Heritage & Coffee Trails of South India e-Bike Tour

Karnataka and Goa e-Bike Holiday

Welcome to the fascinating Heritage and Coffee Trails of South India eBike Tour! Prepare to embark on a remarkable journey through the rich heritage and scenic landscapes of South India. Get ready to explore historic landmarks, and lush coffee plantations, and immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of this region.

Our adventure commences in Bangalore, the vibrant capital city of Karnataka. After your arrival, you have the option to visit the magnificent Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, a splendid example of Indo-Islamic architecture. Next, we make our way to the captivating city of Mysore, known for its majestic Mysore Palace. Immerse yourself in the opulence of the palace and witness its grandeur. We also visit the sacred Chamundi Hills, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the city and pay homage at the revered Chamundeshwari Temple. Don’t miss the chance to explore the bustling Devaraja Market, a vibrant hub of local culture. From Mysore, we embark on a scenic cycling journey to Coorg, also known as the “Scotland of India.” En route, we visit the Namdroling Monastery, also known as the Golden Temple, where you can witness the serene beauty and spirituality of this Tibetan Buddhist monastery. As we pedal our way to Hassan, prepare to be awestruck by the magnificent Hoysala Temples. Explore the intricate carvings and architectural brilliance of these ancient temples, which stand as a testament to the rich heritage of the Hoysala Empire. Our adventure continues as we cycle to Chikmagalur, a paradise for coffee lovers. Take a leisurely walk through the coffee plantations, learn about the art of coffee cultivation, and savour the aromas of freshly brewed coffee in this picturesque region. Next, we journey to Shimoga, known for its scenic landscapes and serene ambience. Enjoy a cycling expedition through the stunning surroundings, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the region. As we continue our e-Bike tour, we make our way to Devanagere, a city renowned for its rich history and cultural heritage. Discover the charms of this lesser-known gem as you pedal through the countryside.

Our journey then takes us to the awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hampi. Explore the ancient capital of the Vijayanagara Empire, marvel at the intricate ruins, and witness the grandeur of this architectural wonder. From Hampi, we cycle to Badami, a town famous for its remarkable rock-cut caves. Visit the Badami Caves, a series of ancient cave temples carved out of the sandstone cliffs, showcasing exquisite sculptures and intricate architectural details. Next day, we have the option to visit the Pattadakal group of monuments and the historic sites of Aihole and pedal our way to Belgavi, a city known for its historical significance and culture. Our final destination is the sun-soaked beaches of Goa. Enjoy a scenic cycling route as we transfer to this coastal paradise. Explore the vibrant streets, indulge in the laid-back beach culture, and relax amidst the picturesque landscapes of Goa.

Join us on this captivating Heritage and Coffee Trails of South India eBike Tour, where every pedal stroke will take you closer to the rich heritage, scenic landscapes, and aromatic coffee plantations of South India. Get ready for an adventure that will leave you with lifelong memories!

Tour Highlights

Mysore Palace

Heritage of Mysore

Mysore, known as the "City of Palaces," is renowned for its rich heritage and architectural marvels, including the magnificent Mysore Palace and the grand Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hill. Exploring the opulent palaces, and delving into the royal history and cultural heritage of Mysore offers a captivating experience.
Land of Coffee Chikmagalur

The land of Coffee - Chikmagalur

The land of Coffee - Chikmagalur, nestled amidst the lush Western Ghats of Karnataka, is a paradise for coffee lovers and nature enthusiasts, offering scenic landscapes, misty hills, and sprawling coffee plantations. Visiting coffee estates, learning about the coffee-making process, and savoring freshly brewed coffee amidst the serene surroundings of Chikmagalur provides a delightful experience for the senses.
A woman is taking a picture of an ornate doorway. Hoysala Temples Hassan

The great Hoysala Temples

The Hoysala temples, located in Karnataka, showcase the exquisite architecture and intricate carvings of the Hoysala dynasty, with notable examples including the Chennakesava Temple in Belur and the Hoysaleshwara Temple in Halebeedu. Admiring the intricate sculptures, elaborate friezes, and finely detailed craftsmanship of these temples offers a glimpse into the artistic brilliance and cultural heritage of the Hoysala dynasty.
Hampi Sightseeing

Ancient Capital of Vijayanagara Empire - Hampi

Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was once the majestic capital of the Vijayanagara Empire, and it is now a sprawling archaeological site with impressive temples, ruins, and monuments. Exploring the ruins of Hampi, including the iconic Virupaksha Temple, the Vittala Temple complex with its famous stone chariot, and the grandeur of the Hampi Bazaar, immerses visitors in the rich history and architectural splendor of the bygone era.
Badami Caves

