Southern India – Explore Spice Route and Beaches.
South India is blessed with various beautiful landscapes of nature, diverse culture, rich history, wonderful tropical flora and fauna, twisting country roads and breathtaking trails. Motorcycle trip is the best way to explore such exciting region.
In South India motorcycle tour, you enjoy motorcycle trip through beaches, backwaters, tea and coffee estates, cardamom plantations at higher altitudes, wildlife at Periyar and the trip becomes one never ending and unforgettable experience that keeps on getting better with every mile and beautiful scenic hill stations. The hill stations are the perfect places for motorcycle riding that also take you to the destinations which are great sources of spices and tea plantations as well. The best experience of motorcycle riding can be achieved in backwaters and hill stations areas.
If you are a true nature lover and looking for a truly unique and relaxing motorcycle holiday, then this incredible motorcycle ride for you to enjoy nature and explore panoramic trail of motorcycle tour with very less traffic and very good road.
Country / region and location: India – Kerala and Tamil Nadu (south area)
Best time: October to March
Number of days: 12 nights / 13 days
Number of riding days: 12 days
Accommodation: 3 Star & 4 Star
Riding Level Required: Intermediate
Terrain: 90% Tarmac & 10% Gravel
Duration of ride: between 5 and 7 hours a day on average
Distance covered on motorcycle: 1800 kilometres
Temperature: During nights & early mornings 10º C to 15º C & in day time 20º C to 30º C
Day 1: Arrival at Kochi airport.
Arrive at Kochi’s airport; our representative will personally meet you outside the exit gate of arrival terminal, holding a placard of your name. You will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in hotel.
Day 2: Cochin – Calicut (200 kilometres = 6 hours riding).
After breakfast, you will be introduced to your Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle and the road Captain who makes you aware of all the rules of driving in India with all the gearing system of Royal Enfield bike & how to handle Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle in your Motorcycle tour to South India. Later start ride to Calicut. On arrival, check in hotel & relax.
Day 3: Calicut – Vythri (90 kilometres = 3 hours riding).
After breakfast, start leisurely ride to Vythiri. Vythiri is a hill station at height of 1300 meter and has coffee, tea, cardamom, pepper and rubber plantations and mountain scenery. On arrival, check in resort & relax. Later explore the water falls, lakes & tea-coffee gardens. O/n in Vythiri.
Day 4: Vythiri – Ooty (135 Kms / 4 Hrs Ride) (135 kilometres = 4 hours riding).
After breakfast start ride toward Ooty. It is well known hill station of Tamilnadu & called as “Queen of hill stations”. On arrival check in hotel & relax. Later visit Ooty Lake, Rose Garden, Botanical Garden, Temple & Church. O/n in Ooty.
Day 5: Ooty – Kodaikanal (250 kilometres = 7 hours riding).
After breakfast we ride down to the plains again on some very good roads and stop for a traditional Tamil lunch at the foot of the Palani Hills. Later ride continue toward Kodaikanal. It is one of the most popular hill resorts in India. It is a charming hill station & situated at an altitude of about 2,133-m high and covers an area of 21.45-sq-km. The hill town is renowned for its educational institutions of international repute. The hill-plantain fruits and plums are known for their freshness and taste. Berijam Lake, one among the beautiful lakes of South India, spreads over an area of 24 hectares. Arrive in Kodaikanal & check into the hotel & relax. Overnight stay in Kodaikanal..
Day 6: Kodaikanal.
After breakfast enjoy full day sightseeing in & around Kodaikanal. You will explore Kodai Lake, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Waterfalls & Dolphin Nose. Later return back to Hotel for overnight stay in Kodaikanal.
Day 7: Kodaikanal – Munnar (170 kilometres = 4 – 5 hours riding).
A mid-morning start gives us time to cruise back down, to stop for lunch at the restaurant at the foot of the Palani Hills. We then ride across the plains for about an hour, before climbing again through 17 hairpin bends and the start of a road of never-ending tea plantations. After stopping for tea on the edge of the Tata tea estate, the world’s largest, with a splendid view over Devikulam Lake we carry on to the enchanting hill station of Munnar, and our hotel.
Day 8: Munnar
After breakfast, enjoy a leisurely Motorcycle ride in & around Munnar. A chance to explore the delights of Munnar and the surrounding area. We can go in search of the Nilgiri Tahr, a rare mountain goat, in the cool of the morning. Later visit Mattupetty, which is famous for its highly specialized dairy farm, the Indo-Swiss live stock project. Over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle are reared here. Later visit Pothamedu, which offers an excellent view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar. Overnight stay in Munnar.
Day 9: Munnar – Thekkady (90 kilometres = 3 hours riding).
After breakfast start ride through some truly spectacular scenery. We pass through the backwaters and rice paddies before starting the ascent through the rubber and tea plantations of the Cardamom Hills and Southern Ghats, well-surfaced roads until we reach the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. There is an abundance of wildlife, from flora, birds and insects up to bears, leopards, elephants and even tigers, although they keep themselves well hidden usually. On arrival check in hotel & relax. Later sit on elephant back & enjoy shower with him & also take a walk in the market & do some spice shopping and enjoy the atmosphere. O/n in Hotel.
