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Tea/Spice Route & Beaches – South India Motorcycle Tours

Tour Grade

Outback Moto Rides
Chilli Out of Chilli

Duration: 12 Nights/ 13 Days

Best time to travel: October to March

Max Altitude: 2600 m

Temperature: 15°C to 35°C

Distance: 1350 Kms

Tea/Spice Plantations, Beaches & Backwater

INTRODUCTION

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South India is a paradise of India & consist mainly Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala & Tamilnadu. Our motorbike tour to South India takes you to Kerala & Tamilnadu. We explore through mountains, backwaters, beaches & spice route on our motorcycle holidays to India. South India is very diverse in topography, traditions, culture, cuisine, people, language & artistic expressions. South India is totally different from rest of India. On our guided motorcycle tour to South India starts from Cochin & first we ride on the beach road where we see mainly fishermen houses & their life full of struggle. First day we have short ride so that you become more familiar with motorcycle & South India traffic. Adventure motorbike tour to South India is mainly cover Kerala & Tamilnadu where we ride in mountains & experience pleasant weather & explore spice/Tea route of South India on our motorcycle trip to Kerala & Tamilnadu.

First we start our motorcycle tour from Fort Cochin & do short ride on Fort Cochin island & visit some important places & we learn traffic in South India although traffic changes in mountains & plain area. After riding first day in plain area on beach resort we climb in Nilgiri Mountains of Tamilnadu. Vistas of Nilgiri Mountains are incredible & climate is so pleasant for riding & we visit some of the beautiful tea gardens in the natural environment. We taste locally produced tea on the tea stall on the road. It is great adventure to ride in the mountains of South India on our South Indian motorcycle tour. Outback Moto Rides promise to give best ride with the combination of mountains, backwater & beach roads. We give very good 4-5* hotels/resorts on the South India adventure motorcycle tour & we choose luxury for thre riders so that they have very good experience after riding so expert staff choose hotels very carefully so that we can meet your expectations for the accommodations. If you are looking for much relaxed ride with the combination of luxury accommodation then you are on right page to choose best tour for you.

About South India

South India consists of Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu & newly state of Telangana. South India is surrounded by Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean & Arabian Sea. Region has two mountain ranges as Eastern & Western Ghats which is the main source of famous river. Majority of the people in South India speaks four major languages Telgu, Tamil, Malayalam & Kannada. South India is paradise for motorcycle adventure tour lovers & offers different type of rides in one tour only. We visit different places on our Motorcycle tour to South India like Ooty, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom & Kovalam & in the last we spend 1 night in traditional houseboat in backwater of Alleppey. South India is major destination for motorcycle tour riders looking for a combination of mountains ride, beach ride & backwater ride in one tour only.

HIGHLIGHTS

Main Highlights

  • Adventure ride in Tea/spice route
  • Beach ride along with fishermen houses
  • Scenic towns of Ooty, Munnar & Kovalam
  • Boat ride in Poovar in dense forest
  • Ancient old temple of Avinashi
  • Tea garden & tea factory visit
  • Scenic picturesque valleys of Ooty & Munnar

Tour Map

Tour Grade

  • Paved road
  • Tea/Spice route & beach ride
  • Suitable for every rider
  • Mix of mountain road & Plain road

Accommodations

  • 4* & 5* Hotels & Resorts.
  • Try South Indian sea food
  • Best accommodation
  • All modern facilities in hotels

Pillion Rating

  • Pillion can enjoy with rider
  • Careful with Bumper & switchbacks

Adventure of lifetime

  • Total 1350 Km.
  • 11 Riding days
  • 2 days off from bike
  • Longest ride 260 km, shortest ride 50 km

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive Cochin (Kerala)

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Arrive at Cochin airport. Cochin airport is an international airport so you can get direct flight from Singapore airport. If you land in New Delhi or Mumbai from your home country then we will arrange domestic flight to Cochin. Outback Moto Rides’s representative will welcome you at Cochin airport & will escort to the hotel for smooth check in. you will be introduced to our Royal Enfield in the hotel & get necessary instructions from our expert guide. Have shower & in the afternoon we have short ride in & around Fort Cochin for some sightseeing. We have option for dinner in the local restaurant with beer.

