Sapa travel Guide detail from A to Z


Located northwest of the fatherland, Sapa hides many wonders of the natural scene, man. The town attracts tourists in clouds with spectacular mountain views and many unique experiences to discover the life of ethnic minorities.

Tourism Overview Sapa

Sapa is a mountainous district of Lao Cai province, a land of modest, quietly but hides many wonders of the natural scene. Sapa’s natural landscape is combined with human creativity, along with the topography of hills, green forests, the paintings are arranged in a layout harmony to create a region with many scene romantic appeal. From the city center you can release your eyes admire the untouched mountain peaks …


Tours guests will have the opportunity to conquer Fansipan famous or make a trip to the village dust hidden in the mist. Mountain scenery with blooming forest, “clouds hugging mountains, clouds hugging mountains” certainly would delight travelers have come to this place.


Sapa has played an invaluable resource that is cool and fresh air, nuanced diversity. Located at an average altitude of 1,500 m – 1,800 m, the climate is more or less nuanced Sapa temperate origin, with an average temperature of 15-18 ° C. From May to August, Sapa much rain. Last year, when winter comes, the temperature can drop below 0 Sapa degrees, sometimes with snow.

Adventure Tours best season?

– The right time to travel is from September Sapa to November or from March to 5. This time Sapa stable weather, dry sunny days, cold nights.

– May 4-5, when the ethnic minorities rice paddy on the terraced fields. And this is also the season of many flowers blooming beautifully. Rice transplanting is very beautiful scene, photo hunters like to go into this season and the season of grain.

– May 9-10 is the season of grain, then they have every angle Sapa golden glow. At about this time, Sapa as new clothes put on color – yellow color across the hills. But you should go in the middle or end of September, to October many places have finished harvesting.

Sa Pa grain season.


December to February was very cold, ice can appear and occasional snowfall. This is also the season of cherry blossom.


Snowfall in Sapa, not unlike the scene in the Nordic countries.

Scroll to Sapa

Sapa town located 38km from Lao Cai City and 376km from Hanoi. To travel Sapa means you can choose the train or automobile.

Moving from Hanoi

Travel by passenger cars

Vietnam Coach Bus: Fares VND 230,000.

* Address

– Contacts in Lao Cai: 339 Square Lao Cai Station. Telephone number: 0203 828 626.

– Contacts in Sapa: Ngu Chi Son No.1 Sapa. Telephone number: 0203 887 733.

– Contacts in Hanoi: 284 Giai Phong, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi. Phone: 043 627 2727.

Vietnam Star Coach: Fares 210,000 dong.

Lao Cai Address: 333B New Town ward, Lao Cai, Lao Cai Province. Phone: 020.3689 689.- Hotline: 0983 63 38 38.

Address in Hanoi:

– South: 789 Giai Phong Street – Hoang Mai – Hanoi

+ Phone: (04) 37638638 – 04.36.686.358 / 04 36,686,358

– North: No. 7 Pham Van Dong (Foot bridges Xuan Thuy)

+ Phone: 0437,687,687 – 04.37.921.266

+ My Dinh bus station: 958 627 04:39 – 04:39 958 127

+ Giap Bat Bus Station: 04 85,867,815

Ha Son Coach:

Bus route Hanoi – Sapa

– The landing comes:

Yen Nghia Bus + – Bus Sapa. Terminal Time: 14:00

+ Bus Groundwater – Sapa Bus Station. Terminal Time: 6h00

– Fares: 250,000

Route Sapa – Hanoi

– Sapa Bus – Yen Nghia Bus Station. Terminal Time: 6h00

– Sapa Bus – Bus Groundwater. Terminal Time: 13:30

– Fares: 250,000

– Hanoi Office: Building N2A- Tran Binh – Tu Liem – Hanoi (Entrance My Dinh bus station). Telephone bookings: 0984. 62 62 62 or 04 66 62 62 62.

– Office of Lao Cai Lao Cai TT Bus – Group 19, Dawn Ward – Lao Cai City. Booking Tel: 0203 833 567 or 0203 65 65 65.

