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Fansipan Mountain

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Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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

Been to Sapa for several times and this is my first time to reach the Fansipan Mountain. You can see different type of weather when in the cabin cable. From very sunny at the bottom to rain, foggy and cold on the peak. Although there...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 639lea
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took taxi from our hotel to the cable car station. 700,000 Vietnam dong per pax for 2 way cable car ride and 150,000 Vietnam dong for 2 way train ride on TOP the mountain to go to the TOP of the mountain. It was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ranjania2015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As per previous reviews, this is expensive by Vietnam’s standards at 700k for the cable cart. We wanted to get the mountain train to the cable cart station but it wasn’t running so we got a cab from sapa for 80k (most charge a flat...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Liyhc5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Firstly, you will need to take a cable car to the mountains (cost around 700K local currency). Once you get to the mountain, you can have a choice to take another cable train (cost around 50K local currency), then you will get to the tip...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank andrewtC7769MU
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky the day I went not raining. I was able to see the Muong Hoa Valley in the cable car on the way to the top of the mountain. It’s beautiful up there and big Buddha on the top of 3000 meters that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank vtmp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy the ride of the cable car, the mountain view is beautiful, visit the 3 temples and the Buddha status, the delicious Vietnam cuisine buffet at the cable car station.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank choiyip123
Reviewed 1 week ago

For sure one of the highlight when you are in Sapa. There are different ways to get there (hiking or taking the cable car). The most easiest and comfortable way is going by train and by the cable car. The cable car takes 20 min,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kay55555
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hope to come back when the weather's better. Decided not to tale the cable rod as I wpuldn't be able to see much due to the fog. Just did some walking around and got to see the mounting from different vantage points

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jose Angelo S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fansipan mountain 3143 M (10,312 ft) is the highest mountain in Vietnam and also in Indochinese Peninsula (comprising Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia). In the past it takes 2-3 days trekking to go up to the very peak. Nowadays people can have easier option of taking cable...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Artee9022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's one of "must do" things if you're in Sapa. It would take you a long time of trekking, but there's an option make it esier to reach the top - cable car. The view from the peak is amazing, but you should go on...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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125rebeccamm
August 18, 2019|
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Response from chandrashekar_naik | Reviewed this property |
Better to book a guide..
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Kim Peh K
April 2, 2019|
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Response from Chrisxe | Reviewed this property |
No. but plenty of accommodation close by
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Huy1270
February 6, 2019|
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Response from chyejss | Reviewed this property |
Go to the Sun Plaza and buy your return ticket from Sapa center (ie the building itself). It costs you 800,000 Dong (return) and it will take you first by funiculaire and then cable. But to reach the top of Fansipan you need... More
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