Sapa Cable Car – Things to do in Sapa

Mount Fansipan was seen as a meeting point for many climbers, who were considered by tourists and discoveries to be the symbol of conquest of youth and determination. At 3,143m altitude is always a great challenge for generations of Vietnamese and foreigners. However, today with the advent of the Sun World Fansipan Legend cable car system opened and opened in February 2016 has turned many people’s dreams into reality. Here are things you should know before going to Fansipan Sapa cable car.

1. Fansipan Sapa cable car ticket in 2019:

Tourists of Sapa can buy Fansipan Sapa cable car tickets in many different places. If you go to a crowded group or on a peak, book in advance with the hotel where you rest in Sapa without going to the queue. If you go to a small group or on a low occasion, you can buy tickets directly at Sun Plaza right in the center of Sapa town or Sapa station.

To go to Fansipan Sapa cable car, you should join Sapa tours.

The plus point of buying tickets directly is that you will be awarded a voucher for food service discounts at the restaurant in Fansipan Legend complex. In addition, you are also consulted and guided more specifically on how to buy a train ticket for mountain climbing in the most economical and suitable way.

Fansipan Sapa cable car is recorded as the longest non-stop three-rope cable car in the world by Guinness. Cable car price for the latest updated in 2019 is VND 700,000 / person for a round trip.

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Fansipan cable car 2019 (Internet)
Sapa cable car
Fansipan cable car 2019 (Internet)

2. Muong Hoa climbing mountain train ticket in 2019:

Starting from Sun Plaza (Sapa town center) to Sapa station (Muong Hoa station), if you take a train to climb Muong Hoa, you do not need to take a taxi to Sapa station but still admire the panoramic view. Muong Hoa valley is very beautiful. The train of Muong Hoa mountain in Fansipan Sapa runs continuously so you do not need to spend much time waiting. The railway station is designed in a European style which is large but has many beautiful details, do not ignore the beautiful scenes here.

Muong Hoa train climbing  price is VND 200,000 / person / round trip.

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Muong Hoa climbing train – Fansipan cable car 2019 (Internet)

Staying with locals with this Sapa Trekking Tour with homestay in Giang Ta Chai Village is a great option.

3. Do Quyen climbing mountain ticket:

From Fansipan station to Fansipan peak, you will have to climb another 600 steps. For those who are healthy or on good weather days, this is not a problem. But for those who are afraid to walk, choosing Do Quyen train to go straight to Fansipan peak is a wise choice. The advantage of the railroad to Quyen is that you can actively buy round-trip or one-way tickets. If you don’t want to use cable car, you take an enticing Fansipan hike.

To save costs you should only buy one way up and walk down. So both saving time and energy, you can visit all populations of Ha pagoda, Thuong pagoda and beautiful flower road of Do Quyen on Mount Fansipan.

Ticket price is 100,000 VND / time, travel time is 1 minute.

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Do Quyen climbing train – Fansipan cable car 2019 (Internet)
Sapa cable car
Flower road in Fansipan cable car 2019 (Internet)

4. The appropriate time to go Fansipan Sapa  cable car 2019

Since the cable operation time is from 7:30 to 17:30 daily, it will be very difficult for you to watch the time to see the sunrise or sunset on Fansipan peak. However, you can choose the time to go to the top at noon. It is the most foggy, light and sunny peak moment, making it easy to take photos and visit the scenery.

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Fansipan cable car 2019 (Internet)

5. Height difference and temperature in Fansipan Sapa cable car.

Unlike trekking, the difference in height between the two stations is 1410m and only takes about 15p for the cable car to reach this height. Therefore, when the cable car reaches Fansipan Station, you will have tinnitus and mild height shock because your body has not adapted to the new height. In the winter, you should know what to wear in Sapa winter.

The best way to reduce this effect, breathe deeply and steadily. Moreover, you should bring a neckerchief and a warm coat as the temperature on the top is lower and the wind is stronger. If you have difficulty breathing or have unusual symptoms, you must immediately contact the staff at the station for medical assistance.

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Fansipan cable car 2019 (Internet)

6. Temple complexes on Mount Fansipan

In addition to conquering Mount Fansipan in Sapa to see fuzzy cloudy clouds or check-in with the sky-like scenery here, you should also take the time to visit the complex of temples on Mount Fansipan. Step out of Fansipan Station, you will come to Ha pagoda (Thanh Phong Thien). At this point, you can write and pray for yourself and your family. During the 600 steps up to Fansipan peak, from Ha pagoda to Thuong pagoda, everywhere you can hear very pleasant meditation songs, feeling like you are entering the Buddha realm.

In Sapa, there are many places to go and Cat Cat traditional village is one of them.

In addition, worshiping the largest statue of Amitabha Buddha in Vietnam (21.5m), is considered a symbol of Fansipan spiritual culture population is also not to be missed. There is also Kim Son Bao Thang Tu, Dai Hung Bao Dien with many miraculously created Buddha statues, 11-storey stupa with monolithic stone, La Han road with 18 bronze Arhat statues, both sides are Brilliant rhododendron blooming. Along with that are many typical Buddhist works such as Bich Van Thien itself, the statue of Quan The Am Bo Tat, the bell tower – the majestic tower, Son Than temple.

Places in Fansipan Mount (Internet)
Places in Fansipan Mount (Internet)
Places in Fansipan Mount (Internet)
Places in Fansipan Mount (Internet)

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