Baraha Chhetra (Kshetra)


Baraha Chhetra (Kshetra) pilgrimage site is situated 20 Km away from Dharan on the confluence of Sapta Koshi and Koka river. It is mainly dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu. According to the Legend, the Lord Vishnu once went down to this area as a white boar and killed an evil demon known as Hirayankashyapu in Satya Yuga. The statues of Baraha Chhetra are existed from 5th Century. There is a stone in front of temple that will examine whether you are sinless or sinful. It is said that only the virtue person can lift the stone.

barahakshetra, barhakune-daha, 12 cornered Lake

Makar Sankranti is a special festival which people celebrate in this sacred place. It is said that those people who take bath on the confluence of Sapta Koshi and Koka River and worship the god, they emancipate from their sins. Makar Sankranti is celebrated on the basis of Solar Calendar, the day is Magh 1st (falls in January)

Baraha Kshetra Tour

Day 1:  Kathmandu
Arrival Kathmandu  and transfer to hotel, Evening leisure, on Hotel

Day 2:Kathmandu to Dharan

Drive 10-12 hours drives or fly (35 minutes flight) and checks in Hotel. After refreshment and lunch, explore the Dharan City and view point Bhedetar then back to Hotel

Day 03-Drives 1.5 hours to Baraha Kshetra through terai vallages, small local Bazzar(Chatara) and the bank of Sapta Koshi. Performs the ritual works at Baraha Kshetra and explore the surrounding and back to Dharan  stay at Hotel

Day 04-Early in the morning drives back to Kathmandu by bus or flight and to Hotel.

Day 05- After breakfast transfer to Airport

Baraha Chhetra (Kshetra)

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