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Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls)

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Sapa, Vietnam
+84 4 3926 2730
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All reviews worth a visit hired a scooter walk up tram ton pass beautiful place to visit take photos heaven gate worth the climb rainy season sapa town private car sunny day beautiful scenery local guide sa pa bridge cascade
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have weak knees, this could be a bit of problem as you'd have to hike stone steps (50 steps?) to get to the observation bridge. But the view and the sound of the thundering waterfalls were absolutely worth the climb!

Thank Wahida_WB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this fall on the way to Fansipan Mountain. It is a nice waterfall. Don’t forget to bring your jacket. It is quite cold there.

Thank Việt N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped at this waterfall which can be seen from the road going up to Heaven's Gate. We walked up the steps to the midway bridge for photographs. There is no path up to the top of the waterfall.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walk up 400 steps to the top. There are plenty to views on the way up and down for photo sessions. The water has a pristine look to it. There are various wild plantain and cardamom trees on both sides.

Thank Samit B
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We stopped there on the way and took a short walk to see the pretty waterfall and take pictures. Enjoyable

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

On our way to Love waterfall, we passed the Silver waterfall which can be seen from the road. Hence we did not pay to walk there. As it was the rainy season, the waterfall was quite powerful.

Thank Kim025Singapore
Reviewed 13 August 2018

It is ~12km from the center. A waterfall on the way to O Quy Ho Pass. I love the stunning view from the bridge at the upstairs. There is no way to the top of the waterfall, what a pity!

Thank Top-vietnamtour
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We were there during rain season (july 2018). Don‘t really understand some of the reviews! For me it was stunning and worth the 30 min drive with the bike! Its only a short walk up the stairs. Also go see the Love Waterfall, it‘s only...More

Thank 83lorenal
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

If you are in Sapa, you want to visit this incredible waterfall. The entrance ticket is something like 2-4€, but it is worth it. The place is well-kept and you will enjoy the magic of nature. The best idea to visit all the waterfalls scattered...More

Thank August F
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely a wonderful walk to the falls. Stunning views along the way. Had to stop many times to take photos. You should have reasonable amount of fitness since there are steep steps in places. Well worth the effort!

Thank Pauline H
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Lakshani S
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Response from Pauline H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we stayed at the Victoria Hotel in Sapa, and they offered a courtesy car to Cat Cat Village. I'm thinking that most big hotels would do the same. Taxis are cheap though if you need to take one. Too far to walk (we are... More
20 August 2018|
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Response from Malie_Truong | Reviewed this property |
You can rent motorbike if the weather's nice and should to bring raincoat for sure . When I was there , it was raining so I booked taxi with 450000 vnd (about 20$) for both trip to Silver waterfall ,Love waterfall ,Heaven's... More
15 January 2018|
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Response from Rachael2288 | Reviewed this property |
The water falls were nice to see and I wouldn’t be put off by the weather. You do not need a tour guide to do this route, we hired a scooter from sapa and the roads were very easy to navigate and it was much cheaper. We did... More