Day 10: Thekkady – Kovalam (210 kilometres = 6 hours riding).
After breakfast, get ready for Motorcycle ride to Kovalam. This beach is known as the “Paradise of the South”. Kovalam is warm and clean filled with the coconut trees and the white sanded as the sea breeze gently plays with the waves. Swimming and bathing are very refreshing and exhilarating in the waves. Enjoy your stay near Beaches in Kovalam.
Day 11: Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Kovalam (90 kilometres = 3 hours riding).
After breakfast get ready for Royal Enfield trip to Kanyakumari (90 Kms/3 Hrs Ride one way). It is the southernmost tip of peninsular India & is surrounded on three sides by the Laccadive Sea. Here you enjoy the visit of temples and Vivekananda Rock Memorial, which are the main attractions and worth seeing. On arrival, enjoy photography & later ride back to Kovalam. O/n in Hotel.
Day 12: Kovalam -Alleppey (180 kilometres = 4 – 5 hours riding).
After breakfast, start your ride to Alleppey. It is a famous town for Backwaters & beautiful Houseboat. On arrival, check in houseboat & relax. The House boats of Kerala, offers a panoramic view of one of the most picturesque aspects of the God’s Own Country. One can cruise in it through the palm-fringed backwaters, throughout a night in waxing moonlights. Enjoy your farewell Dinner with unlimited beer & sea food.
Day 13: Alleppey – Cochin (180 kilometres = 4 – 5 hours riding).
Today is the last day of Motorcycle tour to South India. After breakfast, start your last day ride back to Cochin. On arrival in Cochin, get bid from your crew members. Later we take you to Cochin Airport by Air-conditioned car to board your flight for Home.
Fixed Date Departures. In our Fixed departure we take maximum 12 Riders.
05 October 2018 to 17 October 2018
10 January 2019 to 22 January 2019
02 March 2019 to 14 March 2019
Prices: US$2700.00 per rider twin share
US$4600.00 price for rider + pillion
US$2200.00 price for car passenger twin share
US$480.00 single room supplement
- 12 nights Hotel Accommodation on Dbl /Twin sharing basis with Breakfast.
- 01 Night House Boat accommodation on Twin / Double Sharing basis with all meals.
- All Ground Transfers from your arrival at Cochin Airport in India to till departure from India, sightseeing & overland journey by Air Conditioned Vehicle on non-riding days.
- Royal Enfield 500 CC Motorcycle on all riding days.
- Fuel (Gasoline) for Motorcycle.
- Experienced English speaking Motorcycle Road Captain for whole trip on his own Royal Enfield Motorcycle including his accommodation & food.
- Experienced Royal Enfield mechanic with all necessary spare parts for bikes including his accommodation & food.
- First-Aid Medical kit.
- Refreshment during rides like Packed Juice, Fresh Fruits, Biscuits, Tea, Coffee Etc.
- Back-up Vehicle (Support Car/Van) to carry your Luggage.
- Spares parts change in Motorcycle during tour. –Front tube/ Rear tube/Spark plug/Clutch and Brake Wire/Clutch and Disc brake pads/ Engine oil/Clutch Plate.
- Enjoy Farewell dinner with unlimited Beer on last day of Riding.
- The services of an English speaking guide on sightseeing days.
- Assistance by friendly, knowledgeable English speaking ground representatives from the moment you arrive in India until the time you leave.
- All Currently Applicable Taxes.
* All currently applicable taxes.
International Flights, Lunch & Dinner (except where is specified), Monument Entrances, Video/Camera Fees, personal medical insurance (compulsory), Bike damage, extra drinks, visa fees, tips (no obligation) and items of personal nature such as, laundry, liquor, extra drinks etc & anything which is not mentioned in included section.
What to bring on the ride.
Find below the detailed list of items that are required in the Tour for the safety & comfort level. We do not provide any of these, so we highly suggest to our all Riders to bring all of the required items mentioned below:
Clothing and other essentials.
- DRIVING LICENSE (Rider): Full and valid for 500cc motorcycle
- TRAVEL INSURANCE: Must cover riding 500 cc motorcycles
- Sunscreen/sun block UV 30/40
- Lip balm
- Insect repellent
- Fleece/under jacket
- Kidney belt
- Warm cloths
- Strong pair of Jens pant
- Thermos for Hot & Cold
- Sun Hat / Cap
- Ear Plugs
- Your regular medicine (if any)
- Riding Jacket + Pants + Boots
- Bike gloves
- Snood/Dust mask
- Water resistant backpack
- Knee & Elbow guards
(if your riding gear doesn’t include proper padding OR if you choose not to wear one specially on warm days)
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Updated 09 April 2018. Details and prices correct at the time of the update.