Sapa is an ideal destination in Vietnam with natural masterpiece due to its majestic mountains, magnificent waterfalls, colorful rice terraces and crooked hiking trails. If you want to be immersed by nature and to escape from the bustling dazzling cities, trekking through Sapa is a great option. Here are some recommended places that you should not miss while visiting Sapa.
Ta Van Village
This village is about 8 kilometers from Sapa Town, situated in the well-known beautiful Muong Hoa valley. During the Muong Hoa valley tour, you will be able to experience and learn how to sow or harvest on the rice field, and to enjoy the peaceful spirit of rural life.
Cat Cat Village
It is an old village teeming with traditional customs and exceptional culture where is the home of the H’mong ethnic group. This village attracts a lot of domestic and foreign tourists yearly coming to experience new activities such as weaving brocade in front of small wooden houses.
Ta Phin Valley
This area is surrounded by beautiful rice paddies, vegetable fields and small home communities. In this valley, you can experience many ethnic traditions and customs, including several cultural houses.
Bac Ha weekend Market
Every Sunday, local people come to Bac Ha market which is one of the most popular market in Sapa. Aside from the curiosity, tourists often come here to buy souvenirs and other products such as ethnic handicrafts, specialties and etc.
To get the best experience out of the natural scenery and weather, travel time is advised to be between the end of September and late October because rice terraces are golden ripped which is the sign for harvest season. Tourists can experience plenty traditional activities in Sapa, and the communities are the liveliest. The sceneries are breathtaking during this time of the year. We suggest that you should prepare hiking shoes and suitable clothes beforehand.