The pass of Tram Ton (Tram Ton Pass) and the Gates of Paradise (Haven's Gate)
At the height of 2000 meters over the North ridge of mount Fansipan 17 kilometers from Sapa, the road runs through the pass of Tram Ton (Tram Ton), and it is also is an observation deck , the Gates of Paradise (Heaven's Gate). In the Internet you can find pictures of Heaven's Gate to Sapa majestic passage through the rock, but actually on some of the photos depicted a very different place from Vietnam, in Sapa the Gates of Paradise – this is a common viewing platform with views to the top of Fansipan and the surrounding area.
Tram Ton – the highest mountain pass in Vietnam. The view from the lookout is really fascinating, but unfortunately, they are often hidden by the mist, or rather cloud. In addition to opening types are interesting and the climate of this place. The fact that the pass is the border between two climatic regions, and as soon as you cross his mountain coolness of Sapa and Lao Cai province will change dramatically hot climate of another region.
The pass is located three kilometres towards after Silver waterfall Thac Bac, near the Waterfall of love Waterfall Love, and therefore, their visit should be combined. On the way to the pass there are several viewing platforms, offering great views. Of course, as near any sights of Vietnam, there is a small market and sold that snack.
🕐 Working time: around the clock, but to come here best morning as by lunchtime all covered by clouds and fog
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free tours on the pass and the waterfalls are from $ 7
🚶 How to get there: the pass is located about 17 kilometers on a winding mountain road from Sapa (pass the map). Easiest way to get here in a rented transport (motorbike) or tour.