Travel by train

Trains are more like soft seat chairs, beds conditioned … Boats at 9 or 10 pm, arriving early the next morning.

Fares reference:



  • Sapa is so popular tourist state of train ticket agents and travel companies “hug” the most beautiful seats, especially on weekends and high season, guests usually buy at the station just buy the hard seat. To have seats like that on board, you can put mediated (train ticket agents and tour operators), charges are usually 8-10%.
  • Train ticket from Hanoi to Lao Cai buy easy, but to buy a ticket from Hanoi to Lao Cai more difficult to buy, it is best to prepare in advance.

Alternatively, you can refer Victoria Express Train: Hanoi – Lao Cai

Victoria Express Train departs six times a week, departing from Hanoi Station to Lao Cai station for about 8.5 hours time. With a capacity of up to 52 passengers, including two Victoria Express train compartment luxurious beds are hand crafted with wood paneling panels brings absolute silence and a clear vision. Each compartment includes 6 Superior cabin (cabin of 4 beds each), 1 Deluxe cabin (with 2 beds) and installation of equipment such as air-conditioning, wood floors lining, personal reading lights, lockers luggage and large windows to admire.

Train schedule:

Boats depart from Hanoi train station at 10pm and arrive Lao Cai station for 30 minutes at 6 am the next morning.

Boats depart from Lao Cai train station at 9 o’clock in the evening and 5 minutes to Ha Noi Railway Station at 5 hours and 30 minutes the next morning.

Boats depart daily except 7th.

Walking tours in Sapa

  • Option 1: Go to Sapa motorcycle rental costs about 120000-180000 VND / vehicle, not including fuel for self-drive tour of the locations. Note how the days in Sapa is only for 1 day (6h00-18h00), as well as afternoon light should hire apply a price. Guests pay car at 6h00, 8h00 late can be as dark.
  • Option 2: You deal with a physician taxi, transported by a few well-known tourist destination, usually about 100000-150000 dong for 4-5 places together.


Some reputable taxi company for your further reference.

Places not to be missed when traveling Sapa

To not miss the opportunity to explore the beautiful mountain town, the help you up the list of the most attractive destinations.



Standing on top of Ham Rong Mountain, you get a panoramic view of Sapa, Muong Hoa valley, Ta Phin hidden in smog. Up Ham Rong, travelers lost in the gardens, clouds preferred closed body, brilliant flowers ground.

Location: In the heart of Sapa town.



Sapa stone church built in 1895 is regarded as a mark most ancient architectural integrity of the French left. The church has been embellished and preserved, became an integral picture of Sapa town when it comes to smog.

Location: Town Center Sapa.



As one of the oldest of Mongolia, where it is preserved many traditional craft technologies such as cotton, flax and weaving. Currently it has already been built into Cat resorts.

Location: The center of Sapa town 2km.


Peaceful scene of Cat Cat

Ta Phin

It has a beautiful natural landscape, the culture imbued with national identity of the Red Dao with brocade. Visit Ta Phin, you can visit Ta Phin Cave nearby. In the cave there are many fascinating stalactite formation dance first, the delegation seated, meadows, woods sparkling …



According to the National Highway 4D toward Southeast, Sapa town about 8 km to the village of Ta Van Giay. Here, visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about the style, Giay people’s lifestyle. Ta Van Giay village road in a small, narrow and dirt road. The two sides are fertile terraced fields are dotted with green of young corn and rice.



Sin Chai

The Sin Chai, San Sa Ho commune, Sapa town center is just over 4km of road, the village has not been a “cultural tourism” should still retain the original wild character. This is the black version of Mongolia with a population of about 1400 people. In addition to the cultivation of upland rice and maize, Sin Chai village people also choose the gentle ridges to grow cardamom, a significant source of income between this ancient valley.


