Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Museums HMI Darjeeling,

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Museums / HMI situated on the West Jawahar Rd, was made after the success of Mt. Everest by Hillary and Tenzing. Tenzing Norgay was the Director of the organization for years and after he passed away in 1986, was cremated closeby. The institute conducts preparatory course on Rock climbing on Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rocks which is located at Lebong Cart Road. Short movies on mountaineering is additionally screened here. The mountaineering exhibition hall here holds an accumulation of mountaineering equipments that includes that were utilized on the Tenzing Hillary Expedition that created History, widely varied vegetation and relif model of the Himalaya. The Everest Museum nearby follow the history of endeavors on the extraordinary crest. timings: 9am to 5pm.  Near by, there is a fascinating and well maintained cemetery of previous Raj inhabitants.
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park by the Mountaineering Institute is the main focus in India for the breeding of Snow Leopards in captivity. The Park houses a wide mixture of animals and birds some of which are Siberian tigers, Himalayan dark bears, Yaks, Red Pandas and the Llama of the Andes. Timings: from 8am to 4pm.

Lloyd's Botanical Gardens The botanical garden close to market was formed in 1865 by Mr.w. Lloyd. It has a colorful and restrictive accumulation of a mixed bag of Himalayan plants, blooms and orchids. There are delightful orchid nurseries holding over many species, Alpine verdure incorporating azaleas and rhododendrons, magnolias and an agent gathering of the greenery of the Sikkim Himalayas. The herbarium has uncommon natural examples.Timing and entry fees: 6 am to 5 pm closed on Sunday

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