Himalayan Mountaineering Institute- (HMI)

Is one of the premier mountaineering institutes in the world. Founded on November 4th, 1954 by none other than Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, the institute is located in the picturesque hill station of Darjeeling. 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.

The Institute has an international reputation and has trained thousands of people from across the globe in mountaineering and allied adventure activities. It has modern training facilities like the indoor and outdoor climbing walls. HMI has the oldest mountaineering museum in the country which was established in 1957. it serves as a centre of educational research on mountaineering activities both for trainees and research scholars.