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Address: Godawatta | Mihiripenna, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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We offer unique and unrivalled bicycle routes to explore the verdant, lush,...

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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A holiday in Sri Lanka would not be complete without an Idle Tours bike ride!!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 and the birdlife impressive. We saw kingfishers, bee eaters, eagles and peacocks. The tranquility of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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Thank Janebarkes
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 the beautiful green paddy fields on both - and by multiple feathertail displays from nearby... More 

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Thank kesilcox
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!)

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Thank _frankiesheps
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 and informative and gave us all a coconut to drink from half way round! The... More 

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Thank Bethany C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a great afternoon riding through the paddy fields for a friends hen party. The scenery was amazing, the bikes great quality and the guide extremely knowledgeable and patient (especially having to put up with 14 women on a hen do!) It was a great way to start the hen do and helped us feel a lot more righteous... More 

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Thank jmullenger
Galle, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't count the number of rides I've been on. Living in Galle, it's become a therapeutic activity - a great escape from the buzz of Galle and the coastal road. I will always recommend Idle Bikes to friends and family, and usually join them if I can! Alex and his staff are great. I took the children I teach... More 

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Thank Hannah S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this ride through stunning paddies, seeing wildlife and birdlife and local farmers and sri lankans away from the noise of the city. The guides are friendly and attentive and they are keen to point out interesting things and give cold water and a tambele coconut half way ! Would definitely recommend this calm experience of rural sri lanka.

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Thank Annabelle P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful afternoon riding through the padis for our friend's hen's day. The scenery was stunning, service top notch and bikes in great condition. My partner also did the 40km ride the day before and was shown many diverse places around the local area. Thank you Alex!

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Thank Sally R
Richmond, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our own guide for the two of us. Having grown up in one of the nearby villages, he knew a lot about the area and showed us his old school. We took the shorter trip and really enjoyed cycling through the paddy fields. The guide was very informative and we stopped to look at the farming and other... More 

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