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About Sapa

This town is covered with clouds all year round and is the location of Fansipan Mount - the "Roof of Indochina". The magnificent natural scenery of Sapa astounds any visitor by wonderful terraced fields interspersed between the valleys, winding roads leading to the ethnic minority villages, green mountain and flowing streams.

Best Time To Visit Sapa

* From February to May, spring in Sapa is brilliant with hundreds of blooming flowers.

* Summer from June to August is the time when tourists come to hide from the heat.

* From September to November, Sapa is charming in the glossy yellow color of ripe rice.

* Winter from December to February next year, if you are lucky, you can "hunt" snow and ice on the tops of the mountains.

Spring
(Feb - Apr)

Scattering drizzle

Fog spreads white in the sky

Peach blossoms bloom in the clouds

Glorious azalea on Hoang Lien peak

It's getting warmer

Summer
(May - Jul)

Yellow sunshine and blue sky

Sunny days and cool nights

Peaches and plums hanging on the branches

The season of sweet fruits

Find a resort to avoid the blazing sun

Autumn
(Aug - Oct)

Golden sunshine pours honey

The night mist hanging

Nice and cool weather

Golden rice is fragrant on the fields

Conquering mountain peaks

Winter
(Nov - Jan)

Extremely cold

Mist, clouds and rain blend together

Frost on the top of the mountain

Best time for trekking and cloud hunting

Savor the grilled dishes in market

Transport

You can reserve a limousine or a shuttle from My Dinh station. It takes about 5-6 hours. If you want to take a train, choose Hanoi - Lao Cai route. After 7-9 hours of travel, you have to catch a bus or taxi to reach the center of Sapa. In Sapa, you can rent a motorbike to move freely. However, Sapa has many steep passes, make sure to carefully check the cars and do not use a motor scooter.

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Sapa - Fansipan peak - Private tour - 3 days
Sapa
Memorable experience of 3 days at one of the most beautiful places in the North of VietNam. Discover some destinations in Sapa with the professional English-speaking local tour guide. Take an easy cable car ride to the summit of Mount Fansipan, - the roof of Indochine. Enjoy local cuisine, enjoy a variety of treks and experience more about ethnic Vietnamese life and culture.
From US$ 182.00 /Pax
6 days North of Vietnam package - 6 days
Hanoi - Halong - Sapa
Start and end in Hanoi! With the In-depth Cultural tour 6 Days North Of Vietnam Package, you have a 6 days tour package taking you through Hanoi, Halong - Lan Ha Bay 2 days with 5* Cruise, Sapa 2 Days package tour. 6 Days North Of Vietnam Package includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more...
From US$ 489.00 /Pax
Special Ride Northwest Vietnam – 10 Days
Hanoi - Pu Luong - Dien Bien - Sapa
Why this 10 day motorbike ride Northwest Vietnam is special? As you know Northwest Vietnam is a “must see ” destination for who travel to Vietnam especially for the motorcycle riders, North Vietnam beside the rich culture with a lots of colourful hill tribes, it has also plenty of places with amazing view of nature. This special 10 day motorcycle touring around Northwest Vietnam is a great choice to discover the real beauty of North Vietnam. The ride is a great mixture of on and off-road riding and it could be flexible to meet all motorcycle riders who has less off-road riding skill.
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Western tourists wading mud, diligently cultivating rice in Sapa

According to research, the person sharing the video is Mr. Vang A Croc (born in 1998), a Hmong guide in Sa Pa. Mr. Croc said that the video was filmed on May 17. The group of guests appearing in the video is a delegation of French students studying in Hanoi, traveling to Sapa. " Visitors come to my couple's homestay and I directly lead the tour. In addition to the trekking experience, yesterday afternoon I invited you to the family's field in Muong Hoa valley, try rice transplantation like the Mong people. The guests are quite young, so they are very interested in this activity. Although muddy and very tired after more than an hour of rice transplanting, everyone was happy and excited ", he said. " Both tired and hungry, so when it came to the meal, the guests enjoyed it very well. They also better understand the struggle of farmers when growing rice grains ", he added. The video attracted nearly 1 million views and nearly 2,000 comments after 24 hours of posting. Many netizens said that this was an interesting experience for Western guests, helping them better understand the life and culture of Sapa people.  " Tourism must have such authentic experiences, delving into the daily lives of the people where they go, not simply taking photos"; "This must be a memory they will never forget"; "A good way for tourists to be excited, want to go back and see their achievements" ... - a few comments from netizens. He welcomes many French-speaking delegations every year. The Hmong boy often takes guests to experience the villages and terraced fields in Muong Hoa. Only about 7km from the center of Sapa town, but many villages in Muong Hoa valley still retain their pristine and rustic features, which are likened to an original Sapa with a sea of clouds, rocky mountains, forests, traditional houses. This is a favorite destination for domestic and foreign tourists. " In addition to trekking tours, I often take guests to participate in cultural experiences of people such as rice transplantation, farming, pounding thick cakes, wrapping spring rolls ... I am very proud to share the culture of the nation with the guests and receive love from them ", he said. According to VNN

Nature & Adventure 21/05/2024

Western tourists wading mud, diligently cultivating rice in Sapa

The video "New Tourism 2024" shows groups of foreign tourists diligently cultivating rice in terraced fields. They were extremely happy and excited even though their limbs were smeared with mud.

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