Fansipan mountain

The Mount Fasipan is positioned in Lao Cai province, about 9km southwest of Sapa town. It belongs to the mountain vary Hoang Lien Son, positioned within the northwest of Vietnam and mendacity within the border of two provinces: Lao Cai and Lai Chau.


The flora in Fansipan is so numerous with 1,680 species of crops, some through which are uncommon and in a position to be discovered solely right here. Therefore, the mountain is an interesting pure attraction for any vacationers, particularly those who're curious about botany.

Sorts of crops fluctuate relying on altitude: the foot of the mountain is dwelling to jackfruit tree, cotton tree (bombax ceiba), pterocarya; whereas the realm decrease than700m are coated by huge rainforest with tangled vines; from 700m to greater than 2000m is the land of gymnosperms (seed-bearing crops) like fokienia, pine tree; and from 2,800m to the height is dwelling to quick phyllostachy (25-30cm excessive), and a few species of the genus rose, chrysanthemums and so forth. In addition to, climbers can see lovely orchids, drodohendrons and wild flowers alongside the best way to the height, particularly in spring.

There are a variety of waterfalls mendacity across the foot of the Mount Fansipan like Cat Cat village, Thac Bac (Silver Waterfall), Thac Lanh (Cold Waterfall), Thac Ham Rong (Dragon Jaw Waterfall) or on the best way to beat the height like Thac Tinh Yeu (Love Waterfall). These waterfalls are ultimate resting locations for climbers after a protracted journey in addition to good locations for picture taking.

September to the subsequent March is sweet time for mountaineering right here. Nevertheless, it will be nice if one could make the conquest on the finish of February, when flowers on the mountain blossom.

From Hanoi, vacationers ought to catch an in a single day prepare HanoiSapa (333km) which arrives in Lao Cai province within the early subsequent morning. After that, vacationers go to Sapa from Lao Cai (38km) by automobile or public bus. At Sapa town, as deliberate, vacationers go to Tram Ton, Cat Cat or Sin Chai to start the conquest of Fansipan.