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Why Love Waterfall is special ?
Love Waterfall is one of the most attractive places in Sapa. The visitors visiting there can understand more about its mysterious story and take photo as well as swim.
This attraction located in San Sa Ho commune, Sapa district, Lao Cai is close to 4 km from the Northwest of Sapa Town. Not only is the Love Waterfall the ideal place of relaxation but you have an opportunity for the exploration of a legendary love story that has been told to generations in this land as well.
The name of this waterfall, Love, originates from a legendary love story that has been told to generations in this land. The story tells that long time ago, this waterfall was the bathing place of fairies from heaven. One day, a fairy was mesmerized by flute sound of a young boy near the fall, so she spent every night listening to his melodies. Not long time after, her parentscame to know the secret, and forbade her from coming back to the fall. The passionate fairy transformed herself to a bird so that she could live with her love forever. From then on, the name Love is born.
What to explore at Love Waterfall?
From far sight, the waterfall looks like a twinkling pyramid under the sun. With a height of about 100m, it starts from the peak of Fansipan Mountain and rush noisily into the Gold Stream like a never-ending song. Under the waterfall, the Gold Stream runs along with green grass plots and bamboo clusters, forming a poetic image. The stream flows the forest endlessly, to some places that only passionate people dare to venture into.
In order to go to the Love Waterfall, visitors have to go on a red dirt road running through the lush and vast bamboo forest and gentle beauty of rhododendron flowers with the diversity of colors such as red, white, yellow, which creates the particular scenery here. Along with this, you will hear the soothing sound of the rustling of trees in the wind and birdsongs.
It has a height of about 100m, and starts from the peak of Fansipan Mountain and rush noisily into the Gold Stream like a never-ending song. Under the waterfall, the Gold Stream runs along with green grass plots and bamboo clusters, forming a poetic image.The stream flows to the forest endlessly, to some places that only passionate people dare to venture into.
How to get to Love Waterfall?
It will take 27 minutes to get to there. if you go by a taxi or car from the sapa town. Besides, You can hire a motorbike. but, it will take about 1 hours to get to there. You can follow this instructions to visit there:
Heading southwest on Xuan Vien. Then, You turn right at Mobile Store in Xuan Binh Hang to Vienna, Crossing Restaurant Yuri (right side),Turning right onto Silver Falls and continuing to turn right to stay on Silver Falls, then turning left at the Villa at Silver Falls to Sapa, Crossing Sapa Summit Hotel (on the left),turning right at US hotels to Vietnam in Silver Falls. You will across the Radio and Television Sapa (on the right) and S Lighting left to Dien Bien Phu / QL 4D.Taking continue to highway 4D and Crossing Kindergarten O Quy Ho (5.8 km on the right way)
- Natural Beauty
- Lovely spot to visit
- A nice walk through the bush
- Nice walk, pretty waterfall
- Worth the effort - lives up to the name
Xã San Sa Hồ, huyện Sa Pa, tỉnh Lào Cai
Tips for you
Is a small waterfall captured by a small pond at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, 14 km from Sapa. Entrance fee is 45,000 dong and you will need to walk 1.1km to reach this waterfall. Right beside its archway road-entrance is a free staircase up to a Hoang Lien viewpoint, not the misleading inner semi-steps near the ticket counter that states “to Fansipan”. This high up viewpoint has a small shelter with a bell, and can encounter very strong wind up there. It is worth the while to visit the Silver Waterfall at 2km backward and Heaven Gates roadside viewpoint at another 1km forward when visiting this Love Waterfall, all for 150,000 dong roundtrip by motorbike taxi and takes 2½ hour in all. However, the waterfall at Cat Cat Village