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Idle Tours

Godawatta | Mihiripenna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 790 6156
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Freewheeling through the picturesque Sri Lankan countryside

Get away from the crowds and noise and amble around the backroads and paddy fields around Unamatuna... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
janenimmo
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Simply the best!

If you’ve not taken a tour with the wonderful team from Idle Bikes your Sri Lankan holiday is not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The_man_in_Seat_29C
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Brisbane, Australia
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“paddy fields” (20 reviews)
“bike ride” (7 reviews)
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Godawatta | Mihiripenna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Godawatta | Mihiripenna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 790 6156
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Get away from the crowds and noise and amble around the backroads and paddy fields around Unamatuna and Koggolla Lake. With decent bikes and friendly knowledgeable guides we spent a delightful morning spotting animals and exploring the local area. The cold bottles of water and...More

Thank janenimmo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’ve not taken a tour with the wonderful team from Idle Bikes your Sri Lankan holiday is not complete. We did a 32(ish)km, 4 hour guided ride round beautiful countryside. The whole Idle Bikes operation is laid back, friendly and helpful. Our guide was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We completed a 12km paddy loop with the whole family. Depending on your level of fitness you can choose your route with options ranging from a loop like we did to an all day trip into the hills. Along the way you will be led...More

Thank Stan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our experience with Idle tours. The route we took was beautiful and allowed us to see a part of Sri Lanka we would have otherwise missed. They had helmets for everyone including the kids, medium bikes for the six and seven year...More

Thank travelin_fam04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked over email the day before and Alex and his team were prompt to reply and confirm a convenient time for us. We are a family with 3 youngish children 6, 9 and 11. The cycling trip was a great adventure for them journeying...More

Thank Hoozurmama
Reviewed 18 November 2017 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 7 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
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