Although tourism is developing fast in the region, many locals still live a very basic life. Most of them spend all day long working on the fields.It’s so easy to find a small market in any villages, they sell what their families do not need in markets, Coc Ly market, too. And with the money they make, they buy something else. It is what experts call a subsistence economy.
Sapa is the most popular place to go in the Far Northwest amongst budget travelers and packages tourists alike. By using Sapa as a base you can hike off to more remote ‘traditional’ hill tribe villages and sometimes you will be offered a bed in a village for the night. Sapa was originally built as a hill station in the early part of this century and, in winter, gets bitterly cold.Sprawling near the banks of a river, Can Cau Market is a clearly defined shantytown, packed with crude stalls covered with thatched roofs.
SapaAdventure 3 days/ 4 nights, visiting moutainous Sapa Town, Lao Chai village of Hmong hill tribe, Tavan village - Giang Ta Chai, Silver waterfall-Tramtron Pass Fanxipang valley. Lots of exciting treks and discovery in Sapa.
You will start out from Sapa by cycling the 16 kilometers uphill to the Vietnam highest pass of Tram Ton, at 2000 meters above sea level. From here it is downhill for around 26 kilometers on the road described as the most beautiful one in Vietnam with breathtaking scenery all the way to Binh Lu.
This 3-day mountain bike trip takes you through beautiful countryside and intriguing villages. You will have the opportunity to observe the local minority communities at work, tending their fields in the shadow of the Chay river massif. The overnight stays in Bac Ha will give you the chance to explore the villages and visit the local market.
This tour takes you through the Sapa valley with its amazing scenery of mountains and rice paddy fields as far as the eye can see. You will start from Sapa by cycling along the newly built dirt road, which will bring you to the Black Hmong village of Su Pan. After a short break here, you will pass through the Black Hmong village to the Tay ethnic minority village of Thanh Phu.
You will commence the trip from Sapa going uphill to the Silver Waterfall. From here you will cycle up to Heavens Gate, the highest stretch of road in Vietnam. Here you will experience the stunning views across the valley.
Sapa lacated in the north of Vietnam and in the middle of the breaktajing landscapes.It’s not only one of the most beautiful places in Vietnam but in Asia also.With ethnic cultures and bracing mountain air, it’s a magical combination of landscapes.
Spectacular scenery and ethnic minorities of Sapa. The northwest of Vietnam is a captivating blend of dramatic landscapes and colorful hill tribes. Sapa is set in a spectacularly beautiful valley close to the border with China. Its breathtaking mountain scenery is some of the best in Asia.
At a elevation of 1600 meters, Sapa is a delightful old French hill station situated in the mountainous region of Vietnams' northwest, close to the Chinese border. The region is home to many ethnic minorities groups all wearing their traditional and colourful attire.