Muong Hoa valley – the ancient stone SAPA

It is particularly in this valley is the ancient stone engraved with different shapes, situated in between trees and terraced rice fields of ethnic minorities. Hundreds of carved sandstone rock drawings, those strange characters have yet to determine the origin and meaning. Today, this ancient district was carved ranked national monuments, the unique heritage of the ancient Vietnamese. Muong Hoa Valley also has beautiful streams that stretches for about 15 km, through the town of Lao Chai, Ta Van, Hau Thao and ends at Ban Ho.

Location: Hau Thao Commune, 8 km from Sapa town southeast. From Sapa town, crossing a mountain pass along the high mountains, you will come to the Muong Hoa valley.


Sa Pa ancient rocks.


Choose the right hotel market Sapa best reserved for members



Upstream Chay river about 6 km, from the center of the commune Bao Chew (Bac Ha) boat will take you through the ancient city with many legendary Trung. Here the river flowing to tighten forming deep lines, gentle, weaving between the two banks of the steep wall. Hang scenic Ha Long Tien is a miniature, attached to the shrine built on three communes Bao She Chew. Many tourists come here sightseeing, Tien stream bath immersed in the island sunshine flower, blessed are praying for beauty, health and wealth.

Location: The center of the commune Bao Chew (Bac Ha) 6km.


Scenic area to enter the Fairy Cave.

Conquer Fansipan – the roof of Indochina

Fansipan is the highest mountain of the Indochinese Peninsula (3,143 m), located in the center of Hoang Lien Son range. You can take the tour of the tour companies or self-organized with the navigation of local ethnic Mong, Dao. On the way up the mountain, visitors will discover the flora and fauna and natural attraction. Where there are many trees Hoang Lien, a precious medicinal herbs and precious woods, birds like grouse, bears, monkeys, antelope, birds …

Or you can also choose to take the cable car. Fansipan cable car first went into operation in 2016, has helped tens of thousands of tourists have arrived Fansipan admire, explore, conquer the highest roof of Indochina. This is also the cable car are 2 Guinness Guinness certification for Fansipan Sapa slings are: three-wire cable car station going and the difference between the world’s largest Arrivals: 1410m long and three-wire cable car in the world: 6292.5m. Time to admire Fansipan now also been shortened from two days to just 15 minutes.

Location: The town of Sapa 9 km to the southwest.




Fansipan slings.


From Sapa town, go west about 11 km on the road to Lai Chau, you will see Silver Falls rushing flowing down from a height of over 100 meters into the valley streams O Quy Ho, creating sounds mountain forests impressive. However, during the dry season, you should consider visiting Silver Falls because then falls very little water. 3 km further away from the Sun Gate Silver Falls is coming down to watch the Lai Chau valley and Fansipan peak majestic. If you like to walk, you can stop and Tram Ton pass into the Hoang Lien National Park, more than 1 km to explore waterfalls Love.

Location: From the town of Sapa, go west about 12 km away, on the road to Lai Chau.


Silver Falls Sapa.


Sun uplink port zigzag winding mountain halfway between identical message same message. The road is named Tram Ton, weaving between the majestic Hoang Lien Son range. And port is the apex of the sun this pass. Sapa stand between heaven gate, you can zoom eye covers vast valley below with the green rice fields, cars and down the road, far away from the Silver Falls. Also this portal you new looks glorious feel of the sun back superbly with ru Fansipan, below are the deep chasms.

Location: How to Sapa town 18km to the north.


Majestic mountain view from the Sun Gate.


Coc San is a system of waterfalls and caves of different size. From Highway 4D, there is a small dirt road about 1km long lead in Coc San. Coc San Road on a winding, dark and was filled by the stones, the beauty of Coc San remain completely anonymous nature, untouched. There is something very special is virtually a waterfall roaring in each, after water poured down from above there is a cave. Coc San harmonious landscape and spacious. People come here when all feel the mystical magic well up from the waterfall, the caves and stone size.

Location: Coc San Commune, Bat Xat district, 7 km from the city of Lao Cai.


