Are you someone who enjoys a cable car ride in any place you travel to? Then you must consider booking your next holiday to Vietnam. World’s longest three-rope cable car system was inaugurated in Vietnam’s Lao Cai province on Tuesday.
Connecting the Muong Hoa Valley and Fansipan mountain, which is known as the Roof of Indo-China, the cable car system has a total length of 6,292.5 metres. Considering the beautiful landscape of the region, the cable car is expected to offer travellers with one of the most stunning views in the world. As a result, this new ride is expected to boost tourist arrivals in Lao Cai’s Sa Pa town by 30 to 40 percent to on a year on year basis, making the total number of tourists reach three million by 2020.
With the world’s biggest height gap of 1,410 metres between its departure and arrival stations, the cable car will take 15 minutes to cover the distance in a single run. The cable car system has a capacity to transport 2,000 passengers per hour with each cabin accommodating 35 people.
The cable car system has already been recognised by the Guinness World Records as the world’s longest three-rope cable car route.