Bike or Motorbike Travel

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Bike or Motorbike Travel

If you're in reasonable shape and confident riding on potholed, heavily traveled roads, consider renting a bicycle for a jaunt to save on taxi fares, especially if you simply want to get from your hotel to the beach and back. Don't expect more than one gear or anything resembling what you're used to; check the tires and brakes. You can rent motorbikes at bus stops, train stations, markets, and beach resorts and cars at the airport—your hotel will be able to arrange one as well. You'll need an international driver's license to drive anything larger than a 55-cc engine. However, Indian drivers and roads being what they are, think long and hard before renting any motorized vehicle you intend to drive yourself.

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