Fansipan Mountain

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Sa Pa is bordered by the scenic mountain range. And the one that will definitely grab your eyes is Fansipan Mountain. It has a height of about 3,143 meter. That’s why, it is considered as the highest range in Indochina and has definitely proved itself as the true muse for all hikers and trekkers. If you love hiking,then you should definitely not miss out the chance to explore its hiking trails. However, reaching the peak of the mountain will take you around 3 days. But you can still explore the mountain. Many local tour guides are there who organize trekking tours to this mountain. Get in touch with one of them and enjoy a thrilling trekking session in early morning hours in Sa Pa. 

Fansipan Mountain Travel Tips

  • This trekking is recommended only for skilled hikers.
  • Wear hiking shoes.
  • Carry minimum baggage as you need to trek for a long hour.

Fansipan Mountain Hours

  • Morning hours are usually recommended.

How to Reach Fansipan Mountain

  • By hired motorcyle till the foothill

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  • Fansipan Mountain Address: Fansipan, Sa Pa, Lai Chau, Vietnam
  • Fansipan Mountain Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Fansipan Mountain(preferred time): 07:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Fansipan Mountain: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 44% of people who visit Sa Pa include Fansipan Mountain in their plan

  • 37.04% of people start their Fansipan Mountain visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Fansipan Mountain

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

75% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fansipan Mountain

People normally club together Love Waterfall and Tram Ton Pass while planning their visit to Fansipan Mountain.

People also prefer to end their day with Fansipan Mountain.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Fansipan Mountain Reviews & Ratings

  • Wow! Really spiritual experience. The culturally interesting gift shops were a particular highlight. Definitely don’t spend your money elsewhere on less authentic and worthwhile experiences!

  • Worth every cent. Fansipan is one of the most magnificent attraction Vietnam has to offer. The place is ridiculously beautiful. The giant Buddha statue is detailed and beautiful.

  • A very cold whether condition... a great experience in one of highest mountain in Vietnam πŸ‡»πŸ‡³. If you go there please take your winter suits and get ready for raining, windy 🌬 weather conditions too!!!!

  • Fansipan is too good to merit 5 stars. From the town of Sapa, you go to Sapa station, and take a tram uphill. There you change to a cable car, known for holding 2 Guinness World Records. Uphill you can either take another tram or climb the stairs directly. The air is rather thin and it may be cold at autumn. Upon arriving at the summit you see several triangles written "Fansipan 3143m", and the scenery is dramatic. Downstairs stands the highest Buddha statue in the world, at 3079m. The cable car ride is so sweet - perfect for a honeymoon 😍

  • It is the best place to travel on a safari. Cable cars will be a good experience. It is only expensive. It is about thirty dollars round trip. But you can't feel it. It is said to be the best season in July and August.

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