West Coast Adventure Tour

Discover the picturesque and spellbinding beauty of the west coast till Varkala like never before!

Itinerary

Overview
West Coast

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Day 6

Day 7

Day 8

Day 9

Day 10

West Coast Adventure Tour
Ride through the scenic landscapes of the Western Coast to explore the picturesque wilderness and beauty of Western Coast. Get a taste of the well-know adventure routes in the country.
Mumbai to Ratnagiri | 331 km
We silence the noise, as we kickstart by leaving the city of dreams behind. We then prepare to saddle up against the mix of broken tarmac and red soil before winding through the adventureous trails of Sahyadri ranges in sync with valuable basic long distance touring lessons, until we call it a day on the shores of Ratnagiri.
Ratnagiri to Goa | 272 km
Let's embrace a new day with the tricky and technical trails of Konkan, and explore the most admired sealine hugging Aarey- Warey roads, the bequest of historical forts, famed virgin beaches and seadside hamlets until we call it a day and unwind at sea side over sumptuous Goan cuisine.
Goa to Murudeshwar | 200 km
Let's embark on an endurance ride where we put all our learnings to test on the ride from Goa to Karnataka - from shimmering beaches to rugged internal trails under a dense forest arena. We finally seek comfort over delicious dinner at Murudeshwar's swanky hotel.
Murudeshwar to Bekal | 220 km
The distinct change in landscape indicates our entry into God’s own country - Kerala - known for its beautiful beaches and backwaters. We will be heading to our stop in Bekal, home to the biggest fort in Kerala. If we keep our senses sharp through the surprise off-road sections of the day, we just might make it to catch a spectacular sunset from the fort ramparts.
Bekal to Thrissur | 290 km
This is the most exciting stage of the tour as we explore Asia's longest drive-in beach, stetching 5.6 km, a playground to carve our riding skills over hard packed sand, before we head futher south towards the cultural capital of Kerala, Trissur.
Thrissur to Varkala | 280 km
Day 6 takes us to Varkala, the chill capital of Kerala. We ride through narrow cycle tracks and delve into the slow paced life along the beautiful backwaters of Kumarakom
Varkala to Kozhikode | 351 km
The day sees us to a daring encounter with famed Kerala state transport buses. Be prepared, all our learnings will be put to test here, until we calm ourselves over delicious local cuisine in Kozhikode.
Kozhikode to Shimogga | 407 km
As we begin day 8, we leave the beach towns behind and enter into forest reserves and ride through the fine trails of coffee estate at Chikmagalur till we end our day at Shivamogga.
Shimogga to Kolhapur | 400 km
With a week-long mix of tarmac and offroad riding, the penultimate day is dedicated to churning miles and enduring the highway run. We halt for the night at Kolhapur, concluding with an evening to bid farewell, award certificates and cherish the moments of the ride.
Kolhapur to Mumbai | 373 km
Busy highway and happy hearts – this is how the last day goes as we head back to our homes and families. A lazy ride from Kolhapur to Mumbai on the NH4 highway is a perfect way to conclude the adventurous week gone by.
Experts Speak

"The whole idea of West Coast Adventure tour is to experience some technical, intense and rewarding terrains along the way. The route from Mumbai to Malvan offers a plethora of options to ride through some sea hugging roads and terrains, some really good mountain climbs and downhills."

- Varad More,  KTM Adventure Expert

"This tour is an amazing experience specially curated to give riders a learning curve, while exploring beautiful landscapes and challenging terrains, where they can also apply their skills to test and come out with more confidence."

- Varad More,  KTM Adventure Expert

"West coast is not just embraced by the scenic sea-hugging roads, but also a well curated route that takes us through challenging deep sand, rocky path, uphill and downhill terrain."

- Rish John George,  KTM Adventure Expert
Rider experience

Had a great time riding along, with the other adventure seekers and experts who gave some valuable tips on riding throughout the trip.

