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Silver Waterfall Sapa – A Majestic Attraction in Vietnam

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Are you going to visit Silver Waterfall Sapa Vietnam but not get to know this place well? Do not worry because this article is the best travel guide for tourists! Let’s discover this incredible destination together!

Thac Bac Waterfall Sapa introduction

Silver Waterfall Sapa - A Majestic Attraction in Vietnam
Silver Waterfall Sapa – A Majestic Attraction in Vietnam

Silver Waterfall Sapa (Thac Bac Falls) is one of the must-visit spots for travelers when visiting Sapa Vietnam. It will take about 30 minutes of driving to reach the waterfall from Hanoi. However, if you do not know how to get there, what to do, and where to stay, this article is for you. Let’s find out with Sun Get Aways Travel!

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Silver Falls Location

Tourists can find Silver Waterfall at 4D Highway, San Sa Ho Commune, Sapa District, Lao Cai Province. Moreover, it is roughly 12 kilometers far from the city center. When visiting this waterfall, travelers can admire the marvelous beauty of Sapa on the road! Plus, located at 1,800 meters in height, under the O Quy Ho Pass, this location is perfect for tourists to go sightseeing from the mountaintop.

How to Get to Silver Waterfall Sapa?

If you want to visit Silver Waterfall, you must get to Sapa first. Depending on your address in Vietnam, you can travel to Sapa by train, bus, private car, or motorbike. After reaching Sapa, renting a scooter will be the best choice to go around Sapa and drive to Silver Waterfall. The cost ranges from 100,000-150,000 VNĐ to rent a scooter in Sapa.

Silver Waterfall Sapa - A Majestic Attraction in Vietnam - Sun Getaways Travel
Silver Waterfall Sapa – A Majestic Attraction in Vietnam

Besides, the route to the waterfall is crooked with a lot of potholes and ditches. Therefore, be careful to go to the Silver Falls safely. If your starting point is at the Sapa city center, let’s follow the 4D highway to Lai Chau to get to the Thac Bac Sapa! 

Opening Hours and Ticket Fee

The Silver Waterfall’s entrance fee is 20000 VND/adult and 10000 VND/children. Tourists can visit Thac Bac Waterfall from 8.30 to 17.00 all weekdays. In general, the price is cheap and the opening time is also flexible for people to visit.

Thac Bac Waterfall Sapa History

Starting from the Muong Hoa Stream, Silver Waterfall’s flow comes from Muong Hoa upstream at 200 meters in height. Moreover, the falls are located under the foot of the O Quy Ho Pass so that you can look at the beautiful landscapes of Thac Bac from the mountaintop. Locals call it “Thac Bac” (Silver Waterfalls) because it creates a giant white strip of water splashing when water falls from the top.

The Best Time to Visit Silver Waterfall Sapa

March to May and September to November are good times for tourists to visit Thac Bac because the weather is not too hot or cold, but mild and temperature. Especially, between December and February, you can watch the Sapa beauty under white snow. This is known as the most stunning season of the year there.

Hence, you should not forget to bring warm clothes to keep your body heat. However, if you are unlucky traveling to Sapa between June and August, bring raincoats and warm clothes because this is Sapa’s rainy season!

What to Explore in Silver Waterfall?

Explore Silver Waterfall’s Beauty

First, remember to check out the picturesque beauty of Silver Waterfall when you climb the staircase to discover Thac Bac Waterfall! There are two staircases – one for people to go up and the other for go down. Furthermore, tourists can gaze at the masterpiece landscapes and feel the fresh air. You will be overwhelmed by its view and the magnificent Silver Falls water flow.

Check-in

Silver Waterfall Sapa - A Majestic Attraction in Vietnam
Silver Waterfall Sapa Vietnam – A Majestic Attraction in Vietnam

Second, most people want to save beautiful memories through pictures, so you should not forget to check in and keep some photos in Silver Waterfall. Travelers will be surprised because there are so many incredible backgrounds for perfect pictures to check-in.

Nearby Tourist Destinations

Besides Thac Bac Waterfalls, Sapa has many majestic places for you to discover. For example, we can easily get to the O Quy Ho Pass located near Thac Bac. Up to 2000 meters above sea level, this pass is known as the longest pass with a height of in Vietnam. Moreover, it also has a reputation for its stunning view and is an ideal place to watch the sunrise and sunset in Sapa.

A majestic waterfall in Sapa
A majestic waterfall in Sapa

Plus, if you have enough time, you can add Tram Ton Pass Sapa to your schedule by discovering Sapa. Next to Thac Bac Waterfall, Tram Ton Pass receives so much love from visitors because of its unbelievable landscapes.

In addition to Silver Waterfall, Love Waterfall is another famous destination in Sapa. Located near O Quy Ho Pass, Love Waterfall is as gentle as the love melody, quieter and calmer but still attractive.

  • Find more interesting places in Sapa Vietnam >>> Exploring the Enchanting Beauty of Sapa – A Must-Visit Destination

What to Eat in Thac Bac Waterfall Sapa?

Sapa chosen as one of the top tourist attractions in Vietnam is not only because of its breathtaking sceneries but also because of its unique delicacies. When you visit Sapa, you should try baked eggs, a dish only found in the highlands of Vietnam.

Also, you should try some grilled dishes such as grilled sausage or chopped fish. Especially, you will be mouth-watering due to the smells of grilled skewers are the best ones. When tasting grilled skewers, you can feel the flavors of Sapa land.

Where to Stay Near Silver Waterfall Sapa?

Sun GetAways Travel would like to introduce you to the top 10 best hotels near Silver Waterfall Sapas including Sapa Dao Homestay, Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa, Aira Boutique Sapa Hotel & Spa, Heaven Gate Hotel O Quy Ho, Stone Paradise Homestay, ChienDe Homestay, Alsace homestay Sapa, Go Sapa Hostel, Sapa Highland Resort & Spa, and Windmill Sapa Homestay.

All the above homestays provide tourists with the best services at reasonable prices. Hence, do not forget to glance at our list and choose the most suitable one for yourself.

Travel Tips to Silver Waterfall Sapa

Silver Waterfall Sapa - A Majestic Attraction in Vietnam
Silver Waterfall Sapa – A Majestic Attraction in Vietnam

Here are some tips to get to Silver Waterfall Sapa Vietnam:

  • Silver Waterfall is the cheapest tourist attraction in Sapa. Hence, do not miss it!
  • Silver Waterfall Sapa Lao Cai is quite far from the city center, so you should start your journey soon to save time and ensure your safety. Moreover, a motorbike will be the best means of transport in Sapa.
  • The best time to visit is between February and June. The water flow is strongest this time, so you can enjoy the most magnificent view of Thac Bac.
  • Bring warm clothes when visiting Thac Bac because it is still cold and foggy at night and in the early morning all days of the year.
  • Do not forget insect spray to avoid mosquitoes! Or you can try wearing long-sleeved clothes in case of forgetting.
  • Sandals or sneakers are suitable for you to move and climb

Conclusion

In conclusion, Silver Waterfall Sapa is truly a great spot for tourists to take a glimpse into the Sapa scenery. Sun Getaways Travel has just shared you with all the information about Silver Waterfall Sapa Vietnam. We hope you will experience the best travel time in Vietnam Silver Waterfall Sapa.

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