Hoang A Tuong Dinh architectural style Asian – European combined, create harmony, texture, uninterrupted rectangle closed. This is a beautiful architectural constructions marked the uplands.

Location: Center Bac Ha, Lao Cai.


Dinh Hoang A Tuong.

Bac Ha fair

Bac Ha is the largest fair mountainous border. Cho met on Sunday, attracted people to trade around playing. This is the place to exchange, purchase and sale of minority ethnic people, mostly ethnic minorities from all the surrounding villages drag on. The booth displays various essential items such as clothing, shovels or toiletries.

Location: Town Center Bac Ha district, 60km from the city of Lao Cai.


People are buying and selling at the market Bac Ha.

Festival in Sapa

Tours at the end of the tourist season, you have the opportunity to participate in a unique festival of the people here. Each festival characterize the culture of each ethnic minority, strange and extremely interesting.


Every year on January Lunar Dragon, in Ta Van Giay (Sapa district) to Portland Roong players celebrate good harvests, the yen luckily, favorable rain, and wind. But the nation is still the traditional festival of Ta Van Giay people, but for many years has spread, becoming the festival of the whole valley of Muong Hoa. In addition to the opportunity Portland Roong unique rituals still take place games, dancing and playing drums gong orchestra, trumpet pí lively stuck.


Bustling scene of Portland Roong festival.


Every year on the Dragon, the 6th lunar month, the village of Mong, Dao, Muong Hoa Giay people are focused on the shrine in Ta Van village to celebrate “brainstorming”. Each family sent a representative, irrespective of male, female, old, young. Ceremony “Which Cong” god bless pray the animals who still prevalent, harvests. In addition, during the festival, head to announce the general convention and ends with the cheerful dining.


Tet festival dance is important and quite elaborately prepared by Ta Van Dao, usually held on the 1st or 2nd of Lunar New Year. The main content of the ceremony is praying “The saddle material prosperity”, “drinking water, remember its source”. Activities Year dance sacrificial ceremony is extremely unique with 14 dances of some young men chosen, or the unique ritual performed by shaman.


This is the festival of the Red Dao village of Giang Ta Chai (Ta Van – Sapa) meaning higher education to the villagers, preventing deforestation. Currently, only five do most destroyed, cattle and horses grazing out garden crops, new Dao celebrated “NHAN NONG”. During the ceremony, “CHAU CHIEU” – the head of the forest custodians elected by villagers stood announce legislation to prevent deforestation, to punish those who violate. After finishing Chau villagers screening discussion will sum up the convention, each person voluntarily comply.

Hmong Seo Mi Ty, came straight at Lao Chai and Ta Van, Hau Thao, previously held a similar festival called the ceremony “NAO SONG”, the day of worship is usually dated January Dragon. Content offerings convention “NAO SONG” with the expansion of the scope of regulation than the Dao village. In addition to forest protection and control of animal grazing, convention also refers to the theft prevention issues, crop protection, support and help each other …


Every year, people celebrate scan Vice Xa village on December midday, day or days of human odor on the lunar February, for the purpose of the new year everyone was peaceful, lush crops, raising animals do not get sick dead. In villages swept ceremony, each person contributing pigs, chickens, goats, dogs, rice … to worship the ghosts wheels, worships, face painting and dancing villagers pray for peace. End of the ceremony, people eating happily together. The food must be eaten the same code is not brought into the village.


The festival opens to either the blessing or bridge purposes par. A homeowner who does not have children, little children or childbirth a surface, will celebrate its fortune thanks shaman let Buckets Tao to celebrate the bridge – it is blessed opportunity. One other homeowners if often sick, weak children, even children who died, crops, livestock faded away, and thanks for opening shaman divination Buckets Soto Assembly – Assembly demand that fate. The festival is usually held the first occasion.


The scene takes place Gau Tao festival.


Copper down early spring festival of ethnic Tay, Dao Ban Ho – Sapa (Lao Cai) opening morning of the 8th Assembly annual Tet. Part celebration began continuous land procession, ritual procession then communicate with the divine spirit. Part Assembly begins with dances and folk entertainment shows characteristics of the Tay, Dao.

