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Half-day Cycling at Kochi

Kerala
2,381

Pumped Adventure
Couples/Group Adventure, Solo Adventure
24 hrs confirmation
Cycling Tour
Tour Leader

Overview

Fort Kochi is one of the most desired weekend outings for locals and people from other states of India. The place is not only famous for the history associated with it but also for its picturesque landscape. Fort Kochi is just an hour’s drive from the airport and is a beautiful water-bound area known as Old Kochi. The port city is famous for Portuguese, British, and Dutch architecture and an amalgamation of different cultures. This potpourri offering should be enough for you to join us on a cycling expedition in Kochi. We promise to deliver a unique and pleasant Fort Kochi cycling experience like nothing before.

  • Start a half-day cycling experience in the heart of Fort Kochi and immerse yourself in the beauty of the tree-lined roads and colonial architecture.
  • While cycling don’t miss out the majestic architectural splendour and the living monuments built by the Chinese, European, and African traders.
  • Witness the daily life of a dhobiwala in Kochi and observe their unique laundry endeavours while enjoying the combination of serenity and coastal charm.
  • One of the oldest Indian churches, the historic St. Francis Church is a testament to the presence of Portuguese on the land and houses the tomb of Vasco da Gama.
  • Weave through Kochi's magical cultural tapestry, discover the city's unique cultural heritage, and meander through the historical colonial streets.

  • You need to arrive at the starting point as per schedule.
  • After arrival you will meet up with fellow cyclists and the guides.
  • Get the introductory overview and also get briefed on the safety guidelines.
  • You receive your allocated bicycles for your half-day expedition in the streets of Old Kochi.
  • Embark on the magical ride by twisting and turning through the narrow colonial roads.
  • Get mesmerised by the tree-lined roads and colourful flowers adorning the local houses, creating an immersive experience for all the cyclists.
  • During the journey, check out the architectural marvels of the land and the living monuments established by traders from different countries in Portuguese times.
  • You also get to observe the daily happenings in a dhobiwala’s life and the culture of age-old clothing and laundry beating the tradition of Kochi.
  • At one point, you will be asked to park the bicycle at the Fort Cochin beach. 
  • Here, you will enjoy a relaxing time, soaking in picturesque views and possibly the best place to take a short break and admire the coast of South India.
  • From the beach, head towards St. Francis’ Church and explore the colonial past and the place’s architectural significance.
  • After winding through the colonial streets, you conclude your cycling in Fort Kochi experience. 
  • After the day’s adventure, return the bicycle, and conclude your relaxing yet productive getaway.
  • Cycle.
  • Helmet.
  • Tour leader.
  • Water & Refreshments.
  • Every participant must carry a valid ID. Please note that a PAN card is not considered identity proof.
  • All participants must sign the 'Standard Risk Acknowledgment & Disclaimer' form before the activity.
  • Individuals with the following conditions are advised not to participate: pregnant women, recent surgery, injured limbs, chronic back or neck pain.
  • Consumption of alcohol or any intoxicating substances is strictly forbidden during the entire duration of the trip.
  • Kindly follow the instructions and guidelines provided by the instructors for a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Participants are solely responsible for their personal belongings; the authority will not be held accountable for any loss or damage.
  • We expect all participants to show their responsibility towards nature and keep it clean. Since littering is strictly prohibited, participants must use the designated dustbins to dispose of their waste.
  • For security reasons, it is advised not to carry jewellery or other valuables during the cycling tour.
  • We expect all participants to be respectful towards each other. It will help foster an enjoyable riding experience.
  • Pay close attention to the guidelines given by the instructor both before and after the cycling activity.
  • Vendor details will be provided post-booking. Please coordinate with the vendor regarding reporting time and location.

  • We will confirm your booking within 24 hours.  
  • If the date is unavailable, our team will contact you to determine the best possible dates. Kindly bear with us, as this industry does not work with real-time inventory views from vendor partners. 
  • If you wish to cancel before receiving a confirmation, you will receive a 100% refund. 

  • Full Refund– If cancelled before 15 days of the date of the activity. 
  • No Refund– If cancelled by the customer in less than 15 days of the date of the activity.

  • 100% at the time of booking.

Rescheduling is subject to availability.

Once the cancellation window ends, rescheduling cannot be done.

Each booking allows for a maximum of two rescheduling opportunities. After which, no further changes can be made to the booking.

Any price differences resulting from rescheduling, such as changes in seasonal rates or availability, will be applicable and will be communicated to the customer during the rescheduling process.

In the event that a customer requests a rescheduling but fails to attend the newly scheduled appointment, it will be considered a missed appointment, and our standard cancellation policy will apply

  • You can’t consume alcohol or any intoxicating products during the cycling trip.

  • Participants are responsible for their personal belongings, so it is your own responsibility to ensure their safety. The organising authority will not be held responsible for any loss or damage.

  • It’s not advisable. For security reasons, we recommend avoiding carrying jewellery or valuables during the tour.

  • Please use designated dustbins or dumpsters for proper disposal. Littering is strictly prohibited.

  •  A tour leader will provide instructions and guidance throughout the tour. Please pay attention to their guidelines for a safe experience.

  • Wear comfortable clothing suitable for cycling. Closed-toe shoes and a helmet are recommended for safety.

  • Cycles will be provided for the tour. If you have specific preferences, please coordinate with the tour leader.

  • Yes, photography is allowed. However, be mindful of local customs and seek permission before capturing images of residents.

  • Welcome to the picturesque Fort Kochi, where history and nature abound everywhere. At 8 AM, reach the designated starting point and meet up with fellow cyclists and experienced guides.
  • Our experienced guides will provide a detailed tour overview and brief you about the safety guidelines. Following this, you will get your bicycle and safety gear for the adventure that is set to unfold.
  • Then, start your journey through the magical, narrow, and winding colonial roads of Fort Kochi. The enchanting tree-lined roads and the presence of houses covered with beautiful and colourful flowers set the tone for an enchanting experience.
  • On the way, check out the architectural supremacy of Chinese, European, and African traders. These cultures can still be found in spice markets, synagogues, mosques, and heritage walks.
  • Observe how the dhobiwalas, famous in Kochi, work the whole day and get insights into the age-old tradition of carrying and laundry beating. The place is known for its community spirit and also provides excellent photography opportunities for street photography enthusiasts.
  • Afterward, rest at the beautiful, serene, and relaxing Fort Cochin Beach. Not only does the beach sport scenic beauty, but it also has a historic charm and fun-filled activities right on the beach. 
  • You can also enjoy some local seafood, visit the Vasco da Gama square, and check out the Chinese fishing Nets at Fort Kochi Beach. It is the perfect spot for a short break and coastal admiration.
  • From there, visit the St. Francis Church, famous for its colonial past and one of the oldest churches in India. The Portuguese architectural style, coupled with fantastic-looking interiors, is why it is historically so significant.
  • After winding through the majestic colonial streets of Fort Kochi, it will be time to conclude the cycling Kochi trip. Return the bicycle, and depart the area with a heart full of lasting memories.
  • We hope to receive and guide you again on a different trip to some other part of the country.

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