Sapa Overview

Sapa is both a town and a district of the Lao Cai Province in Northwestern Vietnam. This region is one of the most visited destination in Northern Vietnam. The town looks picturesque, especially in the morning when there are low clouds that hover above the area.

People come here to visit not only the hill tribe villages but also the surrounding mountainous area that strikes the hearts of many. The scenery, the small villages scattered across the rice terraces on the various mountains and hills, the different ethnic groups that all have a different culture and interesting traditions, and the local markets that make the whole region feel like you take a step back in time and turn to the roots of human civilization.

The average temperature in Sapa is 15 degrees, during summer time 13 to 25 degrees from May to Sep, and winter time may be down to under 0 degrees occasionally with snow. The average rainfall 1.800 - 2.200mm from May to August.

Plum and peaches flower season in Sapa Jan to Mar, flower booming is a rainy season between May to Aug The beauty of rice terrace water time around end of May to first 2 week in June, and the harvesting season between Sep and Oct

Sapa rice terrace

Tribe market in Sapa

Hotel in Sapa

Our Sapa trips

Trip name Days Price From
Bangkok - Northern Vietnam Exploration Hanoi Capital, Vietnam to Sapa, Vietnam Bangkok - Northern Vietnam Exploration 12 days Contact us View Trip
The Land Of Dragon to Hoi An, Vietnam The Land Of Dragon 12 days Contact us View Trip
Images Discovery Hanoi Capital, Vietnam to Siem Reap, Cambodia Images Discovery 14 days Contact us View Trip
Rice Terrace And Ha Long Bay Hanoi Capital, Vietnam to Ha Long Bay, Vietnam Rice Terrace And Ha Long Bay 12 days Contact us View Trip
Rice Terrace On Focus Hanoi Capital, Vietnam to Sapa, Vietnam Rice Terrace On Focus 5 days Contact us View Trip

What To Eat

Local foods in Sapa

1. Thang Co (horse meat soup) - a traditional dish of the H'mong people in Sapa and is believed to have first appeared more than 200 years ago Restaurants: A Quynh Restaurant: 15 Thach...


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A Journey To Sapa’s Mountains, Rice Fields And Hill Tribes

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Sapa – a place every Vietnam seeker has to have been to. A place full of mysteries covered in early morning fog, vast mountains casting their shadows over deep valleys and colorful rice fields decorating the hillsides. Homeland to indigenous tribes, by the Vietnamese fondly called ‘minority...