There is no doubt that Cha Pa or Sapa (Westernized spelling), the frontier town and treasure pearl of the northwest Lao Cai province is one of the most famous highlighitng sites in any travel notebook of Vietnam. Since 1993’s decision to open the door fully to international tourism, Sapa has turned into a symbol for Vietnam’s diversified culture, natural landscape and beauty.
Parrallel with this popularity, hospility network in Sapa is quite good. Restaurants in hotels can serves delicious dishes in Asian, Europian, Vietnamese, especially mountainous Sapa style. The Sapa Hotel 3 star is located in the center of the town with room types ranging from standard rooms to VIP rooms and open view on Sapa Lake and Dragon jaw mountain is a good choice for the first day in Sapa to explore the town by yourself. Visit Sapa Vietnam with Indochina tours
However, if tourist want to take best taste Sapa, choosing a prestigious agent with a various day tour of interesting tight schedule is highly recommended. The process is easy: visitor make a deposit, the agent will take care of visa, plane tickets and sent to visitors. An English speaking tour guide will take you at the airport from the first day until the day you left. Very convenient and time-saving. Then you start you journey to exploit your Sapa!
Leaving the hotel, visitors should start by an enjoyable walking tour to the hill tribe village of Cat Cat, home to the H’mong minority peoples. You will have the opportunity to get cultural interaction with the families living the village who is beautifully homely and hospitality.
Market is always a good way to exploit any culture. If you come to Sapa in Tuesday, Thursday, Sat or Sunday, tourist will not want to miss visiting some of the most beautiful markets in Northwest Vietnam. A bunch of interesting things will spring numerous surprise by its unique characteristics in both culture and nature.
The Indochina Voyages team.