Janakpur, birth place of Goddess Sita known as Janaki is consort of Lord Ram. According to the Ramayan, Ram Janaki temple in janakpur area belonged to the King Janak. Main Janaki temple is fully built in bright white unique style of classical and neo-classical design building with rich mithila style architectures. Time of Janak king ruled the area his daughter Janaki (Sita) during her swoyambhar chosen Lord Ram as her husband and became queen of Ayodhya. Legend said that a golden statue of Goddess Sita was found in the area and she was lived there. In the dedicated to her, temple was built in 1657 on the exact spot where statue was found. Their marriage ceremony area is preserved still nearby main temple as named of Ram Janaki Bibaha Mandap.

Janakpur Dham is important and holy place for Hindu pilgrimage. Every year thousand of pilgrimage from different part of Nepal, India, Sri Lanka and other countries visit Ram Janaki temple to worship Lord Ram and Goddess Sita. The main ceremonies take place in Janapur in Ram Nawami, Bibaha Panchami, Dhahain and Tihar. Beside the main Janaki temple, Ram Mandir, Laxman Mandur, Bibaha Mandap, Ganga Sagar Lake, Dhanusa Sagar nearby temple is most visiting pilgrimage places. Dhanusa Dham about 25 kilometer far from main Janaki Temple is another pilgrimage site in Janakpur. Janakpur is 225 kilometer towards southern region from Kathmandu and 20 kilomter near from India boarder.

Day tour Itinerary for Janakpur Tour from Kathmandu 
07:30 - Drive from your hotel to Domestic airport Kathmandu. 
08:50 - Fly to Janakpur and reach there at 09:20am
From Janakpur airport, it is 3 and half kilometer to reach Ram Janaki temple. Takes about 20 minutes. Visit Ram Janaki temple, Ram Sita Vivaha mandap and other attraction inside Janaki temple compound.
12:00 - Drive to Dhanusdham. It is 24 kilometers takes 40 minutes by private car one way driving. Dhanusadham It is believed that a part of Shiva Dhanusha (Bow of God Shiva) that was broken by Rama during Sita's swayamvara, is housed. Now there is temple around the remaining of bow and visited by Hindu devotees from all over the world. That's why it is named Dhanushadham
14:00 - Drive back to Janakpur and lunch at one of Restaurant 
15:15 - Drive back to Airport and fly back to Kathmandu 
by 5pm reaching at Kathmandu domestic airport and drop you to the Hotel. 30 minutes flight to Janakpur is operated by Yeti airlines and Buddha air. 

Tour cost

     Group size      ForeignerIndian and Nepali
 01 Pax  USD 360  INR 12,500
 02 Pax  USD 325 per person INR 10,000 per person
 03 pax  USD 310 per person  INR 9,500 per person 
 Above 3 pax  USD 295 per person  INR 9000 per person 

Join our fixed departure dates to reduce tour cost, if you are individual looking for Janakpur day tour from kathmandu. 

Cost Details
  • Flight ticket of Kathmandu - Janakpur - Kathmandu 
  • Entire Transportation by comfirtable vehicle   
  • Airport drop and pickup
  • Entrace fee 
  • Dhanusdham Tour 
  • Veg Lunch 
  • Personal Expenses 
  • Any donation if you want to make  
  • Extra activities 
  • Charge or overnight stay in Janakpur 
  • Any tipping 
  • Bottled drinks, bar bill 
Useful Information

2 Days overland Tour to Janakpur from Kathmandu 
It is 225 kilometer via B.P highway. It takes 7 hours to reach by private transportation and whole day with local bus. It should stay one overnight at Janakpur. Visit around and return next day. We will provide you 2 days private car tour to Janakpur including Dhanusadham.   

Day 01: Start driving to Janakpur from Kathmadnu after breakfast in your Hotel. Driving road is via Dhulikhel, Kamalamai.the Ram Mandir, Vivaha Mandap, Janak Mandir, Laxman temple and additionally the sacred pond infront or Rama Janaki temple compound. Overnight at Hotel 

Day 02: Drive another 45 kilometer to Dhanushdham, Dhanushdham is believed that a part of Shiva Dhanusha (Bow of God Shiva) that was broken by Ram during Sita’s swayamvara, is housed. Now there is temple around the remaining of bow and visited by Hindu devotees from all over the world. That's why it is named Dhanushadham. start driving back to Kathmandu to reach by evening. Drop to the hotel 

Join our 14 days full Hindu Pilgrimage tour in Nepal, Kathnmandu Pashupatinath, Manakamana, Muktinath, Pokhara, Lumbini, Janakpur, Dhanushadham, Valmiki Ashram, Gajendra Moksha, Barahachhetra, Jomsom Muktinath, Muktidham, Haleshi Mahadev Matrika cave, Gorakhnath and many more  

Plan a 7 Days tour Kathnmandu Pashupatinath, Manakamana devi, Pokhara, Muktinath, Jomsom, Janakpurdham and Dhanushdham 

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