South India Coast to Coast Cycling is a classic tour focusing on Scenic Destinations, Ancient Temples, Historic Monuments Culture and Village Life. The tour starts from the historic city of Fort Kochi in the South Western Coast and ends at Mahabalipuram in the South Eastern Coast of India. The tour also offers ideal opportunity to interact with the warm-hearted Tamilians, try out the special Chettinadu Cuisines, South Indian Thali meals, steaming Idli and Sambar.
Initially, we will ride from Kochi towards the pristine beach of Marari. Next day, we ride to the backwaters of Alleppey for houseboat cruise in Vembanad Lake. We will progress our ride towards the Western Ghats to explore the misty hills of Vagamon and wilderness destination of Thekkady. We will traverse the downhill winding roads and ride to the great plains of Tamil Nadu towards the temple town of Madurai. Next day, we will visit the famous Madurai Meenakshi Temple. From here, we will ride to Chettinadu famous for unique architecture and culture of the Chettiar community. We will further ride to the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu – Thanjavur and visit the Brihadeeswara Temple. Riding along the river Cauvery, we will reach the fishermen village of Tarangambadi. We will further ride to the erstwhile French Colony, Pondicherry to visit the French quarters and the Auroville. Then, we ride to the coastal village of Mahabalipuram to see the ancient monuments here.