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The discovery of Karnataka - From Chennai to Goa in Royal Enfield

12 days / 11 nights
Southern India & Kerala - Guided motorcycle tours

price from 2999 € per pers.

Duo : 2999 € per pers.
Duo Moto : 3349 € per pers.
Solo Partagé : 3349 € per pers.
Solo : 3949 € per pers.

Travel through India from East to West, this motorcycle trip will take us into the heart of the jungle, exploring mountains, temples and plantations.

At the waterfalls bend, we will take advantage of a sanctuary dedicated to the respect of elephants, atypical dwellings and the discovery of cities.

A sustained rhythm that will end in an event not to be missed under any circumstances for all motorcycle lovers and more precisely for Royal Enfield lovers , the Rider Mania festival.

To obtain an E-visa, validated in 24 to 48 hours, you will need a valid passport and the form requested by the Indian Embassy.

This trip is for people used to travel by motorcycle and ready to adapt to all situations.

India is still an "adventure" destination whatever the travel arrangements!

Motorcycle insurance is not available on the Indian market.

To drive in India, you must have your international driving license.

Your day by day program

Welcome to Chennai

Meeting at the airport and transfer of the group to the first hotel.

In the afternoon, we will go to see the motorbikes and complete the formalities related to the rental. The rest of the time will be free to adapt to the jetlag and visit the surroundings.

Spend a night in a comfortable 3* hotel

From Chennai to Tiruvannamalai

After breakfast, we will visit the Royal Enfield factory in Chennai, these first few kilometers will allow you to familiarize yourself with your mount. Then we will take the road towards Tiruvannamalai.

Distance is about 195 km (4 hours' drive).
Spend the night in a comfortable 3* hotel in Thiruvottiyur.

From Tiruvannamalai to Yercaud

This morning we take the road towards the Shevaroy mountains south of Dharmapuri, on our way we will have the opportunity to enjoy the green hill of Yelagiri before dropping our luggage at the Yercaud mountain resort.

Distance is about 190 km (4 hours 'drive).
Spend a night in a 4* hotel

From Yercaud to Biligiriranga Hills

After breakfast, we leave for a day of intense driving in the direction of the central South India.

Before packing our bags at Biligiriranga Hill, we will enjoy a excursion to one of the most beautiful nature reserves in India, which was declared a tiger protection site since 2011.

It will also be an opportunity to walk around our chalet in the evening in search of stripes...

Distance is about 310 km (7 hours 30 minutes' drive).
Spend a night in atypical cottages.

From Biligirirangan Hills to Mysore

In the morning, we recommend a visit to a small village around the reserve, an encounter with the daily life of the villagers between two stories by the village chief.

Then, we will take the road to the impressive palace of Mysore which will leave you speechless - in this mountainous region you can observe carved path by wild elephants. On our way we will also observe temples, cathedrals and gardens.

Distance is about 100 km (3 hours' drive).
Spend a night in a beautiful 3* hotel.

Mysore - Free day

Today the day will be free to enjoy the architecture and the shops of Mysore's city.

We can organize for you:

-a guided tour of the palace
-a visit from the world's largest sculpted bull.
-a driver at your disposal for the day

From Mysore to Mudigere

This time we will head north to the town of Mudigere.

On our way we will be able to observe the extraordinary temples of the city of Hassan, be ready to get out your cameras!

For those who like hot drinks, our itinerary will pass along the beautiful Indian coffee plantations.

This incredible day will end in a splendid place in the middle of one of the coffee plantations... A magical atmosphere is guaranteed during the dinner.

Distance is about 200 km (6 hours' drive).
Spend a night in a hotel

From Mudigere to Shimoga

Today, we leave for a quieter day to reach our camp for the night.

After visiting a coffee plantation, we will head to the Sakrebyle Reserve, where we will spend the night.
The rest of the day will be free, it's up to you to see what you want to do with it...

Some may prefer to go on an adventure and try to see a tiger in the middle of the jungle... (option available on site) and others will prefer probably to rest.

