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Special experience with Cycling Vietnam at big cities

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang are of the most bustling and thriving cities in Vietnam. There comes a variety of vehicles on the street, especially motorbikes which can make you both impressed and confused when making Cycling Vietnam tours.

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Most foreigners say that they are really shocked in the first time coming to big cities in Vietnam. However, witnessing people moving difficultly on crowded streets in rush hours or being a part of this influx will be marvelous experiences that you have ever had!

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The blended beauty of Cycling Vietnam big cities

If you like challenges, conquest and discovery, Cycling Vietnam at big cities are the best choice to perceive Vietnamese soul. You then are able to touch the true life of Vietnamese confront everyday. Some people think that big cities as Saigon, Ha Noi, etc have nothing to discover, apart from overcrowded roads and skyscrapers. This prejudge is absolutely a big mistake! The exposure of culture and history in the big cities of Vietnam are allure mysteries that you can only find out with your own passion and experience here.

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For example, HCM city or formerly Saigon, has been the center of commerce, politics and culture in this country. This limitless – energy city has the mixed beauty of the future and the past which plays a crucial role in the residents’ minds and hearts. In Cycling Vietnam here, you can enjoy this feeling by cycling through timeless alleys to ancient temples and pagodas or bustle markets; then pushing fast rounds of  pedals to the modern areas of prosper malls, luxurious restaurant and hotel or enormous buildings.

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Moreover, for those who would like to figure out the capital, Cycling Vietnam to center Hanoi will make you satisfied with exciting facts. First of all, you should cycle to Hoan Kiem Lake, where King Le Loi was conquered a magical sword in order to expel invading Chinese, according to ancient legend. Then, he returned the sword to the Golden Turtle God, so the lake was named according to this event (“Hoan Kiem” means “returning sword”). There are more and more miraculous things waiting you to unravel here.

The most engaging factors in big cities that capitates most tourists is street vending, which supplies local people and foreigners with a wide range of fast food, fresh grocery as well as stuff things for daily activities. Together with ancient alleys, street vending has become a culture feature that forms the vivid image of Vietnam big cities. Therefore, making Cycling Vietnam at big cities will be more extraordinary than you can imagine.

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Conveniences of Cycling Vietnam at big cities

On the other hand, cycling in big cities is more favorable because each street has distinct name so that travelers can easily find any address to come, whereas in countryside trips, you will have difficulty finding the necessary ways because almost all the paths have no name.

Furthermore, the online map or smartphone apps can promptly navigate anywhere in the city which means that foreigners can cycle on their own without any help of tour guides. Thence, travelers who like independence and freedom can uncover the prettiness of big cities themselves. Other way, in the city, there are many useful services for cyclists such as bicycle rental, bicycle repair, etc so that you can feel comfortable for making Cycling Vietnam.

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With these advantages, Cycling Vietnam at big cities will be a wonderful chance for foreigners to experience the mysteries of this S-shaped country. Hope you like it and have a nice journey!

8 replies
  1. Rob Taylor
    Rob Taylor says:

    I’m glad you called out what always concerns me when I’m riding: getting lost. I can’t imagine getting lost in a city whose streets names I couldn’t even read… or where there are major roads to ride on. This sounds fantastic though and would be a blast to experience Ho Chi Minh that way.

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    • Long Nguyen
      Long Nguyen says:

      Yes, Rob. Sometimes just a comfortable place in a car and only then you make great photos of the chaos streets. It is still a great experience !

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  2. Lala
    Lala says:

    I would love to Cycle Vietnam – it looks like a fascinating place to visit. I must admit though the thought of the traffic craziness scares me!

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    • Long Nguyen
      Long Nguyen says:

      Some people say the same as they first come to Vietnam, but if you choose to stay at the back af a motorbike for a city tour, you will feel how hilarious the experience is. Cycling is an option and motorbike is another 😉

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  3. Bell | Wanderlust Marriage
    Bell | Wanderlust Marriage says:

    Great photos! We explore both HMC and Hanoi over a decade ago and loved both cities for different reasons. I think biking around would be a little scary, but a great way to explore more hidden parts of these amazing cities!

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    • Long Nguyen
      Long Nguyen says:

      Yes, cycling into the small alleys benihd the street is a real touch to the local daily life. Great photo if you are a photo hunter of streetlife

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  4. Vlad
    Vlad says:

    I’d love to visit Vietnam, your photos are really beautiful! Though I’m not sure I’d cycle in a big city, I’m a bit afraid of traffic. What is it like in cities like Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City?

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    • Long Nguyen
      Long Nguyen says:

      It’s lovely chaos in Hanoi and Hochiminh Cty Vlad ! You might prefer to stay at a cyclo (rickshow with driver at the back) and cycling is done around the best places of the cities

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