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Sightseeing Ho Chi Minh on motorbike, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 
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alvingb's pictureby alvingb General travel tip
added on the 23rd of April, 2011
Motorbikes are the most common type of vehicle that you will be able to see on the roads of Ho Chi Minh City. There will be many motorcyclists on the roads and you would most certainly be approached by some of them to ask if you are interested in travelling with them on their bikes to any location.
The motorcyclist will bring you almost anywhere on their bikes. For example to famous tourists attractions, to good local eatery places or even to places to shop. The price is also very cheap to hire one of them to bring you around. They will also become your own personal tour guide. This is a great and cheap way to travel around the city with a local and at the same time get to know the place much better at a very affordable price. Do take note that wearing a helmet is a must when you hop on the bike.

Address:
All over Ho Chi Minh city

Price:
The price may differe depending on how much the motorcyclist quotes you. However for a guage it ca cost US$1 or 2 an hour.

Opening Hours:
They are found almost anytime of the day

On the web:
http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Vietnam/Thanh_Pho_Ho_Chi_Minh/Ho_Chi_Minh_City-1470720/Transportation-Ho_Chi_Minh_City-Motorcycle-BR-1.html

 
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