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Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls)

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Sapa, Vietnam
+84 4 3926 2730
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All reviews worth a visit hired a scooter walk up beautiful place to visit tram ton pass take photos heaven gate worth the climb rainy season heaven's gate private car sapa town beautiful scenery local guide sa pa bridge cascade
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went after the "love" falls. Its only 30 minutes walk inside and cheap - 20,000 per person. About 200 stairs. Really nice view and recommend if you in the area anyway.

Thank ophirf4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bu waterfall standards - these falls are not immense or thundering, but the authorities have built a nice path to view the falls and it's a worth while side trip from Sa Pa. The area is very clean and the falls themselves are scenically beautiful.

Thank K2-BellyDancer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a nice waterfall if not amazingly spectacular. Obviously more impressive during the rainy season. Pay the little entrance fee and go up to the bride as the views are much better. Go early and avoid weekends and public holidays as it gets very...More

Thank hannostamm
Reviewed October 1, 2018

If you have weak knees, this could be a bit of problem as you'd have to hike stone steps (50 steps?) to get to the observation bridge. But the view and the sound of the thundering waterfalls were absolutely worth the climb!

Thank Wahida_WB
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited this fall on the way to Fansipan Mountain. It is a nice waterfall. Don’t forget to bring your jacket. It is quite cold there.

Thank Việt N
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Stopped at this waterfall which can be seen from the road going up to Heaven's Gate. We walked up the steps to the midway bridge for photographs. There is no path up to the top of the waterfall.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Walk up 400 steps to the top. There are plenty to views on the way up and down for photo sessions. The water has a pristine look to it. There are various wild plantain and cardamom trees on both sides.

Thank Samit B
Reviewed September 11, 2018

We stopped there on the way and took a short walk to see the pretty waterfall and take pictures. Enjoyable

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Reviewed September 6, 2018

On our way to Love waterfall, we passed the Silver waterfall which can be seen from the road. Hence we did not pay to walk there. As it was the rainy season, the waterfall was quite powerful.

Thank Kim025Singapore
Reviewed August 13, 2018

It is ~12km from the center. A waterfall on the way to O Quy Ho Pass. I love the stunning view from the bridge at the upstairs. There is no way to the top of the waterfall, what a pity!

Thank Top-vietnamtour
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Response from Pauline H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we stayed at the Victoria Hotel in Sapa, and they offered a courtesy car to Cat Cat Village. I'm thinking that most big hotels would do the same. Taxis are cheap though if you need to take one. Too far to walk (we are... More
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Malie_Truong | Reviewed this property |
You can rent motorbike if the weather's nice and should to bring raincoat for sure . When I was there , it was raining so I booked taxi with 450000 vnd (about 20$) for both trip to Silver waterfall ,Love waterfall ,Heaven's... More
January 14, 2018|
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Response from Rachael2288 | Reviewed this property |
The water falls were nice to see and I wouldn’t be put off by the weather. You do not need a tour guide to do this route, we hired a scooter from sapa and the roads were very easy to navigate and it was much cheaper. We did... More