The Spice Trail – South India Motorcycle Tour

Destination

Cochin – Calicut - Vythiri – Ooty - Kodaikanal – Munnar - Kovalam – Alleppey - Cochin

Tour Key Points

  • Starting City
    Cochin
  • Ending City
    Cochin
  • Duration
    12 Days
  • Distance
    1400 kms (870 miles)
  • Difficulty Level
    Novice
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  • Departure Dates
  1. Day 01 Arrive Cochin

    Today you will arrive at Cochin airport, you will be met with representative and transfer to hotel. Rest of the time free for personal activities.

  2. Day 02 Cochin – Calicut (Approx 190 Kms / 05 Hrs Ride)

    Post breakfast handover the bikes and start ride to Calicut, on arrival check-in into the hotel. Free time leisure to walk around in the town and interaction with local people.

  3. Day 03 Calicut – Vythiri (Approx 110 Kms/04 Hrs Ride)

    Ride to Kalpetta stopover at Vythiri to click the pictures. Afternoon will take you for bamboo rafting. End of the day return back to hotel.

  4. Day 04 Vythiri – Ooty (Approx 135 Kms/3.5 Hrs Ride)

    After breakfast start ride from Kalpetta to Ooty.
    Ooty is well known as “The queen of the Blue Mountains”, lies in the Nilgiri mountain ranges in Tamil Nadu. Set at a height of 2268 meters, Ooty is a town of salubrious climate and scenic beauty. It was developed as a hill station by the British in the 19th century, and is famous for its rolling hills and valleys covered with pine and eucalyptus forests, and its tea and coffee plantations.
    Evening stroll down in the local market.

  5. Day 05 Ooty – Kodaikanal (Approx 250 Kms/6.5 Hrs Ride)

    After breakfast, start ride to Kodaikanal. On arrival check in to the hotel.
    Kodaikanal or Kodai lies at an altitude of 2133 meters in the Palani Hills, It is surrounded by wooded slopes, waterfalls and steep rocky outcrops and is ideal for trekking and hiking.

  6. Day 06 Kodaikanal – Munnar (Approx 161 Kms/4.5 Hrs Ride)

    Today we are heading to Munnar (land of Tea Plantation), en route visit Pillar Rocks. On arrive, check in at hotel.
    Evening enjoy the beauty of nature on foot.

  7. Day 07 Munnar – Periyar (Thekkady) (Approx 90 Kms/3 Hrs Ride)

    Morning proceed to Thekkady (Known as spice Trail of India).
    Periyar (Thekkady) is an example of nature’s bounty with great scenic charm and it is most popular wildlife sanctuary of Southern India, encompassing an area of 777 sq. km.
    Afternoon you will enjoy sharing ferry ride on Periyar Lake. Later come back to hotel.

  8. Day 08 Periyar – Kovalam (Approx 210 Kms/6 Hrs Ride)

    Ride to Kovalam (A petite coastal region in the Southern India). On arrival, check-in into the hotel.

  9. Day 09 Kovalam

    Full day leisure to enjoy the beach or ride around or enjoy some Ayurvedic massages (You can check various ayurveda package offer with us) .

  10. Day 10 Kovalam – Alleppey (Approx 160 Kms/3.5 Hrs Ride)

    Today we will ride towards Alleppey where you will board into the houseboat to sail through backwaters of Kerala. Alleppey is also known as Alappuzha is a town in Alappuzha District of Kerala. Alleppey is a Land Mark between the broad Arabian Sea and a network of rivers flowing into it. You can enjoy the evening on houseboat and can see various birds.

  11. Day 11 Alleppey – Cochin (Approx 53 Kms / 1.5 Hrs Ride)

    After breakfast, start ride back to Cochin. On arrival check-in into the hotel.
    Afternoon you will be taken for city tour of Cochin visiting The Jewish Synagogue at the heart of what is locally called the Jew Town, "the St. Francis Church", the oldest European Church in India, Dutch Palace. Also visit the "Chinese fishing nets". Evening you will enjoy Kathkali Dance show.

  12. Day 12 Cochin + Departure

    Morning in time departure transfer to airport to connect the flight for onward destination.

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