Sapa

  • ActiveActive
  • NatureNature

An old French colonial village, it serves as an excellent base for exploring the stunning scenery of the region.

Sa Pa, or Sapa, is a frontier township and capital of Sa Pa District in Lao Cai Province in north-west Vietnam. It is one of the main market towns in the area, where several ethnic minority groups such as Hmong, Dao (Yao), Giay, Pho Lu, and Tay live. Before the 1990s, the town's economy was mainly based on small size agriculture. Tourist arrival between 1995 and 2003 grew from a total of 4,860 to 138,622. On average, 79% of the visitors are Vietnamese and 21% are foreigners. Certainly visit the local market before you head out to explore the terraced rice fields in the region.
Continue reading...

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • Sapa
  • Haircut, Coc Ly Market near Sapa, Vietnam
  • Sapa
   

Plan your perfect trip to Vietnam!

Easily create an itinerary based on your preferences: Where to visit? For how long? What to do there?

Plan your trip

Top destinations in the Northwest region

Recommended attractions

Suggested romantic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

More Itineraries

Suggested generic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

Suggested romantic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

Suggested generic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

More Itineraries

Recently saved trips:

What people say

More testimonials
The website is owned and operated by RoutePerfect Ltd. Hotel reviews Powered by