Shashank Saxena,  Mumbai

What an exhilarating experience riding along the sea-coast and finding an opportunity to test our bikes and riding skills on different terrains.

Ramesh Nair,  Mumbai
Inclusions & Exclusions
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KTM Adventure Academy
Inclusion:
  • Exclusive for KTM Adventure owners
  • Training by KTM Adventure training team
  • Classroom and live drills -Curriculum designed with KTM International athletes
  • Certification and Service Back-up
  • 1no. Meal and snack each/ batch
Exclusions:
  • All the elements other than mentioned in inclusions
Rules & Guidelines:

Below are the must-haves for rider: to participate

  • All the elements other than mentioned in inclusions
  • Finger covering gloves with abrasion resistance material like leather or goretex and knuckle protection
  • Finger covering gloves with abrasion resistance material like leather or goretex and knuckle protection
  • Riding Jacket with shoulder, elbow, chest and back armour
  • Riding pants with protectors or Modular Knee pads inside the denims / riding pants
  • *- Ankle length boots are mandatory*
  • - Eye protection (riding goggles, sunglasses, clear visors)
  • Kindly fuel up your bike and do a basic checkup (Brake, Electronics, Tyres etc).
  • Check your driving license and bike documents (Insurance, RC/ PUC etc).
  • Check your own riding gear, helmet, Gloves, elbow guards, Knee guards. DO NOT USE OTHER RIDERS HELMET OR GEARS.
  • Do not share food and refreshments.
  • Kindly contact the KTM authorized dealer / expert rider for all the information of the event.
  • In case the ride gets cancelled due to COVID restrictions, Please do not travel to the
  • location and contact the expert rider.

Covid guidelines:

  • Ensure you carry your mask and sanitizer and practice physical distancing.
  • Post event gets over rider must go back home considering COVID basic hygiene guidelines.
FAQs:

Who can participate?

  • Only KTM 390 Adventure and 250 Adventure owners

How many levels of certification are there?

  • 2 levels – Bronze & Silver in the increasing order of difficulty

What is the reporting time?

  • Reporting Time : 7:30 am and 12:30 pm – 2 batches/ day

What is the maximum number of riders per batch?

  • 20 riders

What is the itinerary?

  • Registration & breakfast - Briefing and classroom - Curated drills – Classroom & Feedback
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KTM Adventure Trails
Inclusion:
  • Exclusive for KTM Adventure owners
  • Curated Route and Guided by KTM Expert
  • Accompanied by fully-equipped KTM crew
  • Light Breakfast
Exclusions:
  • All the elements other than mentioned in inclusions
Rules & Guidelines:

Below are the must-haves for rider: to participate

  • A full-face helmet (preferably with D-ring locking mechanism and DOT, ECE or SNELL Certified)
  • Finger covering gloves with abrasion resistance material like leather or goretex and knuckle protection
  • Riding Jacket with shoulder, elbow, chest and back armour
  • Riding pants with protectors or Modular Knee pads inside the denims / riding pants
  • *- Ankle length boots are mandatory*
  • - Eye protection (riding goggles, sunglasses, clear visors)
  • Kindly fuel up your bike and do a basic checkup (Brake, Electronics, Tyres etc).
  • Check your driving license and bike documents (Insurance, RC/ PUC etc).
  • Check your own riding gear, helmet, Gloves, elbow guards, Knee guards. DO NOT USE OTHER RIDERS HELMET OR GEARS.
  • Do not share food and refreshments.
  • Kindly contact the KTM authorized dealer / expert rider for all the information of the event.
  • In case the ride gets cancelled due to COVID restrictions, Please do not travel to the location and contact the expert rider.

Covid guidelines:

  • Ensure you carry your mask and sanitizer and practice physical distancing.
  • Post event gets over rider must go back home considering COVID basic hygiene guidelines.
FAQs:

Who can participate?

  • Only KTM 390 Adventure and 250 Adventure owners

What is the reporting time?

