Darjeeling boasts of some iconic places of tourist interest like the Padmaja Naidu Zoological Garden, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Mahakal Mandir and the famous Ropeway. Chowrasta (referred to as the mall) is the most famous hangout destination for both locals as well as tourists, the Glenaries Cafeteria, the Keventers, Planters Club, the tea gardens and Tenzing rock are places worth visiting in a Darjeeling package tour. Also in Darjeeling tour packages you should not miss the tour to Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Ghoom monastery.
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park or Darjeeling Zoo is a specialized for its conservation breeding program of Red Panda, Snow Leopards, Tibetan Wolf and other highly endangered animal species of Eastern Himalaya. Established in 1958 in Darjeeling for conservation and captive breeding of endangered Himalayan animal species and educating and create awareness among the local people and visitors on the importance of conservation of high altitude Himalayan Eco-system. INDIAN TIGER, SNOW LEOPARDS, BLACK LEOPARDS, COMMON LEOPARDS, CLOUDED LEOPARDS, TIBETAN WOLF, ASIATIC BLACK BEAR, LEOPARD CAT, RED PANDA, GORAL They are small ungulates with a goat-like or antelope –like appearance, BLUE SHEEP, YAK, HIMALAYAN PALM CIVET, BARKING DEER, The Himalayan Salamander are some of the animals on display here.
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) was founded in 1954. In a short time HMI became the center of excellence in the field of mountaineering. Darjeeling is the home town of Tenzing Norgay and was a very prominent hill station then, in the entire Himalayas, was chosen as the location of HMI. Tenzing Norgay’s and Edmund Hillary's ascent of Mount Everest (8848m /29,028Ft), in 1953, generated huge interest among the youth of India regarding the challenges and adventure of mountaineering. The Institute was started at Roy Villa at Lebong Cart Road initially. The HMI was later shifted to its present location in 1958. Besides being a mountaineering institute of repute, HMI is an important center of tourist interest for people who come to visit Darjeeling. It also offers a magnificent view of the 8586 Meter high Kanchenjunga Peak, third highest in the world. In its 66 years of existence, the institute has trained huge number Indian and International students. HMI is considered as one of the most elite institution of mountaineering in the world.
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