But the most prominent, the most fun, most people join the bat display, when the trumpet sounded empty girls Tay’s opening bat bat with graceful movements, skillful invite people to join, round bat wide sales are just going in trumpet, drums put out guidance. When the display ends bat people poured to the gaming area. The games here are mostly folk games such as throwing, sticks pushing, tug, hit recording, polishing, catching goats blindfolded, climbing columns fat …


Festival in the clouds down the mountain at the same Sapa.

10 experience you should try when traveling Sapa

Tours will bring you the very new experience. Schedule to Sapa await you with exciting activities, containing many things such as:

  1. LEO Fansipan

Conquer the roof of Indochina is the dream of so many young people. If you like to challenge yourself and win the longer hesitate any longer without leave.


Scenery on the same street ravishing conquer the roof of Indochina.

  1. watch the spectacular terraced fields WORLD BEST

Terraced fields in Sapa was honored as one of the great terraced fields in the world period. Nature is not only given to people in this area landscape and ideal climate. But also gives them hands skillfully. For hundreds of years, they weave masterpieces – these are the stairs leading up to the sky. September wheat harvest, it’s time to replace the green field with golden colors. This is a fascinating time to get to Sapa.


The terraced fields of Sapa wonders.


Observe the town from atop the 1800m high tower Ham Rong is an exciting experience that anyone should try to Sapa. Town in a different perspective. Roads, hotels and resorts under your feet suddenly small. Not only that, on the Ham Rong mountain you also enjoy the colorful flower gardens and stone wool through small canyon in Shilin stone garden.


Sapa shimmering in the night.

  1. sunrise, sunset SAPA

The chilly morning wind will make you shivered. Embracing the warm cup of coffee in hand, next fried egg discs, cell windows overlooking the hotel at a nice angle. You will see a light in the morning dew Sapa. Wait until sunset, the sun disappearing behind the Hoang Lien Mountains, Sapa is dyed by a purple, there’s something romantic and vague sadness.


Sapa sunset.


Walking tour in Sapa will bring you unforgettable experiences. Sapa is one of the tourist destinations longest walk in the world. Sapa will have when you walk a dozen kilometers, walking from morning to afternoon, passing through the town, the village, past paddy fields, small streams, bridges … walking to slow down, observe and learn more about the life and culture of the indigenous people here. The tourist destination attractive walk can mention: the ancient town of Sapa, Cat Cat Village, Muong Hoa valley, Ta Van, Ta Phin …


These children were playing on the rocks at Sapa.


Sapa, homestay bed in the home of a minority. Eating these dishes featured folk, novelty. Wake up in the remote villages of the town center will be a great experience that you can not forget that when it comes to this land. Sapa homestay services are developed, you absolutely can rest assured about the hygiene issues and food houses.


Silver Falls waterfall Love and how about 12km from the town center, located on the way of Lai Chau. Visited two waterfalls you will not only find refreshing while enjoying the cool steam. But also to hear stories about legendary waterfall of Love, where the maidens seventh heaven to meet him woodcutter. Because of his passionate flute, but heaven forbid home so she turned into gold feathers of birds flying around the mountain and kept crying for three hours O Qui Ho skin away, calming wisdom.


Waterfall Love Sapa.

  1. WHERE spectacular scenic HO TOP O REGULATION

Located on the road along Lai Chau, Bac waterfall and waterfall through Love you will be visiting the O Quy Ho Pass. One of the four passes of the mountains to the north. Standing on top of the pass you can see the glide path connecting the two drank Lao Cai and Lai Chau. Besides the spectacular Hoang Lien Son range.


Spectacular scenery at the summit of O Quy Ho.

  1. specialties SAPA

It would be a pity if you miss the fascinating specialties such as germ stones, fish trout streams, the … pig barbeque restaurants along the fragrant at night in the town center. Weather Sapa very appropriate to jointly enjoy grilled hot pot dishes or sip capital with corn cup.


