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Fansipan Mountain

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“base camp”(24 reviews)
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Fansipan is one of the most beautiful attractions in Sapa, It is the peak of Indochina with the elevation of 3143m
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Sapa 330000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sadly we came to Sapa seemingly at the wrong time of year. Extremely misty at the top and for most of the cable car trip, we couldn’t see much at all. But it did add a new perspective. We were fortunate to see the show...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Before coming to Sapa, this was one of the places we want to visit. On the last day of our trip, we went up to visit this peak. It was definitely worth it. It was easy to train station as we stayed at the Sofitel...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 34regisk
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice experience. but do not expect to see the view it is mostly very foggy . cabel car ride is very nice. beautiful view on the way up/down. Be aware of the need to purchase two tickets. One for each cable car.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 1ayelet
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took our time climbing the 600 or so steps to reach the top after getting off the cable car. Took our chances with the weather as clouds rolling in and out all day. We went up about 1:30 in the afternoon after it had...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank andrewp137
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cable ride is the best part of the trip. A 25 minute cable ride, followed by a train to the top. A lot of monument and view awaits you at the top. Don't forget to buy a combination of train and cable ride ticket together....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PSSHARMA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked the full day tour from Sapa and back and it was just amazing! Although the weather was cloudy it was like climbing a real mountain and walking in the clouds. There is so much to see on the entire site and each new...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank roin802
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t miss this place. You can either climb the whole way (about 2 days, with a guide) or drive to the bottom of the cable car. On the way up you get incredible views of the rice fields below (in the SaPa area they harvest...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank wisniak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cable car ride is great fun and provides a stunning view of the landscape. The mountaintop is a wonderful place to enjoy the gorgeous scenery. Somewhat pricey and quite a lot of stairs to climb, but it is worth it. Don't you miss this!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DavidMeH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally recommend a visit to Fansipan. Such a beautiful place in the clouds. Weather was perfect. Couldn’t have asked for a better day.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank rae37
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to fansipan mountain was amazing. We had seen many photos of the clear, spectacular views online so at first, we were disappointed when the majority of the mountain was covered with fog and clouds. Despite that, the trip up the cable cart was...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Hai_Q_Pham
September 26, 2019|
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Response from khais_yolo | Reviewed this property |
The cable car will reach the top about 3,100m above sea level. So if you're heading to the monument, you still need to take the steps up.
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erikfel97
September 24, 2019|
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Response from 705georgiag | Reviewed this property |
You can get tickets at the counter. Other stores and hotels may offer to sell them to you st cheaper rate which I imagine is because they get the “local” discount. I have read reviews that these will then get denied at entry... More
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125rebeccamm
August 18, 2019|
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Response from viccin2015 |
We just tried to go it alone but our taxi dropped us off right outside the ranger station, who wouldn't let us go without a guide! He charged us 1million VND each for passes and insurance and the guide. We just had to wait... More
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