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Sapa trekking experiences

Nov 12th 2015 at 6:39 PM

Situated in the remote moutainous region of Northwest Vietnam, Sapa is famous for stunning winding rice padderfields, the leaves trumpet and the love market. The combination of customs and habits of more than 30 ethnic minorities also weaves a colorful and charming cultural tapestry of Sapa. Besides, the beauty of Sapa is adorned by the heavenly grandeur of Northwest moutainous ranges, looming far away is Mount Fansipan which is considered as the highest mountain in Vietnam and the “roof of Indochina”. Therefore, Sapa is the best place for trekking in the North of Vietnam.

What makes Sapa among the best sites through the country for trekking is its stunning natural beauty featured by hills and terraced field. However, your trekking journey is not only about going from hills to hills to see how tough some of the terrain in Sapa turns out to be, it, in fact, is an attractive combination of exploring nature and people with their traditions and customs. It will be more detailed if you join in Sapa trekking tours with local guide.

How to get to Sapa? You can catch an overnight train or a bus to go to here. All Sapa tour packages include transportation from Hanoi to Sapa, so you do not need to worry about it.

Next day, you will start your trek from either Sapa town or a local village with a local guide who understands the terrain like the back of his hand. Your trekking itinerary mostly includes trials leading you up and down, up and down hills which curve and cut through many farmhouses, lush green paddy fields and villages. At some points, you may stop for a short while to take in Sapa’s picturesque scenery of the many mountains which dominate the entire area and take some photos of nature and yourself. Also, you can visit the local villages lie along the paths you are following.

If you choose a Sapa trekking tour package, you may enjoy homestay service with local villagers here. It is very interesting experience for those want to experience the traditions, the daily life of locals here. Don’t worry because the host is very friendly and enthusiastic, they will make you feel like staying at home. And if fortune, you may get a chance to drink homemade rice wine, a specialty of the minorities in the Northwest of Vietnam. You may bump into some locals working in fields or encounter numerous obstacles on your trek like fallen trees, boulders and quite a few water buffalos.


It sounds interesting, right? There are numerous Sapa trekking tours for you to choose from easy trekking, medium trekking and even unique trekking to the Fansipan Mount – the roof of Indochina. So let’s pack and choose among these Sapa tours and go now! And don’t forget to spend 1 or 2 days discovering the Sapa town after trekking!

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