If climb Fansipan, walk around the town center and tourist villages is not giving you a new feel when coming to Sapa. There is a place in Sapa no tourists, no noise, no dust, no trading … it’s the village in Thanh Kim, Nam Sai, Nam Cang … I’ll just have you, the sound of forest stream, leaves ring, the terraced fields and Hoang Lien Son mountain range spectacular. A Sapa peaceful, the town center is only a 2 – 30km along the ancient stone path, Muong Hoa valley.


In Sa Pa has a lot of wonderful places and complete absence of tourists designs.

What to eat when traveling to Sapa?

Sapa tourist visitors to see firsthand the beautiful dreamlike scene of clouds, mountains, forests, terraces, but also do not miss the opportunity to taste the culinary specialties of the wonderful mountain town. List of specialty Sapa, Lao Cai is very long, just like to introduce some of the most unusual items as follows:


Background chilly climate, Sapa is the country of vegetables typical temperate regions such as cauliflower, broccoli, beets, chayote, geese show i, geese wealth. Sapa eating vegetables taste especially sweet, attractive software. The most popular vegetables Sapa including boiled chayote dot sesame salt, geese stir-fried with garlic, chicken soup served with vegetables …

Salmon, fresh bath

Unlike salmon, sturgeon imports usually slightly fatty, cold-water fish farming in Sapa make meat, hunters, no fat. In the cold Sapa, a pot of salmon / sturgeon eaten hot with fresh vegetables roi, diners do not mind strange new life. Salmon or sturgeon can also sliced very thin to mix salad, grilled …


Sapa sturgeon salad.

Nach big counter

These are breeds of Hmong indigenous free-roaming livestock, occasionally grab a grip people in the armpit, going to market so-called pig stolen armpit. An uncle “stealing pigs armpit” mature also weighs 4-5 kg. Pigs are cleaned, marinated then grilled or to the whole recording. Funeral thin pieces of meat, from the outside into the dermis only a crispy, then a layer of lean meat so soft, sweet, not to 2 cm thick; and in the same bones, usually very small and soft, edible bones always if not the pipe. Meat “pig stolen armpit” sip cider with Sapa cat, bored, drink through the night yet.


Grilled pork Sapa stolen armpit.


Can also by cold weather in Sapa, whatever whatever dishes are brought out for barbecue. Chicken eggs, duck eggs, meat skewers, meat wrapped vegetables, rice, and legs to chicken wings, corn, potatoes and many special dishes, by the Sapa people to think. In the evening, selling barbeque area near Sapa is the stone church attraction most tourists because the space bar is warm and delicious dishes suitable for cool weather mountain town.


Spring fish have many kinds and it is noteworthy that no fishy taste. Spring fish just cooked on charcoal, then serve hot immediately. Many people just grilled or fried with tomato sauce and bring spice curry powder, pepper powder on a tray that had a delectable dish.


In any season Sapa market, you are invited to buy dried mushrooms, specialties of the mountains of Sapa, the price of 50,000 VND / 0.5 kg. Dried mushrooms soaked in water, which swells will remain the land of the mountain scent, taste of forest trees. As a gourmet, you can ask the restaurant to eat meat sauteed mushrooms foot or some dishes from mushrooms very attractive.


With the nation, trying to win often cooked meat cattle, pigs … Win try delicious needed 27 different spices such as cinnamon, anise, cardamom, chives … Vegetables are an important part of forest second try to win food. It’s hard to describe how special flavor, medium sweet sluggishness, fat, just tasty, fragrant specialties of this. What’s not fun trying to win by sitting boiling pan, eat and sip a cup of corn, feel warmer in cold, frostbitten mountain wind. Sapa won the famous shop is trying to win tries Ma Le, specializing try horse wins; A consistent attempt Quynh won: 015 Thach Son, Sapa.


Try to win food Sapa celebrated.


