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Kerala - Tamil Nadu

India - Kerala

Kerala & Tamil Nadu

Tour Overview

Kerala in India, commonly known as 'God's own country' is home to one of the world's oldest civilisations and makes for a memorable destination. Kerala is included in the National Geographic Traveller as one of the world's 50 must-see destinations. Kerala has long held a fascination for travellers, what better way to explore rich and varied cultures this wonderful region has to offer than on a redspokes cycling holiday?

The terrain here is geographically diverse, with the Arabian Sea to the west and the mountains of the Western Ghats to the east. redspokes Kerala and Tamil Nadu cycling holiday offers a great variety of cycling. Beginning in Kovalam, you will visit stunning beaches on the Malabar coast, before taking a train to Madurai in Tamil Nadu. The journey will give us an insight into South Indian daily life. We journey along dense palm tree lined track, with views from our carriage of village women tending to their washing and men playing cards outside brightly painted houses. We ride from the plains up into the mountains visiting lush green hill stations shrouded in mist, sloping tea plantations, blue lagoons and tropical rainforests. We cycle down through the Cardamom Hills from Chinnakanal to Kumily. before riding on inland exploring the fascinating and beautiful waterways. The serene ambience of the Alleppey backwaters is one of the unique attractions of Kerala. Our tour includes the unforgettable experience of a staying on board a luxury houseboat or 'Kettuvallam' and the next morning we enjoy a leisurely cruise through the tranquil small lakes and amazing surroundings.

Another highlight of our Kerala cycling holiday is the food. Distinctive Keralan cuisine is flavoured with diverse natural herbs and spices, great for vegetarians and far less fiery than the style of curry to be found further to the north of India. Dosa and Vada curry are two popular Tamil Nadu dishes you will enjoy on the tour.

Cycling through Kerala and Tamil Nadu with redspokes will give you a great insight into this fantastic region and its culture, all from the unique vantage point of a bicycle.

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Dates & Prices

Dates
Price
Availability
26 Jan 2020 - 08 Feb 2020
£1,679/ $2,204
Guaranteed to run
01 Nov 2020 - 14 Nov 2020
£1,795/ $2,356
Guaranteed to run
27 Dec 2020 - 09 Jan 2021
£1,875/ $2,461
Available
24 Jan 2021 - 06 Feb 2021
£1,795/ $2,356
Available
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If you are looking to book a place on our India - Kerala cycling holiday in India, then please call us on +44 (0) 1463 417707.

Alternatively, you can email us on office@redspokes.co.uk for more information on this adventure holiday.

Key Stats

5/10
Challenging
Cycling Difficulty
80 km
50 miles
Average Daily distance
1,051 m
3,448 ft
Average Daily Ascent
10
Days
No. of Days Cycling

Tour Features

  • Malabar multi-faith coastal villages.
  • India by train: an insight into daily Keralan life.
  • Coffee, tea and cardamom plantations. 
  • Indira Gandhi Park, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Night on a traditional 'Kettuvalom' houseboat.
  • Syrian Christian and Malabari Muslim cuisine.
Chart showing the average temperature for our Indian Kerala cycling holiday
Chart showing the average number of days with precipitation for our Indian Kerala cycling holiday
Example route for this India cycling holiday Example route for this India cycling holiday