Kerala Backroads: Spice Mountains To The Arabian Sea
We have some of the best and most scenic riding in the world here in Kerala and to back that up some of the world’s best tea, we not only drink it we know everything about it and love to share our knowledge with you. If you’re a coffee lover this is also the home of the famed monsoon-Malabar which is a great way to start the day while waking up to the birdsong.
Friendly people, authentic experiences, great food and routes only known to us; nobody knows this area better than our cycling team.
Experience the beautiful off-the-beaten track Spice Mountains
Explore the backwaters, rivers and beaches by cycle
Enjoy and indulge in Kerala cuisine
Expert local birdwatching guide
Bike Hire Included
Group Size: 2-10
Dates: Any dates.
Prices: £875 per person based on twin share
Our Kerala Backroads Spice Mountains to the Arabian Sea takes in the just about the best there is in the mountains and on the backwaters and coast, steady distances but enough for a point to point cycling challenge with super scenery all the way..
Day 1: Pick Up Fort Cochin/Airport Transfer to Kumily around 4 hours drive. Afternoon relax evening optional boat ride inside Periyar Tiger Reserve: Overnight Chrissies Guest House
Day 2: Kumily-Kuttikanam 45Km: Undulating ride through tea-Estates and magical scenery onto our superb plantation resort in Kuttikanam.
Day 3: Kuttikanam-Vagamon 25Km: Relaxing morning at Misty Mountain Resort take in a guided tour of the tea factory and coffee and spice plantation. Afternoon super-scenic ride to Vagamon followed by light trek to stunning Tangalparra View point. Overnight Vagamon.
Day 4: Vagamon-Muttom 70Km: We traverse through the cardamom hills before descending through tea and pepper plantations to the Kerala lowlands with an overnight at our stunning resort on the banks of the Thodupuzzha river near Muttom
Day 5: Muttom-Thaneermukkom 70Km: A delight of ride taking us over some short climbs onto Palla and the famed India Coffee House before taking us back through rubber plantations onto the palm fringed paddy fields of the Kuttinadu Overnight on backwaters at Thaneermukkom.
Day 6: Thaneermukkom-Marari Beach-Backwaters 30Km: A delightful short ride to one of Kerala’s hidden secrets; the near deserted tropical paradise beach of Marwari. Dive into the soothingly warm sea for a well deserved bathe followed by a short ride into Allapuzha for a cruise and overnight houseboat on Vembanad Lake
Day 7: Mararikulam-Fort Cochin 45KM: A superlative 45km gentle ride into historical Fort Cochin. Evening guided walk through the wealth of historical buildings and onto the iconic Chinese fishing set against a palm fringed backdrop of the Arabian Sea. Overnight Fort Cochin
Day 8: Onward travel/extend your trip/Airport drop.
Scott Hardtail Bikes
7 Nights excellent accommodation on double or twin occupancy
Evening Meal on Houseboat
Transport and transfers Fort Cochin-Fort Cochin
Vehicle support for the whole route