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Idle Tours

Godawatta | Mihiripenna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 790 6156
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Brilliant day

Went on Idle Bikes as part of a tour, and did the 12km paddy loop. Breathtaking sites, really good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Adam B
via mobile

I stayed in Sri Lanka for 2 months, I used Idle bikes weekly for my training as a Triathlete. Isuru... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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We offer unique and unrivalled bicycle routes to explore the verdant, lush, beautiful countryside around Galle, Sri Lanka. All rides are guided, we have a support tuk tuk if needed and we are open everyday to all standard of cyclist.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“paddy fields” (19 reviews)
“bike ride” (7 reviews)
Godawatta | Mihiripenna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 790 6156
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on Idle Bikes as part of a tour, and did the 12km paddy loop. Breathtaking sites, really good equipment and guides who were always making sure all of us were ok. Stopped halfway for some fresh coconuts which was a very nice touch! Highly...More

Thank Adam B
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I stayed in Sri Lanka for 2 months, I used Idle bikes weekly for my training as a Triathlete. Isuru is the best guide with a lot of patience and took me on the long hilly rides up to 60km to get some good training...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Great 12km 1.5 hour gentle ride through Galle countryside including forest, jungle and Padi fields. Lots of wildlife to see. Good quality mountain bikes and terrain suitable for all ages and abilities.

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We did a 26km loop with Isuru. Organising the tour was easy, Idle Bikes was flexible and it was just my partner and I with guide Isuru. He was friendly, informative and put in little breaks for us to take pictures and look at anything...More

Thank emmadilemma83
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We were recommended Idle Bikes by our hotel. They had reasonably good mountain bikes, a great guide and we got to go off down tracks into the Padi fields that you would not of found without a guide. It was expensive for a 12km, 1.5...More

Thank ClareBet1977
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Took the koggala lake tour. Outrageous price to hire a bike for 2 hours. Nothing special or unusual to see.....only got to see the lake once so not a lake tour. We spotted more wildlife than our "GUIDE"! Nice bottle of water and stopped for...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Lovely little 12km jaunt through the paddy fields . Suitable for riders of all ages and capabilities. Our guide was patient and allowed the group to go at their pace. Stopped for coconut water along the way in a picturesque garden . Very much appreciated...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We went on 45 km ride- excellent route with some nice climbs- both dirth roads as sell asphalt. Bikes were ok (scott) but need better maintenance- very friendly guides

Thank eric12345678
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We did a bike through the rice paddies. We really enjoyed it, it was very even at 0900 in the morning. So I suggest you go early. It is a fairly easy ride, with one largish hill. Scenery was lovely and plenty of wild life...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A holiday in Sri Lanka would not be complete without an Idle Tours bike ride! It really is an unforgettable experience. To ride through unspoilt rural countryside, along farm paths bordering thriving paddy fields in the late afternoon sunshine is magical. The colours are stunning...More

Thank angela s
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