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Fansipan Mountain: The roof of Indo-China

At an astonishing 3143m above sea level, Fansipan Mountain is a spectacular place to visit - and is also eco-friendly!

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12 June 2014

Last updated on 29 June 2017
Fansipan Mountain: The roof of Indo-China

Fansipan mountain is known as the roof of Indo-China and is Vietnam’s highest mountain towering at a staggering 3143m above sea level. It is also one of the eco-friendly tourist attractions in Vietnam. Here you can see over 2000 floral varieties and over 300 species of fauna. It really is a spectacular place to visit.

Fansipan Mountains


Many tour companies operate tours that include trekking to the peak. In the video above we see a large group of people who have summited the demanding peak. The peak is the top of three countries; Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. There are different routes to summit this people and the five day trip comes highly recommended.

The peak is accessible year round, however the best time to tackle the climb is between October and December. In fact this is when most tourists book to climb the peak as rainfall is at the minimum during this time. The locals, however, prefer to make the ascent between the months of February and April as the temperatures are more forgiving during this time.

For tours visit vietnamtour.co.uk/mountain-fansipan-adventure.html

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