Evil very small range chicken 1.2 kg / head with “skin” pitch black, the new one is a bit … first look terrible. Chicken with institutional evil into quiche dish but especially baked honey. Grilled chicken done evil still blowing hot taste with salt and pepper mint leaves lemon delicious dots. Any visitor to eat here, but not this trip to Sapa certainly will not be called perfect.

DRYING MEAT “resistance GAI”

The meat of bovine animals, horses, pigs usually Mongolia hanging upstairs kitchen for drying. Bovine meat sliced into pieces along the approximately 2 – 3 kg, string and hung upstairs kitchen for food storage. Meats hanging upstairs kitchen will dry slowly and to be annual. When eaten, cleaned the smell of soot and dust and place in sauteed with tomatoes, asparagus … fragrant and fleshy meat.


Drying meat “Opinionated thorns”.

Also, in Sapa, Lao Cai there are other specialties such as post-Bac Ha plum blue shells, bird legs Bac Ha mushrooms, bushmeat of Nung Din, alcohol Bac Ha, San Lung alcohol, sparkling book, cornmeal steaming, aromatic vegetables, tortillas, “Pau pó piles”, bread knives “Pau stork” cake “Pau Plau”, bean xị “Fugue burners”, shoots sour “sour scowl” parody cooked vegetable “vegetables au er ua spikes “smoked pork sausage …


Restaurants Anh Dung. Address: No. 69 Xuan Vien Street, Sapa town – Tel: (020) 3871024

Clouds Sea Restaurant. Address: No. 031 Xuan Vien Street, Sapa town – Tel: 0203 872 606

A Quynh Restaurant. Address: No. 015, Thach Son Street, Sapa town – Tel: 0203 871 555

Xuan Vien Restaurant. Address: 08 Xuan Vien, Sapa town – Tel: 0203 875 888

Quynh Anh restaurant. Address: Xuan Vien Street, Sapa town – Tel: 020 3872630

Hoa Sua Restaurant. Address: Group 10 Thac Bac Street, Sapa town – Tel: 0203 871 766

Hill Station Restaurant. Address: 7 Muong Hoa Street – Sapa town

Delta restaurants. Address: Yen, No. 99, Street Hop Thanh, Pho Moi Ward, Lao Cai City – Tel: 0203 835 288

Tung Noodle Restaurant. Address: SAPA Trade Center – located opposite the Vinh Nghiem Buddhist or TT Line Tape drive Huy Hoang looked diagonal crossing.

Restaurants Nature. Address: 24 Cau May, Sapa town – Tel: 0203 871 438

Some useful tips

  • Do not buy drugs or Ganoderma, tubers ventricular along to Ham Rong as China’s mostly carryover – not as good as advertised and appreciated.
  • You can buy souvenirs at the night market to the foot of Stone Church but remember to bargain carefully.
  • The kinds of eye-catching colors Brocade usually Chinese.
  • If you intend to drive the car for the street, remember to buy tourist Sapa maps for offline facilities, available at the tourist office or at the ticket counter to Ham Rong Mountain. Note that the steep road in Sapa, just fit the steering wheel rigidity.


Sapa steep road, so you should find a safe location and fit before you intend to stop taking pictures.

  • For information about the tour to discover Sapa, can ask at the hotel front desk. If you buy at the overnight tour, ask the hotel to see if that day did not reduce the room rate?
  • Adventure Tours, you avoid high heels, tights, and instead should go to sports shoes, wide pants and a hat …
  • If not winter, daytime is not necessary to bring warm clothes too (because at that temperature is not too low and you walk quite so hot). Only people dress warm in the evenings only.
  • Whether bushwalking decision, you should hire a guide to go along. They have experience, will guide visitors under the streets is very interesting.
  • After the walking tour and visit places, to save energy, you should hire taxi or auto time goes on.
  • As from Lao Cai to Sapa is a road segment elevation difference is very large, you should use headphones to help cotton was buzzing.

Where the tourism Sapa?

