Best View Points to See Mt Everest

  • Day Tours Nepal
  • Last Updated on Feb 21, 2024

Himalayan country Nepal is the home of eight of the highest peaks in the world. The main attractions to travel in Nepal are the Giant White Mountains. In Nepal, there are many view points to see the stunning mountains, but here you can choose from which points you want to see Mt. Everest. 

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Best View Points To See Mount Everest From Nepal Without Trekking

First, let us share with you the easy way to see Mt. Everest without hiking or without week-long trekking.

Everest Experience flight or Mountain Flight

From Kathmandu, you can choose a 1-hour mountain flight, which gives you an amazing experience. Obviously, it’s different from adventure hikes, but you can see Everest through your own eyes.

easy way to see mount everest by flight

Nagarkot Viewpoint

Well, you can’t see the whole part of Everest, but a small, tiny top can be seen from here. Don’t forget to bring a good binocular! It’s just a 1 and a half hour drive from Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot is a hill station in the Kathmandu valley and a good spot for sunrises, sunsets, and mountains.

Chandragiri Hill

In the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal, there is a mountain called Chandragiri Hills. It is the valley's second-highest mountain after Shivapuri. The hill provides breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including the largest mountain in the world, Mount Everest. The clearest days, when there are clear vistas of the Himalayas, are the finest times to visit Chandragiri Hills. An approximately 10-minute cable car journey can take you to the hill. The hilltop is accessible by a hiking trail as well.

Helicopter to Everest Base Camp

Sounds pretty cool, right? So yeah, this could be the best way to see and feel the thin air of the world’s highest mountains. You will be flying over the world’s most stunning mountains in the Khumbu region. You can put your feet up at Everest Base Camp to explore for 20 to 30 minutes. The price will be affordable on a group tour; the helicopter will carry 5 people maximum. Inquire with us for a group tour or private ride. We call this a tour  

So those are the easy ways to see Mt. Everest!. When your knees are strong enough to explore a big hike, then why not try a big adventure? Here are some of the best viewpoints to see Mt. Everest. But when we talk about Mt. Everest, you will not only see the mountain; there will be many other mountains around.

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Best Viewpoints To See Mt. Everest While Trekking

    Namche Bazaar (Everest View Hotel):

    Namche is at 3,440 meters above sea level and a 2-day trek from Lukla. If you don’t have enough time to hike up to base camp, then this easy and short trip is the best way to see Mt. Everest, including Amadablam, Kongde, and other peaks. The main viewpoint is that after an easy 1-hour hike, you can reach the Everest View Hotel, and this place's elevation is 3,880 meters. You can spend a night at the Everest View Hotel. 

    Tengboche (3,867m):

    One another day hike from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche. Tengboche is an amazing place for world’s most beautiful mountains around and also for a famous Buddhist monastery. You can cover this place while doing Short Everest view Trek. 

    Gokyo Ri (5,357m):

    Probably the best viewpoint in the Everest region to see the world’s tallest mountains including other peaks. If you have a long vacation then choose this Everest High passes trek route for the stunning mountains view. Or for short period vacation pick trip Gokyo valley trek!.

    mount everest view point Tengboche

    Kalapatthar (5,555 M): 

    Here you are just above the Everest Base Camp. 8 days in total from Lukla to Kalapatthar including acclimatization days. The nearest and closet viewpoint to see the Mt. Everest.  Don’t worry you don’t need mountaineering skills or climbing gears.

    Renjo La Pass (5360m):

    Everest Ranjo La pass view point is in Everest region. This place covers while doing Everest 3 High Passes Trek. Another is Kong Ma La pass which too. For details about the trek visit this link: Everest Three High Passes Trek

    places to see mount everest

    Pikey Peak (4065m)

    This is newly opened trekking routes in lower Khumbu. There are 2 different way to get in pikey peak, one is from Jiri which is also known as Edmund Hillary route. Another is flying from Kathmandu to Phaplu airport. Pikey peak is not only the best viewpoint for Everest, from here you can see spectacular mountains over 8,000 meters including Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna ranges. Pikey Peak is also popular for sunrise and sunset views!

    Some People ask, Can we see Mt. Everest from Pokhara?

    • The answer is No!
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