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Overview of Sapa

Sapa, is a small town in the northwest of Vietnam close to the border with China, and is located in Lao Cai province. It is one of the main market towns around Lao Cai and is home to several ethnic minority groups such as the Hmong, Dao, Giay, Pho Lu, and Tay people. With its fantastic mountains and views, it has fast become a holiday destination for both local and foreign tourists. Sapa lies in the shadow of Mount Fansipan, (3143 meters), the highest mountain in Vietnam.

The cool climate and fresh mountain air gives Sapa a unique quality. If you love trekking or just relaxing whilst taking in the scenery, then this place is for you. There are different types of treks for everyone, a full day trek or a leisurely stroll around the town. The local food is delicious and there are many places for you to eat, including both local and international cuisines.

The locals in their brightly embroidered clothing and smiling faces are friendly and helpful and always want to chat to practice their English. Sapa is guaranteed not to disappoint. Book tour Vietnam tour package to Sapa to experience all this beautiful place has to offer.

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Sapa Food

Not only famous for its natural beauty and landscapes, cool and fresh air, Sapa is best known for specialities that have attracted more and more tourists.Sapa is home to sub-tropical vegetables: white cauliflower, reb beet, chayote… Boiled chayote consumed with ...

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Lon quay Lang Son (Lang Son roasted pork)

Lon quay Lang Son (Lang Son roasted pork)

Anyone who arrives in Lang Son Province could find it difficult to say no to Lon quay dish. Lon quay Lang Son is delicious for many reasons, however, the main specific taste of the dish comes from the unique flavor of a kind of leaf called “Mac mat” (meaning ...

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Trekking in Sapa

Trekking in Sapa

Most hotels offer trekking all throughout Sapa’s surrounding hills and valleys. Overnight stays are usually spent drinking and eating with the locals — a great chance to brush up on the local lingo over gecko wine.There are one-day trips out to Lao Chai, Ta ...

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Sapa Market

Market in Sapa

The local markets in the region are unlike anything you’re likely to have seen elsewhere in Vietnam. These aren’t town and city markets with meat and veggies for sale — these are genuine country markets, with livestock trading and, myriad handcrafteMinorities ...

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Can Cau market

Can Cau Market

Can Cau market is one of the most fascinating open-air markets in the region, specialising in livestock. It’s 20km North of Bac Ha and just 9km south of the Chinese border. Visitors are generally H’mong groups from highland villages. The local H’mong are ...

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MuongHoa Valley

Muong Hoa Valley

On this trip you will trek along Muong Hoa River, sneaking through the valley nearby Sapa town, which is surrounded by huge rice paddy terraces. On the way you will learn more about the different process from when the rice seedling is transplanted until it is served ...

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Fansipan

Fansipan in Sapa

Fansipan is Vietnam’s tallest mountain and more than a few tackle its summit. Most agents offer two and three day treks although if you took a private tour you could spread it out.Accommodation is in tents or bamboo huts at just over 2,200 metres. At 3,143 metres, ...

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