Vietnam’s mountain range named in NatGeo’s list top places to travel in 2019

The monument at the summit of Fansipan, the highest peak in Vietnam. (Photo: Vnexpress)

Vietnam's Hoang Lien Son mountain range has been named among the best places to travel according to the US-based National Geographic Magazine.

The mountain range in northern Vietnam ranked 7th in this list, and was voted as the most exciting destination in Southeast Asia.

National Geographic is a prestigious American magazine with worldwide coverage of publications in 40 languages.

Vietnam’s mountain range named in NatGeo’s list top places to travel in 2019

Voted by travel editors and explorers of National Geographic, this well-known magazine has "revealed" the best 28 places across the world. In particular, the image of Hoang Lien Son in Sapa, Vietnam, appeared impressive and attractive at the position of 7th out of 28.

According to the magazine, thanks to the new cable car, more and more visitors have the opportunity to reach Fansipan summit, which is 3,143m height. But this northwestern region (far from the crowded town of Sa Pa) still has the wild, idyllic, a different world apart from the noisy urban area Hanoi, although it is only 313 km away from the capital city.

To enjoy the original beauty of the world’s most attractive destination 2019 Hoang Lien Son, Fansipan cable car is an interesting means of transportation.

Fansipan cable car connects Muong Hoa valley to the top of Fansipan - the "Indochina Summit" in Vietnam, to take visitors gliding between the valley of the rugged primitive forest, through clusters of white clouds, enjoy the majestic beauty of the Hoang Lien Son mountain range.

From the middle of the sky, through the glass frame of cable car, visitors are able to collect all the typical beauty of the Northwest features such as terraced fields in the rice season.

In addition to travelling by the cable car, trekking, exploring the mountains and the life of ethnic people in Sa Pa, are also a unique experience.

Hoang Lien Son will also take any visitor to the cloudy city at the top of Fansipan. Here, a complex of architectural spirit majestic mountains are constructed in the middle of the mountainous range, hidden in the white clouds, in the sound of the bell rang echoes of each stone, bringing the feeling of natural and liberty.

The highest point of Fansipan is the 3,143m tower - a milestone for the legendary "Indochina Summit". This is where tourists are immersed in the "beautiful clouds looks like a sea cloud" that National Geographic magazine described when talking about Hoang Lien Son.

Along with the culinary discoveries in the villages, visitors can also enjoy the full flavour of the highlands with traditional dishes of the Northwest locality such as Sa Pa sausage, Bac Ha noodle soup, smoked buffalo meat and sticky rice cooked by ethnic people in the highlands market area at Fansipan cable car station./.


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