Our Kerala bike tour is offering a dramatic contrast to our other Indian tours, and a great winter touring option. As this is southern India, there are a few changes to our tour set-up, but as with the rest of our programme, there are no compromises on quality. Daniel, our tour guide, has lived in the area for many years, and has been running motorcycle tours since 1999. We have ten 350cc Bullets (so no large unwieldy tour groups!), but these come with higher bars and improved grips for comfort, reinforced rear struts to improve handling, chrome mirrors, crash bars, and short silencers. Electric mosquito machines are provided throughout the tour, and nets are provided in the main areas, the backwaters and Cochin. As with our other Indian tours, we travel with a mechanic, the excellent Ranesh, a jeep driver with unbelievable driving and negotiating skills, the incomparable Niyaz (and space for non-riding passengers), and carry bottled mineral water for when you just can’t face another cup of chai. Our hotels range from the very good through to the truly exotic, and we are sure that each one will be an enjoyable and unique experience. For 2008 we have again tweaked the itinerary to give you more time to enjoy the fantastic scenery and wildlife.