  • Reporting Time : 06:30 am @ KTM showroom

What is the maximum number of riders per batch?

  • 20 riders

What is the duration of the event?

  • Half-day through curated routes – 70% trail / 30% tarmac

What is the itinerary?

  • Reaching at KTM Showroom : 6:30 am
  • Registration : 6:30-7:00 am
  • Morning Briefing : 7:00-7:30 am
  • Flag off : 7:30 am
  • Reach the venue : 9:30 am
  • Breakfast 9:30~10:00 am
  • Briefing for trail riding- 10:00:10:30 am
  • Trail riding and off road training “ 10:30~12:00 am
  • End of the ride
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Pro-Getaways
Inclusion:
  • Exclusive for KTM Street 250/ 390 Owners
  • Curated Route and Guided by KTM Expert. Ride with Moto vlogger
  • Accompanied by fully-equipped KTM crew
  • Light Breakfast and Lunch
Exclusions:
  • All the elements other than mentioned in inclusions
Rules & Guidelines:

Below are the must-haves for rider: to participate

  • Min. ISI mark Helmet mandatory for Rider and Pillion
  • No rider will wear 3/4th and ride.
  • Jeans and shoes mandatory.
  • Helmet & Protective gears (Riding Jacket, knee Guard) mandatory for rider and pillion.
  • Kindly fuel up your bike and do a basic checkup (Brake, Electronics, Tyres etc).
  • Check your driving license and bike documents (Insurance, RC/ PUC etc).
  • Check your own riding gear, helmet, Gloves, elbow guards, Knee guards. DO NOT USE OTHER RIDERS HELMET OR GEARS.
  • Do not share food and refreshments.
  • Kindly contact the KTM authorized dealer / expert rider for all the information of the event.
  • In case the ride gets cancelled due to COVID restrictions, Please do not travel to the location and contact the expert rider.

Covid guidelines:

  • Ensure you carry your mask and sanitizer and practice physical distancing.
  • Post event gets over rider must go back home considering COVID basic hygiene guidelines.
FAQs:

What is the reporting time?

  • Reporting Time : 06:30 am @ KTM showroom

What is the maximum number of riders per batch?

  • 20 riders

What is the duration of the event?

  • Full-day through curated routes

What is the itinerary?

  • Reaching at KTM Showroom : 6:30 am
  • Registration : 6:30-7:00 am
  • Morning Briefing : 7:00-7:30 am
  • Time: 8-9 hours full day ride

o Who can participate?

  • Only KTM 250cc and 390cc owners
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Urban Escape
Inclusion:
  • Curated Route. Led by a trained showroom manager/ local expert
  • Accompanied by KTM Mechanic with basic tools
  • Light Breakfast
Exclusions:
  • All the elements other than mentioned in inclusions
Rules & Guidelines:

Below are the must-haves for rider: to participate

  • Min. ISI mark Helmet mandatory for Rider and Pillion
  • No rider will wear 3/4th and ride.
  • Jeans and shoes mandatory.
  • Helmet & Protective gears (Riding Jacket, knee Guard) mandatory for rider and pillion.
  • Kindly fuel up your bike and do a basic checkup (Brake, Electronics, Tyres etc).
  • Check your driving license and bike documents (Insurance, RC/ PUC etc).
  • Check your own riding gear, helmet, Gloves, elbow guards, Knee guards. DO NOT USE OTHER RIDERS HELMET OR GEARS.
  • Do not share food and refreshments.
  • Kindly contact the KTM authorized dealer / expert rider for all the information of the event.
  • In case the ride gets cancelled due to COVID restrictions, Please do not travel to the location and contact the expert rider.

Covid guidelines:

  • Ensure you carry your mask and sanitizer and practice physical distancing.
  • Post event gets over rider must go back home considering COVID basic hygiene guidelines.
FAQs:

What is the reporting time?

  • Reporting Time : 06:30 am @ KTM showroom

What is the maximum number of riders per batch?

