Kerala’s is a tropical paradise for all those travellers looking to spend two weeks on a complete adventure. The landscape is so varied within the tropical sphere itself providing numerous hills and forests to trek into, numerous rivers and backwaters to paddle through and wonderful destinations to bike apart from the numerous people to meet and varied cuisine to relish. This three in one adventure takes you to the best cycling routes around Cochin, the best hiking routes around Munnar and the amazing back-waters around Alleppey.

ARRIVAL  Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
DEPARTURE  Cochin, Kerala
INCLUSIONS
Modern Cycles Accommodation
Backup SUV Bottled water and refreshments
Airport pick and drop  Licenses and govt taxes
Meals as mentioned Activities as mentioned
Helmets
EXCLUSIONS
Travel Insurance
Flights
Laundry
Alcohol
Shopping

Trip Highlights:

  • Sunset at Kovalam beach
  • Hippy cliff beach at Varkala
  • Elephant Park Visit on the way to Kollam
  • Coir making and fishermen villages
  • Local Kerala food all along.
  • Home-stay experience at Alleppey
  • Alleppey backwaters
  • Visit the Dutch palace, Jew Synagogue, St Francis’ Church, Dutch Cemetery, Chinese Fishing nets and Santa Cruz Cathedral at Fort Kochi

Additional information

Group SizeMin 2 > Max 8
Best SeasonYear-round
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Day 1: Kovalam

On arrival at Thiruvananthapuram International Airport meet and be greeted by your tour leader & driver, transfer to hotel at Kovalam. Your accommodation is arranged at the Soma Palm Shore, located at Kovalam beach. You will not have any cycling on the first day, take rest at the hotel to get rid of the jet lag. Also, our guide will brief you about the trip and can fix the cycles for the next day.

Cycling Distance : ~ Nil  //  Hotel : Soma Palm Shore //  Meals :  – / – / –

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Day 2: Varkala

After breakfast from the hotel, we will take the coastal roads to reach Varkala beach in the afternoon. After lunch, you can enjoy the beach and its surroundings at a leisurely pace. The beach is a haven for sun-bathing and swimming. The evening views of the sunset are worth lingering over.

Cycling Distance : ~ 30 Kms  //  Hotel : Deshadan Resort //  Meals :  B / L / D

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Day 3: Kollam

We begin our cycling today to Elephant Park after breakfast and get an opportunity to see the elephants and interact with them. Kollam is another coastal town which is located on the banks of Ashtamudi Lake, here also we will be taking the costal roads to reach. Kollam is an ancient trading town – trading with Romans, Chinese, Arabs and other Orientals – mentioned in historical citations dating back to Biblical times and the reign of Solomon, connecting with Red Sea ports of the Arabian Sea (supported by a find of ancient Roman coins).

Cycling Distance : ~ 50 Kms  //  Hotel : Fragrant Nature Resort //  Meals :  B / L / D

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Day 4: Alleppey

Today our cycling begins after breakfast to the back roads in Alleppey, a coastal town famous for its backwaters. As we cycle through the small villages and country roads, we get to see how coconut husk is being processed and made into coir mats and ropes. The evening can be spent by taking a walk through the paddy fields, or meeting the local people or by taking a ride to the village market.

Cycling Distance : ~ 50 Kms  //  Hotel : Poopally’s Heritage //  Meals :  B / L / D

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Day 5: Fort Kochi

Cochin is the cosmopolitan center of Kerala. Some of the best spots in Fort Kochi and Mattancherry (the more historical hub) include the Dutch palace, the Jew Synagogue, St Francis’ Church, Dutch Cemetery, Chinese Fishing nets, Santa Cruz Cathedral and so on. The old world charm infused with the numerous spice markets, antique shops and art galleries will amaze you.

Cycling Distance : ~ 40 Kms  //  Hotel : NA //  Meals :  B / – / –


Backwater Cycling Tour