Does Vietnam have a cable car system in the top longest cable cars in the world in 2020? Check it out in the list of the world’s longest cable cars updated in 2020!
Hon Thom Cable Car (Phu Quoc)
Hon Thom Phu Quoc Cable Car is the pride of Kien Giang people in particular and Vietnamese people in general. This cable car system is awarded the world record in the category of the longest sea-crossing 3-wire cable car in the world with a length of 7,899.9m, nearly 8km. With the number of 69 cabins, accommodating 30 people/1 cabin, Hon Thom – Phu Quoc Cable Car can carry up to 3,500 people in 1 hour.
Experiencing Hon Thom Phu Quoc Cable Car, you will have 15 minutes floating in the clouds and sky of South Phu Quoc to enjoy 360 degrees of the pristine, charming natural beauty of the Pearl Island. After that, you will witness the scenery of the station platform, sophisticated classic Renaissance architecture as well as the opportunity to experience the leading resort Hon Thom Nature Park. Traveling in the air between the majestic nature of South Phu Quoc Vietnam is definitely an unforgettable moment to you.
Mi Teleferico Cable Car (La Paz, Bolivia)
Tourists to Bolivia should not miss the Mi Teleferico cable car. This cable car is always on the list of the longest cable cars in the world with a length of up to 11km. Inaugurated in 2014, the Mi Teleferico cable car opens up a unique excursion in the sky to see the dense buildings, the majestic Andes mountains hidden in the clouds.
The cable car route was inaugurated in 2014 with an investment of 234 million USD. Capacity reaches 18,000 people/1 hour. The cable car route helps reduce the travel time of local labor and is also extremely popular with tourists.
Ba Na Cable Car (Da Nang)
The natural fairy scenery at the top of Ba Na hidden in the clouds with the primeval forests and mountains is the specialty of Ba Na cable car – the world’s longest 1-wire cable car system reserved for you. With a length of 5,771.61m, Ba Na cable car is always on the list of the longest cable cars in the world that you should not miss.
This is also the only cable car in the world to achieve 4 Guinness records including the longest one-wire cable car in the world, the cable car with the highest difference between the arrival and departure stations in the world (reaching 1,368.93m), the cable car with the world’s longest unconnected cable (reaching 11,587m), the cable car with the heaviest cable reel in the world (141.24 tons). Ba Na Cable Car capacity reaches 6,000 passengers/1 hour with 94 cabins and 22 pillars. Capacity of 6 – 8 people/1 cabin. Fast travel time – only about 15 minutes at a speed of 6 m/s.
Setting foot on Ba Na Cable Car, you will feel like floating in the clouds and the sky, enjoying countless beautiful scenes at the top of Ba Na such as Toc Tien waterfall, magnificent palaces, blooming flower gardens …
Fansipan Cable Car (Lao Cai)
When mentioning the list of the longest cable cars in the world, it is impossible to forget Fansipan Cable Car taking you to the roof of Indochina of 3,143m high. Panoramic view of Hoang Lien Son mountain, Hoang Lien National Park, poetic Muong Hoa valley with colorful terraced paddy fields are what you get when choosing to experience Fansipan Cable Car.
Fansipan Cable Car system holds many world records such as the world’s longest mountain-crossing 3-wire cable car with a length of 6,292.5m and is the world’s largest difference between arrival and departure stations with a difference of 1,410 m. Capacity for 1 hour reaches 2,000 passengers. Each cabin accommodates from 30 to 35 people. Travel time is only 15 minutes instead of 2 days climbing the road as before.
Skyline Queenstown (Queenstown, New Zealand)
The Skyline Queenstown cable car route starts from Queenstown to the top of Mount Bob with an altitude of 450m above sea level. This is a cable car system that is ranked as one of the steepest cable cars in the world. Completed in 1967 and upgraded in 1987, the current Skyline Queenstown cable car is still used to bring bicycles and cyclists to the top of Mount Bob.
The majestic views of Queenstown will appear in front of your eyes when you are in the cable car cabin. Those are close, neatly planned houses. It is a mountain and water mingled like an ink and wash painting from thousands of years. The blue sky and the fresh air make you feel like you’re floating in the clouds.
Peak2peak Gondola (Whistler, Canada)
The Peak2peak Gondola Cable Car of Canada is a unique cable car system that connects Whistler and Blackcomb peaks. The length of the cable car system is up to 4.4 km. This cable car system holds up to 2 world records. It is the cable car with the highest point above the ground with a height of 436m and is the cable car with 2 adjacent pillars with the largest distance with a distance of 3.03 km.
Coming to this cable car system in the winter, you can have the opportunity to enjoy the dreamy white snow of Canada from above. All are in an impressively endless beautiful white color. If you experience the Peak2peak Gondola cable car when the snow has not fallen all over the landscape, a high sky opens ahead with the vast mountains and forests in the distance. Therefore, if you have the chance to visit the Canada country of red maple leaves, do not miss the opportunity to experience the Peak2peak Gondola cable car system.
Stanserhorn Cabrio (Lucerne, Switzerland)
With a length of 2,320m, the Stanserhorn Cabrio Cable Car in Switzerland gives tourists the opportunity to experience the breathtaking mid-air adventure from Stans village to the summit of the magnificent Stanserhorn mountain of Switzerland. This is the first cable car system with 2 floors. The 2nd floor without a roof helps you try the thrills, enjoy the fresh breeze, the cool atmosphere here.
The capacity of each cabin is up to 60 people with 30 people on the 1st floor and 30 people on the 2nd floor. Especially, you can get wet if the weather is not favorable and rainy during your cable car experience because the 2nd floor is not roofed.
Titlis Rotair Cable Car (on Mount Titlis, Switzerland)
Switzerland continues to have the Titlis Rotair cable car to be in the top of the longest cable cars in the world. It only takes 5 minutes, tourists can be present in the majestic Mount Titlis, the beautiful dreamlịke Switzerland with Titlis Rotair Cable Car system. It is also the world’s first round-trip cable car, crossing Europe’s largest glacier, offering unique sightseeing moments for the experiencers.
The surrounding is white snow, creating a dreamy fairy picture. And especially, this cable car system also brings a thrilling feelings with the unique round trip cable car journey.
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Cable Car (Palm Springs, California, USA)
Also a unique and adventurous rotating cable car system, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway cable car gives tourists the opportunity to experience the feelings of excitement with the unique cable car rotations. This cable car system is rated as the largest rotating cable car in the world and has been operating for many years, since 1963.
This cable car starts from the Coachella Valley and ends at the top of Mount San Jacinto in Southern California. The majestic natural scenery, fresh air, the feeling of floating in the sky are the special things that this cable car system gives tourists.
Vanoise Express Cable Car (Les Arcs, France)
Vanoise Express cable car was built in 2013 to celebrate 10 years of operation of Vanoise Express. Cabin capacity is up to 200 people. It only takes you 4 minutes to move to an altitude of 1,824m. Vanoise Express Cable Car connects between two famous French ski resorts, La Plagne and Les Arcs.
In 2014, in addition to the scene filled with white snow like fairy tales, the Vanoise Express cable car also allows tourists to dine in the cabin with fascinated traditional French dishes at the Sky Diner event.
Thus, there are up to 3 Vietnamese cable car systems in the list of the longest cable cars in the world in 2020. This is surprising and proud, right? Hopefully the article has provided useful knowledge for you readers. See you again.