Situated in the northwest of the country, Sa Pa is modest, quiet but has a strong appeal to any visitor, by the magic of the nature and the cool, fresh climate here. That is why Trekking in Sapa is one of the best Vietnam tours.
When you come to Sapa, one activity you should not miss is trekking. Trekking in Sapa through the forest or mountain to discover the beautiful nature. Such as the majestic beauty of the terraced fields, mountains or waterfalls. And also the life of indigenous people. The itinerary is often combined with homestay. The first time trekking in Sapa will bring you a lot of pleasant surprise.
In this article, we would like to share some information as well as the experience for a tour of Trekking in Sapa.
Trekking in Sapa in the fresh beautiful weather
Situated at an average elevation of 1.500-1.800m, Sapa climate is temperate with an average temperature of 15-18 ° C. Now it’s summer, so Sapa starts to rain a lot (usually from May to August), but not so much it lost the fanciful aura of this small town. Therefore, Sa Pa in the summer attracts thousands of domestic and international visitors.
Conquer the challenging mountains when trekking in Sapa
Not only attract tourists by cool weather all year round, in Sa Pa also has Phan Si Pang peak. With the 3,143m high on Hoang Lien Son range – this is an ideal destination for a trekking in Sapa tour. Scientists said that the Hoang Lien range is also a precious “beak” of sacred wood. It also has, in addition, many rare birds, animals species and thousands of drugs.
Hoang Lien Son National Park has 864 species of plants, including 173 species of medicinal plants; 136 species of birds, 56 species of mammals, 553 species of insects. Of which 37 mammal species are listed in the Red Book of Vietnam.
Another challenge in the trekking adventure is Ham Rong mountain. Visitors to Sa Pa should not overlook the opportunity to climb this mountain to see the whole town, Muong Hoa valley, Ta Phin hid in the smoke. At present, with human embellishment hand, Ham Rong is a beautiful landscape full of fruit in Sa Pa.
Discover the center church and Ta Phin cave
Trekking in Sapa also features a typical visit to the church in the town. The church was built in the early 20th century. Before placing the first brick for this project, the French architects have been chosen very carefully to build the site. The church is located in a favorable location with the Ham Rong mountain behind, in front of a large, flat area. This makes it ideal to develop many cultural works for social activities. Especially, the church in the center of Sa Pa town.
From here on the way to the Ta Phin cave, there is a monastery built almost entirely of stone on a clear hillside. A 3km trek northwards to the Ta Phin cave with a width that could accommodate a regiment. In the cave, there are many stalactites forming interesting shapes such as dancing figure, sitting fairy, field, forest sparkling …
Explore the peaceful yet majestic nature
For trekking, you will go pass Muong Hoa valley. There are 196 ancient stone reefs carved with many strange images of the ancient people thousands of years ago. And to this day many archaeologists still have not yet decided it. They not only carry artistic value but also spiritual meaning. It is a mysterious message that the ancestors send back to their descendants. The ancient carvings were ranked national monuments.
From Sa Pa town, go about 12km west on Lai Chau road, you will encounter Silver Falls. With the water flowing from the height of over 200m, making the sound of mountains and forests impressive.
Sapa market – an indispensable destination
Sa Pa market also makes an unforgettable impression to many visitors. The fair is held on Sunday in the district (Sa Pa town). Therefore, people in remote areas have to go from Saturday. From Saturday night, the market is already as happy as the assembly. Everyone will enjoy the folk songs of the H’mong and Dao girls, the sounds of the flute, the Mongols, the bowls of wine … This legendary market was called ” love market”.
Trekking tour is one of the Vietnam best tours because of the wild and real beauty. Sapa is like a beautiful girl in the early morning when she is still sleepy, with cool eyelashes on the eyes dreamy to enchant tourists. Contact Origin Travel if you want more interesting information about trekking in Sapa. Give us a call (+84)82 909 8686.
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