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Sapa - The Picturesque Town

Sapa is a highland district of Lao Cai province. At an altitude of 1,600m above sea level, the average temperature of the area is 15-18ͦC.

It is cool in summer and cold in winter.Sapa’s natural sceneries, combined with human’s creativities and topography of mountains and hills, fringed with lush greenery of forests, resemble a picture in a harmonious lay-out and creates an area of enchanting and attractive beauty.

Peaceful Sapa seems to be hidden in a succession of splendid mountains, located in a small valley. This highland town is a perfect masterpiece of human architecture combining with nature’s mysterious formation. Its delicate beauty and hidden charms are mixed with each other and become vague and mysterious.

Visitors to Sapa in summer can experience all four seasons in one day. Sapa has an amazing diversity of flora ranging from flowers to tropical and temperate fruits including plums, peaches, apples and pears. Traditionally, every Saturday a charming "Love Market" is organized and various hill tribe people go there to try and win a heart. Sapa is also of ideal climate for walking in the nearby hills, including Mount Fansipan, the highest point in Vietnam, and visiting ethnic villages would be tourists’ unforgettable memories.

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