Sapa is a scenic spot located in the northwest of the country, is a highland district of Lao Cai province. Sapa is a famous tourist destination of the whole country. Located about 30 km from the center of Lao Cai city. Located at an average altitude of 1500 - 1800 m above sea level. Sapa is always immersed in a dense fog that makes us feel like floating, creating a magical picture that is strangely beautiful.

Here, there is a priceless resource. It is a cool year-round climate, with an average temperature of 15-18°C. Recently in the winter we can also enjoy the snow-covered scenery of Sapa.

Introduction and explanation about Sapa

The ripe rice season in Sapa is the most beautiful time of the year

Visitors come to Sapa ❤️ not only to enjoy the fresh air, the simple peace of a land in the Northwest. But Sapa is also a destination for you to admire the wild beauty of the Northwest mountains. terraced fields, waterfalls, majestic mountains, discover the customs, habits and cultural beauty of ethnic groups on the mountain such as: Black H'Mong, Red Dzao, Tay, Dzay...

 This name Sapa comes from mandarin. The mandarin calls Sa - Pa, "Sa" means sand, "Pa" means beach. The place of this "sand beach" is on the right of the bridge at km 32 from Lao Cai to Sa Pa. In the past, there was no Sapa town, residents in this land held markets in that "sand beach". Therefore, the locals all say "go to Sa Pa market".

Sapa has a temperate and subtropical climate with cool air. The weather in the town has four seasons in a day: spring weather in the morning, summer weather in the afternoon, usually mild sunshine, cool climate, clouds and dew fall in the afternoon, creating a feeling of coolness. like autumn and the night is the cold of winter.


Sunplaza located right in Sapa town is a destination not to be missed

The average annual air temperature of Sa Pa is 15 °C. In summer, the town does not have to suffer from the harsh sun like the coastal plain, about 13 °C – 15 °C at night and 20 °C – 25 °C during the day. Winter is often cloudy and cold, the temperature sometimes drops below 0 °C, sometimes it snows. The average annual rainfall here ranges from 1,800 to 2,200 mm, most concentrated in the period from May to August.

Located in the northwest of Vietnam, Sa Pa town is at an altitude of 1,600 meters above sea level, 38 km from Lao Cai city and 376 km from Hanoi. In addition to the main road from Lao Cai city, there is another traffic route to Sapa, the 4D National Highway from Binh Lu commune, Lai Chau. Although the majority of the inhabitants of Sa Pa district are ethnic minorities, the town is dominated by Kinh people who live on agriculture and tourism services. Here is a good article about Sapa.

I. Coming to Sapa, you can immediately think of famous tourist attractions such as:

Male Fansipan is likened to the roof of Indochina, 3,143m high above sea level, located on the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. Called Hoang Lien Son, because only in this mountain range there is Hoang Lien tree, which is a rare medicinal herb. In addition, the Hoang Lien range is also a place where many precious timber trees such as Pine Dau are stored. and especially home to many rare animals such as grouse, bear, monkey, chamois.... and especially save thousands of rare and precious herbs for making medicine. Hoang Lien Son National Forest has 136 kinds of birds, 56 kinds of animals, 553 kinds of insects. in which there are 37 kinds of animals listed in the Red Book of Vietnam. Hoang Lien Son National Forest cps 864 kinds of plants. In which there are 173 precious medicinal plants. (If you want to learn more about how to discover Fasipan, see details here. https://laocaitourism.vn/en/fansipanglegend

Fansipan Peak is a destination not to be missed

Ham Rong Mountain One of the most familiar destinations for tourists when coming to Sapa is Ham Rong Mountain. This is a mountain located right in the center of Sapa town. Ham Rong tourist area was built on an area of ​​nearly 150 hectares. The work was started in 1996 to exploit the cultural and natural values ​​in a wild way of mossy rocks. The higher you go, the more you have the opportunity to explore the beautiful scenery such as: Orchid Garden, Heaven Gate, Cloud Garden, Dao Garden.... Especially for tourists who have a hobby of sightseeing and taking photos, perhaps this is a tourist destination where you can keep a lot of photos for a lifetime. At the height: 1800m, you will see the clouds drifting indifferently and have a panoramic view of Sapa from above. This is considered the best viewing point of Sapa because it is at this height. You can feel the interference of heaven and earth, and leisurely walk on the clouds. The fresh colors of flowers blend in the floating mountains and clouds, making anyone feel lost in the middle of a royal garden... Continuing the journey to higher, you will feel like you are lost in a fairyland with The scenes are very familiar to visitors who have seen the movie Journey to the West when passing through the vast meteorite area, the layers of rock are interwoven with all shapes, allowing guests to let their imaginations go wild.

