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. Planning Darjeeling trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • Apart from museum it has small walk climbing rooms where you can try your hand on wall climbings its safe and offered at a very reasonable rate  more »
  • It was a nice experience to visit this place. The model of the himalayas and nearby terrain is exhibited in the museum. Also the kind of things needed for such an expedition and their details are ment...  more »
  • A fascinating display of mountaineering through the ages, both pre and post the successful Everest conquest. Lots and tributes to Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, who was a local. Well worth a visit...  more »

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