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Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls)

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Impressive but not huge

I was expecting more from this waterfall. We walked up one side, crossed the bridge and back down the other side. Was a little strenuous but not too bad. Worth a quick look but... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tina S
Western Australia
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Western Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was expecting more from this waterfall. We walked up one side, crossed the bridge and back down the other side. Was a little strenuous but not too bad. Worth a quick look but don't expect to spend a lot of time here.

Thank Tina S
New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit as long as you can climb many steps. Several vantage points to view the falls. The mist came down when we arrived but we could still see the falls and it added to the experience.

Thank Sophia D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Silver falls in a sunny day. Quite a good walk and outdoor activity to do if you have time exploring SAPA. Nice view of bridge and falls as your backdrop, however I think here isn't a must to visit to explore SAPA. Entrance fees charged for visiting. Beautiful nature attraction, but there are so many rubbish on site... More 

1 Thank TiddyWallapa
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being high up, the top part of the waterfall is shrouded in clouds which gave a really mystic and mystery to it. When i was climbing the stairs, i thought, "what's so special about this waterfall?" But as i ascended, the truth dawned. the sight that you behold is worth the climb of the few flights of steps.

Thank MoltonBrownCow
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a walk from the town to Silver Falls. Took us like an hour to reach there. The waterfall looks cool but it's not a must so we skipped fast. The nicer part is when we keep walking to Tram Ton Pass, the track is pretty touching with the landscape view, like a misty forest in the fog and... More 

1 Thank miguefl0res
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waterfall is located about thirty minutes drive from the city centre of Sapa. The entrance fee per head is 20,000 VND. I visited there in the afternoon of 28 march 2017. The whole journey took me about an hour including time for taking photo and rest awhile. The scenery of the waterfall is ok but do not compared with... More 

1 Thank Wingc633
Wroclaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I think that was the nicest waterfall in Sapa! To get there you need to take a taxi or scooter (by scooter to get there it takes like 30minutes) but it is worth it.

1 Thank Pawel W
Hanoi, Vietnam
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

I love the cool water and pure atmosphere when visitn Silver Falls. We had realy fun time trekking to here

Thank vnsales2017
Hoi An, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

It's a short hike up to the waterfall, and lots of opportunities for nice pictures. The reason I particularly recommend this trip though is that it's just one of the more central and visible destinations within a whole bunch of other sites -the golden waterfalls, the "bell" lookout, and lots of others are around here. I recommend renting a motorcycle... More 

Thank Bren O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This was one of the attractions that was not terribly crowded on our trip, and it was actually a nice little hike to a lovely waterfall. A great place to get some nice photos .. lots of birds and beautiful foliage. Nothing spectacular, but makes for a nice day and short hike!

Thank bayfieldbelle

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