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Newly constructed in 2016, the long cable car ride to Fansipan mountain will be one of the most exciting travel experience you have in your lifetime. Start your trip at Sapa Hill Station where you will take a classical train ride along the mysterious mountain...More
We had private transportation to the visitors center and had no difficulty with crowds. The cable car crosses a wide valley and it can be quite windy. During February, the approximate 600 step climb to the top was quite cold. Dress warm and be prepared...More
The place by itself is a beautiful place. But the organisation and the people are very terrible. No particular queues are organised for the cable cap when the place is busy. People just keep pushing non-stop without manner. Besides, the area for viewing on the...More
We went on a Saturday morning and it was a big mistake. It took us 5 different queues (1+ hour in total) from entrance of Sun World to actually step into a cable car.
In order to reach the IndoChine Summit, you have to pay...More
This should have been a 5 * review but organisation ,crowd control and safety is absent.
Sunworld have turned Sapa and Mount Fansipan into a theme park and tourist trap.
It is an extrordinary feat of engnieering with 3 funiculars and a massive cable car...More
Modern beautiful tram ride to the peak. Amazing huge complex structures of pagodas, etc. linked by extensive stairs ways and platforms. We were there on a very clear day, above the clouds in the valley. Felt magical.
We went up to Fansipan via the funicular and cable car but unfortunately you have to stop in this awful tourist trap to catch the cable car. Not sure of it’s point other than to cause massive obstruction and obfuscation for non-Vietnamese speaking tourists who...More
We were not sure if we had time to fit it in but it was fine. Mind you it took 3 1/2 hours and we didn't eat up there or climb beyond the first viewing platform. Heed the warnings about wind chill and altitude sickness......More
Response from 207traceyk | Reviewed this property |
Check closing time, also sunset time. A couple of thoughts to help you: book tickets for aerial tram in advance. Skip the 4 minute tram ride from sapa, and instead, with your prepaid aerial tram ticket in hand, get a taxi to... More
Check closing time, also sunset time. A couple of thoughts to help you: book tickets for aerial tram in advance. Skip the 4 minute tram ride from sapa, and instead, with your prepaid aerial tram ticket in hand, get a taxi to take you direct to aerial car station. If you do this, assuming weather conditions are good, you probably have enough time to get to top of Fansipan assuming you do arrive in sapa around 1.
Response from D7850PTtanyas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We got a morning bus to Sapa. It is about 5 hours with a stop of half an hour from Hanoi. Definitely go to Fansipan. The Ventricular Railway leaves from across the street from the bus depot. The railway takes you to the... More
Hi, We got a morning bus to Sapa. It is about 5 hours with a stop of half an hour from Hanoi. Definitely go to Fansipan. The Ventricular Railway leaves from across the street from the bus depot. The railway takes you to the Cable Car. It is worthwhile going on the railway. You can get a private tour to the Silver Waterfalls or there are scooters from the main town centre of Sapa. The Sapa Sisters are also recommended to trek with. Also can book trips through your accommodation. The hotel even suggested the best day and time to go to Fansipan as the weather changes very quickly.