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
08:30 - Drive from your hotel to Domestic airport Kathmandu.
09:30 - Fly to Janakpur and reach there at 10:00 am
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
13:30 - Drive back to Janakpur and lunch at one of Restaurant
14:30 - Drive back to Airport and fly back to Kathmandu
by 4pm 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 of Janakpur Day tour from Kathmandu depend on number of pax. Cost of Indian and Nepali national is different than other foreigners. We will provide you complate tour package including entire transportation, Guide, flight ticket and entrance fees.
Optional Overland Tour to Janakpur
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.
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