Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

In 1953, the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was founded in Darjeeling to celebrate sherpa Tenzing Norgay’s trip to the summit of Mount Everest alongside Edmund Hillary. The institute opened as a training school for mountaineers, and Tenzing served as the first director.

Today, the institute has become somewhat of a pilgrimage site for climbers, who come from around the globe to train in the boarding school or visit the Mountaineering Museum, which chronicles the history of mountaineering with an interesting collection of artifacts from early Everest expeditions. One of the more interesting displays is a powerful telescope, used to see detail in the Kanchenjunga range, which was a gift from Adolf Hitler to Maharaja Judh Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal and eventually passed down to the institute.

Travelers looking to develop new mountain climbing skills can enroll in one of 16 courses scheduled at the institute each year, including basic and advanced mountaineering (28 days each).

Practical Info

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is located on the grounds of the zoo, so plan to combine your visits to maximize your time.
Location
住所: Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling, India 734101, インド
Time
営業時間: Wed-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Ticket
入場料: Varies
さらに表示
ツアー&アクティビティ(16)
Close
icon-filter絞込み
すべて解除
並べ替え:売れ筋








コルカタのイチ押し観光スポット

コルカタのおすすめ


Phone
オンライン予約で問題が発生した場合は、
+81 6 4560 2975
お問い合わせはこちら:+81 6 4560 2975