Kerala Singletrack Tour

Our world class Kerala Singletrack Tour 11-14 day mountain bike tours take in some  of the very best mountain biking out there.  Sublime singletrack riding in spectacular scenery your journey also includes plenty of time to kick back and soak up the surroundings of Kerala.  Trails for everyone from beginner to expert.

  • World Class mountain biking amidst some of the world’s highest tea estates
  • Exploring historical Fort Cochin
  • Relaxing on the deck of a houseboat on the world-renowned Kerala backwaters (with overnight stay included)
  • Stunning scenery, great food and plenty of time to relax and soak up Kerala’s famed charms

Day 1 Arrive Cochin Airport. Transfer to mountains and hotel in Kuttikanam. Bike set  up, afternoon ride, first taste of Keralan singletrack.

Day 2 Kuttikanam:  Best of the singletrack in Kuttikanam, stunning scenery and amazing  viewpoints.

Day 3 Kuttikanam: World’s end to Wembley. Loads of singletrack, valley views from  World’s end, and a mammoth downhill through cardamom, rubber and pineapple  plantations.

Day 4 Kuttikanam: 30 km+ cross country run to Vagamon loads of singletrack, cliff edge  ride, test your rock riding skills on the solid granite at the extraordinary setting of the tomb of  Kolal Halamed. Finish with massive 1000m downhill.

Day 5 Kuttikanam to Vandiperiyar: Ride through Ladram Secret Valley and follow the  river down and down through incredible scenery to the river Periyar and on to Vandiperiyar.

Day 6 Vandiperiyar loop: Some of the most beautiful of all the tea estates in Kerala are to be found in Vandiperiyar. This singletrack trail takes in some of the best there is. Afternoon transfer to Periyar. Overnight Kumily.

Day 7 Periyar:  Option for morning boat ride in search of Tigers then transfer to Munnar in time for a cracker of an evening ride amongst the highest tea estates in the world.

Day 8 Munnar: Elephant Pass ride: Taking in the best of all the singletrack that the area has to offer

Day 9 Munnar: Rest Day. Don’t feel like resting those legs? Then we have a plan. Kolukumailai Descent.

Day 10 Munnar: The downhill. One of the best descents in the world (it’s that good) follows the old pioneer path first used in the 1870’s by the British tea planters. A super and  technical in parts downhill trail drops over 2000 meters in height from the hamlet of Top Station to Body.

Day 11 Munnar. Rumble In the Jungle. Epic jungle ride through tropical forests. Afternoon transfer to Cochin. Soak in the atmosphere in Cochin’s bars and famed seafood restaurants.

Day 12 Transfer to airport.

14 Day Itinerary

 

Day 11 Munnar: Rumble In the Jungle. Epic jungle ride through tropical forests. Afternoon transfer to Allepey. Overnight Allepey.

Day 12 Allepey: Morning to explore Allepey’s famed canals, trading houses and waterways or head to the stunning Marwari beach for a morning in the Arabian sea.  Afternoon boat ride.  Unwind and watch the world go by on the deck of a world famous traditional Keralan houseboat. Overnight stay on houseboat.

Day 13 Cochin: Short afternoon transfer to Cochin. Relax and explore Cochin’s wealth of historical buildings, spice bazaars restaurants and bars. Overnight Fort Cochin.

Day 14 Cochin: More time to explore and unwind and take in Cochin’s unique atmosphere.

Day 15 Transfer to airport.

Kerala  Singletrack Tour Dates 2014/15


November 30th 2014: 11 Day £815

December 21st 2014 : 14 Day £1050

January 11th 2015: 11 Day £815

February 1st 2015: 11 Day £815

February 22nd 2015: 11 Day £815

March 08th 2015: 11 Day £815

 

For full details of extended 14 day tours or if the tour dates and trip duration do not fit into your schedule then contact us now to arrange a tailor made tour. Itineraries could be subject to change as we constantly improve and update our Mountain Biking trails.