“If you make tours to Sapa, you must visit this place – the Love Waterfall with breathtaking nature and landscape” – many people who have just got back from their Sapa tours said so. This attraction located in San Sa Ho commune, Sapa district, Lao Cai is close to 4 km from the Northwest of Sapa Town. Not only is the Love Waterfall the ideal place of relaxation but you have an opportunity for the exploration of a legendary love story that has been told to generations in this land as well.
Way to go to Love waterfall
From far sight, the waterfall looks like a twinkling pyramid under the sun. With a height of about 100m, it starts from the peak of Fansipan Mountain and rush noisily into the Gold Stream like a never-ending song. Under the waterfall, the Gold Stream runs along with green grass plots and bamboo clusters, forming a poetic image. The stream flows the forest endlessly, to some places that only passionate people dare to venture into.
In order to go to the Love Waterfall, visitors have to go on a red dirt road running through the lush and vast bamboo forest and gentle beauty of rhododendron flowers with the diversity of colors such as red, white, yellow, which creates the particular scenery here. Along with this, you will hear the soothing sound of the rustling of trees in the wind and birdsongs. In the end of this road, tourists will meet a stream named Gold Stream; continue to walking along the stream bank, we reach the Love Waterfalls. It is such a poetic picture.
Gold stream of Sapa
The waterfall appears like a giant silk coverings from a cliff into a stream. On blazing sunny days, the waterfall shoot white foam, vapor water emitted as smog; sun light creates a beautiful rainbow. A lot of people find out that this waterfall is an ideal giant shower which can help us cool down and enjoy amazing games with friends and family.
If you visit Love Waterfall in foggy days, it is lucky for you. Visitors can witness the beautiful views as in paradise. In this time, mist covers entire surface of the stream, crept into the canopy of trees, waterfall appear in both virtual and real way.
In this vastness of space and beautiful scenery, Love Waterfall really has great attractions for its visitors. Arriving here, tourists look for the origin of a romantic love story between mountain boy O Quy Ho and the seventh fairy.
The awesome scenery of Love waterfall
The story tells that long time ago, beautiful fairies from heaven chose the Waterfall as a bathing place. One day, because a seventh fairy of them was mesmerized by flute sound of a young boy near the fall, she spent every night listening to his melodies. Not long time after, her parents came to know the secret and forbade her from coming back to the Waterfall. She extremely remembered him, so every afternoon she stood in the arch to overlook the fall with the hope of listening to his melodies. Unfortunately, she is unable to hear and see him. She was so sad that she transformed herself to a bird flying surround the peak of the mountain; as a result, she could live together with her love forever. From then on, the name Love Waterfall is born.