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  • Trip introduction

    Discover the beauty of 'God's Own Country' - Kerala, as you cycle along the coastlines and serene backwaters. Savour the best that Kerala has to offer while you explore this beautiful paradise that still seems almost untouched. An easy, almost leisurely route, this trip is perfect for enthusiastic cycling newbies with a moderate amount of experience.

    IMPORTANT: This is a private trip and requires a minimum of 2 pax for booking confirmation. The costs for this trip includes lunch.

    Destination

    Cycle along the beach and beautiful backwaters of Kerala. Cochin is a fishing town in Kerala that has borne witness to the Portuguese, Dutch and English rulers. Steeped in history, you'll come across small fishing villages and crumbing historical facades.

    Destination highlights

    Explore the coast and backwaters of tropical Kerala on multi-geared cycles | Visit Aruthungal estuary | Interact with the locals and witness coir making, toddy tapping, fishing and duck farming

    Activity Details

    Off-road biking

    Yes

    Yes

    0 feet (sea level)

    0 feet (sea level)

    90 kms

    There is a support vehicle and backup cycles available in case there is a break-down.

    Trek/Merida/Cannondale

    21-24 gears, V brakes/disc breaks, front suspension

    Below 5 yr

    Below 5 yrs

    Yes

    No

    Trip details
  • Cycle along coastlines and backwaters

    The ride begins at Fort Cochin. From here participants leave the busy roads and ride along the beach road heading south. The route passes through many rural villages and fishing communities. Participants can interact with the locals and observe their daily activities like coir making, toddy tapping, fishing and duck farming. Participants also enjoy a traditional lunch at Kumbalangi village and visit Aruthungal estuary.

    Day 1 Milestone

    St. Francis Church, Fort Cochin

    St. Francis Church, Fort Cochin

    08:00 AM

    Food

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  • Cancellation policy

    Cancellations will be subject to cancellation charges.

    Cancellations have to be intimated to the supplier in writing.

    Cancellations made from 7 days to day of departure will be charged 100% of the tour expenses.

    There will be a 15% cancellation charge for cancellations before 7 days of departure.

    Cancellation by the supplier adventures In the unforeseen eventualities of disaster, war, riots, political or industrial unrest like airline operators strike or any other force majeure (forces outside our control): it may be necessary to cancel the tour in the best interests of our clients. In such an eventuality our clients will be informed as soon as possible. The expenses borne by the clients will be refunded in full. The supplier will also provide clients with an alternate set of tour dates.

    The supplier will not refund the booking amount for entry refused due to visa or health factors, such cancellations will be guided by the cancellation policy.

    Rules on trip

    The trip leader's decision is final.

    Participants have to respect the local culture and should not litter or deface natural structures/monuments.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    All trips and prices shown are subject to availability and possible change without notice.

    Itineraries may differ from advertised due to circumstances beyond our control.

    The tour is subject to weather conditions.

    Travellers are strongly advised to ensure that they have comprehensive Travel Insurance coverage (including cancellation, personal injury, medical expenses, loss of luggage etc) during their travel. The supplier is not responsible for the insurance policy of the clients.

    The supplier will not be liable for expenses arising out of cancellation, injury, medical expenses, death etc.
    • Kerala Cycling Adventure Beach Backwaters Cochin
    • Kerala Cycling Adventure Beach Backwaters Cochin
    • Kerala Cycling Adventure Beach Backwaters Cochin
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Multi-geared cycles and helmets

    • Accompanying guide
    • Lunch (veg and non-veg), refreshments and mineral water
    • Support vehicle during the activity

    Excludes

    • Pick-up and drop facility

    • Any costs or services not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Carry a rain coat in the monsoon
    • Sunglasses
    • Cap
    • Cycling/sports shoes
    • Not to wear - Slippers

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Multi-geared cycles and helmets

    You need to get

    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen (if required)
    • Caps (if required)

    Medical Kit

    • Carry personal medication only.