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Experiences for going Fansipan cable car Part 2

In part 1, Vietnam Immigration Services introduced you to the Fansipan cable car station. In this part, we will learn about the experiences of cable car traveling and the note when you travel to Fansipan Sapa Legend. Let discover it together!

About Fansipan Legend

The architecture of Fansipan Legend includes: cable car system with two groups of stations: departure (Sa Pa station) and arrival (Fansipan station). As soon as it was operational, the Fansipan cable car was awarded two Guinness World Record: Three-wire cable with the difference between departure and arrival for the world’s largest gauge: 1410 meters and the world’s longest cable trip: 6292.5 m.

Fansipan Legend – Vietnam Immigration Services

After stopping at the arrival station, visitors will take about 20 – 30 minutes to climb 600 more rock steps to the top Fansipan mountain, touching the landmark the roof of Indochina.

Beside Mount Fansipan, on the way, you can also visit the beautiful scenery in Fansipan Legend, such as Bamboo Garden, Bao An Thien Tu, Bich Van Thien Tu, restaurants, shopping centres… You need to spend half a day of the Sapa travel trip to enjoy all beautiful landscape of Fansipan Legend. Fansipan Legend Resort is a world-class resort.

Sapa Fansipan Legend – city on the clouds

The most beautiful clouds hunting place in Fansipan Legend is probably from the station of the cable car to the peak of Fansipan located at an altitude of 3000 meters. From here climb 600 more steps to peak of Fansipan. Clouds all around, you can touch the clouds, the clouds are under your feet, each step feels like climbing to heaven and set foot on the mountain as if seeing the gateway to the sky. The scenery is beautiful to the surprise and quite majestic. Feeling better than any mountain travel destinations you’ve ever been.

Fansipan Legend – Vietnam Immigration Services

Buy Fansipan cable car tickets

You can buy Fansipan cable car directly at the station, the ticket price has been publicly listed. The adult ticket price is 700.000d, the ticket price for children from 1m to 1.3m high is 500.000d. Children under 1m will be free. Cable tickets are round-trip tickets for both directions and return, is the magnetic card, so after you buy tickets and use in the first round must be keep careful because these tickets only return in the afternoon.

Fansipan Legend – Vietnam Immigration Services

Also note that cable tickets are only valid for use during the day so do not buy in advance to keep tickets if you do not have time to go to Fansipan on that day. The best way is when you go to the station to buy tickets directly, now the purchase of cable tickets is quite fast, easy and don’t need to wait for long time.

 The journey to Fansipan cable car

Each cabling can accommodate from 30 to 35 people, the capacity of the whole system is about 2000 passengers / hour. Departure station is in Muong Hoa valley, arrival station is a high point 3000 meters very close to Mount Fansipan. The difference between the two stations is over 1400 meters. The cable car journey is 15 minutes instead of climbing two to four days as before.

Fansipan Legend – Vietnam Immigration Services

The journey is not too long, but it is enough for visitors to admire the beautiful natural landscape at the height of thousands of meters. It is the forest primitive Hoang Lien Son, Muong Hoa valley full of poetic, the whole panoramic and majestic Hoang Lien Son Mt, etc.

The higher there are will be more clouds, the temperature will also decrease, and the cable cars can be swing a little bit because of wind, you do not need to fear just a little challenge for courage only!

Fansipan Legend – Vietnam Immigration Services

After stopping at the arrival station, visitors will take about 20 – 30 minutes to climb 600 more stone steps to the top Fansipang mountain, touching the milestone mark of Roof of Indochina.

Beside Mount Fansipan, on the way, you can also visit the beautiful scenery in Fansipan Legend, such as Bamboo Garden, Bao An Thien Tu, Bich Van Thien Tu, restaurants, shopping centres… You need to spend half a day of the Sapa travel trip to enjoy all beautiful landscape of Fansipan Legend.

Things need to pay attention when taking the Fansipan cable car

Some things before going on the cable car that you need to remember:

  • Bring snacks, drinking water or some favorite food so you do not get hungry or thirsty because food and services on the mountain are expensive.
  • Do not carry too much, bulky items because the management will not allow you to enter the cable car
  • Dress neat, warm enough for climbing, can be easily removed if it is hot. Even in the morning or afternoon, be sure to bring your gloves, towels, and warmers on top of the mountain at about 8 degrees Celsius.
  • When walking on a climbing path, remember to take a break and not be too stressed because the distance between the steps is quite high. The place is nearly 300 meters high, so it is quite thin, you have to go slowly if not will have low blood pressure or shortness of breath.
  • When climbing, absolutely do not smoke because it is easy to cause forest fire
  • Do not litter indiscriminately along the way as you will affect the landscape of your surroundings

The journey to conquer Fansipan is now easy and there are more new experiences for those who want to discover the wonderful feeling on the roof of Indochina.

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