Distance is about 160 km (4 hours' drive).
Spend a night in a 3* hotel

From Shimoga to Gorkana

After breakfast, in first, we will enjoy an animation with the elephants.

Then we will head off in the direction of the famous Jogs Fall, hold your breath and hang on tight so you don't get caught in the dizzying falls.

At the end of the afternoon we will reach the coast, where we will put down our suitcases in the seaside town of Gorkana.

Distance is about 250 km (5 hours 30 minutes' drive).
Spend a night in hotel

From Gorkana to Goa

Last stage to Goa, after breakfast we will head north, but before reaching this famous state we will make a stop in Karwar.

Then, we will take the direction of our hotel in Goa to enjoy the Rider Mania festival in the evening for those who wish.

Distance is about 130 km (4 hours' drive).
Spend a night in hotel

Goa & Rider Mania

Today, it's the last day of your trip with your Royal Enfield, so it's for you the opportunity to proudly present this motorcycle during the Rider Mania festival organized by the brand.

The Rider Mania is one of the most famous motorcycle festivals in India, find a biker atmosphere with custom & vintage stands, dirt track races, concerts and many more...

At the end of the afternoon we will return the motorbikes to the rental agency.
Spend the night in hotel.

End of trip

The trip ends after breakfast with a transfer of the group to the airport.

Departure board

For a better trip, our team advises you to leave between November and March.

Departures for groups formed on request

Technical information

Fact sheet
Starting point
  • Airport of Chennai.
  • Airport of Goa
  • In 3* and 4* star atypical hotels - double/twin room.
Level of difficulty
  • Distances up to 310km per day with an average of 215 km per day. An assistance vehicle will follow the group on all the routes described to manage the difficulties and carry the luggages. An English-speaker from Tiger Roads Travel will accompany you directly on the roads with a motorcycle.
  • Transfer of luggage by vehicle
  •  Option Duo with Pillion 
    (included Royal Enfield 500cc) : 1€
  •   Duo Moto Formule / pers.
    (included Royal Enfield 500cc) : 350€
  •   Shared Solo Formule / pers.
    (included Royal Enfield 500cc) : 350€
  • Option Solo (individual room) / pers.
    (included Royal Enfield 500cc) : 950€

    INCLUDED - a motorbike type Royal Enfield 500 cc / pers.
    Résultat de recherche d'images pour "royal enfield"
      : 1€
  • Pack VIP : Petrol corresponding to the route and motorcycle spare parts included / pers. : 249€
  • Gps HOLUX (9€ per day, guarantee of 180€) / pers. : 99€
  • Gps TRIPY (18€ per day, guarantee of 550€) / pers. : 198€
  • Visit Taj Mahal from Delhi (possible extension before or after the stay): transportation from Delhi to Agra on day 1, night in 4**** in Agra -  Visit Taj Mahal (closed on Friday) and Agra Fort on day 2, night in 4**** in Agra - And back to Delhi on day 3. 

    Includes English speaking guide, transfers, local taxes and site entrance fees. 
    Rate base per person for 2 to 4 persons. : 270€
  • A motorbike
  • Nights in charming 3* and 4* hotels or similar
  • The breakfasts
  • Airport transfers
  • The entrance ticket for the Rider Mania festival
  • A visit to a coffee plantation
  • Night and morning at the elephant sanctuary
  • All visits of the temples on the program
  • Assistance during the trip:
  • An assistance vehicle with driver, a mechanic in charge of the maintenance of the motorcycles, a local Indian guide and an English-speaker comrade from our team.
Not included
  • Non-program transfers
  • Air travel (can be booked for you - in option)
  • Insurances (individual and motorcycle)
  • The drinks
  • Fines, motorcycle repairs
  • Meals not included in the program
  • Permission to take pictures or film in certain places.
  • Petrol for rented motorcycles (about 14 € per full tank in 2018)
  • Optional program activities
  • Personal expenses


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