INDIA / The South
At a Glance ...
|Best traveltime||December, January|
|Start/Finish||Trivandrum / Trivandrum|
|Duration||14 days, 8 riding days|
|Distance covered||around 1.000 mi / 1.600 km|
|Day rides||50 - 160 mi / 80 - 260 km|
|Motorcycles||Royal Enfield Bullet 500cc, left side gear shift, front disk break|
|Rider's requirements||Pretty easy ride apart from Indian traffic|
|Group size||Min. 4 and max. 10 riders - space for pillion rider in our follow up car.|
|Accomodation||Comfortable middle-class hotels|
|What's included||All meals, all non-alcoholic beverages, all entry fees, petrol for the bikes|
|Highlights||Backwater Cruise, Temples, Varkala beach, Tea Plantations and Spice Gardens|
|Important||VISA for India required. Many countries can apply for Visa on arrival now!|
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Tropical Paradise - Touring Palm Groves and Green Hills...
|Day 1||Arrival in Trivandrum, Kerala‘s capitol and transfer to our hotel in Varkala (40km)|
|Day 2||A day to acclimatise and to enjoy one of India‘s finest beaches.|
|Day 3||First ride with the Enfields. A little loop to get to know bikes and traffic.|
|Day 4||On minor roads along the coast we reach Cap Comorin the southern tip of India.|
|Day 5||Tropical days ride to Madurai. We visit one of the finest Temples of India, the Menakhsee Temple|
|Day 6||A motorcyclists delight - we ride up 2.200m into the Western Ghats and reach the temple town of Palani|
|Day 7||More curves past rolling green hills and tea plantations on way to Munnar|
|Day 8||We are in the land o spices, pepper cardamon and many more grown here. And of course tea. Night inThekkady|
|Day 9||A relaxing day with a boat trip at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary with a good chance to spot wild Elephants.|
|Day 10||A curvy mountain ride takes us to the sea today. We reach Kollam.|
|Day 11||A couple of hours boatsride along the canals of Keralas Backwaters provide for a different experience of India - late on we reach Varkala and it is bye bye bikes.|
|Day 12||Relaxing on the cliff above Varkala beach with an Ayurveda massage - and a beer maybe?|
|Day 13||Last day of beach life and fresh fish for our last dinner maybe?|
|Day 14||Farewell India - Airport transfer and you are on your way home!|