Not only intrigued by the fresh cool atmosphere with mountains endlessly stretching, Sapa is also impressive with majestic and magic beauty of the waterfalls that the Creator favorably bestows for the region. Silver Waterfall has long been famous as one of the wonderful tourist attractions in Sapa. The waterfall falls down from the height of more than 100m. Standing at the foot of Silver Waterfall Sapa, looking at the vast heaven and earth and the majestic mountains from afar, tourists seem to feel themselves so small before the wonders of the nature.
Far about 15km from Sapa town towards Lai Chau province and Dien Bien province, Silver Waterfall (Thac Bac) is situated in San Sai Ho commune, Sapa district, Lao Cai province. The waterfall is located right next to National Highway 4D, the arterial roads to Lai Chau province, which is fairly convenient to visit. It takes about 30 minutes by motorbike or bus for tourists to visit one of few most beautiful waterfalls in Sapa in particular and waterfalls in Vietnam in general. Almost all of tourists participating in Sapa tour do not miss the tourist site. Magnificent natural scenery on the trips, the pine forests, the chayote gardens spreading over the hillside, the lush fields of roses year round will make tourists forget long haul in order to immerse in the impressive nature. Discovering Silver Waterfall is definitely one of the most unforgettable things to do in Sapa.
With the height of 200m high and playing the role of the upstream of Muong Hoa Stream, the white water flowing of Silver Falls Sapa falls down the stream all year round. On the sunny day, standing on Ham Rong Mountain, tourists can contemplate the white water flowing as silver are rushing to flow down from afar. It is also the reason why the locals here call the falls the romantic name - Silver Falls. When approached, the eye-catching waterfall appears right at the front of tourists. Above is droplets flying out like clouds obscuring somewhat falls; meanwhile, the foot of the waterfall is water bubbles splashing. Even from afar, tourists can also hear the springs chasing each other down Silver Waterfall. It is the enchanting beauty that has promoted numerous tourists to go to one of the unique Sapa attractions.
Climbing from the foot of the waterfall to the altitude of about 30 meters, tourists seem to feel that the waterfall is flowing toward them. The small water flows rumble down in order to catch up with the streams below. At the foot of the slope leading to Silver Falls is the salmon seed production center, which has ambitions to become the Vietnam's largest research station on coldwater fisheries. In particular, far only about 2km from Silver Falls, tourists will set foot on Tram Ton, where departs the journey of conquering Fansipan peak. Also here, tourists will have a chance to participating in conquer the roof of Indochina. The journey of exploring Sapa travel will be definitely much more memorable when tourists set foot on the majestic Silver Waterfall.
Going to Silver Falls, one of the most amazing Sapa waterfalls, tourists will have an opportunity to immense themselves in the romantic natural scenery majestic but extremely lyrical. The sounds of murmuring streams harmonizing with bird singings surely makes tourists feel like getting lost into the realm of Penglai. Especially, in the area of Silver Waterfall, the summer is always cool. Tourists will comfortably soak in the cool stream, washing all worries, relaxing under the shade of lush forest and forgetting all afflictions of the urban life.
After exploring the stone steps and conquering the waterfall with beautiful pictures, tourists can gather on the foot of waterfall and enjoy the specialties of Sapa such as grilled forest birds, baked eggs or grilled pork.... to energize and continue the journey to O Quy Ho Pass - Vietnam's highest mountain pass along with the great number of other attractive tourist sites in Sapa. Stopping at Silver Falls to immerse themselves in nature and hear the heart, tourists will surely get unforgettable experiences. Thanks to its advantages, Silver Waterfall displays its significant contributions in promoting Sapa tourism closer to both domestic and international tourists.