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The year-round magical beauty of Fansipan

November 18, 2020 | 22:01

Fansipan (Sapa) conquers visitors’ hearts not only by its unique culture but also by its year-round magical beauty.

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The year-round magical beauty of Fansipan
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In October and November annually, a large number of tourists flock to Fansipan Mount to admire the sea of ​​clouds, VNExpress reported.

The year-round magical beauty of Fansipan
Photo: VNExpress

Located at an altitude of 3,143m above sea level, Fansipan is cloaked in seas of clouds all year round resembling scenery in fairyland.

The year-round magical beauty of Fansipan
Photo: VNExpress

Adding to the already beauty of Fansipan Mount in winter is thick frost. Don’t forget to bring a camera and you will surely get tons of satisfying pictures amid the spectacular background.

The year-round magical beauty of Fansipan
Photo: VNExpress

In spring, Fansipan enters the gorgeous flower season. It wears a charming garb with pink of peach blossoms and azaleas and white of plum blossoms.

The year-round magical beauty of Fansipan
Photo: VNExpress

As the first rays of summery sunlight gloriously shine down, bunches of roses under Fansipan Mount burst into full bloom. The romantic beauty of roses easily takes visitors’ breath away.

The year-round magical beauty of Fansipan
Photo: VNExpress

The season of “Ma tien thao” (scientifically known as Verbena Officinalis) is another allure of Fansipan.

“Ma tien thao” fields in the area of Fansipan cable car station dye the purple hues on the whole mountain flanks creating picturesque scenery.

The year-round magical beauty of Fansipan
Photo: VNExpress

Fansipan is said to be splendid at any season of the year; however, it seems that the ripening rice season is the most beautiful. From mid-August to early September, the terraced fields start to turn yellow making the region even look more captivating.

The year-round magical beauty of Fansipan
Photo: VNExpress

In addition to natural beauty, Fansipan has long acquired a reputation for its unique and diverse culture. Coming here, tourists will have the opportunity to immerse in the fair market of ethnic minorities, hear the sounds of musical instruments and traditional “Xoe” dance.

The year-round magical beauty of Fansipan
Photo: VNExpress

There is nothing more perfect than savoring grilled pork, grilled chicken, or “Com lam” (rice cooked in bamboo tubes) amidst the chilly air in Sa Pa.

The year-round magical beauty of Fansipan
Photo: VNExpress

Sun World Fansipan Legend, a not-to-be-missed destination of many avid travelers, offers festivals and cultural events throughout the year including the azalea flower festival, ripening rice season festival, or horse-racing festival.

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