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Day 2: Cochin to Beach Resort (50 Km Ride)

After breakfast start riding towards Beach Resort in Cherai & we ride mostly on beach road where you see villages & fishermen houses. First we take ferry to cross Fort Island & arrive at main land. We have stops on the beach & spend some time on the beach. Later we continue our ride to the Beach resort. Check into the hotel. Evening free for spending time on the beach.

Day 3: Beach Resort to Ooty (260 Km Ride)

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After breakfast start riding to the famous hill station Ooty, known as Queen of the hill stations. Ooty is situated in the Nilgiri hills. Ooty is located on 2250 Meter height so you enjoy very tropical weather there. On the way we visit Pykara Water fall before Ooty. Pykara fall is a major attraction for tourist & you get nice photos of the water fall. Later arrive in the Ooty & check into the hotel.

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Day 4: Ooty sightseeing tour

After breakfast in the hotel we have sightseeing tour of Ooty on motorcycle. We start our sightseeing tour from highest peak in the town & we enjoy our riding through tea gardens where you can taste different tea. Doddabeta Peak: it is the highest peak at 2630 meter in the Nilgiri Mountains. It is surrounded by dense forest. You can get panoramic view of the Nilgiri Mountains & little glimpse of the Ooty town. Tea Garden visits: we ride few km in the tea gardens on the paved road & spend good time among natural environment & later visit Tea factory if permission is granted by administration & we taste tea produced locally. Ooty Lake: Lake covers an area of 65 acres. You can enjoy boating in the lake, it is major attraction for the tourist. After all these sightseeing we return back to the hotel after lunch in the restaurant. We have option to dine out in the city.


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Day 5: Ooty to Munnar (260 Km Ride)

After breakfast we start our riding for the Munnar, another hill station in South India with lots of tea gardens & tea factory. First we ride around 80 km in the mountains & later we ride in the plain area of the Tamilnadu. After riding in plain area then we climb again in mountains of Kerala where we ride through tea gardens. We stop for lunch on the way to Munnar & we stop close tea plantation. This is very good riding through tea/spice gardens. Arrive in Munnar & check into the hotel in Tea plantation. Enjoy very good time & evening free for a short walk.

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Day 6: Munnar sightseeing tour

After breakfast we ride for Munnar sightseeing tour in & around Munnar. First we visit Mattupetty Dam-it is a gravity concrete dam. View of the surroundings is fabulous & you can enjoy boating in the lake & spectacular view of the surroundings from boat. Kundala Lake- a picturesque lake, 20 km from Munnar on the way to top station. You can enjoy boating in this lake. After these sightseeing you can see Elephant Park where tourist enjoy short elephant ride in the forest. We take our lunch in the city & later beck to hotel for relaxing. In the evening we have enjoy cultural dance of Kerala called “Kathakali”. s

Day 7: Munnar to Thekkady (90 Km Ride)

After breakfast we start our Legendary Royal Enfield & start our riding towards Thekkady. Today we have spectacular ride through tea gardens & later spice garden so first 40 Km we ride through tea gardens & stop for pictures of the spectacular view of the valleys. We have mostly zing zag road so you need to ride very carefully specially on the switchbacks. We stop few times for photos & tea/coffee breaks where we enjoy tea which is produced locally. Arrive Thekkady & check into the hotel. Later we visit Elephant Park where you enjoy elephant ride & shower with same elephant. Good experience with big animal.

Day 8: Thekkady to Kumarakom (130 Km Ride)

After breakfast we start our riding in the mountainous road. Today this is our last ride in mountains & after hills we ride in the plain area which is little/more hot after riding many days in the mountains. We have few stops for photos & tea breaks on the way to Kumarakom. Kumarakom is a small tourist place close to backwater of the Alleppey. Arrive to Kumarakom & check into the Resort located on the backwater. You can enjoy Sunset boat ride in the lake on sharing basis. Evening free to explore local area & you can see fishermen houses located on the lake side.

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Day 9: Kumarakom to Kovalam (190 Km Ride)

After breakfast we start our motorcycles & ride towards beach destination known as Kovalam. Today we ride mostly on the plain area so you can change your riding gear because you can experience hot weather of the plain area. Arrive at Kovalam, check into the hotel close to beach. Have relaxing time on the beach. Dinner can be done on the beach with chilled beers.