  • Ta Phin commune community tourist spot

    Xã Tả Phìn, Thị xã Sa Pa, huyện Sa Pa, tỉnh Lào Cai
    Xã Tả Phìn, Thị xã Sa Pa, huyện Sa Pa, tỉnh Lào Cai

    Ta Phin village is located in Sa Pa town, about 17km from the center to the northeast, consisting of two ethnic groups, the Dao and the H'mong. Ta Phin village is not only famous for its unspoiled natural scenery, terraced fields, etc., but it also p

  • Phanxipang cable car

    TT. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lao Cai
    TT. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lao Cai

    Phan Xi Pang, Fansipan, or Phan Si Phang is the highest mountain in Vietnam, also the highest in the Indochinese countries should be called "

  • Muong Hoa valley

    Mường Hoa tt. Sa Pa Sa Pa Lào Cai, Việt Nam
    Mường Hoa tt. Sa Pa Sa Pa Lào Cai, Việt Nam

    Muong Hoa valley stretches over the territory of two communes Muong Hoa and Hoang Lien, about 10km from the center of Sa Pa town in the southeast direction. Muong Hoa valley is a tourist destination that many tourists choose to visit when coming to

  • Mong Mo Sa Pa rose garden belongs to the family of Mr. Do Phu Chinh, group 2, O Quy Ho ward, Sa Pa town. Located nearly 10 km from Sa Pa town, Mong Mo Sa Pa rose garden has an area of ​​​​2 hectares, with many typical flowers of Sapa, such as ancien

  • Sa Pa stone church

    Trung tâm thị trấn
    Trung tâm thị trấn

    The old church is also called stone church or Our Lady of the Rosary church in the heart of Sapa town, built by the French in the early 20th century. Before placing the first brick for this project. , French architects have chosen very carefully to b

  • Hai Cang Restaurant

    Fansipan Legend, Sa Pa, Lao Cai
    Fansipan Legend, Sa Pa, Lao Cai

    Thưởng thức buffet hạng thương nhân, chỉ mới 300k 1 người

  • Fansipan Legend spiritual culture

    Sa Pa - Lào Cai
    Sa Pa - Lào Cai

    Fansipan Legend Spiritual Culture Complex consists of clusters of buildings ranging from 2,900 m to over 3,000 m. The complex includes a system of spiritual destinations built in the style of Vietnamese ancient pagoda architecture such as Bao An Thie

  • HTX Du lịch sinh thái cộng đồng Hoàng liên Sa Pa

    HTX Du lịch sinh thái cộng đồng Hoàng liên Sa Pa
    HTX Du lịch sinh thái cộng đồng Hoàng liên Sa Pa

    HTX Du lịch sinh thái cộng đồng Hoàng liên Sa Pa

  • Ta Phin rock garden tourist spot

    Thôn Sả Séng
    Thôn Sả Séng

    Ta Phin rock garden is a tourism product and service of Ta Phin Xanh Cooperative, Sa Pa with the participation of 10 members. Ta Phin rock garden ecological area with an area of ​​​​over 12 thousand square meters is designed and planned into a close

  • Sin Chai (Xin Chai) is an area of ​​Hoang Lien commune, located at the foot of the majestic Hoang Lien Son mountain range, about 5 km from the center of Sa Pa town. This place always attracts visitors by its wild, rustic beauty tinged with time with

  • cat Cat village

    Bản Cát Cát, xã Hoàng Liên, thị xã Sa Pa, tỉnh Lào Cai
    Bản Cát Cát, xã Hoàng Liên, thị xã Sa Pa, tỉnh Lào Cai

    Amidst the majestic unspoiled mountains and forests of Sa Pa, the rustic Cat Cat village appears attractive with simple wooden houses, small murmuring streams, colorful brocades and people. Friendly ethnic minorities make anyone who comes to Sa Pa m

  • Tourist attractions Sapa ancient rose garden

    Phường Sa Pả
    Phường Sa Pả

    Sa Pa ancient rose garden belongs to Hoang Lien Community Ecotourism Cooperative, in group 2, Sa Pa ward, Sa Pa town. With a total area of ​​more than 8 hectares, Sa Pa ancient rose garden is the convergence of more than 400 species of Sa Pa primiti

  • Ban Den

    Xã Bản Hồ
    Xã Bản Hồ

    Traveling to Sapa, visitors will not help but enjoy when coming to explore the villages of the ethnic groups in Sapa.  Here, visitors not only can admire the beautiful natural scenery but also learn about the daily life as well as the unique cultural