From Silver Fall to Heaven Gate

  • Destination: Sapa

The trip in brief

Physical level: *****
Cultural interaction: *
Meals included: Lunch
Vehicles: Private car
Hotels: N/A
Trip cost: From $ 30/ person

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Thac Bac and Heaven Gate are must see destination in Lao Cai. Our 1 day tour will take you to Thac Bac on a 30 minutes’ drive. This is a chance to not only enjoy the pure natural beauty but also seeing the lives of the mixed groups of ethnicity. The trip also provides lunch for travelers. Thac Bac waterfall is a breathtaking scenery with white water cascading down from the top. The surrounding is filled with beautiful nature. This is also a very busy fair place on highlands, which sells souvenirs of ethnic minorities such as rings, hats, purses, embroidered towels, wine, precious medicinal plants derived from the Hoang Lien mountain, herbal tea … diversity in the brocade products, dramatic color. In addition, visitors can taste the different flavor of food in this place.  From Sapa town, about 18km to the North, the road to reach Heaven Gate is meandering around the mountains with vegetation growing on rocky soil. This road is called Tram Ton. When reaching the end of this road, you will be at the top of Hoang Lien Mountain, or the Heaven Gate. Standing at Heaven Gate, you can have a panoramic view of the vast valley below with lusciously green paddy fields, Phong Tho road, even the view of Silver Fall a far. The Silver Fall, standing at around 200m tall, is one of top 10 most beautiful water fall in Lao Cai.



Morning/ Afternoon:

Our driver and guide pick you up at your hotel at around 8AM then travel to the Silver Waterfall. The waterfall is situated about 30 minutes from Sapa town, at which travelers witness the magnificence of mountainous area and forests at Hoang Lien National Park. Guests are suggested to stop by farm on the way for a cup of tea with local people to ask about their daily lives, before we continue our journey uphill to the Heavens Gate and enjoy amazing sight over the valley!



From Silver Fall to Heaven Gate





Trip Cost

(Per person)


$25 $23