Day 10: Kovalam sightseeing tour or relax at beach

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Today we have option to ride around Kovalam or day off from the motorcycle. So we take decision where everyone is agreed. If majority decide to ride then we ride towards Poovar, nice place to see Sea & boat ride in the Estuary. We spend some time on the beach & later enjoy boat ride in the forest where you see many spices of birds. Evening free for beach walk.

Day 11: Kovalam to Varkala Beach (60 Km Ride)

After breakfast we ride towards another beach destination called as Varkala, a small beach destination where you enjoy spectacular view of the sea from cliff. Today we encounter lots of traffic on some places in towns. Some time we take beach road where you see poor fishermen house & their simple life. Arrive in Varkala & check into the hotel. Later we have short walk to cliff where you enjoy lunch in the local restaurant on the cliff with spectacular view of the sea & beach. Evening free for walk on the beach. It is good idea to dine out on the cliff & experience another local restaurant on the cliff.

World’s Highest Ride—Leh & Ladakhs

Day 12: Varkala Beach to Houseboat (130 Km Ride)

After breakfast we start our riding for Alleppey where you enjoy traditional Houseboat & we spend 1 night in Houseboat full board with cook & captain. In day time this houseboat moves through small canal & you see spectacular view of the paddy fields & you can see local people having bath in the river & some time you see a woman washing her cloths. It is always a very nice experience to spend night on the houseboat. We organize our farewell party on the houseboat with nice food & lots of drinks.

Day 13: Houseboat to Cochin airport (90 Km Ride)

After breakfast we enjoy our last day riding towards Cochin City where you can change your riding gears & can take shower. If someone has next day flight please tell in advance & we will suggest you good accommodation. Later according to flight timings you will be transferred to Cochin airport. We are sure you had great time with us & you truly enjoyed riding in South India. Surely you must have lots of photographs to share with your family & friends to show incredible Southern India rides.

INCLUDES

Tour Inclusions

  • Accommodation on Twin Sharing basis
  • Breakfast every day.
  • Latest Royal Enfield Bullet
  • Fuel for entire trip, maintenance & repair
  • Expert mechanic
  • Support vehicle for your luggage & Spare parts
  • All airport transfers & ground transfers by private vehicle
  • All monument fees on the tour
  • Personal assistance on arrival & Departure
  • Expert Team Leader with his own motorcycle
  • Mineral water, cookies & other refreshment on the trip
  • Fare Dinner in Houseboat with drinks
  • All Taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • Visa Fees
  • International air tickets
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses

NECESSARY INFO

Below is the some necessary information regarding your motorcycle tour to India & a brief introductions to each things necessary for the tour.

Travel Documents

To visit India, you need Indian VISA, travel insurance & international driving license for motorcycle touring. You can get VISA for India by submitting your passport & other supporting documents in Indian Embassy or consulate or you can also get VISA online but for the validity for 1 month only. More informatio0n is given in FAQ section.

Temperature

As we do 6 motorcycle tours in India, 4 tours in Himalayan region, 1 in South India & 1 in Rajasthan. These 3 regions have different temperatures according to months you visit. So we will forward more details regarding climate conditions in particular months when you contact us regarding your packing list & riding gear.

Required Money

You required only INR 20000-INR 30000 if you don’t do shopping for your extra expenses like food & other expense for personal use. You can change your money in New Delhi or on the tour as well but if you are looking for best exchange rate then Delhi is the right place to change money.

Riding gear & packing list

You need all riding gear to participate on our motorcycle tour in India. Riding gear & packing list details is given in a separate section on our website.

Riding Experience

Riding experience is very important for any successful tour. Our expert travel advisors help you to choose right tour for you. Confidence plays an important role for any tour. If you are riding in your country for 2 years then we recommend participating in our tour. If you are able to ride in your city in busy hours then easily you can ride with us in India.

Your Fitness

Your fitness is very important for the Himalayan tour especially where riding on high altitudes require a good fitness. Other tour like in South India & Rajasthan require a minimum fitness & if you can climb stairs in your home then you can choose tours in South India & Rajasthan with Outback moto Rides.

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Date Price Book Here
9 December to 21 December 2017 US$ 2850/ Rider
13 January to 25 January 2018 Pillion US $ 400 discount