Prehistoric Caves of Badami

Badami, located in Karnataka, is renowned for its ancient cave temples carved out of sandstone cliffs, showcasing a blend of Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain rock-cut architecture. Discovering the rock-cut cave temples of Badami, such as the famous Cave Temples 1, 2, 3, and 4, with their intricate sculptures and awe-inspiring surroundings, offers a fascinating journey into the region's prehistoric past.
Pattadakal Group of Monuments

Pattadakal Group of Monuments and Historic Sites of Aihole:

The Pattadakal Group of Monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a collection of intricately carved temples that showcase the architectural brilliance and cultural significance of the Chalukya dynasty in Karnataka. Aihole, located in Karnataka, is an ancient town renowned for its rich historical and architectural heritage, featuring a multitude of rock-cut temples, structural temples, and other architectural marvels.
Anjuna Beach

Leisure at Anjuna Beach, Goa

Anjuna Beach in Goa is a popular leisure destination, known for its laid-back vibe, stunning sunsets, and vibrant beaches. Relaxing on the sandy shores, enjoying water sports, exploring the bustling flea market, and immersing in the bohemian culture of Anjuna Beach provide a perfect blend of leisure and excitement in the beach paradise of Goa.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Bangalore

Activity: Arrival, Airport Pickup and Transfer to Hotel, Optional visit to Tipu Sultans Summer Palace
Meals: Breakfast
Tipu Sultan Summer Palace, Bangalore
Chamundi Temple, Chamundi Hills, Mysore

Day 2: Mysore Sightseeing

Activity: Transfer to Mysore, Sightseeing: Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills and Devaraya Market
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Cycling to Coorg

Activity: Transfer and Cycling to Coorg through villages and plantations, Enroute visit Namdroling Monastery Golden Temple
Activity Distance : 60 Kms
Terrain : Flat and Undulating
Meals: Breakfast, Enroute Lunch, Dinner
Cycling to Coorg
Cycling to Hassan

Day 4: Cycling to Hassan

Activity: Cycling through rustic villages and Transfer to Hassan
Activity Distance : 60 Kms
Terrain : Flat Backroads
Meals: Breakfast, Enroute Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Cycling to Chikmagalur

Activity: Cycling to Balur through scenic countryside, Visit Hoysala Temples Enroute
Activity Distance : 60 Kms
Terrain : Undulating backroads
Meals: Breakfast, Enroute Lunch, Dinner
Cycling to Chikmagalur
Cycling to Shimoga

Day 6: Cycling to Shimoga

Activity: Morning Coffee Plantation Walk, Cycling along countryside and forests and Transfer to Shimoga
Activity Distance : 60 Kms
Terrain : Undulating Backroads

Day 7: Cycling to Davanagare

Activity: Cycling through rustic villages and Transfer to Devanagare
Activity Distance : 60 Kms
Terrain : Undulating Backroads
Meals: Breakfast, Enroute Lunch, Dinner
Cycling to Devanagare
Cycling to Hampi

Day 8: Cycling to Hampi

Activity: Cycling through rustic villages and Transfer to Hampi
Activity Distance : 60 Kms
Terrain : Flat Backroads
Meals: Breakfast, Enroute Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Explore the Ruins of Hampi

Activity: Hampi Sightseeing: Explore the ancient capital of Vijayanagara Empire
Activity Distance : 60 Kms
Terrain : Flat and Undulating
Meals: Breakfast, Enroute Lunch, Dinner
Hampi Sightseeing
Cycling to Badami

Day 10: Cycling to Badami

Activity: Cycling through rustic villages and Transfer to Badami, Visit Badami Caves
Activity Distance : 60 Kms
Terrain : Flat and Undulating
Meals: Breakfast, Enroute Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Cycling to Belgaum

Activity: Optional visit to Pattadakal and Aihole, Cycling through rustic countryside and Transfer to Belgaum
Activity Distance : 60 Kms
Terrain : Flat and Undulating
Meals: Breakfast, Enroute Lunch, Dinner
Cycling to Belgaum
Cycling to Goa

Day 12: Cycling to Goa

Activity: Cycling through scenic countryside and Transfer to Goa
Activity Distance : 60 Kms
Terrain : Flat Backroads
Meals: Breakfast, Enroute Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Tour Ends

Activity: Drop to Airport, Farewell till next Adventure, Departure
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