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Full-Day Hue City and Perfume River Bike Tour
"50km cycling (L)Recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1993 this city is famous for its magnificent architecture. It’s citadel palaces pagodas and royal tombs frame a poetic background of greenery on the banks of the Perfume River. In the morning we’ll cycle to visit the Hue Citadel and Imperial City. Then we’ll bike upstream aside the legendary Perfume River. Along the way Vietnam Bike Tours’ll stop to visit Thien Mu pagoda then continue to the rolling hills of the surrounding countryside where we’ll find the Royal Tombs of the Nguyen Emperors. We’ll take some time to visit Tu Duc and Khai Dinh tombs. After exploring the splendid gardens and ornate architecture of the tombs we’ll return to Hue to end the trip."
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5-Day Vietnam Central Coast Bike Tour from Hue to Nha Trang
"Day 1: Hue - Hoi An 100km cycling (L D)On the first day we’ll drive by bus 18km out of Hue to the coast. There we’ll begin riding off the beaten track for 40km along a picturesque narrow peninsular road from Thuan An Beach to Vinh Loc. We’ll hop on a local ferry to cross an estuary of the Perfume River before re-mounting our bikes on Highway 1. Here we will cycle the first of the day’s three hill climbs. In the evening we’ll check into the hotel in Hoi An
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4-Day Bike Tour from Hue to Hoi An Ancient Town Including My Son Sanctuary
"Day 1: Hue - Da Nang 60km+ cycling (L)Our guide will retrieve you from your hotel in Hue and organize a transfer out of the city. The day’s bike ride will begin at Thuan An beach and head to Cau Hai lagoon where you will see local fishermen and stilt houses on the water. Lunch will either be held as a picnic on the way or at a local restaurant. After lunch we’ll continue riding to Lang Co beach. On the way you’ll cycle up the Hai Van pass and enjoy a scenic view from the summit. Then we’ll continue cycling along the coast to the hotel for our overnight stay in Da Nang.Day 2: Da Nang - Hoi An 45km+ cyclng (B L)In the morning we’ll visit the Cham museum in the city. Then
From $744.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Vietnam

Be careful on the highways at night.

If you are cycling through Vietnam, then make sure that you don't get stuck on the highway after dark.That happend to me once and i was attacked by a gang and only escaped narrowly with some big...
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cachaseiro
Feb 06, 2011

Speedy Tailoring

Hoi An is a very dainty & attractive fishing village with some nice hotels, cool temples, a tranquil beach & river banks too.And the main reason is: that is THE place for tailoring!! Beware...
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Durfun
Jan 26, 2011

Overcharging.

There are many hawkers who sell foodstuff.There is one hawker who sell coconut drinks + the fruits and charge us about US3.00 in dong (we paid as not familiar with the currency)Later when we...
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das123my
Oct 27, 2009

Crime & Dangers

Crime against the person is not generally a problem in Vietnam - the penalties for harming a foreigner for locals are severe. However, as anywhere else, it pays to take care, especially after dark....
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Nhiki
Oct 06, 2009

You need to give your passport to Hotels

Vietnam was only the second overseas trip for Tracy and I so it would be fair to say we were "travel virgins"! On checking into our Hanoi Hotel at some ungodly hour of the morning, we were asked to...
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lindyz
Aug 13, 2009

Copy cd's and dvd's

My parting memory of Vietnam was a very scary one and one I will never forget. Get to the airport, luggage checked in, as we go to board and hand the lady our boarding pass, she says to me "Wait on...
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lindyz
Aug 09, 2009
 
 
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Not so much a warning - but a "how to do" tip

Crossing the road in Vietnam - an art unto itself!!!Watch the locals first to see how they do it, it will look crazy and dangerous at the start, but it is not! It will not matter if you as pedestrians...
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lindyz
Jun 01, 2009

Viet visa from Cambodia

Yes, you can get a pre-arranged Viet visa on arrival for flights with a Viet travel agency but for ALL land-border crossings you'll need the Viet visa in advance. But if you're going to be in Siem...
seagypsy
May 13, 2009

So you want hire a motor bike hmmmm!

3 trips through VN (in a car)Love the place and the people how great to ride a neat step thru scooteralso seen 3 dead people all were on 2 wheels - all bad newsbefore you do go very far please read...
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don01
May 03, 2009

Walking the streets of Hanoi

I am amused and also horrified at the way people just walk along and/or cross streets. The numerous bikers in the street is interesting to look at but to encounter them while you cross the street is...
Frenny
Mar 14, 2009

The "street war" - how to survive crossing streets

Once you arrived in Hanoi or Saigon you will face your first challenge: how to cross these streets without being hit by a motorbike or a car? You will realise that even if you happen to find a...
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flyfreak
Feb 25, 2009

Hotel/taxi mafia

Arriving to Vietnam after a long flight, suffering the time difference, the change of the climate, got less sleep on the plane, and you are very likely to find yourself in the first tourist trap. Your...
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flyfreak
Feb 25, 2009

Nha Trang. Dirty Beach!

If you're expecting a beautiful beach vacation here (such as I was) beware: The beach is not the most pristine of places to visit. Although the city itself is reminiscent of Miami's Southbeach or a...
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sandman78
Nov 20, 2008

Thief at Hoan Kiem lake, Hanoi.

I walk to Hoan Kiem lake at afternoon. There is a little island at the northeast corner.after I buy the ticket and walk on to the bridge which connect the island and bank, I feel backpack was moving...
nilt
Jul 01, 2008

Popular Cities in Vietnam

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Ho Chi Minh City

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Hanoi

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Nha Trang

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Hoi An

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Sapa

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Ha Long

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Top Hotels in Vietnam

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58 Hang Dao Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, 00844, Vietnam
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2 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, 84, Vietnam
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111 Ngo Quyen, An Hoi Islet, Hoi An, Vietnam
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30 Le Loi Blvd, Hue, Vietnam
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Ha Long St, Bai Chay, Halong Bay, Vietnam
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Beachside Tran Phu Blvd, Nha Trang, Vietnam
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Top Things to Do in Vietnam

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War Remnants Museum

There are lots of reviews of the War Remnants Museum on here and elsewhere, so I was expecting a particularly harrowing and one-sided affair. It wasn't quite like that, perhaps because I was already...
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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

One of the spectacles that is interesting to watch is the Changing of the Guards but when to see this ? We asked at the hotel and several travel/tour agencies and each time they either did not know or...
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Binh Ba

You guys usually hear about Nha Trang but hardly hear about Binh Ba island. Binh Ba is near Cam Ranh (Khanh Hoa Province), about 60 km far away from Nha Trang. Getting Binh Ba is very easy. Taking...
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Simon The Tailor

Simon The Tailor is the family tailor running business. I can not say enough about the owner of this shop - Mrs Lang who is friendly and has a good experience in suit and shirt made. She understood my...
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Ha Long Bay Cruise

Although there are hundreds of junks taking tourists on excursions you will be able to spot some local boats, some of them big and others smaller. There are fishing boats and small cargo boats...
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Imperial City - Hue Citadel

Thereare many ways to get Hue: - take flight to Phu Bai airport, 15km southeast of the city centre. - take train to the Hue Station, lies about 1,5km from the centre of town at the farwestern end of...
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"A narrow land with a bit of everything"
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iwys

"Vietnam"
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muddybok

"Vietnam"
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tampa_shawn

"Tampa_Shawn Visits Vietnam"
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richiecdisc

"Count your Dong in Vietnam"
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