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Idle Tours

Godawatta | Mihiripenna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 790 6156
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Good escape from the hustle and bustle of the beaches

We were recommended Idle Bikes by our hotel. They had reasonably good mountain bikes, a great guide... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Expensive and underwhelming!

Took the koggala lake tour. Outrageous price to hire a bike for 2 hours. Nothing special or unusual... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Paul A
via mobile
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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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Godawatta | Mihiripenna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 790 6156
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely thing to do and its great seeing the quieter side of life, nature and paddy fields - but - at a price!

Thank Janebarkes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Sri Lanka is known for it's untouched beauty, and taking this tour really highlights why. A fantastic opportunity to delve deeper into the countryside surrounding Galle, and to really see the pace of life slow. I've taken this tour twice, and have been amazed by...More

Thank kesilcox
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Highly recommend this activity if you're staying nearby. Really great service, provided with a water, good bikes, a friendly guide and fresh cold flannel on return :-) A leisurely, tranquil ride (apart from the sounds of peacocks, which I loved!)

Thank _frankiesheps
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A group of us went on a ride for about an hour and half one afternoon through paddy fields and small lanes outside Galle. Our group consisted of mixed levels of experience and we went at a pace that suited all. The guides were patient...More

Thank Bethany C
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