3-day Idukki cycling trip
Munnar, Kerala, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Ride up to 55 kms in this three-day adventurous cycling tour beginning from a charming resort in the hill station of Kuttikanam. Accompanied by a pack of energetic cyclists and guided by a lead cyclist, you’ll ride across the diverse and huge tea, coffee and spice plantations of Idukki. You'll enjoy the beauty of tall mountains, vast plains and subtropical forests on your way to the Periyar Tiger Reserve.

    This Idukki cycling tour is ideal for experienced and fit cyclists, as you’ll ride up to 40 kms on the backroads of Kuttikanam, on the unpaved trails with uneven climbs. A minimum of two travellers are required in order to book this Idukki cycling tour.

    Destination

    Kuttikkanam is hill station, perched in the mountains of the Idukki district, at an altitude of about 3,500 feet. The hill station is surrounded by verdant tea and cardamom plantations, with narrow trails and routes going through the farms. Along with growing meadows, you will also see many coffee and spice plantations that extend all the way to the 6,500 feet tall mountains of the Periyar Tiger reserves.

    You'll stay in a luxurious resort and guest house that opens up to a view of lush and lofty moutains of Idukki.

    Destination highlights

    • Explore the lush beauty of Kuttikkanam hill station.
    • Ride through huge plantations of tea, coffee and spice.
    • Ride on rough and gravel roads with uneven climbs.
    • Savour the exotic and traditional cuisine of Kerala.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Participants need to follow the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times during the Idukki cycling tour.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited while cycling.

    It is mandatory to have medical and accidental insurance before beginning the Idduki cycling tour.

    Cancellation policy

    If the cancellation is made more than 42 days before departure of the Idukki cycling tour: 100% refund.

    If the cancellation is made between 28-42 days before departure of the Idukki cycling tour: 50% refund.

    If the cancellation is made between 22-27 days before departure of the Idukki cycling tour: 20% refund.

    If the cancellation is made between 15-21 days before departure of the Idukki cycling tour: 10% refund.

    If the cancellation is made between 0-15 days before departure of the Idukki cycling tour: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Participants will have to sign an indemnity form before starting the cycling tour.

    The operator reserves the right to modify or cancel the trip if deemed unsafe due to bad weather conditions, natural calamities or any such events beyond human control.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    There is no pick-up for this Idukki cycling tour.
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    Drop off point
    There is no drop-off for this Idukki cycling tour.
    Mode of transport
    NA
    Start point
    Misty Mountain Plantation Resort, Kuttikkanam
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    End point
    Misty Mountain Plantation Resort, Kuttikkanam
    Time of departure
    12:00 PM
    Time of return
    08:00 AM

    Activity Details

    Nature of cycling trip
    Mountain cycling
    Will cycles be provided?
    Yes
    Can I bring my own cycle?
    No
    Elevation at start point
    3500 feet
    Maximum elevation (approx)
    6500 feet
    Minimum elevation (approx)
    2600 feet
    Total cycling distance
    55 kms
    Average cycling distance per day
    27 kms
    Support/crew on trip
    An expert guide and support mechanic with spare parts
    Cycle manufacturer/brand
    SCOTT Aspect or similar
    Cycle model
    SCOTT Aspect 740 or similar
    Cycle features
    NA
    Cycle age
    NA
    Day-wise elevation details
    NA
    Breakdown assistance
    Support mechanic with spare parts
    Instructions if bringing personal cycles
    Personal cycles are not allowed
    Maximum traveller weight
    NA
    Maximum traveller height
    NA
    Minimum traveller height
    NA
  • Day 1 of the Idukki cycling tour: Cycling around Kuttikkanam

    Arrive at Misty Mountain Plantation Resort in Kuttikkanam by noon. On your arrival, a delicious lunch will be served to you. Get settled in your room and gear up to head out on a 5-km cycle loop near your resort to see the landscape full of tea plantations. You'll ride on the paved road and some dirt tracks, and end your trip back in the resort. Overnight at the resort in Kuttikkanam.
    /Cycling Mountain Biking Idukki Kerala Tea Cardamom Plantation The Great Next Get a thrill out of mountain biking in Kerala.

    Day 2 of the Idukki cycling tour: Kuttikkanam to Kumily

    Today you'll ride from your resort in Kuttikkanam to Kumily, riding in the lush green forests of the Periyar reserve. This will be a challenging, 45-km ride with unpaved roads and steep climbs. You'll see tea, coffee and spice plantations along the way. Overnight at a hotel in Kumily.
    /Cycling Mountain Biking Idukki Kerala Tea Cardamom Plantation The Great Next Go on a scenic ride near the hill station

    Day 3 of the Idukki cycling tour: Depart from Kumily

    Wake up early in the day to enjoy misty views of the mountains in Idukki. You'll check-out of the resort and depart by late morning. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kuttikkanam
    End point
    Kuttikkanam
    Day start time
    12:00 PM
    Maximum elevation
    3500 feet
    Total distance covered
    10 kms
    Total cycling time
    3 hrs
    Minimum elevation
    3500 feet

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kuttikkanam
    End point
    Kumily
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    6500 feet
    Total distance covered
    45 kms
    Total cycling time
    5 hrs
    Minimum elevation
    2600 feet

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kumily
    End point
    Kumily
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    2600 feet
    Minimum elevation
    2600 feet
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation in hotels for 2 nights on a twin-sharing basis
    • Lunch on day 1 and day 2
    • Scott Aspect 740 or similar cycle with helmet
    • Back-up vehicle to carry your luggage
    • Services of an expert guide and mechanic
    • Snacks and beverages during the rides
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements from your home city to Kuttikkanam, from Kumily to your home city
    • Upgrade accommodation in hotels to single occupancy (arranged at an additional cost of INR 4,100 per person)
    • Any meals not mentioned in inclusions
    • Costs incurred due to damage to cycle and unforeseen circumstances like bad weather etc.
    • Personal expenses such as extra meals, beverages, apparel etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Cycling shorts
    • Loose fitting sports jersey or shirt
    • Sports shoes
    • Windcheater and jacket
      What not to Wear
    • Denims or jeans (while cycling)
    • Flip-flops/slippers (while cycling)
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Scott Aspect 740 or similar cycle with helmet
    • Spare parts, if required
    • Back-up vehicle to carry your luggage
      You need to get
    • Backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Moisturizing cream
    • Napkins and towel
    • Personal toiletries
    • Water bottle

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.
  • Day 1 of the Idukki cycling tour: Cycling around Kuttikkanam

    Overnight at the Misty Mountain Plantation Resort in Kuttikkanam.

    Today's meal package includes lunch, served as soon as you arrive at the resort. You can have dinner from the resort or other restaurants in the area at your own expense. You'll be accommodated in the Misty Mountain Plantation Resort in Kuttikkanam.

    Day 2 of the Idukki cycling tour: Kuttikkanam to Kumily

    Overnight at the Chrissie's Guest House in Kumily.

    You'll ride from Kuttikkanam to Kumily. Today's meal package includes only lunch. You can have dinner or other meals at your own expense. You'll be accommodated at the Chrissie's Guest House in Kumily.

    Day 3 of the Idukki cycling tour: Depart from Kumily

    You're trip ends by late morning.

    No meals are included in today's meal package.

    Food

    Lunch
    Food variations
    Veg

    Food

    Lunch
    Food variations
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    Food

    No meals are provided today
    Food variations
    Veg
  • Marker on map shows trip start point.