Trek Mates India invites you Tour cum Biking Trip to Kerala from 21st Jan to 29th Jan 2017.
Key Information about Tour cum Biking Trip to Kerala
Date: 21st to 29th Jan ’17
Type: Bike Ride/ Leisure
Approx distance: 600 km.
Endurance Level: Easy
The tour cost will be at actuals; which means every participant will be charged only for his actual expenditure, plus 5000 will be charged by Trek Mates India as organizing fees. The approximate charges per person would be around 25000/-
With the Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 ms in the east and networked by 44 rivers, Kerala enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. An equable climate. A long shoreline with serene beaches. Tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters. Lush hill stations and exotic wildlife. Waterfalls. Sprawling plantations and paddy fields. Ayurvedic health holidays. Enchanting art forms. Magical festivals. Historic and cultural monuments. An exotic cuisine… All of which offer you a unique experience. And what’s more, each of these charming destinations is only a two hour drive from the other. A singular advantage no other destination offers.
Kerala, India’s most advanced society: With hundred percent literacy. World-class health care systems. India’s lowest infant mortality and highest life expectancy rates. The highest physical quality of life in India. Peaceful and pristine, Kerala is also India’s cleanest state.
Itinerary of the event:
Arrival in Cochin:
Pick up from Cochin international airport.
Check in at hotel
Post lunch, collect bikes from courier office, local sightseeing, rest.
Overnight at Cochin.
Cochin Local Sightseeing:-
Local sightseeing in Cochin, including St Francis Church, the oldest Church in India, 500 year old Portuguese Houses, Chinese fishing nets, 16th century Synagogue, Jew Town and Mattancherry Palace, built by Portuguese, this Palace contains some of India’s most beautiful murals.
Cochin to Munnar:-
Morning after breakfast move to Munnar hills (130 kms / 4 hrs). Enroute visit Cheyyappara Waterfalls. On the way to Munnar you can see tea gardens spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometers, lush green hills, a place so difficult to describe, very low population too far from pollution, most of the area covered by Tata tea. On arrival check in to the Hotel and relax. Overnight at Munnar
Munnar local Sight Seeing:
Today after breakfast, go for sightseeing at Mattupetty Dam; a beautiful spot for viewing the picturesque Munnar, Kundala Lake- a natural lake with recreational facilities like boating and having excellent view of Western Ghats as well as the forest surrounded with. Also visit Eco point and tea plantations. After noon you can visit Eravikulam National park; where the endangering Nilgiri Tahr is conserved.
Munnar to Thekkady:
Today after breakfast check out your hotel and drive towards Thekkady, the Wildlife destination of Kerala. Its also known as the spice bag of the state. You can enjoy a beautiful journey through the hills and valleys of Wastern Ghat to reach this jungle destination. Check in your hotel and later go for an optional Kathakali show, Spice plantation visit, elephant ride, or an Ayurvedic massage treatment there. Also have an amazing boat ride in Periyar Lake which flows through the Periyar tiger reserve. You will have chance to watch the wild animals like elephant, Bison, Sambar, Deer etc are roaming the both shore. Overnight stay.
Thekkady to Alleppey:
After breakfast Check out your resort and drive to Alleppey; also known as Venice of the east by its special geographical features as the place is famous for its vast back water stretches and paddy fields. By 12 pm you can board your houseboat to explore the back waters and its serene beauty. Enjoy the ride; delicious cuisines and an overnight stay in Houseboats
Alleppey to Trivendrum, Visit Poovar Islands:
Early morning Check out from Houseboats, ride to Trivendrum, check in at hotel.
Ride to Poovar Islands, visit golden sand beach, evening back to Hotel in Trivendrum.
Trivendrum City tour including padmanabhaswami temple, Trivendrum Zoo, etc.
and Bike Transfers
Fly back to Mumbai.
Torch with spare batteries
Sunscreen lotion, min 30 SPF, Toiletries
Medicines as specified by doctor
Camera, Cam charger, Mobile Charger..
Note: It is very important that you line the inside of your bags with a big polythene sheet. Doing so will ensure, that in the event of rain, even though your bag may get wet, your clothes will still remain dry!
Accommodation on Triple sharing basis in Hotels / tents
Daily Breakfast and Dinner
Permissions wherever necessary
Transportation by Jeeps (for 4 Non-Bikers)
Back up Vehicle and mechanic services (for bikers)
1. Any Airfare, Train fare, Overland journey which is not mentioned in the above itinerary
2. Any medical / rescue evacuation due to mishaps.
3. Any personal nature items like Bar, Laundry Bills, Table Bills, Camera Fees, Tip and any other items
4. Mineral water, Soft OR Hard drinks, Starters etc
5. Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
6. Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, roadblocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot.)
7. Anything other than above mention inclusions
Our travel desk can help you with air ticket bookings. Pleases call Alok Singh on 8097327743.