Janakpur is the place where Goddess Sita was born and this place is the abode of unique Mithila culture in Nepal. Janakpur is also the headquarters of Dhanusha district of Nepal. This city is located about 135 km away from the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. In the teria region is this place is the most popular city and it is also famous as Janakpurdham in Nepal. According to Nepali culture Dham means sacred area.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01 : Arrival At Kathmandu
Meeting at airport upon arrival by Office Personnel. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley is the political and cultural heart of the Kingdom. After arrival you will be transferred to the hotel. In the evening at 5 Pm, you will be driven to Pashupatinath Temple for the Aarti. The Aarti Ceremony is performed at the banks of Bagmati River. It is fascinating. Music with Mantras, Kirtan, Bells, Insence, light, etc. It is a heart touching experience and offer you life – long gratitude to the Lord Of Living beings.
The Bagmati River is a river of Nepal . It flows through the Kathmandu valley and separates Kathmandu from Lalitpur . It is considered a holy river by Hindus and ...
Bagmati River, Nepal, India
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Day 02 : Kathmandu To Janakpur
You will be transferred to the domestic airport to board the flight for Janakpur. Janakpur is also known as Janakpurdham. It is one of the historical and religious cities of Nepal. The most historical reference of Janakpur is in the Hindu epic of Ramayana, where Lord Rama’s wife Sita Devi ( also called Janaki ) is said to have been the princess of Videha. When she grew up, the king announced that she should be wed by whoever was able to string the divine bow of Shiva. Though many royal suitors tried, Lord Rama - prince of Ayodhya, alone could lift the bow. As Rama and Sita are major figures in Hinduism, Janakpur is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus. Visit the Janaki Temple on foot which is walking distance from the hotel.
Travel from Kathmandu to Janakpur
Natraj Deluxe A/C Bus
Day 03 : Janakpur To Kathmandu
Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day will be free for personal activities.
Travel from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Natraj Deluxe A/C Bus
Day 04 : Sightseeing Of Kathmandu
In the morning, you will visit the Gujeshwori Temple. The temple is a Shakti Peetha near to Pashupatinath Temple. It is said that this temple is the Shakti chair of Pashupatinath Temple. It is believed that Sati Devi’s corpse’s parts fell in different region when Shiva took it and roamed around the world in sorrow. Then to Pashupatinath Temple for the darshan of Abhisekh Puja. It is the process of bathing the diety in a special way. First of all Panchamitra Puja is performed on Shiva Linga and then
the cow milk is poured on top of Shiva Linga to perform Rudra Abhishek. The Pandit follows vedic process and chant secret mantra while performing this Puja at the Pashupatinath Temple.
After this drive to Bhuddhanilkanta Temple.Drive to the Kathmandu Durbar Square escorted by an English Speaking guide from here onwards. After completion of the sightseeing, you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel.
Durbar Square is the generic name used to describe plazas and areas opposite the old royal palaces in Nepal. It consists of temples, idols, open courts, water fountains and ...
Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Day 05 : Kathmandu - Manakamna Temple - Kathmandu
Manakamana is temple of Durga Bhawani (Hindu Goddess), situated in Gorkha District of Nepal. Manakamana means “wishes”. It is believed that Goddess Manakaman fulfills the wishes of ones who worship her with pure heart. It is very true when someone wish something from the heart - it is fulfilled by the God. Manakamana temple is situated at about 1300 meters - at a hill top surround by a small village community. It is about 9 Km north-east of the town of Mugling and about 100 Km West from
Kathmandu and East from Pokhara. It takes 3.5 hours approx from Kathmandu to reach Manakamna. Earlier until the cable car was uninstalled, people used to walk uphill for 4 to 5 hours
to reach Manakamna Temple. Now the cable car operates from Kuringtar and it takes 9 minutes approxmately to reach the temple. The cable car generally operates during the day
time (9 a.m. to 5 p.m). It stops for a lunch break from 12.00 to 13.30. Manakamana is Hindu Goddess. She is worshiped with offerings of flower, sound, scent, dress, make-ups and colors. There is a tradition of sacrificing animals at the temple. Devotees stand in line for even for 5-10 hours during festivals. The line started from the temple gate reaches longer than kilometer at times. People can be seen standing in line with pooja samagri (worship materials) in hand and. People seem to enjoy standing in the line without food, some even without water. After the Darshan, drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Evening will be free for relaxation.