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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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Sapa 330000, Vietnam
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Reviewed today via mobile

We did the two day trek up and down Fansipan. It was remarkable, even in miserable weather. You start the hike from 1800m, then hike to 2800m on the dirt day, and stay at the well-built shelter (metal and steel- not camping but like a...More

Thank Karl Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

we did the cable car but climbed the stairs. was nice but not what we expected, its very touristically made. and at the top you see a stone carved on the floor. if you want the real experience go for the real mountain hike. make...More

1  Thank Zak G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I originally planned to do climb this over two days to get a more relaxing experience, but traveling alone it was cheaper to team up with another traveler and do a 1 day hike. I booked this in town at an agent. We had a...More

Thank mandy_aust
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The summit itself is a great destination for anyone who wants to have a look from the highest mountain of Indochina. A cablecar can take you up and down - this way you can also enjoy a nice 360° on your way up/down. The hike...More

Thank maximiliankrecu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beside the cloulds and the rain, the really annoying was the constant talking and music in nature and in the cable car. we would like to enjoy the trip, and not beeing disturbed by this constant propaganda voice. even worse, the climbing 300 meters to...More

1  Thank afrank31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The site is incredible!!! The architecture and interior design is brilliant. One of the nicest washrooms I’ve seen in a visitor attraction. The gondola ride is breathtaking, scary, exhilarating and jaw dropping. The views are majestic. Nice temples and easy strolling around. Best time to...More

Thank Irug37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bring your walking legs.... I went up on quite a cloudy day and couldn't see the view, but was still worth the trip on the train and gondola. Take your time walking to the summit, it is a bit tough (especially for those who haven't...More

1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cable car ride is literally the longest I have sat on. It is going so high up the mountains that as the cable car moves towards the sky, you get nearer towards the clouds. As this picture shows. On the way down you are...More

Thank Nicos C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fansipan, roughly translated into roof of Indochina is the highest peak in Vietnam. The top/ peak of the mountain is pleasantly different from other peaks. One can take a cable car from the base village of Sapa to reach around 100 mts below the peak....More

Thank Pradeep_wanderlust
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

very nice! nice walk, but long, but we think Ok! Unfortunately we did not see any wild animals in the whole area!

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Mark C
28 June 2018|
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Response from Howie C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, contact Uoc at the Mountaineer Hotel in Sapa. He's fantastic! You have to have a guide on Fanispan
21 June 2018|
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Response from Howie C | 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
28 April 2018|
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Response from Howie C | Reviewed this property |
Dozens, nay, hundreds of crude stairs hacked out of the living rock.