West Bengal (North Eastern Himalayas)
|ABOUT||After Mt Everest was conquered by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary in 1953, there was a spike in keenness towards mountaineering. With the impetus provided by the then prime minister – Mr Jawaharlal Nehru, this institute was established in 1954 to promote mountaineering as an organized sport. Interestingly, Tenzing Norgay was the first director of the institute.|
|ENJOY||HMI offers many adventure sports in various difficulty categories. There are even courses for mountaineering and trekking to become a professional. The Tenzing Memorial, Darjeeling Zoo & Bengal Natural History Museum are worth visiting as well. HMI Restaurant and Tea Parlor serves breakfast, lunch & snacks including Chinese specialties.|
|TIMING||0900 hrs – 1300 hrs|
(Closed on Thursday State & National Govt. holidays, Local Festival)
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