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Welcome to Mandarava Travels & Tours (P) Ltd.

Mandarava Travels & Tours (P) Ltd. is based in Kathmandu, This company is working with Maratika monastery the part of the income from this travel agency dedicated to the Maratika project.

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Mandarava Travels & Tours (P) LTD.
GPO Box 13379
Kathmandu, Nepal
Email: mandaravat@gmail.com
travel@maratikamonastery.org
Mobile: 00977-9841535471
00977-9803670400

TRAVELLING TO MARATIKA

The Maratika Cave is located in the District of Khotang Halesi, VDC Ward No. 4, in eastern Nepal. You can go to Maratika by air or by bus
(Note Maratika cave is known as Halesi in local languages)

BY AIR
At the moment there are two airports with access Maratika. Travellers should keep in mind that flights are often delayed and may even be cancelled due to bad weather or mechanical problems. Also note that there are no airport facilities at Lamidanda, however there are simple guest houses and shops and telephone. You can get vehicles from Lamidanda airport to Maratika which takes about 3 hours. If you plan to walk it is a one day trek to Maratika. If the flight arrives in the late afternoon (2pm) travelers should overnight at Lamidanda.

1. Flight from Kathmandu airport to Lamidanda airport takes approximately 45 minutes.
2. Flight from Biratnagar airport to Lamidanda airport takes approximately 30 minutes. (Those who are travelling from India should use this airport)
3. A third airport at Khani Dada is in the process of being built

BY BUS

Way from Kathmandu to Maratika
There are two ways to get Maratika by Vehicles, longer way which takes one and half days, it is a better way. Shorter way can reach Maratika same day.

Longer way
Kathmandu, Katahari, Gurmi, Jayaram-ghat, Maratika or Halesi.

Shorter way
Kathmandu, Gurmi, Jayaram-ghat, Maratika or Halesi.

(Notes) Those who are coming from India should use the Biratnagar Airport to get Maratika, flight from Biratnagar airport to Lamidanda airport takes approximately 30 minutes.By Bus Katahari, Gurmi, Jayaram-ghat, Maratika or Halesi.

Pilgrimage Tours to the sacred site of Nepal

Maratika (Guru Rinpoche cave)
Chumi Changchup (Guru Rinpoche’s cave)
Namo Buddha
Lumbini
Swambhu Stupa
Narayanthan
Nagarjuna Cave
Nagarjuna hill
Godavari
Pharphing (Yangleshe) Guru Rinpoche cave
Wisdom sword lake (Naga lake)
Self arisen Tara
Phamthing Vajra Yogini
Chaubar cave
Chaubar Maha Palmo Temple
Mahakala
Thousand Buddha Temple (Mini Buddhagaya)
Ashokha Stupa
Mahadeva Temple
Vajra Varahi Temple
Talking Tara
Ekajati Temple
Self arisen Garuda
Sangkhu Vajra Gonini
Nagarjuna & Milarepa cav

Contact us

Mandarava Travels & Tours (P) LTD.
GPO Box 13379
Kathmandu, Nepal
Email: mandaravat@gmail.com
travel@maratikamonastery.org

Mobile: 00977-9841535471
00977-9803670400