For the adventurous and cultured, board a train from Hanoi and travel north near the Chinese border to Lao Cai from which you travel amidst the winding, rolling hills to Sapa.
Renowned for its cascading rice terraces and villages of ethnic minorities, Sapa overlooks verdant valleys surrounded by mountains on either side.
Offering a refreshing climate, Sapa is a popular trekking base suitable for all fitness levels.
Hike through the stunning scenery passing by curious children, welcoming smiles and everyday life traditions.
Culturally rich, this captivating town is bought to life with bustling markets filled with various products sold by the colourfully dressed Hmong and Dzao hilltribe communities.
A far cry from the westernised world, Sapa also offers a completely different viewpoint to the rest of Vietnam and showcases its own characteristic charm.
|Currency||đồng (₫) (VND)|
|Area (km2)||331,230.8 km2|