Traveling to the Northwest, you must once take the Fansipan Sapa cable car to conquer the "Roof of Indochina", discover the magnificent natural picture of the Hoang Lien Son range, of the Muong Hoa valley. This is a great journey, saving many valuable memories in the land of Lao Cai.
Sharing experiences on Fansipan Sapa Cable Car.
1. Fansipan Sapa cable car, what's so "hot"?
Fansipan Sapa cable car is one of the "easy" routes to conquer Fansipan peak, also known as "Roof of Indochina" - once a dream of tourists near and far. Because this is the highest mountain in Vietnam, possessing the spectacular and magnificent scenery typical of the Northwest mountains and forests.
If in the past, visitors had to cross the forest to cross streams to climb to the top, today, the modern cable car system helps you quickly conquer Fansipan - one of the most famous Sapa tourist destinations.
Now, visitors can go to Fansipan by Sapa cable car. Photo: phammy97
Taking the cable car not only helps visitors conquer the highest peak of the Hoang Lien Son range but also gives you many fascinating experiences during the journey, taking beautiful photos of Sapa to keep memories on the land of Lao Cai region. North Pole.
Fansipan Sapa cable car in turn takes visitors through the beautiful scenery typical of the Northwest. The higher you go, the more you will fully admire the beauty of the green Muong Hoa valley.
The curving terraced fields, the small houses on the hillside, the fresh and winding stream in the village all have an idyllic and indescribable beauty.
See Hoang Lien Son National Park from above when riding Sapa cable car. Photo: bonphuongaztravel
Going a little higher, visitors will enjoy the magnificent picture of Hoang Lien National Park and Hoang Lien Son range. The mountains overlap with the same message, white clouds and mist are on the side of the mountains, painting a beautiful and captivating natural picture.
Taking the Sapa cable car to the top of Fansipan in the Sun World Fansipan Legend tourist complex is a great thing that you must try when traveling to Sapa. You do not need to spend many long days to climb the mountain, just sit on the cable car for a few dozen minutes to reach the top.
The highest mountain in Indochina is revealed with majestic beauty, with a vast landscape that no words can describe.
The length of Sapa Fansipan Legend cable car is 6292.5m - one of the two longest cable car routes in Vietnam. Photo: havunh1993
Besides experiencing the highest, longest and most modern three-wire cable car system in Asia, visitors also have the opportunity to explore a series of spiritual destinations with many works on the top of the mountain.
The most typical can be mentioned Thanh Van Dac Lo, Bich Van Thien Tu and Bao An Thien Tu.
What could be more wonderful than wearing warm clothes to take beautiful pictures in the Northwest highlands, save unforgettable memories in the journey to Sapa, explore the beautiful Mount Fansipan.
2. Learn about Sapa cable car system
Fansipan Sapa cable car is the leading modern cable car system in Asia, made with all the strength and determination of a team, bringing the most comfortable experience to visitors. All materials are manually transported up the mountain in the harsh weather conditions of the northern mountains.
Built in Sapa, the cable car to the top of Fansipan is the leading modern cable car project in Asia. Photo: tuilatranthanhday
In addition, related works such as souvenir shops, railway stations, and restaurants are all invested in the construction and refinement, bringing the most valuable experiences to visitors.
The designer of Sapa cable car station is the world famous architect Bill Bensley. He was inspired by brocade patterns and motifs of the people here to create an impressive station, imbued with the cultural identity and customs of Northwest Vietnam.
Currently, Fansipan Sapa Lao Cai cable car has a length of 6292.5m, which is one of the two longest cable car routes in Vietnam. Located at Sun World Fansipan Legend tourist area, Sapa Town, Sapa, Lao Cai, visitors can easily come to experience this project.
Experience the wonderful feeling of going to the top of Fansipan by cable car Sapa Lao Cai. Photo: tu.linnn
3. How to move from Sapa town to Fansipan cable car
Fansipan Sapa cable car station belongs to Fansipan Legend Tourist Area in the center of Sapa town, about 3km. To get to the cable car station, visitors can take a taxi or walk. On average, the price of a taxi is about 50,000 – 100,000 VND, the travel time is about 10 minutes.
Visitors refer to Fansipan Sapa cable car ticket price in Fansipan Legend tourist area. Photo: beta__ss
If you walk, it will take you 30 minutes to go from Stone Church to Thac Bac fork, then turn left on Nguyen Chi Thanh Street to Fansipan Legend Tourist Area (about 1.7 km). There are road signs available here, making it easy to get to the station without using Google Maps or asking for directions.
