It’s no wonder that when you talk to your relative or friends who experienced an interesting trip in Thailand, the most exciting discussion is about traveling by Tuk-Tuk. In fact, it is not difficult for you to find out Tuk-Tuk in any parts all around the world but in Thailand, it is more popular than others. In the event of your trip to Thailand in the future, besides preparing the best backpack for traveling, you can’t skip my article about traveling by the Tuk-Tuk in Thailand.
What Is The Tuk-Tuk?
For a long time, rickshaw has become one of the most common means in this region that was run by the cycling of drivers. Meanwhile, the tuk-tuk is its version with a little difference (power is provided by a small engine). This kind of vehicle has 3 wheels and a single seat for the driver up front. At the back of the tuk-tuk, there is a bench seat with space enough for 2 passengers. Moreover, nowadays seats of modern versions are covered and their sides are opened so it is quite easy for the passenger to get in and out but simultaneous they also provide a few protections against these features.
Is Traveling By Tuk-Tuk Pricey?
It is surprising that most of visitors and travelers assume that traveling by Tuk-Tuk is cheaper than getting a taxi. In fact, the price of tuk-tuk and taxi is pretty similar but is very important to know and agree with the price of your whole trip before getting on. Another element you need to remember is that for some areas, you may see some drivers asking you for a business so to negotiate a lower price, you can play one off against another.