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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
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+94 77 790 6156
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a Dutch person it was great for me to be back on a bike. We did this with 22 people. The scenery was amazing. Best to do with less people due to the difference in skill/speed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BartvandenBos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience on the 41km bike tour of the lakes, tea plantation, animal hospital, back streets and villages. Our guide spoke good English and knew all the roads. Would recommend the 41km tour to all. Couple of large hills but well worth for the reward/views....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mrtylerhutch
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We did the 30km ride at the beginning of September. The views along the path we took were incredible; we saw water monitors, peacocks, water buffalo, and many native birds. Our guide was great at pointing out all the wildlife, as well as native produce...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kayla L
Reviewed 26 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank raider5859
Reviewed 24 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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