Once you arrive at the Kochi International Airport, you will be transferred to our hotel at Fort Kochi. Set on a cluster of islands and narrow peninsulas, Kochi is a city of cultural diversity. W...Show More
We transfer a little distance and begin the first day's ride passing through the back roads and rubber plantations as we climb into the foothills of the Western Ghats. Our destination is the ...Show More
Today is a fantastic ride through the rich canopy of the Western Ghats. We will climb up towards the hill station of Valparai and through vast swathes of tea plantations and forests. The area is ...Show More
Today we will ride downhill through 24 hair pin bends to the great plains of Tamilnadu, arriving at a quaint village near Pollachi. The Indira Ghandhi National Park surrounds us and our ride give...Show More
Spend the day in Pollachi, cycling though the local area or taking some time away from the bike to explore the quiet unassuming villages.
Our ride today takes us to the Kamaraj Lake, near Dindigul. The scenic ride passes through coconut groves, sugar cane fields, small villages and towns. The village of Athoor is itself very small ...Show More
Today we will cycle to the great temple city of Madurai. We pass through tea plantations, coconut groves and cycle through quiet villages and hamlets.
Today's cycling is approximately 70k...Show More
We will take the ride through the countryside to the famed Chettiar village. Chettinad is well known for its local cuisine, architecture, and religious temples. The route is fantastic for cycling...Show More
Today we ride to Thanjavur, a town where classical arts still thrive. We will also take a transfer after our ride through the villages and countryside of rural Tamilnadu with its vast rice growin...Show More
Today's ride passes through the delta of the great Cauvery river with long stretches of rice cultivation. We will reach the coast today at Tranquibar, a centre of Dutch conquest and trade dur...Show More
Another ride along the coast and we will be at Pondicherry, a small French enclave. Here we can cycle around this last remnant of colonial France and visit both the French quarter & the n...Show More
Our final ride takes us along the East Coast all the way to the famed temple town of Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO Heritage area. We can take a ride around to see the architectural wonders and see the ...Show More
Today is a day to soak up some sum on the beach, looking out over the Bay of Bengal and relaxing.
You time in India is at an end. We suggest you organise a local taxi to take you to Chennai airport or we can provide you with a transfer back to the airport on request.
From the glistening Arabian Sea to the Bay of Bengal, you will get a true taste of India. Tea plantations dot the hillsides of the Western Ghats, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as you ride through some of the most beautiful parts of Southern India.
Further inland you will find endless coconut groves, sugar cane fields, small villages and Indian towns bursting with colour, before you arrive on the beaches of the Bay of Bengal.
The weather is mainly hot for most of the year with significant variations from region to region. The coolest weather lasts from around the end of November to the beginning of March, with fresh mornings and evenings, and mostly sunny days, making it a fabulous time to cycle.
The really hot weather is between March and June and monsoon rains occur in most regions between June and early October.