Hotels in Sa Pa is plentiful with relatively good service. At, hotels from 1 star to 5 stars in Sapa with relatively stable rates. Below is a list of some of the hotel’s customers Sapa very favorite!

  1. Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa

Address: Xuan Vien, Sapa, Lao Cai


  1. Hotel U Sapa

Address: 08 Cau May, Sapa, Lao Cai

  1. Amazing Sapa Hotels

Address: 44 Ngu Chi Son, Sa Pa, Lao Cai


  1. Muong Thanh Sapa Hotel

Address: No. 9 Phanxipang Street, Sapa, Lao Cai

  1. Hoa Phong Sapa Hotel

Address: 60 Ngu Chi Son, Sapa, Lao Cai


Location beautiful photography in Sapa

The terraced fields

Season terraces almost always beautiful, especially spring, grain or pour water season, even around May 5-6 annual crop fields into rice paddy Sapa. You will have beautiful photos dreamlike terraces with Sapa as a backdrop.


Stone church

Stone church in the heart of Sapa town, built in 1895, is the oldest church in Sapa, built according to ancient French architecture, very unique and very special look, become a picture indispensable when it comes to the town of Sapa.

Adjacent to the church’s plaza area and the neighborhood Sapa Cau May with many romantic cafes. You will be spoiled for choice of angle to take beautiful photos shimmer.

The villages of ethnic minorities

Tours travelers should not miss the opportunity to visit the village of Black H’mong (Lao Chai) and the Giay (Ta Van), or walk to Ta Phin to learn about the daily lives of two red Dao and H’mong ethnic black. Beauty of nature, lifestyle and culture can not mix the indigenous people here will make your cruise travel more attractive and interesting. Here, visitors not only get the original picture, but also had the opportunity to chat with the locals to understand the differences in their traditional culture.


Muong Hoa valley – Sapa ancient rock beach

Muong Hoa valley Most Thao commune, Sapa town about 8km to the southeast. From Sapa town, crossing a mountain pass along the high mountains, you will come to the Muong Hoa valley. It is particularly in this valley is the ancient stone engraved with different shapes, situated in between trees and terraced rice fields of ethnic minorities. Here you can comfortably take pictures freely without worrying about all the beautiful scenery.

Ham Rong mountain

All these photos were taken in Sapa travel often indispensable landmarks Ham Rong Mountain. Ham Rong Mountain is located adjacent to the town of Sapa, 3 km away, visitors can walk to it. Standing on top of Ham Rong Mountain, you get a panoramic view of Sapa, Muong Hoa valley, Sa Pa, Ta Phin hidden in smog.

Sepak Takraw

Sapa has made of rattan bridge crosses the Muong Hoa stream poetic. From the main road, wants to bridge the Cloud, you can take the new road with many steep and crabs. Famous bridge made of rattan is available only to cater to tourists.

Naturally, the usual when you come here you can walk the 3km scenic mountain forests can hire taxi or transport to take place, also do not forget to thoroughly prepare for the dress. Most chose to wear a skirt, dress, ethnic costumes to take pictures “of the scene, the situation”.


Sky Gate

Sapa out of town, go north about 18 km, winding road to heaven gate halfway up the winding mountain identical message same message. The road is named Tram Ton, weaving between the majestic Hoang Lien Son range. And port is the apex of the sun this pass.

This place has attracted countless photographers, photographers amateur and professional come to save the spectacular scenery here. Tourists who come here can drop soul and cloudy sky and mountains. From here you can take unique pictures, fancy and beautiful.

Road to Silver Falls

On the road from Sapa town to Silver Falls is a wealth of beauty to your photography. Probably a shimmering image of the tea hills stretching, the lakes or the romantic rose garden inside the brilliant.

Floor Vong Canh

Back center, 2km from the town and located on the road to Cat Cat is Lau Vong Canh. Located on a hill separation between town and Cat Cat Village Sapa, rear view of Sapa town, at the foot of the Cat Cat village and facing the Hoang Lien Son range (Fansipan) spectacular … this is where the Sapa’s most beautiful scenery.