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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) in Darjeeling. is one of the oldest mountaineering institutes in the country. This institute was established on 4th November 1954, and it was set up after Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary conquered the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest, in 1953. The main aim of setting up the institute was to encourage mountaineering as a sport in India. The institute was also set up to commemorate Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary's conquest of Everest. It was an initiative of Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India.

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute regularly organizes many mountaineering courses on different levels like adventure, basic and advanced. The institute has played a vital role in training mountaineers across the country. There is a mountaineering museum inside the institute to find a great collection of photographs and films on mountaineering.

By visiting this place, you will get an insightful mountaineering experience and enhance your travel experience.You can contact our tour experts and also book a holiday in this city through our Darjeeling tour packages.

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