  • 20 riders

What is the duration of the event?

  • Morning-day through curated routes

What is the itinerary?

  • Reaching at KTM Showroom : 6:30 am
  • Registration : 6:30-7:00 am
  • Morning Briefing : 7:00-7:30 am

Who can participate?

  • All KTM owners
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Tours
Inclusion:
  • Accommodation on double/triple -sharing basis in campsite / guesthouse / hotel depending on the availability
  • 3 meals on all tour days- starting from breakfast on day 1 till the last day of the ride. Morning & Evening tea / coffee is also included
  • One motorbike mechanic in case of any breakdown
Exclusions:
  • Any meal, service or charges not mentioned in inclusions
  • Petrol expenses, insurance and mandatory COVID test, if required for any of the riders
  • Environmental & Permit fees
  • Any entry fees, monument fees, guide charges, camera fees, tolls, parking, activity charges, etc.
  • Any juices, soft drinks, bottled water, beverages, etc.
  • Any shipping assistance provided to transport your bike to the starting city
  • Cost of any spare parts consumed during the ride
  • Any costs rising due to delays, roadblocks, medical emergencies, breakdowns, etc
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Rides
Inclusion:
  • Accommodation on double/triple -sharing basis in campsite / guesthouse / hotel depending on the availability
  • 3 meals on all tour days- starting from breakfast on day 1 till the last day of the ride. Morning & Evening tea / coffee is also included
  • One motorbike mechanic in case of any breakdown
  • First Aid Box and a paramedic to administer basic first aid
  • Services of a Tour Manager to coordinate logistics
Exclusions:
  • Any meal, service or charges not mentioned in inclusions
  • Petrol expenses, insurance and mandatory COVID test, if required for any of the riders
  • Environmental & Permit fees
  • Any entry fees, monument fees, guide charges, camera fees, tolls, parking, activity charges, etc.
  • Any juices, soft drinks, bottled water, beverages, etc.
  • Any shipping assistance provided to transport your bike to the starting city
  • Cost of any spare parts consumed during the ride
  • Any costs rising due to delays, roadblocks, medical emergencies, breakdowns, etc
 
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Rules & Guidelines
Tours/Rides/Track Events Rules
  • Follow all rules and regulations of the ride and the Pilot Rider. They are for your and fellow riders' safety.
  • Riding gear – We recommend every rider should have at least the basic safety gears such as right size helmets, riding jackets, hand gloves, riding pants / knee guards, protective footwear, etc. Riders will not be allowed to ride in shorts, track pants, or sleeveless vests at any time during the entire ride.
  • Zero tolerance – Riders who have bad motorcycle attitude, ego issues or under the influence of any kind of alcohol or drugs during/ beginning of the ride will not be allowed.
  • The Expert rider will be conducting alcohol tests every morning as per the routine. Failing to meet the requirements will result in the Expert rider expelling you from the ride immediately.
  • Riding Formation – Always follow the riding formation and guidelines laid by Road Captain. Each rider must maintain strict discipline when it comes to riding formation and riding speeds.
  • Traffic Laws – Follow all the traffic laws. Breaking of any traffic law will not be tolerated. If a rider is caught by any of the traffic cops for breaking traffic laws, he / she will be responsible for it and must handle that situation by himself / herself.
  • No Stunts - Performing bike stunts will not be allowed while on the group rides.
  • Communicate – Always communicate through signals with your Pilot rider, or any of the fellow riders just in case you are facing any kind of riding problems or any kind of health issues during the ride.
  • Documents – Please maintain all the necessary documents of your bike such as Vehicle Registration Certificate {RC card}, Insurance Certificate and valid Driving License.
  • Maintenance – Get your bike serviced in time, go for a short ride and ensure your bike is as fit as you for the travel to avoid unwanted interruptions to you and our fellow riders.
  • Fuel - Always fill up your tank before the ride so we don’t want have to stop unnecessarily for fuel on the way and cause delays.
  • No Mobile Usage – Riders are not allowed to use electronic devices such a mobile phones, cameras, video cameras, while they are on the ride.
  • First Aid Kit – Always carry your personal first aid kit along with you while coming on the ride. This is for your own safety as the Pilot rider may be unaware of your medical conditions and appropriate medications.
  • Necessity – Always carry hard cash along on the ride. There may be many places where there may not be any ATM available and there may be many places where people don’t accept digital forms of payments.
  • Acceptance – Always be ready to face all kinds of weather conditions, including rains while you are on ride. So, it is better to carry your raincoat, luggage cover, or your winter coat as well.
The New Normal of Covid-19
  • Considering the new normal, we intend to keep riders’ safety first by undertaking all the necessary precautions during the ride.
  • All Places of stay have been chosen considering COVID compliances.
  • However, all participants are expected to keep sanitizers, gloves, face masks in their riding kit, enough to last the whole duration of the ride.
  • All participants are expected to maintain social distancing at all times.
  • All participant will have to download the Aarogya setu app for the entire duration of the ride and the status will be checked every morning at Breakfast time.
  • Temperature check will be done every morning and evening, right from day one.
  • Signed declaration indemnifying agency for KTM by all participants giving their consent for both COVID and third-party liability.
 
