Janakpur, located in Dhanusah district of Nepal, is an important tourist destination of Terai region. It is one of the sacred sites for Hindus. Janakpur was the capital of the ancient Hindu Kingdom Mithila. It is the birthplace of Hindu ideal lady Sita- incarnation of Goddess Laxmi and she was the consort of Lord Ram, the ideal man- incarnation of God Bishnu. Janakpur is a great pilgrimage site for Hindus. It has many holy places and ancient temples like Janaki Mandir, Ratna Sagar Temple, Shree Sankatmochan Temple, Ram Mandir, Dhanush Sagar,etc. where devotees from Nepal and India gather during different festivals. Janakpur is also center for very old Mithila art and craft. Mithila women decorate the walls of their houses with painting.
Janakpur Tour starts one you arrive Janakpur via flight or drive from Kathmndu. We the begin visiting the religious and cultural sites. Every corner of time has a temple dedicated to one or other diety. Janaki temple dedicated to Sita is the main attraction of Jankpur. The temple is excellent example of Mughal architecture and is only Mughal style temple in Nepal. It is said to be built on side where Sita and Lord Ram got married. Thousands of Hindu devotees gather during festivals of Ramnawami, Vivah Pachami, Chhat,etc. Ratna Sagar temple is also dedicated to Lord Ram and Sita and also has idols of several deities. It is a tall temple surrounded by beautiful garden. Shree Sankatmochan temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the Monkey God.
It is believed that worshipping at this temple will relieve the devotees form any trouble and fulfill any wish. Dulaha Dulahi temple house idols of the deities in the guise of bride-groom. Ram mandir is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Ram. Huge fairs are hosted on Ram Nawami, Vivah panchami and Chhath festival. Jaleswor Mahadev temple is also a famour Hindu temple. Several sacred ponds like Dhanush sagar, Ratna Sagar add more beauty to Janakpur. Janakpur Tour is made comfortable and enjoyable by a number of good hotels in this sacred city. So, come and see the religious and cultural heritages of this ancient and mythical city. Observe the Mithila art that is still preserved. Spring and Autumn are best seasons for the tour.
Day 01: Arrival In Kathmandu
Day 02: Fly or drive to Janakpur
Day 03: Fly Back to Kathmandu and half fay sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 04: Final Departure
Destination : Nepal
Duration : 4 Days
Difficulty Level : Moderate
Minimum Altitude : 1300m
Group Size : 2-15 people
Activities : sightseeing , tour
Transportation : Flight, Car & Jeep
Accommodation : 3-4 star hotel in kathmandu, Normal hotel in Trekking