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Fansipan Mountain

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Sapa 330000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fansipian mountain was one of the best views in Sapa! we spent there 5 hours, but you can less the cable car takes 20 minutes to go up. on the top you have some restaurants, and places to relax, on the top you can see...More

Thank Valentina O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the cable car up part of the summit then climbed the rest of the way up to the highest point we could reach. It was definitely a tough hike and the air level is different. It’s very foggy so the views aren’t great...More

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The station is very well kept and organized. Some what a bit too commercialized. The cable cars a well kept and clean. The peak has many things to see. You will need at least half a day. We were very unlucky as the day was...More

Thank Companion502509
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The visit to Fansipan mountain is definitely not cheap (in local terms), however, it is totally worth it. The cable car ride is amazing and makes you think about the wonders of modern technology. The scenery on the ride is breath taking. On the mountain...More

Thank eeaa
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Fansipan mountain is really high, i don't remember exactly its height. Well, so natural. It got the beautiful waterfalls. You should climb sometimes.

Thank arnaudblog
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing place, very high with a crazy view. It is highly recommended to take the cable car, up the stairs and reach the top of the mountain.

Thank galiyosi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found and arranged a Fansipan trekking trip with James from HALONG SAPA EXPERTS site agent and we communicate with him and got a smooth arrangement for Fansipan trekking tour and local villages. Train tickets and all other services were included and we had a...More

Thank Compass812532
Reviewed 1 week ago

Phan Xi Phang, Fansipan, or Phan Si Phang is the highest mountain in Vietnam, also the highest of the three Indochina countries, which is called "Indochinese Snake" (3,143 m) in Hoang Lien Son mountain range, Sa Pa town about 9 km to the southwest, bordered...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth to see. In the day that no raining is the best time. You can see the rice terrace from top view. It’s very amazing.

Thank นพดล ส
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here at the beginning of our trip. The waterfall was overflowing because of the heavy rain. It gives a nice but different feeling. It is very catered to tourists and they really try to rip you off. Was not the experience it was...More

Thank Ariane V
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Mark C
June 28, 2018|
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Response from HowieC52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, contact Uoc at the Mountaineer Hotel in Sapa. He's fantastic! You have to have a guide on Fanispan
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pjakeydog
June 20, 2018|
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Response from HowieC52 | Reviewed this property |
It 's a tough one dayer. Very steep and many difficult sections. An alternative is to take the cable car up and hike down. There are two camp grounds on the route that are serviced by porters. Uoc at the Mountaineer Hotel is... More
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mikekingweld
April 28, 2018|
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Response from Sheree M | Reviewed this property |
The cable car takes you to the mountain, then you can buy tickets on tram which takes you nearly to the top, just a couple of flights stairs to the summit. We climbed the steps (and there’s lots of them) from bottom to top... More
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