Classic Run

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December 28, 2019
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Trip Details

The Rickshaw challenge CLASSIC RUN will follow a route through Tamil Nadu in South-eastern India. With your intrepid team of challengers, you will pilot a 7-stage course that will take you on journey of almost 1,000 kilometres (roughly 590 miles). Your autorickshaw will traverse a wide multitude of roads and changing weather through the exotic Indian countryside.

10 Days

Chennai to Trivandrum, 950 km

28/12/2019 to 06/01/2020

Max. 25 teams

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Prices per team of up to 3 people
Basic €1475
Standard €2750
Deluxe €3165
Rickshaw Deposit

General Services

Auto Rickshaw
Luggage Truck Service
Medical Kit
Tool Box
Navigational sheet (Day Plans)
Event Shirt
Sim Card
On-Rickshaw WiFi

Vehicle Maintenance

Overnight Checkup: Team Pays for Parts and Labor
On the Road Service: Team Pays for Parts and Labor
Breakage: Team Pays for broken parts/fittings

Pimping

Dynamo horn

General Services

Auto Rickshaw
Luggage Truck Service
Medical Kit
Tool Box
Navigational sheet (Day Plans)
Event Shirt
Sim Card
On-Rickshaw WiFi
Hotel Package
Breakfast
Airport Pick up
Storage of valuables in Safety car
Mobile Phone
Road Map, Phrase Book
Event Cap
Team T-shirts

Vehicle Maintenance

Overnight Checkup: Team pays for Parts, labour free
On the Road Service: Team pays for Parts, labour free
Breakage: Team Pays for Broken parts/fittings

Pimping

Budget In-Rickshaw Entertainment Package
iRickshaw BUDGET Rickshaw Makeover Package
Musical horn
Water bottle holder
DC out to charge gadgets ( Cigarette lighter)

General Services

Auto Rickshaw
Luggage Truck Service
Medical Kit
Tool Box
Navigational sheet (Day Plans)
Event Shirt
Sim Card
On-Rickshaw WiFi
Hotel Package
Breakfast
Airport Pick up
Storage of valuables in Safety car
Mobile Phone
Road Map, Phrase Book
Event Cap
Team T-shirts
Airport Drop

Vehicle Maintenance

Overnight Checkup: Fully Covered
On the Road Service: Fully Covered
Breakage: Fully Covered

Pimping

Standard In-Rickshaw Entertainment Package
iRickshaw EXTREME Makeover Package
Musical horn
Water bottle holder
DC out to charge gadgets ( Cigarette lighter)
Comfortable Seats
New Tyres and Tubes

€1000 per rickshaw. Ain’t cheap but with experience we’ve found that it’s the right number to make sure that no matter how hard you party after the day’s stage that you’ll remember not to lose your mobile or not to crash your auto rickshaw just for the hell of it without stopping to consider the deposit. It’s also a built in expense account if you simply want the support mechanics to do your repairs without locating & negotiating repair costs along the way. Prices for repairs and replacements are listed in the roadbook that you receive prior to the event.

What to Expect

The original and best, the Rickshaw Challenge Classic Run is the ultimate mixture of machine and mayhem on three-wheels as you journey through Southern India in one of our lovable Rickshaws on an adventure that will provide an experience you’ll never forget. You’ll journey from the Bay of Bengal to the Arabian Sea via some of the most breathtaking places the world has to offer on one of the greatest adventures still possible.

At speeds that allow you to savor the experience and revel in the culture and history of the Tamil Nadu region, RC Classic Run is an adventure in India like no other and at the helm of your trusty auto Rickshaw you’ll see some of the most breathtaking scenery, amazing ancient monuments and wondrous sights travel to India has on offer as you traverse the most magical country in the world.

Whilst you’re free to see what you want on the Classic Run, and getting where you’re going is definitely half the fun, you will be passing through some amazing places that we recommend you don’t miss out on!

Cities visited: Chennai, Puducherry, Thanjavur, Madurai, Tuticorin, Rajapalayam, Kanyakumari, Trivandrum

  • Pay your respect at Shore Temple, one of the oldest temples in Southern India.
  • Visit Mahamaham Tank, one of the largest temple tanks in Tamil Nadu.
  • Admire the 33 000 sculptures of Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai.
  • See Krishna’s Butter Ball, a giant balancing rock.
  • Visit a tropical fruit farm.
  • Get lucky and meet some sloth bears and jungle cats at Neyyar Dam.
  • Watch the sunset over the most southern point of mainland India.
Itinerary

Day 1 (28-Dec-19)Practice in Chennai

Meet your rickshaw, learn to drive it and give it a spin! Full instruction and safety tips given so that even a novice can master this iconic little vehicle and be confident at the controls.

Day 2 (29-Dec-19)Chennai to Pondicherry, 146 km

Complete the challenge of getting out of Chennai, and cruise your trusty three-wheeled steed down the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal right up to the famous seaside city of Pondicherry.

Day 3 (30-Dec-19)Pondicherry to Thanjavur, 177 km

Time to head inland deep into Tamil Nadu’s land of temples, allowing you to travel back in time experiencing the vibrant history of India as you head towards Thanjavur, home to one of the Great Living Chola Temples.

Day 4 (31-Dec-19)Thanjavur to Madurai, 207 km

Spend New Year’s Eve getting to one of the biggest parties in India as you arrive in Madurai with its stunning temples, amazing atmosphere and get to see in the start of a brand New Year in the Athens Of The East.

Day 5 (1-Jan-20)Rest day in Madurai

Take the day off from racing around to recover from the festivities of the night before with a leisurely day in the streets of Madurai including a visit to the simply unforgettable Meenakshi Amman Temple.

Day 6 (2-Jan-20)Madurai to Rajapalayam, 95 km

A drive to the beautiful city of Rajapalaym famous for its cotton mills, hills, falls and forest.

Day 7 (3-Jan-20)Rajapalayam to Tuticorin, 130 km

Cruise down the coast road to the glorious city of Tuticorin home to a thriving fishing industry and which is famous across the world for its highly skilled pearl divers and the treasures they collect.

Day 8 (4-Jan-20)Activities in Tuticorin

See a side of Tamil Nadu well and truly off the tourist track as our local knowledge gives you a unique experience leading from shore-side temples to picturesque hidden away beach towns.

Day 9 (5-Jan-20)Tuticorin to Kanyakumari, 128 km

Celebrate the Tamil harvest festival of Pongal on a real-life tropical fruit plantation. Learn to cook traditional Pongal fare, how to create Kolam and get into the spiritual essence of the season!

Day 10 (6-Jan-20)Kanyakumari to Trivandrum, 70 km

Head for the state capital Trivandrum to finish off your journey in style through the beauty of Kerala in time for the Classic Run’s traditional closing ceremony and one of our famous after-event drinks parties.

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