Vietnam motorcycle trip according to CNN
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Vietnam motorcycle trip according to CNN: Author Jarryd Salem recently shared on CNN his memorable Vietnam motorcycle trip from North to South of this country.
According to Jarryd Salem, Vietnam is home to a large number of motorcycles. The roads are very convenient and favorable to the motorcycle trip. So, traveling through Vietnam on a motorcycle is becoming more and more popular. You will not have to worry much about the accommodation, the breakdown of the vehicles because the garages, the motels…become more and more widespread. Here are some highlights of the experience of the Vietnam motorcycle trip of Jarryd Salem:
Hanoi: This is where the Vietnam motorcycle trip. You can use the services of reputable companies; get a motorbike, the necessary safety equipment for the adventure.
Northern Highland Provinces: The journey really begins only when we go further into the mountainous provinces of the north. The North Vietnam motorcycle trip will give visitors the opportunity to admire poetic beauty, fresh air, a diverse culture, rich cuisine typical of rural Vietnam. In mountainous areas, temperatures can be reduced and the roads can be bad but all the difficulties will disappear when we have the chance to discover breathtaking landscapes, majestic mountains and the colorful life of the local populations.
During motorcycle trip in north of Vietnam, travelers can visit ethnic markets (Bac Ha, Can Cau, Meo Vac, Dong Van...); discover Sapa (Lao Cai), the stone plateau Dong Van (Ha Giang)...; admire the scenic views of famous places such as Quan Ba, Ma Pi Leng Pass, Khau Pha Pass...Most adventurers who come to these areas should spend at least one night with the local people (Hmong, Thai...) for cultural exchanges during the great adventure.
Phong Nha -Ke Bang National Park is located in Quang Binh Province, 500 km south of Hanoi. The park is located in a limestone mountain area of 200 000 hectares next to beautiful rice fields.
Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park is also home to about 300 large and small caves, whose Son Doong is considered the largest cave in the world with a length of about 10 km, 200 m high and 150 m wide on average.
The Ho Chi Minh Trail through the dense forests of central Vietnam is considered one of the great military achievements of the 20th century. The road is a strategic military transport network from north to south of Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Most motorcycle travelers choose to travel on the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Along the way, visitors can stop at several historic sites or visit open-air museums.
The destinations in central Vietnam: The discovery of beautiful and historic destinations in central Vietnam is inevitable during the Vietnam motorcycle trip. Travelers can visit the former military base of Khe Sanh (in Quang Tri) to learn about a heroic historical period of Vietnam, sites classified as World Cultural Heritages (Imperial City of Hue, the ancient port city of Hoi An, My Son Sanctuary), the splendid coastal roads from Nha Trang - Phu Yen - Phan Thiet...
Visit floating markets in the Mekong Delta: The Mekong Delta is home to a dense network of rivers. Floating markets on rivers in southern Vietnam are still alive with the presence of all sorts of goods. So during the trip in South Vietnam by motorbike, bikers can visit markets such as Cai Rang floating market, Phong Dien floating market, Cai Be market, Song Trem market...
For those who like to travel in distant lands, the motorcycle tour is a great way to explore the history and culture of each region in a close way. Still, travelers should learn about Vietnam's road traffic law, prepare for good health and the necessary supplies before doing the Vietnam motorcycle trip.