Chennai International Airport is connected by direct and frequent flights to most major cities in India. You'll be picked-up from the airport by the tour operator.
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Test your mettle by signing up for this 15-day challenging coast-to-coast cycling trip, beginning from Chennai. You'll ride a bicycle for more than 1000 kms over varying road conditions - from paved city roads to gravel-filled mountainous roads. En route, you'll traverse dense forests and cross plantations of tea, cardamom, rubber and pepper to reach your destination. In this itinerary, you'll paddle uphill to visit the gorgeous Munnar hill station, visit the former French colony of Pondicherry, spend a night at Kuttikanam and ride along the tropical Marwari beach.
A minimum of three travellers are required to book this trip.
This 15-day cycling expedition kicks off from the outskirts of Chennai on the east coast of India and terminates at Cochin on the west coast of India, stretching more than a thousand kilometres. En route, you'll ride through lush landscapes, over undulating roads and pass by dense forests, tropical jungles and several quaint villages on your way. You'll step inside a list of historic temples like the Nataraja Temple, Meenakshi Temple and the Brihasdeeswara Temple to see the quintessence of Dravidian architecture.
You'll stay in comfortable boutique hotels, quaint village cottages and plantation stays to get a first hand insight in the local culture and tradition.
Cycle from Chennai to Cochin on this 15-day coast-to-coast trip. | Ride through plantations of tea, cardamom and rubber. | See the masterpiece of Dravidian architecture at the Meenakshi Temple. | Ascend uphill on your bicycle to reach gorgeous Munnar. | Stay in comfortable boutique hotels and charming plantation stays.
An expert guide with support mechanic and spare parts
Trek or SCOTT
Hardtail mountain bike
Support mechanic with spare parts
Personal cycles are not allowed
Your arrival at the Chennai airport will be followed by a swift transfer to a hotel in Mahabalipuram, located on the east coast about 1-hr drive away from the airport. You'll meet your fellow cyclists and spend the day at leisure. Rest in your room, go on a stroll to explore or visit the beach. Overnight in a hotel at Mahabalipuram.
Overnight at a hotel in Mahabalipuram.
You'll arrive at Chennai airport today. Transfer to Mahabalipuram will be arranged in a private vehicle. Today's meal package includes lunch only.
If the cancellation is made more than 42 days before departure of the Chennai to Cochin cycling tour: 100% refund.
If the cancellation is made between 28-42 days before departure of the Chennai to Cochin cycling tour: 50% refund.
If the cancellation is made between 22-27 days before departure of the Chennai to Cochin cycling tour: 20% refund.
If the cancellation is made between 15-21 days before departure of the Chennai to Cochin cycling tour: 10% refund.
If the cancellation is made between 0-15 days before departure of the Chennai to Cochin cycling tour: no refund.
In case of no show: no refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.
Participants need to follow the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times during the Chennai to Cochin cycling tour.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited while cycling.
It is mandatory to have medical and accidental insurance before beginning the Chennai to Cochin cycling tour.