A lot of you may don’t believe if I said there is actually a way to view Mount Everest from Kathmandu. Yes, it is indeed true that without spending 2 weeks in high altitude trek you will be able to see Mount Everest from Kathmandu. This article mainly focuses giving you an idea on how you can view the Mount Everest from Kathmandu. Don’t get me wrong at this point I am not trying to discourage you not to go for Trek all the way up to the base camp. This is still a lifetime experience but assuming not everyone has that fitness time and budget to affords multi-days adventure in the mountain. This article is for someone who only has few days in Kathmandu but willing to see the mount, Everest. If this is you, I suggest you stay until the end of this article as I am going to share a very important information in different ways that how can you approach Mount Everest.
Best ways to view Mount Everest but Expensive!
There is every day several flights depart to see Mount Everest from the one and only airport in the town Kathmandu international airport. if you wish to make it short and really closest view of Mt. Everest this option is for you. All you need to do is simply book the flight ticket from any local agency in Kathmandu or from Buddha Air which is roughly USD 200+transportation for to and from the local airport. This is certainly not a cheaper option but ultimately the closest view of Mount Everest you could ever see.
The Cheapest way to see Mt. Everest From Kathmandu!
15 km south-west of Kathmandu valley there is one newly opened touristic destination it called Chandragiri Hill. On a clear day, this Hills offers one of the best views on earth. You need to travel to the base of this hill by car and have to perches the round trip cable car ticket. It allows you to reach the top of the hill. Lies at 2,500m from sea level Chandragiri hill offered 180’view of Himalayas and one of the most imaging view of Kathmandu Valley and neighbour hill.
Something to really important you should understand, the distance between Kathmandu and Mount Everest is 161km or 100 miles so to be able to see Mount Everest you have to travel during the clear sky. You are required to travel in Nepal on the best time of the year. Especially on the month of October, November, December and March, April and May you could able to get the glimpse of Mt. Everest from the top. There is also a telescope facility to see the magnified view of Mount Everest. If you really think this could be your next touristic destination to view Mount Everest From Kathmandu then detail information available on the highlighted link beside.