Top 10 Places to Try Traditional Transportation

Traditional transportation modes are not fading away simply because the better performance of modern transportation. Some people may seek for experiencing the ride with traditional transportation.

Rickshaws, Shanghai, China

The Rickshaws Shanghai China

Rickshaws Shanghai China

Despite being a large modern city, it doesn’t mean that visitors of Shanghai are not able to get on the traditional men powered transportation called rickshaws. Visitors are able to ride rickshaws as a part of their tours and may book the ride from online website.

Gondola, Venice, Italy

The Gondola, Venice, Italy

Gondola, Venice, Italy

Canals of Venice sing for visitors as gondola crossing and water splashes. Gondola is a main option of transportation in Venice aside of tragettho. Feel romantic atmosphere while sailing smoothly on the canals. Visitors may try to get on gondola with glass bottom for unique experience.

Tuktuk, India

The Tuktuk, India

Tuktuk, India

It’s said that tuktuk is originally from Thailand. But people in India just cannot be separated from tuktuk in the daily life. From Mumbai to New Delhi or simply a ride in the city, tuktuk is something necessary for Indian people and eventually for visitors who want to get unique experience.

Junk Boats, Hongkong

The Junk Boats, Hongkong

Junk Boats, Hongkong

The signature boat of Hongkong, the Junk Boats are neatly floating alongside Victoria Harbor. These are traditional sailing boats from Han Dynasty and are ready to greet visitors to get good time with them and breathe the fresh air.

Dog Sleds, Alaska or Norway

The Dog Sleds, Alaska or Norway

Dog Sleds, Alaska or Norway

In places like Antarctica, Alaska and Scandinavian countries like Norway, dog sleds are pretty common. A dog sled usually powered by six husky dogs. Best time to ride dog sled is during winter when snow blanket is all around.

Totora Boats, Peru

The Totora Boats, Peru

Totora Boats, Peru

Uros Tribes live on floating islands in Lake Titicaca. Their transportation is called totora. It has similar shape to a dragon and very light. But don’t worry; the boat is easy and convenient to be used to sail on the calm lake.

Becak and Andong, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Becak and Andong, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Becak and Andong, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Ride another version of three wheeler transportation called becak or ride the cart powered by horses called andong. Yogyakarta is not big as a city but the traditional atmosphere preserved very well through the ancient buildings along with the traditional transportations.

Tangah, Pakistan

The Tangah, Pakistan

Tangah, Pakistan

Visitors may use rickshaws or taxis in Pakistan but riding tangah is a great experience. This is a kind of cart powered by one or two horses. Because of the wooden wheels, do not expect it to be comfortable ride but expect it to give a great experience.

Monte Toboggan, Madeira, Portugal

The Monte Toboggan, Madeira, Portugal

Monte Toboggan, Madeira, Portugal

Get on a wicker sledge called Monte toboggan in Madeira to complete the fun during a trip. Came from 19th century, this transportation had been used every day and now it becomes tourist attraction. It gives extraordinary experience.

Bamboo Train, Cambodia

The Bamboo Train, Cambodia

Bamboo Train, Cambodia

Get on the train or ‘nori’ here in Cambodia. The train is not an ordinary train because it made of bamboo platform and powered by generator of electric engine. It’s a unique way of transportation but be on guard and ready to jump, because real trains might come into the way.

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