Fansipan Peak fully covered by snow and ice

15:29 | 22/12/2017 Society

Snow fell on top of Fansipan Mountain, the highest peak in Indochina, early this week due to the influence of a current cold spell in the northern region.

Snow and ice cover the cable car station

On the morning of December 19, Fansipan Peak in Sa Pa town, in the northern province of Lao Cai, was covered with white snow.

The temperature on Monday was minus 7 degrees Celsius and minus 4 degrees Celsius at 7 am on Tuesday morning, freezing the water on tree branches. The cable car station leading to the top of Fansipan was covered with ice. There was light snowfall and snow covered the whole top area of the highest mountain in Vietnam, creating a beautiful scene in the tropical country.

The temple on route to Fansipan Peak under white snow
Snow fully covers the Fansipan Peak

Visitors to the Sun World Fansipan Legend tourism site on December 19 morning were surprised and impressed when they stepped out of the cable car, as the entire natural space, the top of the iron triangle at the top of Fansipan Peak at 3,143m and the wooden floor area around the top, were covered with white snow.

The forest on Fansipan Mountain is almost frozen

Theo NDO