Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls)

Attraction Khu du lịch Thác Bạc, San Sả Hồ, Lào Cai, Việt Nam Published on: 20-01-2022

3 hours
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
08:00 AM
11:00 AM
First-time visit
Must see
0.45 - 0.00 USD

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  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Sliver waterfall (or Thac Bac waterfall) is 200 meters and there’s snow in the winter there. The tourists can have picnic and swim in the summer

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Why Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls) is special ?

Thac Bac Waterfall is 13kms from Sapa on the road to Tram Ton Pass, the highest mountain pass in Vietnam. The pass acts as a weather divide, often with different temperatures on either side.

Thac Bac lies beside National Highway No 4D, about 12 km from Sapa Town centre. Thac Bac Waterfall is formed by sources of water from the Lo Sui Tong mountain peak. From the distance, the waterfall looks like a white dragon looking down from the sky.From there you can see stunning view of the surrounding mountains and the last forests belonging to Hoang Lien National Park.

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.


What to explore at Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls)?

The clear blue sky day, standing at a height of 2,200 m Hoang Lien Son range, visitors will see the distance is a stream with more than 100 meters high, remove the white flow year round. So people here give the name Silver Falls waterfall.

When approaching the falls, visitors out front, above the vapor, as dense as the flying cloud partially obscures the falls. At the foot of the waterfall, because of flowing water to create foam as white cotton ball. In the rainy season, water flows down from above resonance, majestic. Sunlight sparkling water. The beauty, purity, majestic blend together. Climb the 30 meters high from the foot of the waterfall, visitors will feel like a waterfall pouring towards me, cool.

Go to the top operators that are standing in the rain as spring: The water gently caress the cool air on the skin makes all the weariness vanished. This is also a tourist destination most attractive, most impressive to visitors can save the beautiful pictures on a trip to explore Sa Pa.

The grandeur of the falls, pure air, floral blend of Hoang Lien forest … all stays unforgettable feeling in the tourist’s mind.


How to get to Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls)?

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.

Selling points

  • Lovely fresh air walk
  • A silvery thin waterfall over a high cliff
  • Dramatic high fall
  • Thac Bac Waterfall
  • Biggest in Sapa
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5.0 days
177.38 USD
Total travel distance
Number of places
14 places




Khu du lịch Thác Bạc, San Sả Hồ, Lào Cai, Việt Nam

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Tips for you

  • It's a good place to walk because the road is not short.
    Things to do
  • The flora and animal are so diverse in the jungle along the way so you can see them.
    What to see
  • It's requested to bring the raincoat because no shelters along the road.
    What to bring
  • It's advised to bring shoes and jackets because the weather is really cold.
    What to bring
  • It's advised to take photo in front of the waterfall.
  • Remember to wear warm clothes since it's cold up there throughout the year.
    What to wear
  • You should go with a group to avoid losing the way.
  • - You shouldn't go in the winter because the road condition is so slippery.
  • You should go there in the summer and spring. so, you can swim.
  • It's so many people so sometimes it's so noisy.
  • Some people try to sell goods. So, may be you will be bothered.
  • It is located at Sapa Town, Lao Cai, Vietnam


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Nice to visit. Better go by motorcycle. A few steps to take and 10k to pay but nice to see.

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You can easily ride here with a motorbike from Sa Pa in about 30 min.

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Is 12km from Sapa and is visible from the road as a silvery thin waterfall over a high cliff without having to enter its gate. Another 2km will take you to Love Waterfall, and plus another 1km to Heaven Gate's roadside viewpoint. A motorbike taxi for 150,000 dong roundtrip (recommended by the authority) will cover these 3 places for 2½ hour in all, including walking time.

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Nicewaterfall,ticket 10.000vnd/person,watchout for a small landslide your steps/nói chung cũng không có nhiều thứ để ngắm ở đây,cách Sapa 12km,ở dưới chân thác có bán trứng luộc,cơm lam,thịt nướng

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