Featured Wild Tropical Rush In Coorg

This is a call for all sports freaks out there. Tropical rush in Coorg is a part of Green Initiative. This is a blend of multiple sports and fun activities like cycling, marathon, walking, still water rafting and running amidst the rain forests of Coorg.

The following are the events included:

  1. Rain-forest run for 21 KM
  2. Rain-forest run for  10 KM
  3. Rain-forest walk for  14 KM
  4. 5 K nature obstacle run
  5. MTB cycling for  21 KM 
  6. 2 KM Tropical Rush relay that is inclusive of 1 KM running and 1 KM still water rafting

You can participate only in one out of the six events.

On 5th November, report at Palm Valley resort where you will get all the details of each event including the venues allotted.

The package includes food, accommodation and transportation from the end point of each event to the starting point.

Itinerary

Day 1

  • Arrive at Palm Valley Resort on 05th November around 02:00 PM, meet your teammates and co-participants.
  • While enjoying a high tea, the instructor will brief you about the events.
  • Post which, depart to the respective venues of each event viz. Palm Valley resort, Misty Palms resort and Kadamakolli resort.
  • Enjoy a scrumptious dinner at the venue.

Day 2

  • Today, you can participate in any one of the events mentioned above; either 21 KM rainforest run, 10 KM rainforest run, 21 KM mountain bike challenge, 5 K nature obstacle run or 14 KM rainforest walk.
  • If you wish to partake in tropical rain-forest run for 21 KM, report at KKR Junction one hour before 07:00 AM when the event starts off and the end point is Kadamakolli Resort.
  • The track goes through the relishing narrow village roads of Theralu and Birunani.
  • If you are selecting 10 KM rain-forest run, then arrive at Birunani School one hour before the starting time at 08:30 AM. The race ends at Kadamakolli Resort. You will traverse through the thick wilderness, see Bommunji river running parallel to your track. Expect steep uphills and downhills throughout.
  • At around 10:00 AM, 21 KM mountain cycling challenge commences from KKR Junction. Those who are willing to participate in this particular event, report at the venue one hour before the starting time; the track takes you through the lush coffee plantations and finally enter the pastures of Brahmagiri foothills. The route consists tarred as well as off-roads.
  • Arrive at Misty Palms resort if you are a participant of 14 KM rainforest walk and it will start at 07:00 AM and you are requested to be at the venue one hour prior to the start.
  • 5 K nature obstacle race will be conducted at Kadamakolli Resort, all the participants of this activity are requested to report one hour before 08:30 AM which is the starting time of the event.
  • Create a team of yours for participating in the Ultimate Tropical Rush Relay that is 1 KM running and 1 KM still water rafting and then report one our before 09:00 AM at the starting point, KKR junction.
  • Breakfast will be served at the end of all the races.
  • Once all the events are concluded, price distribution will be held at Palm Valley Resort post which lunch also will be served. A music and dance party will also be there letting you have a fun time with your friends and fellows participants.
  • The exhilarating event ends here.

Stay

  • Accommodation on sharing basis, four in a room.
  • For all early bird tickets, accommodation will be at Palm Valley resort except for 5 K nature obstacle run.
  • Accommodation for participants of 5 K nature obstacle run will be at Kadamakolli Resort.

Meal

  • Breakfast and lunch on day 2
  • Dinner on day 1

Activity

  • MTB Cycling for 21 KM
  • Rain-forest run for 21 KM
  • Rain-forest run for 10 KM
  • Rain-forest walk for 14 KM
  • Nature obstacle run for 5 KM
  • Run and rafting relay- 1 KM run and 1 KM still water rafting

Other Inclusions

  • Race charges
  • Music and dance party

Transport

  • Transportation from the end point to the start point of race

Things To Carry

  • Sports Shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • A mandatory medical kit should be carried by the participant every time
  • Carry enough water, electrolyte drinks and energy bars
  • Carry ointments and or sprays for muscle pulls / aches
  • Carry lighter/ salt/ shampoo to prevent leeches
  • Carry rain coats and gum boots
  • Carry dettol and lemon to prevent leech bites

Advisory

  • Guidelines to be followed on the race day are given below:
  • All participants must come to the starting point 1 hour prior to the allocated start time.
  • All participants must collect their race packs together at Palm Valley on November 5, 2016.
  • All participants will receive one race number and T shirt.
  • All participants will receive a finisher’s medal.
  • All participants must carry the mandatory first aid kit at all times.
  • There will be a wave start for every 30 minutes.
  • The race is a fun race and timings will be captured manually.
  • All participants will have to sign an indemnity bond before the start of race.
  • All participants has to bring their own cycles and service team.
  • Race rules are as follow:
  • Once entered no refunds, transfers or credit can be offered for cancellations for the events.
  • There are no road closures for the Cycling/Cross Country routes competitors must follow the road traffic laws.
  • All competitors must follow the prescribed route.
  • Checkpoints must be visited in the correct order.
  • Obey the environmental policy.
  • Any competitor found littering by race marshals or fellow competitors can be reported and disqualified
  • Respect the local environment.
  • Assist any persons who are in difficulty and report it to closest race marshal.
  • Race director’s decision is final.
  • Competitors must be over 16 years to take part in the race.
  • In the event of inclement weather, the organisers have the right to alter the route on the day of the event.

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

  • If any cancellations are made before the start date of the trip, 100% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

  • No refund applicable

Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 15 minutes of successful booking.

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