Your question: Is it safe to cycle in Vietnam?

Vietnam is generally a great biking country. Meaning there are enough bike repair shops and mechanics in almost every major biking spots. Beware though, most of these may not be able to handle your complex gears and special needs bikes. Vietnamese drive on the right side of the road.

Vietnam is one of the most popular cycling destinations, and it’s easy to see why.

What should I avoid in Vietnam?

11 Things You Shouldn’t Eat or Drink in Vietnam

  • Tap water. Might as well start with the obvious one. …
  • Strange meat. We don’t mean street meat, as street food in Vietnam is amazing. …
  • Roadside coffee. …
  • Uncooked vegetables. …
  • Raw blood pudding. …
  • Cold soups. …
  • Dog meat. …
  • Milk.

How long does it take to bike Vietnam?

Best Biking Routes in Vietnam

It should take one to three weeks travel time, depending on speed.

Where can I cycle in Vietnam?

8 Best Places to Cycle in Vietnam

  1. Mekong Delta. A stupendous maze of rivers with floating markets, pagodas, green luscious countryside, and cute little streets make this a dream to ride. …
  2. Hoi An. …
  3. Dalat. …
  4. Nha Trang. …
  5. Cat Ba National Park. …
  6. Sapa. …
  7. Hai Van Pass. …
  8. Hue.
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What is considered rude in Vietnam?

Speaking in a loud tone with excessive gestures is considered rude, especially when done by women. To show respect, Vietnamese people bow their heads and do not look a superior or elder in the eye. To avoid confrontation or disrespect, many will not vocalize disagreement.

Do you need a license to rent a motorbike in Vietnam?

Vietnamese driving licences are mandatory for riders of motorcycles with a capacity of over 50cc. You need an A1 license for under 175cc or A2 for over 175cc. It’s more to do with insurance policies when you ride in Vietnam.

Do you need a license to rent a scooter in Vietnam?

Electric Scooter

You’ll find motorbike rental stores that provide scooters with 50cc equivalent power, and you don’t need a license to ride them in Vietnam. You should check with your insurance about cover when driving even these bikes.

Can I rent a bike in Vietnam?

Rentabike specialize in self guided and guided rentals. We have offices in Hanoi, Danang and soon HCMC where you can take a quality bike for a tour on your own, with a guide or one way along the length of the country.

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