountains at 16 thousand feet.
  • :) happy…. Awesome place…. Lot of memories ………… Felt energetic after visit……… Several Milestone for victory.. Keep the good work up…..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!