Rong May Glass Bridge is currently one of the places that many tourists visit when coming to Sapa. With an impressive height of 2200m and the highest glass bridge in Southeast Asia, this is an experienced challenge for visitors who love altitude games. If you are still wondering about the “magical” level of the extremely hot Sapa glass bridge, let’s explore it now!
Rong May Glass Bridge is a recently built sightseeing tourist area located on the top of O Quy Ho pass, attracting many tourists to experience the feeling of “heartbeat” and enjoy the view from above. Let’s see what’s unique about this one-of-a-kind glass bridge!
Rong May – The first Sapa glass bridge of the fog town
Where is Rong May Glass Bridge?
Location: O Quy Ho Heaven Gate, Lai Chau
Rong May Glass Bridge tourist area is located at the Heaven Gate on the top of the beautiful O Quy Ho pass with a height of more than 2200m above sea level, about 16 km from Sapa town and 7km from Fansipan cable car to the west. Lai Chau. This is an integrated tourist complex. Visitors can enjoy the scenery, explore the culture, and experience adventure games with modern restaurants, hotels, and resorts.
Rong May Glass Bridge attracts many visitors because of its mesmerizing natural scenery of the misty town undulating with the majestic mountains of the Northwest, promising to make visitors satisfied with the wonder bestowed by nature. Enjoy watching the flat paved roads curving through terraced fields and immense green tea fields, rolling hills and mountains, spectacular cloud yards.
Rong May Glass Bridge belongs to Rong May tourist area, about 17km from Sapa town towards Lai Chau. Traffic to the Rong May tourist area is complete, so it will be easier for visitors to move here. Although located in Lai Chau province, due to the distance from Sapa center being relatively close, it is still classified as a tourist attraction in Sapa.
There are many convenient routes for visitors to discover the beauty of the Northwest mountains and reach the Rong May tourist area.
Route 1: Visitors departing from Hanoi, visitors can follow Highway 32 to Phu Tho, Yen Bai, and then Lao Cai, follow Highway 4D to reach the Rong May tourist area.
Route 2: visitors can follow National Highway 6-12 from Hanoi to Hoa Binh and discover the Muong ethnic identity here, then go to Son La to learn about the activities of the Thai ethnic group, visit Dien Bien Phu battlefield, from here can continue the journey to Rong May tourist area in Lai Chau.
In addition, visitors can choose to travel by car. They can follow the Noi Bai – Lao Cai highway and then follow 4D National Highway to conveniently and quickly reach the area.
What’s special at the glass bridge?
For the first time in Vietnam, a transparent glass elevator with a height of more than 300m conquers the top of O Quy Ho mountain. The Rong May glass bridge and elevator system of the bridge is built according to international standards to be safe in all conditions. The elevator will bring visitors closer to the clouds and immerse themselves in nature, being able to see the majestic Mount Fansipan amidst the Northwest mountains and forests. In addition, when you step out of the elevator, you will immediately approach a transparent glass bridge reaching out from the cliff 60m, with a system of glass bridges over 500m long attached to the cliff at an altitude of more than 1000m above the height of the mountain. The ravine will give visitors a heart-pounding but wonderful experience.
The Rong May glass bridge system extends 60m from the cliff. The walkway is about 5m wide. The background is made entirely of transparent tempered glass consisting of 3 layers glued to the sandstone cliffs of the Hoang Lien Son range and is 600m long. Because the bridge system is made according to international standards, it can bear the weight of nearly 3,000 people at a time. Still, to be comfortable during the tour, a maximum of 500 guests can only be allowed on one turn. When standing on the glass bridge, visitors will feel like they are floating in the depths below. In front of you is the majestic natural scenery, and feeling the rushing wind blowing, clouds rumbling, of the Four Great Peaks, a spectacular scene appears under the eyes of tourists as naturally as possible.
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Experience visiting Sapa Glass Bridge
What is the ticket price to visit the Sapa glass bridge?
Visitors will buy tickets at the counter and guide the staff to enter the elevator area in the 70m-long mountain tunnel. Interestingly, the 300m high elevator is fitted with transparent glass so that visitors can enjoy the scenery of O Quy Ho pass and Sapa town below while moving to a high altitude.
Moving and sightseeing services Glass elevators and ecological and mountainside sightseeing services cost 400,000 VND for adults and 200,000 VND for children. The price includes two turns up and down. If visitors choose to travel by road along the top of the mountain to experience the incredible scenery of Sapa, the ticket price will be 200,000 VND for adults and 100,000 VND for children.
Those who have just experienced the bridge for the first time will feel a bit shaky when standing at an unimaginable height. When the space below is deep, but besides that, it is a moment to admire and zoom in to enjoy the rare scenery at the place known as the “four great peaks” in Vietnam. The feeling of both thrill and satisfaction will be a memorable experience for visitors when they have the opportunity to set foot on the Rong May glass bridge!
The glass balustrade is not glazed at all, but a metal railing, the railing wall is not too high, so you need to stay calm when at a “terrible” height, avoid moving too much near the balustrade area.
We recommend using the provided foot cover to avoid scratching the glass of the bridge.
If you feel nervous, ask the staff here to accompany you to avoid panic because the Rong May Glass bridge is exceptionally high, so it will not be possible to lose your temper during the tour.
They don’t recommend staying on the bridge too late because it will be tough to move in the da. Going from this tourist area to Sapa town will also be more difficult.
Other things to do
Rong May Glass Bridge is located in Rong May tourist area, this is a modern tourism – entertainment complex with a large scale, so there are many exciting activities. The tourist area includes sightseeing activities, adventure tourism, eco-tourism, a resort with diverse construction systems such as restaurants, hotels, elevator system of the Rong May glass bridge that has just opened the resort bungalow, swimming pool.
In addition to visiting the bridge, visitors can also participate in many other adventurous activities such as bungee jumping, zipline skating, paragliding, mountain climbing. Service prices for Rong May resort range from 500,000 to 1,000,000 VND/person.
Rong May Glass Bridge will be an unforgettable experience when coming to Sapa. Save this place to the list to plan!