Janaki Mandir – Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Sita.
Bhibhaha Mandapa – Ram and Sita marriage place.
Sankat Mochan Temple – the big monkey temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman.
Dhanusha Dham, the place where Ram is said to have strung Siva’s bow
Holy ponds, rivers – Dhanush Sagar, Ganga Sagar, Ram Sagar, Vihar Kund, Ganga Arati, and many others.
Mithila art and culture
Janakpur Nepal is a center for religious and cultural tourism which is located 225 km south-east of Kathmandu. The city was founded in the 18th century, known as Janakpurdham and the earlier city to have existed in the area. Janakpur is the capital of ancient Mithila culture and renown as the birthplace of Sita, the wife of Lord Ram. Janakpur Nepal is also on the holy route of Parikrama carry out by Hindus as a form of worship in Ayodhya, Kashi, and Brij in India as well. At present day, Janakpur is one of the fast-developing cities making it the fifth Sub-Metropolitan city of Nepal. The neighboring people usually migrants to Janakpur for medical care, education, and jobs. The economy is mostly based on tourism, agriculture, and industries. It takes Kathmandu to Janakpur 11 hours by bus and 25 minutes by air.
Janakpur Nepal is located in Terai where the climate is humid subtropical. In most part of the city, the vehicle is ban and there is essentially no traffic. There is a tourist office, ATM vendor, Cafeteria, etc for your secondary purpose. The major attraction here is Janaki Mandir (Temple), dedicating to Sita aka Janaki. It is a massive marble temple in the center of town, where Janaki Temple Historical Museum also presented inside. Everyone can enter the temple including non-Hindu. The deities in the temple are Sita, Ram and Ram’s brothers Lakshman, Bharat, and Satrughna. As per the great Hindu epic Ramayan, Lord Ram and Sita met in Janakpur and were married in Bibhaha Mandapa. This temple honors the wedding of Ram and Sita lies next to the Janaki Mandir.
Janakpur Nepal has another important religious site; Dhanushadham. Its reference again dating back to the Ramayan era. It believes that the place where the broken remains of the divine Shiva bow fell after Ram broke it to obtain Sita’s hand in marriage. A fossilized fragment of the broken piece is still believed to present here. Dhanusha offers religious sightseeing, lush surroundings of trees and groves, the semi-rural charm of the Terai suburbs and the colorful Maithili art and culture. Since Ram and Sita are major figures in Hinduism, Janakpur is an important Hindu pilgrimage site for Hindus all over the world.
Janakpur Nepal has a majority of Hindu deities where festivals are highly following. In Ram Navami, prayer worships inside the Ram Mandir chanting mantras of Lord Ram. This day celebrates as the birthday of Ram and is one of the holiest Hindu occasions. Another important festival is the Vivah Pancham. On this day, the idol of Ram and Sita are charmingly adorned as bridegroom and bride and held in the temple, stage shows, and cultural programs. People from various regions of the country come here to celebrate. Some common Hindu festivals celebrated in Janakpur are Holi, Durga Puja, Deepawali, Chhath Puja, etc.
Two-night hotel at Kathmandu with breakfast in hotel
Two-night hotel at Janakpur with breakfast in the hotel
Sightseeing to Janakpur as mentioned in the itinerary
Kathmandu – Janakpur –Kathmandu airfare
Kathmandu valley sightseeing
English speaking tour guide
Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of tour guide
All additional government tax
All ground transportation.
Nepal entry visa fee (USD 30 for 15 days from date of issue) (You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
International airfare & airport departure tax
Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, strike, etc.
Helicopter evacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking
Entrance fees of sightseeing spots
All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
All Lunch and dinner (Approx. 10-12 USD)
Tips to guide
All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, political strike, flight cancellation, etc.
There will be representative from Himalayan Smile Treks at Airport waiting for you with sign board of your name and company name. You will get short briefing about the overall journey. We go to office for payment and orientation. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu
The representative from Himalayan Smile Treks & Adventures will pick up you at airport and drive to your hotel. You will get short briefing about your journey with welcome drinks and we walk to office for the detail briefing and orientation.
You will be transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for Janakpur flight. It takes 25 minute to reach Janakpur by flight. You will be picked up by the representative at Janakpur. After checking in to your hotel you have time to explore around the Janakpur city. O/n at hotel
You will transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for Janakpur flight which takes 25 minute. There will be representative to pick you up at Janakpur who will assist you to your hotel. After checking in at hotel you have time to stroll around Janakpur city. This is one of the ancient city of Nepal. You can found many things interesting in the city.
We go to visit Janaki Temple early morning where you can worship. After visiting Janaki Mandir we go to visit Ganga sagar holy lake and the town around. After visiting around we go back to Hotel where we take rest.
Early morning we go to visit Janaki timple where we whorship and perform Puja optional. After visiting the temple we go for city sight seeing. There are some place to visit around Janakpur which are Ram Janaki temple, Ganga sagar, Dhanush sagar, Mithila art center. After visiting the place we drive back to hotel.
After having breakfast we drive to Janakpur for Kathmandu flight. It takes 25 minute to reach Kathamndu. You will be pick up by the airport representative from company who will assist you to your hotel. You have leisure after reaching to your hotel so you can walk around Thamel and visit the places around Kathmandu. O/n at hotel
After breakfast we drive to Janakpur airport for flight to Kathamandu. It takes 25 minute to reach by flight to Kathamdu. After reaching Kathmandu you will be transfer to your hotel. You have free time after you check in to your hotel that you can utilize walking around Thamel, Shopping and having launch at your favorite restaurant.
You have departure today so you have airport drop facility provide from the company. It is suggested to leave 3.5hrs before your flight time to airport.
Pack your baggage properly , recheck for whether you have missed something or not. The representative from company will assist you to airport and say good bye have safe journey. It is suggested to leave for airport 3.5 hour before your international flight.
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