Coming to Sapa, visitors will catch up with the many beautiful tourist spot such as the the gorgeous rice terraces, the green lush forest, etc, nevertheless, there is a tourist spot that you should not miss in this area is Silver waterfall. This waterfall is about 15 km from Sapa that takes 30 minutes to get there by bus or motorbike. Silver waterfall is also considered one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Vietnam.
Overview of Sapa
Sapa is located in the north - west of Vietnam, about 350 km from Hanoi. It belongs to Lao Cai province, which a modest land but hides many wonders of the natural scene. The natural beauty of Sapa is combined with human creativity, the topography of the mountains, green forests, which creates romantic spot. Sapa lies at altitude of 1500-1650m, it has invaluable resources with cool and fresh air, the climate is moderate and rainy in summer (May-August) and foggy with occasional snowfalls in winter. Sapa has temperate climate; weather in town has four seasons: the morning likes spring; the afternoon likes summer with sunny; the evening has fog as the autumn and the cold of winter. It is highly seasonal, with a subtropical climate in the summer and a temperate climate during the winter. Mean annual temperature for Sapa town is 15.4°C, with a maximum of 29.4°C and a minimum of 1°C.
Silver waterfall - one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Vietnam
Silver Waterfall is far about 15 kilometers from Sapa toward Lai Chau; tourists take approximately 30 minutes by motorbike or bus to visit one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Vietnam. The scenery along the way, the pine forest, and the 'su su' spread over the hills. With more than 100 meters high, white water poured down the stream.
Standing on Ham Rong Mountain, visitors will see the water flows down as silver so that people in here called the waterfall with the romantic name “Silver Waterfall”. Go over about 2 kilometers, tourists will come to Tram Ton where the Fansipan mountain conquest begins to conquer the roof of Indochina.
Continue the trip to Heaven Gate, visitors will find spectacular natural paintings with dense forest, far away is the little crooked path. And they will see the difference between the two provinces of Lao Cai and Lai Chau. Sapa has the cool and pleasant air, in contrast, Lai Chau has climate as the summer. Guests can soak in the cool stream, throw away all worries and relax under the shade of forest in order to all sorrows go with Silver flows.
How to get to Silver waterfall
From the tourist town of Sapa, follow the national road 4D about 12 km in the west, you will see Silver waterfall. This beautiful waterfall is nestled next to the national road 4D in the border of Lao Cai and Lai Chau provinces. It is very easy to get to Silver waterfall by motorbike, taxi, bus.
Best time to visit Silver waterfall
Summer and autumn are the ideal times for tourist to enjoy the cool water in Silver waterfall.Summer and autumn are an ideal time for tourists to enjoy the cool water of the waterfall. These days, the sunlight is illuminating into the water flow making it shining like the silver on the waterfall.
But do not miss the special occasion to check in Silver Waterfall in Sapa when winter comes. This is one of the thickest snowfall places in Sapa.
The majestic beauty of Silver waterfall combined with unspoiled nature makes people more curious about the many mysteries of the northwestern area of Vietnam. That scene not only has the yellow rice terraces, but also birds, roads, and virtual waterfalls waiting for people to come to discover. Tourists can go to Silver Waterfall by Jeep or Car 4-seats or join Sapa tours or Sapa tour trekking. Thank you!