Best Place to see Everest

  • Feb 26, 2020
  • Rajesh Thapaliya

Everest region has 3 highest mountains above eight thousand meters including the Mount. Everest (8848 M.). Here is also the chance to see the fifth highest mountain in the world (Makalu) too. Here are some of the top viewpoints, with information on how to visit and which are they.

Planning a trek to the Everest region?

The main propose of the visiting Everest region is to see the stunning Everest massif. Not only has the Everest Himalayan ranged to see here. The culture and the lifestyle of the Sherpa people, traditional villages, wildlife, vegetation, valleys, religious monuments, and much more things are here to see and learn.  You may do one week to 3 weeks treks to the Everest region.

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Everest base camp trek
Everest base camp


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    Kala Patthar (5545 M.)

    Everest base camp trek
    View of Everest from Kala Patthar

    Kala Patthar (also known as Kala Pattar or Kalapatar). The meaning of the Kala Patthar is the black rock from where you can see the highest mountain in the world from very close. The hill Kala Patthar is standing near Gorakshep. The Gorakshep is the last lodge camp of the Everest base camp trek. It takes about two hours to climb for the normal hikers to reach the top from Gorakshep. There will be windy and freezing cold so warm clothes and the wind stopper is recommended for this hill. The serious climbing technique is not compulsory for the Kalapatthar.

    Visiting Kala Patthar needs at least 11-12 days for the round trip of the Everest base camp Trek from Kathmandu to Kathmandu, this leads the trail from Lukla after flying by small plane every morning.  The alternative way of visiting the Kala Patthar for fast and easy is: by taking a helicopter directly from Kathmandu.


    1. Everest base camp trek
    2. Gokyo lake trek
    3. Everest view trek

    Gokyo Ri (5357 M.)

    Gokyo lake trek
    View of Everest from Gokyo Ri

    Gokyo Ri is also known as the Gokyo peak which is a rocky top at 5357 meters above the sea level. Gokyo Ri is less popular than the Kala Patthar. The view of the Everest is a little bit farther in the distance but you can see more part of it and find out that Everest is the highest mountain.  The 360-degree view of the Everest Himalayan range all around you is amazing from here. Only two mountains above eight thousand meters we can see from the Kala Patthar but 4 mountains above eight thousand meters can be seen from Gokyo Ri. Mount. Everest (8848 M.), mount.  Lhotse (8516 M.), mount. Cho- Oyu (8201 M.) from Everest Himalayan range and the Mount. Makalu from Makalu Barun is the highlighted mountain with hundreds of the other mountains that can be seen from the top of the Gokyo Ri.

    Not only the mountains, the beautiful lakes, glaciers, and the valley are the other attractions to see from the top. Once you visit Gokyo Ri then you will find that it is the far better view than the Kala Patthar.

    The quickest way to see Everest:

    1. Everest base camp helicopter tour
    2. Everest mountain flight

    Renjo La Pass Top (5360 M.)

    Renjo la pass trek
    View of Everest from Renjo La

    The Renjo La Top (5360 M.) has the incredible Mountain View as Gokyo Ri. This viewpoint includes Everest high passes trek or Renjo Pass trek. Leaving the Gokyo valley behind, After ascending about 3 hours. This is an easy pass than other Everest high passes.  The view of four high mountains Everest, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, and Makalu and the other beautiful mountains can be seen from this top. You may only visit and come back to the Gokyo or go over the pass to the beautiful hidden valley (Thame) from this top.


    1. Everest base camp trek
    2. Gokyo valley trek
    3. Everest Panorama trek

    Tengboche (3868 M.)

    Tengboche hill is one of the best viewpoints to the trekkers who have not enough time to go all the way to the Everest base camp. The visitors who are doing Everest view trek or Everest panorama trek for one week, they enjoy the stunning view of the Everest massif. The view of the most beautiful Mountain of the Everest region ( Amadablam) can be seen very close from here. More than a hundred years old Buddhist monastery is the other attraction of this viewpoint.

    Everest View Hotel (3860 M.)

    Mt. Everest frm Everest View Hotel
    Everest from Everest view hotel

    The Everest view Hotel viewpoint is at the height of 3860 meters above sea level. The second day of the Namche Bazaar stays Everyone visit this viewpoint for the acclimatization hike of longer Everest trekking. Following the trail through the highest rough airport (Syangboche) takes about 2 hours to reach the Everest Hotel. You will enjoy the panoramic Everest Himalayan range including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, and the other beautiful mountains with some drinks in the Everest view hotel.  Tengboche monastery and some marvellous valleys to see.


    1. Everest high passes trek
    2. Gokyo EBC trek
    3. Renjo la pass trek

    You may also see mt. Everest from 5th Gokyo lake besides these viewpoints. Seeing the north face of the Everest from bottom to the top looks amazing from here. Visiting 5th lake from Gokyo is one full day trip.

    Plan your Everest region trek with the best local specialist

    Looking to have the Everest experience and the best view of the Everest Himalayan range by visiting one of this viewpoint? Meet Nepal’s Everest specialists plan your Everest trekking tour. We provide the best knowledgeable guides, friendly, and helpful helpers.  Get Started here.

    Seeing mt. Everest with a couple of hours flight:

    1. Everest base camp helicopter flight
    2. Everest mountain flight
    Rajesh Thapaliya

    Rajesh Thapaliya

    Namaste! I am Rajesh, Nepal travel blogger providing Nepal travel tips to the travellers who are planning to travel Nepal and know about Nepal.

    I am a tourism service provider in Nepal So far, I have been to the Nepalese Himalayan base camps as a tour leader and collected lots of information about the Nepalese Himalayas. You can find my experiences in my travel blogs so it may make a lot easier you to travel to Nepal.

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    I was born in the countryside and finished my high school from there. After my high school, I came in Kathmandu and started to work as a trekking porter then I improved my English and started to work as a trekking guide at the same time I was a university student. While I was working as a tour leader, I visited all the Himalayan base camps in Nepal and collected lots of information about these areas. So my work inspired me to write and provide information about travelling Nepal to the visitors.