The Heaven Gate in Sapa

For a long time, people often think of Ha Giang, where Quan Ba ​​heaven gate is located. But few people know that when you think of traveling to  Sapa , you will also know another heaven gate, which is the Heaven gate. This is the highest road peak in Vietnam. From here you can admire Fansipan peak – the roof of Indochina.

Way to the Heaven Gate

Far from Sapa Town about 18 kilometers to the North, the Heaven Gate in Sapamakes a strong impression on tourists of Sapa tours by the winding pass to reach it. Locally, people call it Tram Ton. It makes inroads into Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range and its peak is the top of the Heaven Gate.

Sapa heaven gate

Standing in the middle of Sapa Heaven Gate, you can see the panoramic view of the vast valley below with green fields, the car road upstream Phong Tho (Lai Chau) – Sapa (Lao Cai), and the Silver Waterfall which is one of the 10 most beautiful waterfalls in Lao Cai. About 200m high, Silver Waterfall rushes in the water day and night, as if contributing to the sound of the mountains or simply stand just to see the endless and open space ahead.

The beauty of Sapa Heaven Gate

At this Sapa Heaven Gate, you can feel the majesty of Fansipan peak. Below are the abysses, with primeval forests containing many mysteries. This is also the place which used to be a remote global meteorological station with few people passing by. 

Since the re-establishment of the province, the sky gate has become attractive to tourists. People visiting Silver Falls try to go up to the sky gate to admire the magnificent scenery of Hoang Lien mountain and the forest which was honored as the ” Asian Sapa Heritage Garden “.

 

Sapa heaven gate

Going to the sky gate, we know that Sapa is not only famous for its beauty but also its terraced fields which is voted as one of the seven most beautiful terraced fields in Asia by Travel and Leisure magazine of America. These beauties are also created by the total identity of the ethnic groups, such as the H’Mong, Dao Do, Tay, Giay, Xa Pho, etc. Ethnic culture has contributed to the embellishment of the Western painting.

Not only the sky gate, Sapa also has many other wonderful sights such as the majestic silver waterfall, Ham Rong mountain , Fansipan peak … for visitors to explore.

 

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