Beautiful story behind beautiful Love waterfall in Sapa

Many people said that “if you go to Sapa, you must visit this place – the Love Waterfall with breathtaking nature and landscape”. 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. Read more Travel Sapa

The Golden Stream Love Waterfall

The Golden Stream 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. Read more: Vietnam holidays

The rock path of the Love Waterfall

The rock path of the Love Waterfall

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.

 H’mong girls bathing in the waterfall

H’mong girls bathing in the waterfall

In addition the impressive landscape, the Love Waterfall attaches to the romantic love story between O Qui Ho and a seventh fairy. 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.

The Indochina Voyages team.

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