Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling

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Address: Lebong Cart Rd, North Point, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 734101, India

Ticket Price: 100 INR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling

If you want to do something a little off the beaten track, you can visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling. Without proper technique and the right kind of training, it is impossible to do any sort of mountaineering. To learn this science one has to go undergo a very rough period of training.

Though there are numerous institutes which provide training for the Mountaineering, the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is worth mentioning in this regard. Popularly known as the Queen of Hills, the Himalayan mountaineering institute isn’t just a training center. It will also be an amazing vantage point to see the surrounding area from.

It teaches quality mountaineering. Most of their instructors are medal winners from the army so you know that you are in safe hands. They provide courses on mountaineering in which the trainee has to master the art. The institute provides excellent training, good administration, healthy food and the best quality of equipment to trainees and their aim is to promote and encourage young blood to take part in this adventure. If you are coming to Darjeeling, it makes sense to try something that you can perhaps only try here. It is certainly something the adventurous should try. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Darjeeling itinerary 1 day.

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Information

  • Foreign nationals are available for all the courses conducted. The fees differs, please refer to the official website.
  • Foreign nationals would require valid documents to enroll. A tourist visa is sufficient.

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Ticket Prices

  • Additional prices are added as per the courses you want to undertake. You can check the official website.

How To reach Himalayan Mountaineering Institute by Public Transport

  • Lebong Cart Rd

Restaurants Near Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

  • Keventers
  • Boney’s
  • Dekevar

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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling Reviews

  • All those who are interested including foreign students within allowable age limits can enroll for the various mountaineering and rock climbing courses offered by the Institute. There are 16 scheduled courses that take place every year other than special courses that are organized on demand. The courses include:

  • Renowned mountaineering institute which imparts knowledge and techniques in mountaineering. Apart from that now this institute opened their indoor artificial wall climbing for tourists just for Rs. 30/- per climbing only. Anyone can visit and experience and enjoy the artificial rock wall climbing under the supervision of qualified and experienced instructors of the institute.

  • HMI Darjeeling has one wonderful view of Kanchenjunga from the hostel. The view during sunrise and sunset is simply awesome

  • The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) was founded on 4th November, 1954. Within no time HMI became the centre of excellence in the field of mountaineering. Darjeeling, being the home town of Tenzing Norgay and one of the most beautiful places in Himalaya, was selected as the location of the Institute. HMI is now a prominent landmark of Darjeeling and a Centre of tourist attraction, it commands a magnificent view of Mount Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world.

  • One of the very famous Himalayan mountaineering institute established in Darjeeling in 1954. Very courteous people. You can take a walk to look around the training places. You can get the brochure from the office as well if you are interested to enroll.

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