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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling

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4.2/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web
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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  • Institute has variety of Mountaineering tools which I haven't seen never in my life. Lot to learn about mountaineering here do visit. 
  • This is situated within Darjeeling zoo compound. The compound is big and spread out. It has a museum (2 storied) for visitors and statues dedicated to Tenzing and Hillary. Museum is worth visiting for...  read more »
  • This is a place inside zoological park, situated at a high place. Has a high value for mountaineers and people having trek aspires. This place has a telescope once owned by Hitler. This was gifted to ...  read more »
  • Worst Experience i have ever had ! No One is Picking Calls on the given number not even reverting emails in the time of emergency.
  • Should visit if you are interested about himalaya ,mount everest and the winners. The grave yeard of T.N. us also there
  • Within this campus there is a beautiful museum with lot of equipments and specimens like Black Backed Kalij Pheasant, Black Naped Green Woodpecker, Blood Pheasant, Chai Bhojan, Chimarr, Crane, Eastern Pangolin, Grey Flying Fox, Himalayan Crow, Himalayan Marmot, Himalayan Snakes, Indian Flying Fox, Kerr, Muntiacus muntjak Rafinesque, Polyplectron, Red Legged Partridge, Ringnecked Dove, Snow Cock, White Breasted Kingfisher, Yellow Billed Chouch and many more...
  • It is an informative destination which shows you some unseen aspects related to mountaineering! Has everything one needs to know about the highest peak in the world! The equipment which was used earlier, what is in use today, methods of training, details of the various camps and vivid details of various Everest expeditions!
  • Museum was really excellent.A must visit in Darjeeling.
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