In addition, you also have another option is to take the Muong Hoa mountain climbing train connecting Sapa town with Sapa cable car station. The train will depart from Sapa town (Sapa Station) and end at Muong Hoa Station, passing through 2 tunnels and 4 viaducts, respectively, with a capacity of 2,000 passengers/hour. The price of a 2-way mountain train ticket is 50,000 VND/ticket. You can buy tickets and take the train at the MGallery hotel in the center of town.
You will be immersed in the beauty and grandeur of the Fansipan Legend tourist complex and the image of Sapa cable car. Photo: nntamz
When coming to Muong Hoa, visitors can spend time visiting the ancient rose garden, strawberry garden or enjoy Sapa specialties, buy souvenirs.
In addition, you can also stop to worship Buddha at Bao An Thien Tu. This is a temple located at an altitude of 1640 meters, possessing an ancient architectural style, beautiful scenery, converging the principles of heaven and earth.
4. Buy tickets to Fansipan Sapa cable car
The ticket price for Sapa cable car is 600,000 VND/adult and 400,000 VND/child from 1 to 1.3 meters tall.
Children under 1 meter are free of charge. Each cable car cabin has a capacity of 30-35 people, transport capacity up to 2000 guests/hour.
Sapa cable car ticket price is 600,000 VND/adult. Photo: tlinhnh
Cable car tickets made of magnetic cards, including round-trip fare for both ways to and from. Therefore, you need to keep the ticket very carefully because the return ticket will be collected. Besides, tickets are used during the day, so you should not buy in advance if you have not had time to go up the mountain.
You can buy tickets to Phanxipang Sapa directly or buy tickets at the hotel. Photo: Quynh__dq
Currently, buying Sapa cable car tickets to the top of Fansipan is very simple and fast. Visitors just need to go to the station and buy tickets directly. In addition, visitors can also buy tickets at hotels in Sapa for convenience.
5. Schedule when riding the cable car
Fansipan Sapa Cable Car starts from Hoang Lien Station, goes through a long distance and ends at Fansipan Station 3000 meters high. The difference between these two stations is more than 1400 meters and the travel time is 15 minutes.
While riding the cable car to the top of the mountain, visitors can admire the dreamy natural scenery of the dense primeval Hoang Lien Son forest, and the poetic Muong Hoa valley like a fairy picture.
The beauty of the tourist complex on the top of Fansipan. Photo: jsuistien
The higher you go, the more clouds will appear and at the same time the temperature will decrease. At this time, the cable car will sway a bit if there is a wind.
You just need to be calm and everything will be fine, don't be too worried or scared because this is the leading modern cable car system in Asia.
When Sa Pa cable car stops at Fansipan station, you will continue to climb 600 more steps in 20-30 minutes to reach the top of Fansipan and touch the highest milestone, marking "Roof of Indochina".
From here, you can admire the beautiful scenery of the mountains and forests in the Hoang Lien Son range, capture beautiful check-in moments.
Save a beautiful moment on "Roof of Indochina". Photo: chinspeedy
In addition to Fansipan peak, on the way, visitors can also visit Bamboo Garden, Bich Van Thien Tu, Bao An Thien Tu with a system of restaurants, shopping malls, ... are well planned and modern in the area. tourism.
The most special thing that you cannot miss is to explore the colorful flower gardens such as purple lavender hill, sunflower garden, cauliflower waterfall, rose valley, crimson azalea...
Just dress up nicely and bring your camera and phone and you've got tons of memories.
It's great to conquer Fansipan with your loved ones. Photo: letoet94
6. Notes when riding Fansipan Sapa cable car
In order for the Fansipan Sapa cable car journey to be convenient, visitors need to note a few things as follows:
- Always bring ID/Passport/Birth Certificate if using preferential or discounted tickets according to household registration or nationality.
- Food and services on the mountain are relatively expensive, so you should bring snacks and water to avoid getting thirsty or hungry midway.
When riding Fansipan Sapa cable car, you should dress neatly. Photo: minhoa0201
- Carrying furniture should be compact, avoid carrying too bulky items. Because Sapa cable car management board will not let you bring into the cabin.
- The temperature in the mountains is usually lower than on the ground, so you should dress warmly. Don't forget to bring gloves, a warm hat and a scarf because the temperature at the top is only about 8 degrees Celsius.
- When climbing 600 steps, you should go slowly to avoid low blood pressure because the air here is quite thin
You should choose warm clothes because it is often cold on the top of the mountain after getting out of the cable car station in Sapa. Photo: duonghop5
- Finally, you absolutely must not smoke because it can cause forest fires. It is also not advisable to throw garbage indiscriminately because it will affect the environment.
Fansipan Sapa cable car project has an important meaning for Vietnam tourism. Thanks to the cable car, the dream of conquering the highest mountain in Indochina becomes easier than ever. This modern cable car system also creates many opportunities to develop Sapa tourism, helping to improve the quality of life for the people here.