baraha-kshetra

BARAHAKSHETRA DARSHAN

TO AND FROM KATHMANDU

5 NIGHTS/ 6 DAYS

OVERVIEW :

Barahakshetra is a Hindu Pilgrimage site which remains between the confluence of KOKA and KOSHI rivers in Barahakshetra.This place is one of Nepal’s oldest shrines mentioned in puranas in including Brahma Purana, VarahaPurana and SkandaPurana and even mentioned and glorified in the MAHABHARAT epic. Lord Vishnu, by taking the incarnation of varaha or Baraha protected the earth from being submerged into patala (underworld) with his long tusk.Then the Lord sat with his wife Laxmi at the bank of Koshi River in the lap of Himalayas and hills so, the place bore its name after that event.There is a big and beautiful image of the Baraha incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

SEASON :

Pilgrims come all seasons but special fete is organized in occasions of kartik Purnima and Makar Sankranti.People from India prefer to come in kartik Purnima and from hilly Nepal generally come at Makar Sankranti.

SUMMARISED ITINERARY :
DAY DETAILS OVERRNIGHT STAY
Day 1 Arrive to Kathmandu Kathmandu
Day 2 Kathmadnu Temple visits Kathmandu
Day 3 Kathmandu-Dharan Dharan
Day 4 Dharan to Barahakshetra and back to Dharan Dharan
Day 5 Back to Kathmandu Kathmandu
Day 6 After breakfast, transfer to airport