In spite of being as famous as other cycling cities in the world such as Amsterdam (Netherland), Copenhagen (Denmark), London (UK), Vietnam has recently been a nice place for biking.
1. Hanoi capital
Over the past few years, the trend of using bike to work or to take a stroll has become much more attractive due to its benefit such as environment-friendly, healthy and stylistic. Foreign tourists coming to Hanoi on a Vietnam holiday also love to rent a bike for a cycling city tour, enjoy the bustling streets and the delicious rustic street-food as well.
Some of Hanoi routes with beautiful view, for instance, Hoan Kiem Lake, Old Quarter, West Lake, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum surroundings, Thanh Nien Street, Hoang Hoa Tham Street etc. have many bike rental agencies. From only VND 80,000 to VND 200,000 depending on different types, you can have a bike to ride yourself.
2. Da Nang
Having been famous as an environment-friendly city and owning a beautiful coastline, Da Nang is an ideal place for biking. From Han River to My Khe Beach, from Han market to Non Nuoc village, the winding beach roads are always the favorite places for bikers.
Nowadays, many tour operators in Da Nang also provide cycling city day tours with reasonable prices. Bike rental is also popular here. Almost all hotels have this travel service for tourists.
3. Hoi An
It will be a miss not to mention Hoi An in the “places for biking” list. In terms of scale, Hoi An City is small, you can go and explore the town within the radius of not more than 10 km, thus bicycle is an ideal one. It is estimated that 50% of Hoi An people choose cycling as a means of transportation around the city.
Many visitors also opt for Vietnam biking tours along the interesting ancient villages such as Thanh Ha pottery village, Cam Thanh village, Tra Que vegetable village, and Kim Bong carpentry village...
Some travel agencies here also provide eco biking tours. However, many tourists just want to rent a bicycle and explore the attractions of Hoi An at their leisure. Bicycle rental services in Hoi An is popular with affordable prices.
4. Da Lat
Da Lat, also known as the most romantic city in Vietnam, is well-known for the cool air all year round and the dreamy scenery. Besides, most of the attractions in Da Lat are located within a radius of 10km from the center, so biking will not take too much time. Choosing a biking tour, tourists can indulge in the fresh air, immerse in the poetic space of Xuan Huong Lake and enjoy a walk in the Love Valley...
If you are adventurous and want to try thrills then rent a mountain bike to explore the wild & mystic beauty of destinations outside the central Da Lat such as Prenn Waterfall, Datanla Waterfall, Cam Ly waterfall, Cu Lan village, the highest mountain in Da Lat - Langbiang...
5. Vung Tau
Neither being crowded as Hanoi and Saigon, nor being quiet and peaceful as Hoi An, Vung Tau has always had its own charm to attract visitors. The first impression of anyone coming here is the clean and beautiful streets. Therefore, the most popular vehicle here is bicycle.
Visitors to the city usually like to ride along the coastline, stop for swimming at Front Beach, Back Beach, or visit Bao Dai palace & Jesus statue on the hill, and have an afternoon coffee while watching the glorious sunset.