There is no actual consensus on what to name the falls; some name them the Cat Cat waterfal (Cat Cat is simply the Vietnamese transliteration of the phrase cascade) whereas others name them the Sapa waterfall.
To get right here, simply head down Fansipan Street and preserve going. Shortly after Sapa Eden Hotel you may attain the ticket sales space the place you may be requested for 40,000 VND. The street creeps alongside the sting of the mountain with some stunning views.
After a number of downhill kilometres, you may discover the doorway to Cat Cat village marked by a gate, simply noticed in a cluster of cafes and eating places. Proceed down the steps, by the rice fields, to the village and falls. There are not any scarcity of cafes, stalls and enjoying youngsters alongside the way in which.
You may take a dip by crossing the bridge close to the falls and sliding down the embankment on the opposite facet. These aren't essentially the most spectacular falls on the planet, however seeing them is a really nice method to spend a number of hours.
On the opposite facet of the bridge is a Fairy Stream which will be visited in the event you've obtained the legs so as to add it in, and it is potential to increase your stroll additional with a visit to Xin Chai village. Some companies cost for this journey, however that's form of pointless because it's nearly unattainable to get misplaced doing it by yourself.
To complete up, proceed previous the waterfall to alongside the trail to the doorway gate, a couple of kilometre additional on. From there, you may stroll again, or take up one of many motorbike taxi drivers on their provide of a journey — normally about 50,000 VND per particular person. For those who're on a motorcycle and never eager on strolling, blow previous the Cat Cat gate and proceed right down to the doorway gate the place you may park in one of many many cafes providing parking for a price and stroll to the falls, a kilometre every approach.