Tram Ton Pass
The Tram Ton Pass, aptly also called as the Heaven’s Gate because of its breathtaking landscapes that splendidly resembles the gates of heaven.
Adventure, hiking, and nature enthusiasts would love a visit to the Tram Ton Pass, which at 1,900 metres is considered the highest pass in the country. As such, it offers guests an amazing landscape view of the mountains and roads. Aside from this, guests can also see Fansipan and its immense lush forest on the other side of the valley.
Tram Ton Pass is located at Highway 4D, Sapa, Vietnam.
Opening Days and Hours
You can visit the pass at any time of the day.
Entry Fee and Bookings
There are no entrance fees to visit the pass.
How to Get There
- Board a train from Hanoi to Lao Cai, then board a bus to Sapa.
- From the Sapa city centre, you can rent a taxi or motorbike going to Tram Ton Pass.
- From the city centre, head southwest to Xuan Vien, turn right at the mobile store in Xuan Binh Hang to Vienna, cross Restaurant Yuri on the right side and turn right into Silver Falls. Turn left from the falls at the Villa across Sapa Summit Hotel, turn right at US hotels across the Radio and Television Sapa, and turn left to Dien Bien Phu/QL 4D and continue on highway 4D. Then finally, cross Kindargarten O Quy Ho.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
The average time spent on this attraction is around 1 to 2 hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit is from 06:00 to 10:00, to see the sunset and when the weather is generally cool.
The nearest restaurant is the Panorama Restaurant, which serves Asian and Vietnamese cuisine.
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The nearest accommodations are located more than 1 kilometre away, which include Sapa Highland Resort & Spa, Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa, Hoang Ha Spa Hotel, and Icon 36 Hotel. Prices range from USD 23 to USD 105 per night.