A 3-day ride exploring the unexplored areas of the gorgeous coastal Karnataka!
Unending curves over the Western Ghats, fresh forest breeze, relaxing by the beach, exploring the rich culture of ancient Udupi, partying in the young jungle of Manipal, surfing in Kodi Bengre, watching the Souparnika river meet the Arabian Sea, relaxing in the infinity pool watching the sun rise over the horizon- our trip is going to be all this and much more!
If these things excite you just as much as they excite us, join us on this beautiful coastal ride!
WHERE : Bangalore - Udupi - Malpe - Manipal - Bangalore
DISTANCE : 900 kms (approx)
DATES : 10th November 2017 - 12th November 2017 (3 days)
DIFFICULTY LEVEL : 6/10
See what it's like to ride with the Circus
Ride through the heart of the Western Ghats- Shiradi and Charmadi Ghat sections
Stay at the luxury property and enjoy stunning vistas of the backwaters
Try your talent at surfing the sea!
Soak in the rich culture of Udupi and enjoy a meal at the world famous Udupi Shri Krishna Mutt
Enjoy an evening partying at the party hub of South-India, Manipal
Meet & Interact with a fun bunch of motorbike travellers and share stories
Breakfast & lunch on all 3 days, tea / coffee on Day 1 & Day 3
Accommodation on triple-sharing basis in a luxury beach resort in Malpe
Experienced Road Captain
First-aid provider with NOLS certification
Travelling Circus' Motorbike & Helmet stickers
Access to the infinity pool, snooker table, and indoor recreational activities
Authentic lunch at the popular Udupi joint- Mitra Samaj
DAY 1: BANGALORE TO MALPE VIA MANGALORE (425 kms) (10th November, 2017)
We meet on the outskirts of Bangalore at 6 30 AM and begin our ride towards Hassan. After breakfast enroute, we proceed towards Hassan. Soon after, we ride past the beautiful town of Sakleshpur and further through the curvy roads of Shiradi Ghats. We have lunch close to Mangalore and proceed towards Udupi, to the north of Mangalore and reach our resort at afternoon.
A bit of relaxing and freshening up, we can choose from an array of things to do in the evening- relax in the infinity pool overlooking the backwaters, hit the beach, catch some waves surfing at Shaka Surf Club, go for a Ayurvedic massage at the health centre or head to Manipal to party!
DAY 2: AROUND MALPE, UDUPI & MANIPAL (50 kms) (11th November, 2017)
A relaxed start to the day, today we get to eat the famous Udupi food (veg) at Mitra Samaj. We then head to Diana Ice creams and try Gadbad where it was born!
An afternoon of satisfying our tastebuds and the stomach, and we can choose to do what we want in the evening, depending on how we spent Day 1.
DAY 3: MALPE TO BANGALORE VIA CHARMADI GHATS (420 kms) (12th November, 2017)
Today, we begin our journey back to Bangalore after a relaxed breakfast at the resort. We take a different route via Charmadi Ghats today, and after lunch enroute, should be reaching back to Bangalore by late evening.
The rider is expected to have good motorcycling experience and riding skills. Riders must have prior experience in riding on ghat section roads. There is no restriction on bringing a pillion along. Protective gear is advisible for the ride. Full-face helmets are mandatory for rider and pillion.
Motorcycles are expected to be well-serviced before the ride. Bikes must have the tanks full before the start of the ride.
Both rear-view mirrors are compulsory for the motorbikes.
Riders are expected to carry their own water bottles during the ride. Good quality sun block is recommended. This ride does not provide a backup vehicle and no mechanic for the entire tour. Riders are expected to carry basic spare parts for the bikes. In case of break-downs or mechanical issues with the bike, the team will work as a group in finding the best solution for the issue.