A famous spot is known for beautiful scenery of Sapa which is Ham Rong Mountain, located in the center of town. The main geomorphology is Casteur. Ham Rong is surrounded by many different types of mountains, evergreen forests with other broadleaf trees.
With the height of the top, there have almost no more trees, sporadic bamboo mountain and wind of dust. The average temperature Ham Rong mountain is from 15-180C, the average rainfall about from 1.800 to 2.000mm, particularly, climate has a change with the appearance of snow and frost. Ham Rong Mountain is considered as one of the potential spot for tourism and it plays the important role in the transition of economic structure of the province. It is an indispensable itinerary of tourists to Sapa.
Started work in 1996, Ham Rong resorts has 148 hectares width, which fully exploited the wild character, nature of the moss stone forest. Ham Rong is a miniature Sapa; it likes a dragon flying among white clouds. There are many legends about this mountain. The most interesting folklore is said that when Sapa was sinking in the ocean, two dragons brothers came here, his father discovered that thing so he called two dragons to come back home. The big brother dragon heard so he few into the heaven, the little dragon was playing in The Water Palace who could not hear. After a long time, the little dragon few into the heaven but it had closed. The little dragon had to stay on the earth forever and he turned into a mountain. Sapa is very fascinating with the cool climate, special cultural landscape, Ham Rong Mountain is considered as the Sapa’s fairy. From Laocai to the bridge 32 to Sapa is about 6 kilometers, tourists can see the mountain in the middle of the immense space. It likes a dragon with the curving body.
Located in the heart of Sapa town, it is far from the center of town about 200m; tourists can walk to Ham Rong on foot.
This is an ideal location for you to walk and take photos with vibrant colors of over 300 species of orchids, Fan Si Pan mount- the roof of Indochina, European garden, national cultural village, Heaven Gate, etc.
Ticket prices: adult 70.000vnd/ticket/adult.
The best time to visit is about 9 a.m