Spirit of South India Ride


Day 1 / Chennai (Arrival)
Day 2 / Chennai
Day 3 / Chennai – Pondicherry
Day 4 / Pondicherry - Tanjore - 220 Km
Day 5 / Tanjore- Chettinad – 70kms
Day 6 / Chettinad -Madurai - 100 Km
Day 7 / Madurai – kodaikanal (Elephant Valley) 120 Km
Day 8 / Elephant Valley -Munnar - 160 Kms
Day 9 / Munnar - Periyar - 90 Km
Day 10 / Periyar - Kochi - - 161 Km

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 / Chennai (Arrival)

Arrive in Chennai, In morning we come to pick you up at the Airport  and drive you to your hotel in Mahabali puram. soon you’ll be introduced to the bikes and all details about the tour. Day relaxation.

 Stay at

  • sea-breeze Mahabali puram

Day 2 / Chennai

This morning at 6 am (to avoid the traffic), All the riders will ride moto Royal Enfield 500cc (Introduction ride) & visit of Kapaleeshwarar Temple and from there

 we are expected at the gates of the Royal Enfield factory, from there we will visit to Fort St George. To Mahabali puram

  • Kapaleeshwarar Temple
  • Fort St George
  • Royal Enfield factory

Day 3 / Chennai – Pondicherry

An early Go-Pro Cameras on helmets, riding gears, Royal Enfield Bikes, let’s start riding to Pondicherry. We will ride though its coastline - a stretch of paradise.

Places to visit:

  • French war memorial  1 kms
  • Immaculate Conception Cathedral  1kms
  • Auroville, Tamil Nadu 15kms

Stay at

  • http://www.thepromenadepondicherry.com/location.html

Day 4 / Pondicherry - Tanjore - 220 Km

Thanjavur is an important center of South Indian religion, art, and architecture. Most of the Great Living Chola Temples, which are UNESCO World Heritage Monuments, are located in and around Thanjavur.

Places to visit :

  • Brihadeeswarar Temple 20kms
  • Thirukarugavur Temple 26 kms from brigadeeswarar 
  • Siva Ganga Garden -27 kms from Thirukarugavur

Stay at

  • Ideal river view resort

Day 5 / Tanjore- Chettinad – 70kms

An early start, riding through the Tanjore to chettinad, We’ll visit the great temple of Brihadesvara, more than 1,000 years old, and take a walk in the old town.

Chettinad is the home of the Nattukottai Chettiars (Nagarathar), a prosperous banking and business community. It is also known for its local cuisine, architecture, and religious temples

Place to visit :

  • Vairavanpatti 30 kms from chidavaram villa
  • Karpaka Vinayakar Temple  2kms from vairavanpatti
  • Chettinad palace 29 kms from Karpaka vinayakar

Stay at

  • Cheedavarm villa

Day 6 / Chettinad -Madurai - 100 Km

A short and sweet stage. The route runs through typical small villages, where curious residents happily chat with passing travellers; and winds between the granite-needle formations characteristic of Tamil Nadu

Madurai is an energetic, ancient city on the Vaigai River in the South Indian . Its skyline is dominated by the 14 colorful gopurams (gateway towers) of Meenakshi Amman Temple. Covered in bright carvings of Hindu gods, the Dravidian-style temple is a major pilgrimage site. Millions attend the processions and ceremonies of April's Chithirai Festival celebrating Meenakshi and Lord Vishnu.

Place to visit :

  • Meenakshi Amman Temple 5 kms from hotel sangam
  • Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace 1kms from meenakshi temple
  • St. Mary's Cathedral church 200m from thiumalai palace
  • Banana market 800ms
  • Thiruparankundram 10kms

Stay at

  • http://sangamhotels.com/

Day 7 / Madurai – kodaikanal (Elephant Valley) 120 Km

The road drops down to the large plain of Coimbatore, offering superb vantage-points. We ride through coconut plantations and wheat fields. Then the road climbs in spectacular style to Kodaikanal, in the Palani Mountains.

Kodaikanal is a city in the hills, Its name in the Tamil language means "The Gift of the Forest",

Place to visit :

  • Elephant national park

Stay at

  • http://www.duneecogroup.com/our-hotels/elephant-valley/accommodations/hilltop-house

Day 8 / - Elephant Valley -Munnar - 160 Kms

Munnar is a town in the Western Ghats mountain range in India’s Kerala state. A hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite, it's surrounded by rolling hills dotted with tea plantations established in the late 19th century

Place to visit :

  • Tea Gardens
  • Mattupetty Dam 
  •  Theatre & Performances

Stay at

  • http://www.westwoodmunnar.com/gallery.html

Day 9 / - Munnar - Periyar - 90 Km

A maze of lakes and canals – then take the winding road that climbs into the hills of Periyar, amid lush vegetation.

