Discover Sapa with top 5 places to go

Beautiful landscape on Ham Rong Mountain

Being located in the North of Vietnam, Sapa is widely called “the second Dalat” with a relaxing mountainous weather and romantic sightseeing. Tourists coming to Sapa can visit many natural sites, witness daily life of local people and enjoy delicious dishes which can be found nowhere else in Vietnam. Traveling lovers has recommended top 5 places to go in Sapa. Let’s take a look.

  1. Ham Rong Mountain

Ham Rong Mountain is located 3 kilometers from Sapa Town center so tourist can take a walk to there and enjoy the sights on their way. On the top of the mountain (more than 1800 meters above sea level), you can see entirely the town lying in the fog. Nowadays, under human’s hands, Ham Rong is full of beautiful flowers especially rare spices such as orchids, Japanese peach blossom, etc. Beside, there is a natural stone site on the mountain which is described as a “small Halong”. Indochina tours

Beautiful landscape on Ham Rong Mountain

Beautiful landscape on Ham Rong Mountain

  1. Sapa Ancient Stone Church

Sapa Ancient Stone Church being built in 1895 is located right in the center of Sapa Town which makes it easy to approach the church. It is considered “the most perfect remaining ancient architectural mark by French”. The church was built in the shape of a cross and in the Gothic Architecture style. Now, the church has become a symbol of the foggy town with cultural and religious values. Vietnam tours packages

Sapa Ancient Stone Church is a famous tourist attraction

Sapa Ancient Stone Church is a famous tourist attraction

  1. Ta Phin Village

Ta Phin Village is located about 17 kilometers in the West of Sapa. This village has beautiful sceneries and it also presents the culture of Red Dao people, an ethnic minority. Coming to this village, you will have a chance to witness the daily life of Red Dao people with special customs and habits, see women sewing clothes with colorful fabrics (called “Tho Cam”) and also experience “Red Dao people’s herbal bathing” which can cure some kinds of bone diseases. Travel to Vietnam

Tourist can buy “tho cam” cloth in Ta Phin Village as gift for family members and friends

Tourist can buy “tho cam” cloth in Ta Phin Village as gift for family members and friends

  1. Silver Fall

Going to the West 12 kilometer from Sapa Town, tourist will see an imposing Silver Fall falling down from a height of 200 meters. The fall rush down to a stream in O Quy Ho Valley which makes impressive forest and mountain’s sounds. Standing at the foot of the fall, seeing the blue high sky and faraway large mountains, you will definitely feel very small toward the amazing nature.

Silver Fall rushing down and making white strips of bubble water

Silver Fall rushing down and making white strips of bubble water

  1. Bac Ha Market

It is 60 kilometers far from Lao Cai city to get to Bac Ha Market which is the biggest market of ethnic people in the North East. This market only takes place on every Sunday. Coming to Bac Ha market, you can see beautiful women wearing their most gorgeous dresses, buy famous mountainous products such as Shan tea, “Tho Cam” clothes, silver accessories, wine, fruits, honey, orchids, and even castle. And a special thing you will realize when taking part in this market is that to ethnic people, market is not only a place for trading, it is also a place for meeting, sharing and for spiritual values.

Ethnic women and girls dressing beautifully is selling and buying “Tho Cam” clothes in Bac Ha Market

Ethnic women and girls dressing beautifully is selling and buying “Tho Cam” clothes in Bac Ha Market

All of 5 places above are very worth to experience a truly charming Sapa. These places are contributing to the richness of local culture and helping Sapa to become one of the most promising tourist attractions in Vietnam. Do not hesitate to come to Sapa and have the most interesting memories in your life.

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