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Things To Carry
LIST OF ESSENTIALS
  • Please note that you will be carrying all your personal luggage on your bike, therefore pack accordingly and bring minimal items to make sure your ride is comfortable.
  • RTPCR Test with negative results mandatory, if required for any of the riders
  • You will have to strap your luggage to your bike. Carry your stuff in a duffel bag, soft shoulder bag or a rucksack that you can strap on to your bike. Carry a waterproof cover and straps for your luggage. Please avoid carrying expensive watches, jewellery and electronic items on the ride. You are responsible for the safety & security of your personal belongings.
Personal items:
  • Personal documents: Drivers License
  • Vehicle documents: RC/ Insurance/ PUC
  • Personal clothing, if needed - Light t-shirts, Trousers, Light fleece jacket, Small light weight towel, Cap/hat ,Comfortable shoes/floaters for off-the-bike wear, Insulated water bottle and/or hydration pack, sunglasses with UV protection and ability to cut the glare, spare pair of socks
  • Personal toiletries, sunscreen lotion, lip balm
  • A small First-Aid kit and Medicines, any specific medication you may require, torch / flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • COVID Safety Kit; Face masks, gloves, sanitizers etc
  • Basic tool repair ki, extra bungee cords/ luggage locking belts
  • Piece of rope, spare key of your bike
  • High energy snacks
  • Waterproof pouches for securing electronic items
  • Spare spectacles, glass cleaning solution.
  • Light warmers and rain protection wear.
 
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Bike Preparation
We strongly recommend you service your motorcycle at the nearest KTM service center. Ride the bike for a short weekend trip before the tour onset. Ensure that the following is being addressed at the service center with the help of the technician.
  • Inspect your suspension before the trip
  • Check the rear swing-arm bush for wear and tear and replace if necessary
  • Check your chain and rear sprocket for wear.
  • Your bike’s clutch is really crucial for this trip. So make sure that your clutch is in order and adjusted properly without trace of any drag, slip etc.
  • Check your battery and earthing connections. The demanding terrain and the riding conditions that you and the machine are likely to encounter on the route could further accentuate existing problems.
  • Check all cables and if any are frayed, replace them.
  • It is critical that you know your machine’s fuel consumption.
 
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Recommended Gear
Riding Gears:
  • Motorcycle helmet with ECE /DOT/ISI/SNELL approved (mandatory). Correct size helmets recommended.
  • Riding jacket with CE approved armour
  • Riding pants/Riding jeans with CE approved armour
  • Riding gloves with knuckle protection (warm liner recommended depending on weather)
  • Riding boots with Ankle Protection.
FAQ
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