Periyar (meaning: big river) is the longest river and the river with the largest discharge potential in the Indian state of Kerala. There are several places of religious significance along the banks of the Periyar.

Place to visit :

  • periyar lake  14kms
  • periyar tiger reserve  13 kms from lake
  • mudra culture centre  2kms

Stay at

  • http://www.aranyanivasthekkady.com/tariff.php#top1

Day 10 / Periyar - Kochi - - 161 Km

Last Day of our riding journey towards Kochi. full of good memories and fascinating experiences. Here it’s a time to do some shopping for the family and friends, collect all the tour pictures during our farewell party, We hope that you spent an enjoyable trip with us.

Stay at

  • http://www.tridenthotels.com/hotels-in-cochin

Dates & Services


Contact us for tour cost

The Service Includes:

  • Royal Enfield 500cc (UCE)  with fuel
  • Team leader/Road Captain.
  • Backup vehicle to carry luggage, spare parts and mechanic’s for the entire trip as per the itinerary. Mechanical Team with spare parts & tool kit.
  • Accommodation twin sharing.
  • All meals (in buffet)
  • Mineral Water & Juice
  • Medical kit(inc .oxygen cylinder )
  • Map
  • Your club/Company t-shirt
  • Stickers  of your club/Company on motor bikes
  • Photos & video
  • Pick and dropping at bus stand/kullu airport  
  • Farewell party
  • Cultural program
  • Inner line permits & monuments entry

The Service Excludes:

  • International /Domestic flights
  • Visa
  • Motorbike damage will be covered from your Refundable security amount
  • Medical insurance/Travel insurance coverage
  • Trip extension in case of road blockage /Natural crisis.
  • Riding Gears.
  • Personal insurance and evacuation charges
  • All expenses of personal nature such as Alcohol, laundry etc.
  • Insurance against or for accidents / loss of life, loss of goods etc.
  • Third party insurance.
  • Tips to guides, drivers etc.
  • Any item not included in the above "cost Includes".

Terms and conditions


1. Online Booking
A deposit of 30% of the total estimated bill is requiredto hold the booking on a confirm basis at least 90 days before the tour starts.

2. Security deposit
Required deposit: Rs. 10000/- per bike & one original ID proof. Refundable if there is no damage on the bike.

3. Cancellation and refunds
40% of the total estimated bill is refundable until 30 days before the tour starts. Above the stipulated time, 20% will be reimbursed.

4. Responsibility of the applicant
-The company is not responsible in case of physical or fatal injuries.

-The company is not responsible for the bikes damages. If the body, clutch plates or riding gears are damaged because of rough riding the applicant will be charged.

5. Trip extension
If unforeseen circumstances necessitate a trip extension or if the participants decide to extend the motorbike tour, additional costs will be charged to them.

6. Unexpected disruptions
Hardev Motors organizes guided motorcycle tours in some of the wildest areas on earth, accordingly the weather and environment can be unstable especially in the Himalayas.
Company is not responsible for changes in the itinerary or program  that are a result of roadblocks, landslides, monsoon, heavy rain or snow fall and any natural crisis.

7. Rights
HM Holds the rights to refuse/ remove you while on a tour In case of   not follow the rules of ride /command of team leader/Unacceptable behavior with other group members etc. No amount is refundable in that situation.

8. Conditions to participate in our rides
To participate as a rider an individual has to be equal or above the age of 18 years at the time of the tour and be in possession of a valid motorcycle driving license and international driving license (for foreigners), be in good health condition and have at least 2 or 3 years experience in riding a motorcycle.

As a pillion, an individual has to be equal or above the age of 12 years at the time of the tour, in good health condition and with at least some motorcycle co-riding experience.

9.Number of participants
A minimum of 6 riders is required to start a tour.


Bank details
HARDEV MOTORS A/C 790920110000215
(Bank of India) Manali Distt. Kullu (H.P) INDIA.
IFSC: BKID0007909

Contact Info


+91 8262800005
+91 9805318889
+91 9805888458
+91-1902 250115
On the way to Vashisht,
opposite of Sita Cottage
Manali, Distt. Kullu (H.P.) 175131, India

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