Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Jawahar Parvat , Darjeeling, India
Phone: 0354 2254087
The HMI is one of the oldest mountaineering institutes of the country and has played a pivotal role in training mountaineers across the country. The institute is situated on the western spur of Birch Hill and has a commanding view of Darjeeling's tea gardens as well as the snow clad peaks of the mighty Kanchenjunga. The HMI is renowned for its competent and star-studded faculty that included luminaries like Tenzing Norgay and winners of the nation's highest adventure award winners. The Institute offers courses at highly subsidized rates along with excellent training and boarding facilities. Courses range from the basics to advance techniques of mountaineering.