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Lovely way to explore the rural area around Galle

The ride is approximately 1 hour and is a perfect excursion to see the countryside around Galle... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fun bike tours

We had a fun bike tour with Idle Bikes during our stay in Sri Lanka, through the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
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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.
Godawatta | Mihiripenna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 790 6156
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 26 km ride on the 25 of August. Unfortunately we cannot remember the name of the guy but he is not on the website. He was a very obliging and pleasant young man. Unfortunately his English wasn’t fantastic. He also didn’t seem...More

Thank raider5859
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ride is approximately 1 hour and is a perfect excursion to see the countryside around Galle. There are 1 or 2 reasonable hills but nothing too strenuous - it was perfect for my 10 and 12 years old children. You cycle among paddy fields...More

Thank Paddymal
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We had a fun bike tour with Idle Bikes during our stay in Sri Lanka, through the beautiful countryside around Galle. The guide rode at a slow enough pace for tourists but looked like he could go faster to suit the more accomplished in the...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

I did the 12km route and it was great. It was so nice to see the homes down the back streets, the rice paddies and bits of the jungle. I came back the next day and did the 26km route, they were very accommodating as...More

Thank CarynKohler
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We went for an early morning ride through the Sri Lankan countryside and paddy fields. We saw Water monitor, peacocks, monkey, buffalo and more. Really good bikes and helmets available and a very professional tour guide who knew his stuff! Would recommend booking in advance...More

Thank jon74
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great time as a group of 13. Bikes well maintained, helmets of all sizes. Free water bottle. Good to go early morning to beat the heat

Thank Ellie M
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We did the 12km paddy ride. The equipment was well-maintained and helmets and bottled water were offered. Our guide, Hasitha, was extremely friendly and knowledgeable . He guided us through the local farming village, stopping along the way to show us different wildlife, sights and...More

Thank rammjo
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We did the 26km ride and it was so good! You get up close with nature as well as people, have your camera ready at all times! We had done the Idle Boat Trip the afternoon before and the two trips complement each other perfectly!

Thank andrewandsarah2018
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This was a great way to spend a couple of hours. Bikes are a good standard, helmets provided. Good to get a sense of life in the countryside with a route following mainly nature reserve paths and quiet roads over a distance of 12k. Lots...More

Thank McClos
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Out of the 4 days we spent in Unawatuna this was the best activity! My husband and I did the 26km circular route with a guide who was very knowledgeable. We saw kingfishers, monkeys, monitor lizards, water buffalo to name a few. We met a...More

Thank Carol P
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