Nepal Short Hiking Trip, Day 3: Nagarkot to Dhulikhel

After a good night rest, the drama that happened last night went unnoticed in the morning. It was very misty in the morning so we didn't got much of mountain views but was delighted anyway to witness a sunrise that looked like an egg yolk! After having lived away from the coast for many years, the privilege to witness any sunrise or sunset is like rare gem. It has made me forgot how beautiful simple things looked like.

Nagarkot which is a much more developed place compared to Chisapani is a famous tourist area due to its easy access via vehicles. There are good roads from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel, so our friends and porters went ahead on a car ride while JB and I continued on by foot for our last leg.

The trekking route from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel is awesome. Distance wise it was almost similar with Day 2, however as we had more things to see along the way, it made our hike felt tireless.

Almost 1/3 of today's journey were trekking across mustard plantations. And they are just beautiful...! This reminds us instantly of Jesus's teaching on having the faith of a mustard seed... He said "If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible to you." (Matthew 17:20) - a teaching which is so apt for us on that particular day...

So having been all psyched up, JB and I marched on full steam ahead... and for the first time over the three days of hiking, we managed to get to the promised land before the sun even showed signs of setting. Thank you Jesus!


Stupidgale is a Sino-Kadazan office nerd during the day and leisure blogger by night. She enjoys writting about everything under the sun and is currently living in Singapore with her family (including teddygirl the corgi).

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