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Sapa, Fansipan on top 10 Southeast Asian hikes that should be on your bucket list

June 15, 2017 | 10:47

Tourism website Skyscanner has introduced top 10 Southeast Asian hikes with hundreds of exciting experiments and activities, in which Sapa and Fansipan, two famous tourism hot spots of Vietnam, ranked third and fourth on the list.

(VNF) - Tourism website Skyscanner has introduced top 10 Southeast Asian hikes with hundreds of exciting experiments and activities, in which Sapa and Fansipan, two famous tourism hot spots of Vietnam, ranked third and fourth on the list.

Sapa, Fansipan on top 10 Southeast Asian hikes that should be on your bucket list

Sapa has everything, from its verdant scenery to its towering green peaks.

According to Skyscanner, from its verdant scenery to its towering green peaks, Sapa has everything a hiking aficionado craves for. Plus, it has a variety of trails to suit all levels of hikers, from half-day hikes to Dao and Hmong villages to a 4-day trek up to the highest peak in Vietnam – Fansipan. Furthermore, Sapa has refreshing temperatures and is home to hill tribes with colorful cultures.

Meanwhile, Fansipan, Vietnam’s highest mountain, is named as the “Roof of Indochina”. With an impressive elevation of 3,143 meters, it is, after all, an extremely steep mountain that’s only recommended for those who are in tip-top shape.

Sapa, Fansipan on top 10 Southeast Asian hikes that should be on your bucket list

Fansipan Peak in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.

As a matter of fact, it will take a minimum of 3 days to scale the mountain and get back down to the base. In addition to its long trail and towering elevation, it has fairly rugged terrains, making it an irresistible playground for bona fide travel junkies.

To reach the summit, climber needs to spend a great deal of energy and effort. But, they will be rewarded with a sense of accomplishment and a plethora of stunning views.

Sapa, Fansipan on top 10 Southeast Asian hikes that should be on your bucket list

A view from the telpher.

Full list:

1.Mount Rinjani – Indonesia

2.Cameron Highlands – Malaysia

3. Sapa – Vietnam

4. Mount Fansipan – Vietnam

5. Banaue Rice Terraces – Philippines

6. Mount Bromo – Indonesia

7. Chiang Mai hill tribe hikes – Thailand

8. Mount Kinabalu – Malaysia

9. Kalaw to Inle Lake – Myanmar

10. Tiger’s Nest Monastery Trail – Bhutan

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