Himalayan country Nepal is the home of 8 highest peaks in the world. The main attractions to travel in Nepal are to see 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 the Mt. Everest.
First, let us share 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 1-hour mountain flight which gives you an amazing experience. Obviously, it’s different than adventure hikes but you can see Everest from your own eyes. Airfare: 195 USD.
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 1 and half hour drive from Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot is a hill station of Kathmandu valley and a good spot for sunrise, sunset and for Mountains.
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 at Everest Base Camp to explore for 20 to 30 minutes. The price will be affordable on a group tour; helicopter will carry 4-5 people maximum. Inquiry us for a group tour or private ride. We call this tour as a Bed To Base Camp!
So those are the easy way to see Mt. Everest!. When your knees are strong to explore in big hike then why not to try a big adventure. Here is some best viewpoint to see Mt. Everest, But when we talk about Mt. Everest you will not only see the Everest, there will be many other mountains around.
Namche Bazaar (Everest View Hotel): Namche is at 3,440 meters from the sea level, and 2 days 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 after easy 1 hr hike you can reach Everest View hotel and this place elevation is 3,880 meter. You can spend a night at Everest view hotel. Check Short Everest View Trek Itinerary
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!.
Kalapatthar (5555): 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. You can book Classic Everest Base Camp Trek
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
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?